George Lopez - Famous Television Producer

George Lopez Net Worth

$45,000,000

George Lopez is an American comedian, actor, and talk show host who has a net worth of $45 million. He is best known as a standup comedian, actor, and late-night talk show host.

Key facts:

  • George Lopez is an American comedian, actor, and talk show host.
  • He is best known for starring in and co-creating the hit sitcom 'The George Lopez Show,' which aired from 2002 to 2007.
  • Lopez is the producer of the critically acclaimed film 'Real Women Have Curves' and has been involved in various other successful projects.
  • He was the first Latino to headline the morning drive slot on an English-language radio station in Los Angeles.
  • Lopez has appeared in numerous films and television shows, including hosting his own late-night talk show 'Lopez Tonight' on TBS.
  • He is a bestselling author and has been recognized by the Latino community and named one of Time magazine's Top 25 Hispanics in America.
  • Lopez has received awards such as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and an ALMA Award for his contributions to television.
  • In 202, Netflix released his comedy special 'We'll Do It For Half.'
  • Lopez has a personal life that includes marriage, fatherhood, and a successful kidney transplant with the help of his former wife.

Basic Information About George Lopez

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Comedians
ProfessionsComedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Television producer, Voice Actor, Radio personality, Talk show host, Film Producer, Television Director
Net worth$45,000,000
Date of birth1961-04-23 (62 years old)
Place of birthMission Hills
NationalityUnited States of America
Curiosities and TrademarksPlays the song "Low Rider" before doing shows
SpouseAnn Serrano Lopez - (18 SeptemberΒ 1993 - 1 JuneΒ 2011)Β (divorced)Β (1 child)
GenderMale
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

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George Lopez awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
Stinker Award - Worst Supporting ActorNomineeThe Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D2005
Blimp Award - Favorite Movie ActorNomineeBeverly Hills Chihuahua2009
ALMA Award - Outstanding Actor in a Television SeriesNomineeGeorge Lopez2006
Image Award - Outstanding Actor in a Comedy SeriesNomineeGeorge Lopez2007
Image Award - Outstanding Actor in a Comedy SeriesNomineeGeorge Lopez2006
Image Award - Outstanding Actor in a Comedy SeriesNomineeGeorge Lopez2005
Image Award - Outstanding Actor in a Comedy SeriesNomineeGeorge Lopez2004
Imagen Award - Best Actor - TelevisionNomineeGeorge Lopez2007
Imagen Award - Best Actor - TelevisionNomineeGeorge Lopez2006
Teen Choice Award - Choice TV Breakout Star - MaleNomineeGeorge Lopez2003
Imagen Award - Best Actor - TelevisionNomineeLopez2017

George Lopez roles

Movie / Series Role
RioRafael (voice)
Rio 2Rafael (voice)
The Tax CollectorUncle Louis
The Spy Next DoorGlaze
Valentine's DayAlphonso
Balls of FuryRodriguez
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-DMr. Electric / Tobor / Ice Guardian / Mr. Electricidad
Escape from Planet EarthThurman (voice)
The SmurfsGrouchy (voice)
No Man's LandRamirez
Ski PatrolEddie Martinez
Walking with HerbHerb
The Smurfs 2Grouchy Smurf (voice)
School DanceOscar
Beverly Hills ChihuahuaPapi (voice)
Gnome AloneZook (voice)
Swing VoteJohn Sweeney
Spare PartsFredi Cameron
Real Husbands of HollywoodSelf / ... 4 episodes, 2014-2015
Keeping Up with the KardashiansSelf 1 episode, 2011
Sesame StreetSelf 1 episode, 2011
Made in HollywoodSelf 7 episodes, 2010-2021
The NeighborhoodVictor 1 episode, 2021
Curb Your EnthusiasmGeorge Lopez 1 episode, 2005
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres ShowSelf / ... 10 episodes, 2003-2009
America's Got TalentSelf - Guest Judge 1 episode, 2016
WWE Monday Night RAWSelf 2 episodes, 2010-2011
The Brothers GarciaMr. Fender 1 episode, 2001
To Tell the TruthSelf - Panelist 1 episode, 2019
The TalkSelf 6 episodes, 2013-2017
The Story of Late NightSelf 1 episode, 2021
The Daily ShowSelf 1 episode, 2021
The CasagrandesErnesto Estrella / ... 2 episodes, 2019-2020
The Late Show with Stephen ColbertSelf 1 episode, 2016
Watch What Happens: LiveSelf 1 episode, 2015
The Late Late Show with James CordenSelf - Hosting Hopeful (uncredited) unknown episodes
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonSelf 2 episodes, 2014-2016
The Wonderful World of DisneyHenry Ramiro 1 episode, 2004
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George LopezGeorge Lopez 120 episodes, 2002-2007
FreddieGeorge Lopez 1 episode, 2006
Reno 911!Mayor Hernandez 3 episodes, 2008-2009
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoSelf 2 episodes, 2002-2005
The Oprah Winfrey ShowSelf 1 episode, 2009
Shake It UpGeorge Martinez 1 episode, 2013
ConanSelf - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Punk'dSelf 1 episode, 2005

