George Lopez is a popular actor and comedian in America. He is well-known for starring in his self-produced ABC sitcom George Lopez. He was considered as the most talented and socially responsive comedian who has earned various honors for his contributions to the Latino community. Currently, Lopez was regarded as the top comedian in the American film industry. Let’s find out more about how much is the net worth of George Lopez in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
George Edward Lopez was born in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, the USA on April 23, 1961, to his parents Anastasio and Frieda Lopez. Both of his parents left him when he was an infant and got raised by his maternal grandmother. Lopez enrolled in San Fernando High School and completed his graduation in 1979.
Lopez got married to Ann Serrano in 1993. The couple was blessed with a daughter in 1996 and named her as Mayan. Lopez has been suffering from a genetic problem that led his kidneys to deteriorate. In April 2004, doctors suggested him to undergo for an organ transplant. One year later, his wife Ann donated one of her kidneys to Lopez for the transplantation. On September 27, 2010, Lopez announced publicly that he and his wife had decided to end their marriage. On July 1, 2011, the divorce got finalized by the court.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
After performing the comedy stand-up for many years, Lopez got an opportunity from the actress Sandra Bullock to produce and star in a comedy in 2000. With his ultimate performance, he became one of the popular Latino to star in a television comedy in 2002 and started his own series entitled George Lopez.
In the same year, he starred in the Movie Real Women Have Curves by playing the role of Mr Guzman. Because of his extraordinary performance, he gained the roles in the programs like Naughty or Nice and Freddie and the films such as Tortilla Heaven.
He also started hosting the talk show entitled Lopez Tonight in 2008. Lopez continued his career by playing various roles in multiple movies and hosting the television shows. He has also voiced the character of Thurman in Escape from Planet Earth along with the character of Grouchy Smurf in The Smurfs 2.
In 2004, he received the Artist of the Year and Humanitarian Award from the Harvard Foundation for his charitable activities and artistic works. He was awarded a star in 2006, on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television which was held at 6801 Hollywood Blvd. In 2005, he was also honored as one of The Top 25 Hispanics in America by Time magazine.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of George Lopez is around $50 million. He made all this fortune by appearing in various comedy shows, movies, and television series. He has his own sitcom entitled George Lopez Show on ABC for five years starting from 2002 to 2007. During the show’s five years run, he was paid $12 million per season.
Lopez made voice acting debut in the film named Beverly Hills Chihuahua. He had also done the role of a cast member and commentator for HBO’s hit sports show Inside the NFL for the 2003–2004 football season. He starred on the popular show America’s Got Talent as a guest judge. Lopez has written an autobiography entitled Why You Crying which got published by the Touchstone/Fireside division of Simon & Schuster, and it was placed in the New York Times Bestsellers top twenty.