“My Divo,” will be released in both English and Spanish. Mexican pop icon Juan Gabriel, also known as El Divo de Juárez, serves as a guide for “My Divo” host and award-winning journalist Maria Garcia as she goes back to her hometown roots.

Garcia, creator of the critically acclaimed podcast “Anything for Selena” for which she was named Apple Podcasts’ 2021 Newcomer of the Year, hails from the same hometown as local hero turned global star Juan Gabriel and looks to his legacy as she tries to reconcile with her own identity, reexamining their similarities within their Mexican heritage.

Singer/songwriter and pop icon Juan Gabriel was a Latin music trailblazer known for his eccentric, colorful style and high-energy performances. Gabriel sold over 100 million albums, making him one of the best-selling artists in Mexican history.

“My Divo” explores Juan Gabriel’s personal life and public persona, discovering new important details about his life, including how his sexuality was perceived and the impact it had on his legacy.

Produced in partnership with Apple TV+.

Listen to the trailer

Listen to episodes of “My Divo” by visiting the Futuro Studios website here.


About Host Maria Garcia

Maria Garcia is the Executive Editor of Futuro Studios, where she oversees long-form narrative podcasts. She is also the host and creator of the critically acclaimed podcast, “Anything for Selena,” which was named one of the best podcasts of the year by The Atlantic, Vulture, Time, Vogue and many more. Maria was also named podcast newcomer of the year by Apple Podcasts in 2021. She has edited and helped helm other award-winning podcasts, like The Sum of Us and season two La Brega, which was named one of the best podcasts of the year by the New York Times and The New Yorker.


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