Valentin Elizalde was a Mexican singer who was born on February 1st 1979 in Jitohnueca, Sonora, Mexico and given the nickname “El Gallo de Oro” by his father Lalo “El Gallo” Elizalde.
Valentin Elizalde and his family moved to Guadalajara, Jalisco right after he was born, and later to Guasave, Sinaloa where he lived for some years with his father, Lalo Elizalde and brothers. His father Lalo “El Gallo” Elizalde was killed in a traffic accident on “La Curva de la Muerta” in Villa Juarez, Sonora. His mother is Camila Valencia. Valentin has two brothers and a sister, Jesus Elizalde Valencia, Francisco Elizalde Valencia and Lidia Elizalde Valencia. The Elizalde family has a few other step brothers and sisters.
From an early age Valentin Elizalde realized his love of singing recognizing the inheritance left him by his father. His father always sang to him and after his death Valentin was more devoted to the music.
Valentin Elizalde also studied law at the University of Sonora.