He was first married to Guillermina Peñaloza, the mother of his eldest child: actress Cristina Rubiales. His second wife was singer and actress Flor Silvestre, the mother of his younger children: translator Francisco Rubiales and singer and actress Marcela Rubiales.
- "Remembranza a Paco Malgesto a 28 años de su partida". Crónica. 5 July 2006. Retrieved 20 April 2017.