|Real Name/Full Name||Jorge Garcia|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Jorge Garcia|
|Birth Place:||Omaha , Nebraska|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||28 April 1973|
|Age/How Old:||49 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′0″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 182 Kg
In Pounds – 401 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father– Humberto Garcia
Mother – Dora Mesa
|School:||San Clemente High School|
|College:||University of California Los Angeles, Beverly Hills Playhouse Acting School|
|Girlfriend:||Malia Hansen (broke up) , Bethany Leigh Shady (broke up)|
|Net Worth:||$6 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2022|
Jorge Garcia is an American based actor and Comedian. He is best known for his role of Hugo ‘Hurley’ Reyes’ in the TV series ‘Lost’ from 2004 to 2010. He has also done comedies as well in many movies and series.
Well, how well do you know about Jorge Garcia? If not much, here is what we know about Jorge Garcia to date.
Biography and Early Life
Jorge was born on 28th April 1973 in Omaha, Nebraska, and grew up in San Juan Capistrano. His father, Humberto Garcia, is a Chilean born doctor, and his mother, Dora Mesa, is a Cuban-born professor. His nationality is Cuban and American, while his Ethnicity is Chilean – Cuban. He is very tall and stout, around 6 feet in height and weighing over 182 kg.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Jorge Garcia in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jorge Garcia’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 4th December 2022 having been born on 28 April 1973. Though, he is 6′0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 401 lbs in Pound and 182 kg in Kilograms.
Jorge had his schooling from San Clemente High School. He was nicknamed as ‘Baby Faced Killer’ in school because of his wrestling. He was also awarded the highest award of the school ‘triton of the year’. After that, he went to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1995 for a communication studies major. He also studied Acting at Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Jorge dated Malia Hansen from 2004 to 2006, after which they broke up. Then, he started dating his Lost co-star Bethany Leigh Shady, and they used to regularly appear on red carpets and social media. Still, they weren’t seen together publicly since as back as 2013, so it is almost confirmed that they have broken up. Currently, Jorge is assumed to be Single as there is no news or development of any new affair with anyone.
Is Jorge Garcia Gay?
NO … as per the sources searched for this Article, there was nothing conforming onto this, so we can’t speculate or confirm anything like this. Also, all his relationships have been with a female, so his sexual orientation lies Straight.
Garcia started off as a struggling actor and spent six years auditioning and working at Borders Books and Music. He only had a few commercials in his hand, and he came into the limelight after starring in the ‘Jake in the Box’ commercial. After that, he started getting some TV series starting from ‘Becker’ and films but his role of Hugo Reyes in the TV series ‘Lost’ turned out to be his turning point.
It is said that the producers designed the character particularly for him after they watched him in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ just the night before casting began. Jorge also appeared in the Celebrity Poker Showdown, where he lost to Michael Ian Black. He wrote a blog about the show ‘Dispatches from the Island’ and has also hosted a weekly podcast ‘Geronimo Jack’s Beard’ discussing with his then-girlfriend.
Jorge featured on the front cover of Weezer’s album Hurley which is named after his ‘Lost’ character. He then appeared in the US TV series Alcatraz, an episode of ‘How I Met Your Mother’, Mr. Sunshine. He also appeared on the podcast ‘The Nerdist’ in 2012, and in 2013 he appeared in the parody film iSteve produced by the Funny or Die website.
He made many guest appearances in Hawaii Five-0 till season four, after which he was given a series regular from season five as his role was very likable in the show. He was recently also seen in the Netflix movie ‘The Ridiculous 6’ and then joined ‘The Healer’. He also launched a biweekly podcast, ‘kaiju Podcast’ dedicated to Kaiju films.
Jorge has won ALMA Award twice for a supporting actor in ‘Lost’. He has also won a Gold Derby ‘Ensemble of the Year’ and Screen Actors Guild Awards for ‘Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series’ both for his role in “Lost”. Other than this, he has been nominated many times for his various roles in different categories.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jorge Garcia in 2022
Jorge has acted in many movies and TV series. He has also done a lot of comedy shows and podcasts. Out of all this, he has earned hefty amounts as his net worth stands at $6 million as of 2022. He used to charge $40000 first and then $80000 per episode for Lost, and his produced movie ‘When We were Pirates’ also stacked up $32 million.
Jorge Garcia is a very successful and famous actor and comedian. He started just from commercials but was noticed by some producers because of his unique style, and instead, specific characters were designed for him, showing his skill. He then went on doing movies, TV series, podcasts, and comedies.
He has earned many awards and nominations for his work and also has a very decent net worth, which he has earned out of hard work. His character in ‘Lost’ turned out to be the defining one for his career and gave him the most recognition. At last, we would like to wish him all the best for his future projects.