Who is Apio Quijano? He contestant of “The House of Famous Mexico” He has given a lot to talk about since he entered the reality show, because he became the first leader of the program and chose the Peruvian model Nicola Porcella to sleep with him. In addition, she took advantage of his participation in the show to do some surprising confessions about his sexual orientation. But what else is known about him? In this note, Mag presents you with the main facts about the biography and career of the singer of the band Kabah.
It is worth noting that the artist was involved in a great controversy at the beginning of 2023, when he was designated as the alleged “third party” in the midst of the separation of Andrea Legarreta and Erik Rubin. On social networks, some videos circulated where they observed quijano and the former member of Timbiriche giving each other an alleged kiss, which activated all the alarms among netizens.
However, Celery dismissed it: “It is a moment in which we have fun, we laugh, and now, it doesn’t go any further. It is an acted moment, nothing more. And from there they are holding on (to say that) I am destroying marriages, relationships, and nothing to do with it. Do not involve me where it does not correspond to me”.
1. WHO IS APIO QUIJANO?
Celery Quijano it’s a singer and presenter Mexican, recognized for being the main voice of the band kabah since its foundation in 1992. He has also served as therapist and teacher of psyche.
2. PERSONAL DATA OF APIO QUIJANO
- Full name: Hector Andre Quijano Tapia
- Date of birth: April 15, 1977
- Age: 46 years
- Zodiac sign: Aries
- Country of birth: Mexico
- Band: Kabah
- Instagram: @apioquijano
3. THE CHILDHOOD OF APIO QUIJANO
Hector Quijano Tapia, real name of the artist, had a difficult childhood. According to his testimony on the program “The minute that changed my destiny”, He had to endure the divorce of his parents, the mistreatment of his stepmother and the aggressions of which he was a victim at school due to his “feminine energy”. However, it is known that his relationship with his mother was good.
4. THE SUCCESS OF KABAH
María José Loyola, Apio Quijano, Daniela Magún, Sergio O’Farril, René Ortiz and Federica Quijano are the founding members of kabaha popular pop group that was very successful in the 1990s.
After a long period apart, Maria Jose he walked away to continue his solo career and the band was left with 5 members. They interpret the official song of “The House of the Famous Mexico”!
5. WHERE DOES THE NICKNAME “CELERY” COME FROM?
quijano is known as “Celery” due to his physical appearance in his teens. During the rehearsals of kabah, the interpreter was losing weight and left his hair long. For that reason, his sister Federica Told him: “You look like a celery” and the nickname stayed forever.
6. WHAT DID APIO QUIJANO STUDY?
The music star has specialized in topics related to spirituality and alternative medicine. In this sense, he is a lecturer, teaches courses and wrote the works “Magical look”, “365 tips to change your life”, “Dream that you have wings” and “Wake up in me”.
In its presentation on the Editorial Planeta website, states that he was a student of Institute of the Beyond Alaya by Guillermo Altamirano and of the Holistic University of Mexicowhere he focused on the study of Bach flowers, physiognomy, anatomy, nutrition, iridology, neurolinguistic programming, homeopathy, auriculotherapy and herbal medicine.
He describes himself as “Aura-Soma therapist, auric healer, teacher of psychism, remote viewing, numerology, divination and aura.”
7. THE TELEVISION PROGRAMS OF APIO QUIJANO
In addition to her role as a contestant on “The House of the Famous Mexico”, quijano has been the presenter of a fashion section in “Today” and the shows “Good morning”, “Beware of the camera” and “I want to look famous”. He was also part of the competition reality show “I’m Famous, Get Me Out of Here!” of TV Aztec.
8. DID APIO QUIJANO HAVE A RELATIONSHIP WITH MARÍA JOSÉ?
The short answer is yes. In May 2022, the singer confessed to Jordi Hurtado that both members of kabah they had a brief relationship during their youth. She described this stage as a “moment of exploration” of which he keeps beautiful memories.
In “The House of the Famous Mexico”he confirmed this version and identified himself as bisexual: “I like women and men (…) I walked with María José for a while… You kind of have a good idea of what your path should be and what do you say I like that path, but suddenly you discover other paths”.
9. THE CONFESSION ABOUT HIS FATHER
In the reality show, the participant told that his father suffers from schizophrenia and is admitted to a psychiatric hospital. Thus, he stated: “What happens is that my dad also has schizophrenia, but what is the last straw? My dad was a psychoanalyst all his life and suddenly he was bummed. Well, about 3 years ago he began to decline, the truth was that he was a super absent father, the truth is that his children didn’t care much about us.
10. PHOTOS OF APIO QUIJANO
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