It is 15 years since that fateful November 25, 2006, when Valentín Elizalde, also known as “El Gallo de Oro”, was killed in an ambush when leaving a palenque in Reynosa, Tamaulipas. And to this day the inheritance of the famous singer has been the object of all kinds of ambitions for the fortune he came to possess.
The singer-songwriter passed away at the age of 27 after his last performance and after singing his famous song To my enemies, one of the most reliable versions according to the Attorney General’s Office (PGR), they assure that said song made fun of the “Los Zetas” Cartel, and that he had previously been asked not to interpret that song that endorsed his support for the former leader of “ Sinaloa Cartel ”.
Elizalde left the Expo-Feria arena in Reynosa, Tamaulipas aboard a black Suburban along with his representative Mario Mendoza Grajeda, his cousin Fausto “Tano” and the driver Reynaldo Ballesteros. More than 70 cartridges were found at the scene of the murder., whose content was emptied into the vehicle and body of the Mexican composer.
The artist left more than 10 albums after his death, which contain different hits such as To my enemies, Go away, How it hurts, The Sinaloan, The most desired, And it looks like you, Nothing, Drunk with love, The deer, I am like that, Heart of gold, Victor. Remember, it was even nominated at the awards Grammy in the category “Best Band Album” in the same year he passed away.
When Elizalde was at the peak of his career, the interpreter of Go away came to collect 4.5 million pesos a week, that is to say that for each show or palenque in which the singer appeared, he pocketed about a million and a half pesos, as revealed by Elizalde’s close friend, Mario “The Puppy” Delgado for the Youtube channel, Gusguri Oficial.
The inheritance confrontations did not stop, until recently when it was learned that two of the singer’s daughters disputed their father’s inheritance, after they announced that they would file a lawsuit against their grandmother, Camila Valencia, for allegedly prevent them from accessing the goods of more than 20 million pesos left by “El Gallo de Oro”.
On June 3 of last year, the theme of the fortune of “El Gallo de Oro” was finalized when his former lawyer, Marco Tulio Fernández spoke for the evening program of Aztec TVa, Windowed all about the division of the patrimony of the sonoran singer from Sonora.
Tulio Fernández, specified that the fortune of the interpreter of Heart of gold, was divided equally for his three daughters Gabriela Elizalde, Valentina Elizalde and Valeria Elizalde: “The day of homage to Valentine, I think the three widows were there, we got together in a hotel room, they brought an appraiser. I think it was one or two watches and a gold rooster with everything and a gold chain, we had to investigate royalties and assets, “he said to the TV Azteca evening.
On a different subject, it is known that during this date, which is now three decades since the murder of Elizalde, a feature film will be released that will show what happened hours before the attack.
The film will be directed by Alex garza in executive production, as well as by Alex Ramírez and Arturo Tay in production, and will star the renowned Mexican actor, Ricardo Huerta.