George Lopez's Quotes

  • [After getting arrested on February 27, 2014, for getting drunk and falling asleep on the floor of the Ceasars Windsor casino in Ontario, Canada] Tied one on last night. Not feeling great this morning. I was trying to sleep it off; unfortunately, it was on the casino floor.
  • [2015 - on his ongoing feud with CHiPs (1977) star Erik Estrada] I'll fuck that motherfucker up.

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Net Worth Details

George Lopez is an American comedian, actor, and talk show host with a net worth of $45 million. He has acquired his fortune through his successful career in entertainment, including stand-up comedy, acting, and producing.

Biography

What is George Lopez known for?

George Lopez is best known for his role as the lead actor and co-creator of the sitcom β€œThe George Lopez Show,” which aired from 2002 to 2007. He has also gained recognition as a talented comedian, with numerous stand-up specials, and as a late-night talk show host on β€œLopez Tonight.”

Early life and education

George Edward Lopez was born on April 23, 1961, in Los Angeles. He grew up in the L.A. suburb of Mission Hills in a challenging environment. His parents, Frieda and Anatasio Lopez, faced difficulties that led to their separation when George was just two months old. His mother also left when he was ten years old, leaving him in the care of his maternal grandmother and stepgrandfather.

Lopez graduated from high school in 1979, overcoming the obstacles of his early life and focusing on pursuing his passion for comedy.

Career

Lopez embarked on his comedy career in Los Angeles, performing stand-up sets and honing his skills. His breakthrough in the entertainment industry came with a successful morning radio show in the 199s, where he became the first Latino to headline the morning drive slot on an English-language station in Los Angeles.

He released his first comedy album, β€œAlien Nation,” in 1996, showcasing his unique comedic style and relatable storytelling. His comedy caught the attention of Sandra Bullock, who approached him to produce and star in a sitcom that would represent Latinos in the mainstream media.

In 2002, ABC picked up the sitcom β€œGeorge Lopez,” making Lopez one of the few Latino actors to headline a television sitcom. The show aired for six seasons and became a success in syndication. Lopez’s talent and charisma continued to shine through his subsequent projects, including producing the critically acclaimed film β€œReal Women Have Curves” and hosting his own late-night talk show on TBS called β€œLopez Tonight.”

Throughout his career, Lopez has also ventured into film, starring in various movies such as β€œBeverly Hills Chihuahua,” β€œRio,” and the Smurf films, among others. He has made guest appearances on popular TV shows like β€œReno 911!” and has released several stand-up specials.

Achievements

George Lopez’s career has been marked by numerous achievements and accolades. He received critical acclaim for his role as a producer in the film β€œReal Women Have Curves,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won the 2002 Audience Award. He has been recognized by the Latino community and named one of Time magazine’s Top 25 Hispanics in America.

