El Risitas
El Risitas
Famous laughing face

Real name

Juan Joya Borja


April 5th, 1956 (age 61)

Known for

  • giggling
  • being a meme
  • making Hitler furious

Also known as

Spanish/Mexican Laughing Guy
The Bunker Visitor

“Sorry, he can't be killed.”
El Risitas' opinion about Fegelein

El Risitas (real name Juan Joya Borja, born on April 5th, 1956 in Seville, Spain) is a Spanish actor and comedian, well known for his specific laughter. His stage name El Risitas means giggles in English.

Being a meme

In June 2007 Joya appeared on show Ratones Coloraos, where he told an anegdote about throwing kitchen pans into sea when he worked as cook's asisstant at beach reastaurant. bursting into laughter several times during the show. The record of this show was published on YouTube on June 25th, 2007.

In March 2014, footage from the interview was used by the Muslim Brotherhood to parody the President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Other parodies were also produced, usually parodying technology and gaming. The most viewed versions of the video subtitled Joya as the designer of the Nvidia GTX 970 graphic card, a designer of Team Fortress 2, a Valve employee discussing Dota 2, a Canon representative discussing the C300 camera, and a cinematographer describing shooting on a Red camera.

In March 2015, the meme received its most attention after the launch of the 2015 MacBook, where Joya was subtitled as a designer who worked on the prototype. Within a month of its uploading, the video received over 5 million views on YouTube.

In parodies

Footage of Joya's interview is not commonly used by Untergangers. The most famous parody maker known for using the interview is Hitler Rants Parodies, who made The Bunker Visitor parody, as well as Hitler's interview with El Risitas. Joya also appears in the HRP's Bunker Broadcasts, where his laughter makes Hitler furious.

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