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Celebrated NameGeorge Lopez
Age62 Years Old
Nick NameGeorge Lopez
Birth NameGeorge Lopez
Birth Date1961-04-23
Profession Comedian
Birth NationUSA
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California
FatherAnatasio Lopez
Grand ParentsBenita Gutierrez and Refugio Gutierrez
High SchoolSan Fernando High School
Net Worth$45 Million
Salary$12 Million
Source of WealthEntertainment Industry
Marital StatusMarried and Divorced
WifeAnn Serrano (Ex)
ChildrenMayan Loepz
Height5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
Weight76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Body TypeAverage
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown with gray touch
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George Lopez is an American actor and comedian who is highly notable for starring in his self-produced ABC sitcom. His stand-up comedy examines race and ethnic relations, including Mexican American culture. He has received several honors for his work and contributions to the Latino community, including the 2003 Imagen Vision Award, the 2003 Latino Spirit Award for Excellence in Television, and the National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award. He was also named one of "The Top 25 Hispanics in America" by Time magazine in 2005. In 1990, he made his theatrical film debut in "Ski Patrol" as Eddie Martinez. In 1989, he made his first TV show appearance on "The Arsenio Hall Show". In May 2022, NBC picked up Lopez's new series, "Lopez Vs. Lopez", where he co-stars opposite his daughter, Mayan Lopez.

His autobiography "Why You Crying" was published by the Touchstone/Fireside division of Simon & Schuster, and placed in The New York Times bestseller's top twenty. In January 2009, he appeared in "We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration" at the Lincoln Memorial. He is a two-time host of the Latin Grammy Awards, and a co-host of the Emmy Awards as well. 

What is George Lopez Known For?

  • George Lopez is famous for starring in the comedy-based family TV series "George Lopez" (2002-2007)
  • He is known for his dynamic presence as a creative and powerful standup comedian highlighting the Latino community in the United States.

What is George Lopez's Ethnicity?

George Lopez was born on 23rd April 1961 with the birth name of George Edward Lopez. He is from Los Angeles, California, the USA. His present age is 61 as of 2022. He is the son of Frieda and Anastasio Lopez, a migrant worker. He is American by nationality whereas his ethnicity is Mixed as he has Mestizo Mexican descent.

Lopez was deserted by his father when he was two months old and by his mother when he was 10 years old, but was raised by his maternal grandmother, Benita Gutierrez, a factory worker, and step-grandfather, Refugio Gutierrez, a construction worker. Though he was raised Catholic, he is not religious, though he does believe in God and "the biblical themes of 'faith and love'". 

He attended San Fernando High School, graduating in 1979. 

American comedy and actor, George Lopez

How did George Lopez start his career?

Television Career

  • George Lopez initially started his career performing stand-up comedy. In 2000, he got a chance to produce and star in a comedy after he was approached by actress Sandra Bullock. 
  • In 2002, he became one of the few Latinos to star in a television comedy series. 
  • Lopez is the co-creator, writer, producer, and star of the show "George Lopez", an American situation comedy that originally aired on ABC from 2002 to 2007. 
  • He was a cast member and commentator for HBO's hit sports show "Inside the NFL" for the 2003–04 football season.
  • He guest-starred as the mayor of Reno, Nevada, in season five of "Reno 911!" in 2008.
  • He hosted a late-night talk show entitled "Lopez Tonight" on TBS Monday through Thursday at midnight Eastern Time. 
  • On 18th April 2013, it was announced that he would be starring in his own sitcom on FX called "Saint George", which premiered on March 6, 2014. Later, the sitcom was canceled on June 25, 2014, after one season. 
  • In August 2015, TV Land announced a straight-to-series order for "Lopez", a semi-autobiographical single-camera sitcom, which debuted on March 30, 2016. 
  • He was invited to be a guest judge on America's Got Talent in 2016. He was allowed to use his golden buzzer once which he used on the dance group Malevo.
  • In May 2022, NBC picked up Lopez's new series, "Lopez Vs. Lopez", where he co-stars opposite his daughter, Mayan.

