|Real Name/Full Name||George Edward Lopez|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||George Lopez|
|Birth Place:||California, USA|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||23 April 1961|
|Age/How Old:||61 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 76 Kg
In Pounds – 167 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Anatasio Lopez
Mother – Frieda Lopez
|School:||San Fernando Senior High School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Ann Serrano|
|Kids/Children Name:||Mayan Lopez|
|Profession:||Comedian and Actor|
|Net Worth:||$50 Million|
|Last Updated:||November 2022|
The entertainment industry is a bright and glamorous world that is filled with so many individuals with a number of different capabilities. In fact, I think that this is what keeps the industry interesting, fresh new and original content all every day. Speaking of people with numerous tricks up their sleeves, George Lopez comes to mind. George Lopez is an American comedian and actor who is known for starring in his own self-produced ABC sitcom.
Lopez is known for his comedy that examines race and ethnic relations mostly the Mexican-American culture
Well, how well do you know about George Lopez? If not much, here is what we know about George Lopez to date.
Biography and Early Life
George Lopez was born on the 23rd of April 1961 in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California. His parents are Frieda Lopez and Anastasio Lopez, an immigrant worker. Unfortunately, the family was abandoned by the father when he was two months old and was abandoned by his mother when he was ten years old. He ended up being raised by his maternal grandmother, Benita Guttierez, a factory worker, and his step-grandfather, Refugio Gutierrez, a construction worker.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is George Lopez in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, George Lopez’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 28th November 2022 having been born on 23 April 1961. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 167 lbs in Pound and 76kg in Kilograms.
Lopez went to San Fernando Senior High School and graduated in 1979.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
George Lopez married Ann Serrano in 1993 and had a child together in 1996 called Mayan. On September 27th, 2010, Lopez announced that he would be ending his marriage with his wife. They filed for divorce in November 23rd, 2010 citing “irreconcilable differences” and the divorce was finalized on the 1st of July, 2011.
Lopez suffered from a genetic issue that caused his kidneys to deteriorate and this required him to have a transplant. His wife donated him a kidney and Lopez lost around 20Kg (45lbs) during his recovery period after the surgery. Lopez currently resides in Los Feliz, Los Angeles.
Since 2004, he has been active in the Bob Chrysler Classic as a host and also as a player. He is a member of the Lakeside Country Club in Burbank, California, and has a 13 handicap. He has a philanthropic foundation called the Ann & George Lopez Foundation which has been very active in raising funds for the less fortunate especially in his hometown, San Fernando Valley’s Mission Hills.
Is George Lopez Gay?
No, he is not gay.
Lopez started out with performing stand-up comedy but after some time, he was approached by Sandra Bullock who was concerned about the lack of Hispanic sitcoms on television. ABC quickly picked up the series because at the time they did not have any Hispanic acts in their programs. The show called, George Lopez began in2002 to 2007, Lopez was the co-creator, writer, producer, and star of the show.
The show was canceled in 2007 by ABC Studios. After this action was taken, Lopez blamed the ABC Studios president, Steve McPherson for making this decision based on racial differences. After the show was canceled, it was replaced by Cavemen, which didn’t receive much success and was canceled after 13 episodes. During the 2003-2004 football season, Lopez was a cast member and commentator for the HBO hit sports show, Inside the NFL.
In March 2009, it was announced that he would host his own TV show on TBS network called, Lopez Tonight. The network decided not to renew the show for a third season. In April 18th, 2013, it was announced that he would have his own sitcom on FX called Saint George which premiered on March 6th, 2014. The show was canceled after one year for failing to maintain the viewership numbers required by Debmar-Mercury and Lionsgate Television.
Lopez has received a number of awards for the work he has done in acting, comedy, and the work he had done taking care of the Latino community. Here are some of the awards earned by George Lopez:
- 2003 Imagen Vision Award.
- 2003 Latino Spirit Award for Excellence in Television and the Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award.
- 2004 Artist of the Year and Humanitarian Award by the Harvard Foundation.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of George Lopez in 2022
George Lopez has had a really successful acting and comic career and was even named as one of “The Most influential Hispanics in America”. He has made most of his living from his acting and comedy and currently has a net worth of $50 Million as of 2022.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- In the 2016 presidential elections, Lopez was endorsing Bernie Sanders.
- On October 18, 2011, the San Fernando Elementary School rewarded his beneficial efforts by naming the auditorium after him.
Lopez has had a really successful career thus far. Apart from just having a successful career, Lopez decided to show us his good side by doing all of these great deeds. He is truly a role model to many people in America.