Lopez has hosted prestigious award shows such as the Latin Grammy Awards and the Emmy Awards. In 2006, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to television. He also won an ALMA Award for his late-night talk show, β€œLopez Tonight.” In 202, his comedy special β€œWe’ll Do It For Half” was released on Netflix, showcasing his continued popularity and comedic genius.

George Lopez’s journey to success is an inspiring story of perseverance and determination. Coming from humble beginnings, he has risen to become one of the most influential figures in comedy and entertainment. With his unique style and ability to connect with audiences, George Lopez continues to leave a lasting impact on the industry.

Interesting Facts about George Lopez

  1. Turned down a role in Desperado (1995) because he does not want to be in films that promoted negative images of Latinos.
  2. Was a disc jockey on MEGA 92.3 in Los Angeles, California.
  3. Attended and graduated from San Fernando High School in Los Angeles, California (1979).
  4. On June 8, 2002, he hosted the Seventh Annual Florida Sports Awards from Jacksonville's Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts.
  5. Sandra Bullock gave George his break into television stardom with her own production company when she sent out a scout to check the clubs for Latino talent because there were no Hispanic shows on television.
  6. On October 10-12, 2003, he became one of the few comedians to be able to sell-out Los Angeles' historic Universal Amphitheater for three straight nights.
  7. His live comedy album, "Team Leader" (2003), was nominated for the "Best Comedy Album" Grammy in 2004, up against albums by Garrison Keillor, 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Margaret Cho and David Cross.
  8. George Lopez, his character on George Lopez (2002), was ranked #18 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [June 20, 2004 issue].
  9. One of the many witnesses in the Michael Jackson trial.
  10. On April 25, 2005, he had a successful kidney transplant surgery using an organ donated by his wife, Ann Serrano Lopez.
  11. Only the fourth Latino ever to head a sitcom, the first three being Desi Arnaz (I Love Lucy (1951)), Freddie Prinze (Chico and the Man (1974)) and Paul Rodriguez (a.k.a. Pablo (1984)).
  12. Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on March 29, 2006.
  13. Has one daughter with Ann Serrano Lopez: Mayan Lopez (born 1995).
  14. In 2007, Forbes magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $26 million.
  15. Good friends with WWE Hall of Famer Pedro Morales and Andy Garcia and his family.
  16. Has a philanthropic organization called The Lopez Foundation.
  17. His late-night talk show, Lopez Tonight (2009), abruptly ended on August 12, 2011, prior to the start of his third season.
  18. Auditioned for a role in Blood In, Blood Out (1993).
  19. In May 2010, the National Enquirer ran a story on George Lopez having cheated on his wife with prostitutes. A professional escort, who uses the name Tiffany, told the Enquirer that in 2009 Lopez had gotten her number from a website she uses to advertise her services and that he called her to arrange a meeting at his hotel room. Tiffany said Lopez paid her $500 to have sex with him. She also said that Lopez told her he liked to use the same hookers regularly 'that way, I always know what I'm going to get'. Tiffany went on to add that she later found out he had hired a fellow hooker, by the name of Samantha, the same day he had seen her.The prostitute passed a polygraph lie detector test she took after making these claims.When asked to comment on having had sex with Tiffany and Samantha, Lopez denied ever having met with them.The news of George Lopez cheating on his wife with prostitutes came as a shock, because his wife had saved his life by donating a kidney to him in 2005, after Lopez nearly died in 2004 from kidney failure.
  20. On February 27, 2014, George Lopez was arrested for public intoxication after getting drunk and falling asleep on the floor of the Ceasars Windsor casino in Ontario, Canada. The casino's security alerted law enforcement upon finding him sleeping on the casino floor. Lopez had performed at the casino earlier that day in the evening. He had another show the following day, which the casino duly canceled. Soon after, a photograph of a drunken and passed out asleep Lopez was quickly circulated around the web.

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