Juan Joya Borja Biography – Juan Joya Borja Wiki
Juan Joya Borja “El Risitas” was a Spanish comedian and actor. He rose to fame around the year 2000 after his appearances on the Jesús Quintero’s show El Vagamundo. He gained worldwide popularity in 2015 when his signature laugh, which came from a June 2007 interview on Jesús Quintero’s show Ratones coloraos, went viral on social media.
El Risitas also performed for companies outside of Spain, for example in a Finnish commercial. On Twitch, he was known as the face of the “KEKW” emote. In 2019, a zoomed-in still image of his face, named KEKW, was added as a 3rd party emote for Twitch on FrankerFaceZ.
Juan Joya Borja Age
El Risitas was born on April 5, 1956, in Seville, Andalusia, Spain. He died on April 28, 2021. He was 65.
Juan Joya Borja Wife – Juan Joya Borja Family
Details about Juan Joya Borja’s wife, children, and extended family are not available.
Juan Joya Borja Death
El Risitas passed away on April 28, 2021, at the age of 65, at the Virgen del Rocío Hospital in Seville following a “sudden relapse” in his health, according to ABC Seville. Following the news of his death, TodoNintendoS tweeted: “I regret to inform you that this man you may know from memes, nicknamed ‘El Risitas’, has just passed away at 65. Posting this here since he was a well-known and loved comedian here in southern Spain. He was able to turn any story into the funniest thing you’ve ever heard. RIP.”
Juan Joya Borja Cause of Death
Juan Joya Borja’s cause of death was complications from a vascular issue.
Juan Joya Borja Leg – Juan Joya Borja Amputation
In September 2020, El Risitas was admitted to the Hospital de la Caridad in Seville. He underwent an intervention for a vascular problem and had to amputate his leg as a result of the illness.
On 28 April 2021, he was transferred from the Hospital de la Caridad to the Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, after a sudden relapse of his illness. He died from complications from his illness later that afternoon.
Juan Joya Borja Net Worth
What was Juan Joya Borja’s net worth? His exact net worth is not on public record. One of the last wishes was that the brotherhood of Santa Caridad would be in charge of his funeral and burial. Since the origin of the Brotherhood of Santa Caridad, it has always taken care of the brothers welcomed in its hospital, including their funeral and burial for those without resources.
He was 170 cm (5 feet 7 inches) tall.