Behind the headlines: Who is Ime Garza-Tuñón, the grieving wife of Julián Figueroa?

Ime Garza-Tuñón mourns husband Julián Figueroa's sudden passing; fans express condolences, recall her supportive role in his life & their 5-year-old son José.

On the night of April 9, the death of Julián Figueroa Fernández, son of actress Maribel Guardia and Joan Sebastian, was confirmed. Initial reports state that the body of the young singer was found dead in his home in Jardines del Pedregal, in the Álvaro Obregón district of Mexico City. It is preliminarily known that he showed no signs of violence and was alone in the house.

The young singer was 27 years old, and since 2017, he has been married to the model and actress Ime Garza-Tuñón, with whom he had a 5-year-old son. So far, Julián Figueroa’s wife has not shared more information about the death of her partner. Still, fans of the composer have already expressed their condolences through social networks such as Twitter and Instagram.

Ime Garza-Tuñón married Julián in 2017. Photo: special.
Ime Garza-Tuñón married Julián in 2017. Photo: special.

Who is Ime Garza-Tuñón, the widow of Julián Figueroa?

Imelda Garza Tuñón, better known as Ime, married Julián Figueroa in 2017, but even before the wedding, she already had many fans who followed her career as a model. The also actress, originally from Veracruz, stayed away from social networks for a year because she became a mother in 2018 when she welcomed José Julián, the son she had with her late husband.

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Julián's wife also dabbled in music. Photo: special.
Julián’s wife also dabbled in music. Photo: special.

Throughout her career, Ime has dabbled in the world of music, social networks, and professionally. In 2021 the model offered a showcase in Puebla City and presented her single “Atada a un Sentimiento.” During her career as a singer, she has had the support of Julián Figueroa and Maribel Guardia herself, who constantly shares pictures next to her daughter-in-law, making it clear that there is a good relationship between the two.

It is worth mentioning that Julián Figueroa had only one son with Ime, José Julián, a little boy of only five years old. On May 5, 2022, the couple celebrated their little boy’s birthday, and both parents dedicated emotional messages to the child. Likewise, Maribel Guardia shared a post celebrating her grandson, with whom she has been very close, as she constantly shares photos and videos with him on her social networks.