Film Career 

  • George was featured in the 2000 drama "Bread and Roses".  
  • He next starred in HBO Films drama "Real Women Have Curves" in 2002 which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. 
  • After that, he starred in the ABC Wonderful World of Disney Christmas film "Naughty or Nice".
  • He also appeared in the Robert Rodriguez-directed film "The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D" (2005).
  • Brown Is the New Green: George Lopez and the American Dream is a 2007 American documentary directed and produced by Phillip Rodriguez in which George Lopez is the focus of the film.
  • Later, he appeared in The Spy Next Door with Jackie Chan in 2010. 
  • In 2011, he reprised his role as Papi for "Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2".
  • He was the voice of a toco toucan, Rafael, in the animated box-office hit "Rio".
  • He played the role of Captain Gomez in the independent film "El Chicano" in 2019.

What is George Lopez's Net Worth?

George Lopez is a successful comedian and actor whose net worth is estimated to have $45 Million as of 2022. He is making an annual salary of $12 Million at present. His primary source of wealth comes from the entertainment industry. He has also done endorsement work for the following brands such as Viagra, Donut Prince, Empowered UCLA Extension, and Burger King. He also owns a 4,100-square-foot house in Los Feliz, Los Angeles which has four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a pool, a patio, and a wine room. He lives a luxurious lifestyle at present. 

Who is George Lopez's Wife?

George Lopez was a married man. On 18th September 1993, Lopez married his ex-wife, Ann Serrano, a Film/TV Producer. They have a daughter named Mayan Lopez (b. 1996) (actress). On 27th September 2010, Lopez announced that he and his wife had decided to end their marriage. Serrano filed for divorce on November 23, 2010, citing "irreconcilable differences". The divorce was finalized on July 1, 2011.

George Lopez and his daughter, Mayan Lopez 

Everything To Know About George Lopez Daughter, Mayan Lopez

Today, he is assumed to be living a single life happily without any disturbances. There is no news about him regarding his affairs or marriage after his separation from Ann Serrano. His sexual orientaiton is straight. 

How tall is George Lopez?

George Lopez stands at the perfect height of 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm. His body weight consists of 76 kg or 167.5 lbs. His body build is average. He has dark brown hair color with a little touch of gray. His eye color is also dark brown. He has a dimpled smile with a goatee mustache.

He has a genetic condition that caused his kidneys to deteriorate. His doctors had told him in April 2004 that he was going to require an organ transplant but he postponed the operation until finishing the fourth season of "George Lopez". In 2005, his wife Ann donated one of her kidneys to Lopez. The transplant was successful; Lopez lost 45 lb (20 kg) after the operation due in part to the improvement in his health. He brought awareness to the issue on his show; his character's son Max was diagnosed with a similar illness. Right now, he has got a healthy body. 

Trivias About George Lopez You Need To Know.

  • Lopez endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders for President in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
  • His parents deserted him when he was little.
  • He was raised by his grandmother and grand step-father.
  • In 2005, he made it to the Time magazine‘s “Top 25 Hispanics in America” list.
  • Taurus is his zodiac sign.
  • On March 29, 2006, he was added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • He was among the 11 presenters of the 55th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2003.
  • In 2005, he testified in the Michael Jackson’s molestation trial.
  • He is the Executive of Travieso Productions, located in Burbank, California, USA.

Frequently Asked Questions About George Lopez.

Where was George Lopez born?

George Lopez was born in Los Angeles, California.

Who is the father of George Lopez?

The father of George Lopez is Anatasio Lopez.

Who is the mother of George Lopez?

The mother of George Lopez is Frieda.

What is the net worth of George Lopez?

The net worth of George Lopez is $45 Million.

What is the salary of George Lopez?

The salary of George Lopez is $12 Million.

What is the color of George Lopez's eye?

George Lopez eye color is Dark Brown.

What is the color of George Lopez's hair?

George Lopez hair color is Dark Brown with gray touch.

George Lopez Biography

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Celebrated Name George Lopez
Age 62 Years Old
Nick Name George Lopez
Birth Name George Lopez
Birth Date 1961-04-23
Gender Male
Profession Comedian
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Celebrated Name George Lopez
Age 62 Years Old
Nick Name George Lopez
Birth Name George Lopez
Birth Date 1961-04-23
Gender Male
Profession Comedian
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Father Anatasio Lopez
Mother Frieda
Ethnicity Mixed
Grand Parents Benita Gutierrez and Refugio Gutierrez
High School San Fernando High School
Net Worth $45 Million
Salary $12 Million
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
Marital Status Married and Divorced
Wife Ann Serrano (Ex)
Children Mayan Loepz
Height 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
Weight 76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Body Type Average
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown with gray touch