RBD's first national tour, Tour Generación RBD, included 45 sold out dates in Mexico including three visits in Monterrey performing for more than 150,000 fans.
A major plot line of the show revolved around a group of six students forming a pop band.
A notable aspect of the series is that Chávez and five of his other co-stars (Maite Perroni, Dulce María, Anahí, Alfonso Herrera and Christopher Uckermann) became actual members of a real life band RBD.
RBD created most of the music used on the show, and the six quickly became one of the most popular music acts in Latin America.
In 2002, Chávez was cast as Fernando 'Fercho' Lucena in the telenovela Clase 406.
The series had four seasons and 350 one-hour episodes in total.
In 2004, Chávez joined a new telenovela Rebelde as Juan "Giovanni" Méndez López, a mischievous and rebellious student at a private boarding school in Mexico.Chávez became widely known for his ever-changing hair colors.As part of RBD, Chávez went on to receive two Latin Grammy nominations, achieving multi-platinum status with more than 22 million digital downloads and more than 17 million albums sold worldwide.He has performed concerts in 23 countries in 116 cities, selling more than 3,000,000 concert tickets and 4 million DVDs.RBD's first album Rebelde, was released on November 30, 2004 by EMI.The first three singles ("Rebelde" (lead single), "Sólo Quédate En Silencio" and "Sálvame") were all number one hits in Mexico, with the fourth single, "Un Poco De Tu Amor" reaching number two.