Don Cheto
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Updated On August 24, 2021

Don Cheto is a famous fictional radio and television personality who is known throughout Mexican American pop culture. Don Cheto is popular as ‘The loud-voiced man’ and is actually portrayed by Juan Razo who is very young compared to the 65-year-old character.

Early Life and Childhood

Don Cheto’s actual name is DJ Juan Razo but he is not so popular by his original name. He was born on June 23, 1980, in La Sauceda, Michoacán, Mexico. His birth sign is Cancer and he holds Mexican nationality. He is an immigrant from a Michoacán farm town and later arrived in the United States in 1996. His father started a strawberry jam business. He graduated from El Monte High School. There is no information regarding his parents, siblings, and early life. So far he has maintained secrecy about his private life.

Professional Life

Don Cheto is known in Mexican American pop Culture and is almost a favorite of all. Before fame, he worked in a factory where he folded children’s pajamas. Similarly, he also worked as an intern at La Que Buena. He based his famous Don Cheto character on a man he knew from La Sauceda. Don Cheto appeared in Grand Theft Auto V as himself in the radio station East Los FM and that was loved by many viewers. Further, he released a parody of Gangnam Style and it portrayed him as East LA gangster stereotypes.

Moreover, he made his commercial recording debut as a featured guest on Yolanda Pérez’s 2004 hit single “Estoy Enamorada,” a humorous song on which he plays the role of the singer’s angry father. In 2003 he made his full-length album debut with Hablando por lo Claro (2003). Then he signed a recording contract with Fonovisa and released the follow-up albums Piporreando (2004), El Hombre del Vozarrón/El Chancho Frijolero (2005), and El Gran Show de Don Cheto y Sus Amigos (2007).

Don Cheto radio cast

Caption: Don Cheto with his cast member (Source: Google)


Likewise, he also hosted a  television variety show on Channel 62, both stations based in Los Angeles, and a morning radio show on regional Mexican station KBUE. Later, after switching from Fonovisa to Platino Records, he released the albums El KTME de Ustedes (2009) and El Amigo del Pueblo (2010). He has released numerous best-of compilations, some of them are Vamos pa’l Rancho/Muchos Éxitos Más (2007), 15 Chetazos con Don Cheto (2008), and La Crisis (2010).

In September 2011 he was a 5-year $3.5 Million extension contract with Lieberman Broadcasting Inc. The show originally launched. Currently airing mornings on national radio stations with its base in Los Angeles out of the 105.5 Que Buena call signs. According to Arbitron Ratings, Que Buena is the highest rated Spanish radio station in the Mexican Regional formats in the United States. Furthermore, Que Buena has remained the dominating powerhouse in Los Angeles, thanks to its diverse programming and constant airwave revamps.

Awards and Net worth

He has not won any awards or nominations. But he has won the hearts of thousands of his fans through his amazing work. Being such a famous social personality he earns a fair amount of money. His estimated net worth is $6 million but his actual salary has not been revealed. So he has been living a comfortable life with his earnings.

Relationship status

Don Cheto has not shared any details regarding his love life. He is focusing on his professional career as a radio and television personality. He might be still single and may not be in a relationship with anyone. Moreover, there is also no information regarding his ex-girlfriends, previous affairs, and previous engagement.

Body Measurements and Social Media

Don Cheto has sporty appearances with a mustache, white hat, and colorful zarape. His real body appearance, height, weight, and other body measurements are not available.

Don Cheto

Source: Don Cheto posing for a photo (Source: Google)

He is quite active in his social media accounts. His Instagram account is @donchetoalaire which has 645k followers and his Twitter account (@donchetoalaire) has 195.7k followers. Also, he has a Facebook page with the username @donchetoalaire which has 2.6 million followers.

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