Chico Bouchikhi is a musician and a co-founder of The Gipsy Kings. His real name is Jahloul Bouchikhi, and he is of Moroccan descent. He is married to the daughter of José Reyes, member of the The Gipsy Kings.
He later left The Gipsy Kings and founded Chico and the Gypsies. His brother, Ahmed Bouchiki, was assassinated by Mossad who mistook him for Ali Hassan Salameh in the so called Lillehammer affair in July 1973.
He is also UNESCO's special envoy for peace and has held a major concert in Israel with his band, despite the assassination of his brother by the Mossad. He has also played before Shimon Peres and Yasser Arafat during the Oslo Accords peace negotiations.