Ignacio Anaya García Wiki [Nachos Inventer], Age, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Bio

Ignacio Anaya García Wiki

Ignacio Anaya García was born on August 15, 1985, and from Coahuila, Mexico. He is popularly known as the “Mexican culinary innovator” who invented nachos (Typical Mexican dish). On August 15th he was honored with a Google Doodle on what would have been his 124th birthday.

Ignacio Anaya died in 1975 at Piedras Negras, Mexico and he was 82 years old during the time of his death. Mexico City-based guest artist Alfonso de Anda created the Google Doodle and he explained to Google that.

Ignacio Anaya García

“There isn’t a whole lot of information on Ignacio, so I shifted my focus onto the dish itself. My approach was very straightforward; imagining Ignacio making his first plate of nachos while implicitly communicating a sense of fun,” and added “I hope people get an instant to crave for a snack after they see the Doodle. I also hope that they instantly drop whatever it is they’re doing and satisfy that craving.”

How Ignacio Anaya García Invented Nachos?

In 1943, he was working at Club Victoria as Maître d’ and it was a popular restaurant in the border town of Piedras Negras, Coahuila. Once, American wives of soldiers who were stationed nearby and they came in asking for a snack. During that moment he couldn’t find the chef, so he made something up.

That’s when Nachos were added to the menu, they made it into a cookbook, and others followed suit. Moreover, the snack was named after his nickname, Nacho, which was short for Ignacio.

Later, Ignacio came up with one of the world’s most popular snacks, García humbly declined to seek a patent. In 1960, García had opened his restaurant, El Nacho.

Ignacio Anaya García

Ignacio Anaya García Age

How old was Ignacio Anaya García? was born on August 15, 1985, and from Coahuila, Mexico and he was 82 years old during his time of death. However, there is not much infromation about his father, mother, and siblings.

Ignacio Anaya was a native of Chihuahua, who had lived in Piedras Negras 18 years. Today, the town holds an International Nacho Festival.

Ignacio Anaya García Wife

He is married to Maria Antonieta Salinas and this couple shares nine children. One of his son named Ignacio Anaya junior was vice president of a bank in Eagle Pass. He once tried to patent nachos but it was too late and he was not able to do so.

In an Interview, he said that “I’ve been from Piedras Negras to Chicago and Texas and I simply smile when I see that there is ‘Nacho’s Special’ on a menu. If they knew that it originated from my dad and that his idea never exploded, but it has given us much honor and pride to the Anaya family and the city of Piedras Negras.”

Ignacio Anaya García Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth of him is under review. He stands 5 feet 7 inch tall and weighs around 76 KG.

Ignacio Anaya García Wiki

Full Name: Ignacio Anaya García
Nick Name: Ignacio
DOB: August 15, 1985
Born: Coahuila, Mexico.
Nationality: Mexican
Religion: Christianity
Famous for: Invented Nachos
Age: 82 years old during the time of his death

Education Details

College: will be updated
High School
Qualification: Graduate

Physical Statics

Height: 5 feet 7 Inch Tall
Weight: 76 KG
Eye Color: Brown
Hair color: Black
Marital Status: Married

Favorites and hobbies

Hobbies: Travelling, Singing
Favorite Actor: Johnny Depp
Favorite Actress: Jennifer Lawrence
Favorite Destination: Miami
Favorite Food: Italian


Father: Todd Chrisley
Teresa Terry
: No
Sister: Lindsie Chrisley
Relatives: NA

Relationships, Affairs, Dating, Wife, Girlfriend

Girlfriend: NA
Dating history: Maria Antonieta Salinas
Wife: Maria Antonieta Salinas
Children: Nine
girlfriend: NA

Net Worth

Net worth: Under review

Social Media Accounts

Twitter Account: No
Facebook Account: No
Instagram Account: No

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