George Lopez Biography

Published On May 11, 2016
Facts of George Lopez
Date of Birth: 1961 , April-23
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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On 18th of September 1993, Lopez got married to Ann Serrano Lopez. Ann Serrano Lopez is an actress and she is also well known in the film industry as a producer and a writer. As a loving spouse, they welcomed their first and only child together a sweet daughter Mayan Lopez in 1995. After being together for about one and half decade, they announced their separation at the end of 2010 and their divorce was finalized on 1st of June 2011. His nationality is American.

Lopez's father abandoned him when he was just 2 months old and he also got deserted from this mother at the age of 10. He grew up with his maternal grandmother, Benita Gutierrez. As a child, he joined San Fernando High School and he completed his high school graduation from there in 1979. He has been active as an actor since the early 1980s. His first major acting role was in the 1990 comedy movie Ski Patrol where he starred the role of Eddie Martinez. Three years later he appeared in the movie Fatal Instinct. He is also one of the lead casts in the drama film Bread and Roses. He got his rise in fame after he began starring the lead role of George Lopez in an American television sitcom George Lopez. He has also toured with several artists as a comedian. He has also been seen in several hit movies and TV shows. Recently he earned the annual salary of $12 Million and his net worth is $35 million.

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Born in Mission Hills, Los Angeles

April 23 , 1961

Zealous and sedulous, George Lopez was born as George Edward Lopez in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California of America to Frieda and Anatasio Lopez. He had a sad childhood memories as he got abandoned by his parents when he was just a little boy. He is of Mexican descent.

His father abandoned him

1961

He had a sad and sorrowful childhood days. Lopez's father abandoned him when he was just 2 months old and he also got deserted from this mother at the age of 10. He grew up with his maternal grandmother, Benita Gutierrez.

Graduated from San Fernando High School

1979

He was raised by his maternal grandmother, Benita Gutierrez and his step-grandfather, Refugio Gutierrez in San Fernando Valley, California. As a child, he joined San Fernando High School and he completed his high school graduation from there in 1979.

Appeared in the movie, Ski Patrol

1990

He has been active as an actor since the early 1980s. His first major acting role was in the 1990 comedy movie Ski Patrol where he starred the role of Eddie Martinez. Three years later he appeared in the movie Fatal Instinct.

Appeared in the television series, George Lopez

2002

He is also one of the lead casts in the drama film Bread and Roses. He got his rise in fame after he began starring the lead role of George Lopez in an American television sitcom George Lopez. He is also the producer of this TV series. 

Hosted the TV show Lopez Tonight

2009

George Lopez is an actor and a talk show host. He has also hosted several TV shows in his life. In 2009, he hosted the talk show Lopez Tonight. He hosted this talk show for about two sessions. 

Married to Ann Serrano Lopez

September 18 , 1993

On 18th of September 1993, Lopez got married to Ann Serrano Lopez. Ann Serrano Lopez is an actress and she is also well known in the film industry as a producer and a writer. As a loving spouse, they have been parents once. 

First child, Mayan Lopez

1995

He became father for the first time in his life in 1995. He and his ex wife Ann Serrano Lopez welcomed their first child together that year and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Mayan Lopez.

Divorced with Ann Serrano Lopez

June 1 , 2011

He got bonded into a married life with Ann Serrano Lopez at the end of 1993. After being together for about one and half decade, they announced their separation at the end of 2010 and their divorce was finalized on 1st of June 2011.

Won ALMA Awards

2011

In 1999, he got his first nomination in ALMA Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Individual or Act in a Variety or Comedy Special. He won this award for the first time in 2011 for Favorite TV Reality, Variety, or Comedy Personality or Act. 

Won Imagen Foundation Awards

2004

He is mainly popular for starring the role of George Lopez in the TV series George Lopez. For this role, he got his first nomination in Imagen Foundation Awards in 2004 and he won this award that year for Best Actor in a Television Comedy. 

Honored as Star on the Walk of Fame

2006

It’s been more than three decades he has been active in the TV world. For this active involvement in the acting world, he was honored with Star on the Walk of Fame in 2006. He has also once been honored with Teen Choice Awards.