George Lopez Net Worth
Who is George Lopez?
George Lopez is a famous American actor and comedian. He was born on 23rd April 1961. He is better known for his own sitcom “George Lopez” of his own production in ABC. He is a very popular stand-up comedian among the audience. He mainly experiments with the race and the ethnic relations, Mexican-American culture etc. Lopez has won several awards and honors for his memorable works. He also received honors for his special contributions and works for the Latino community. He received the “2003 Imagen Vision Award”, “2003 Latino Spirit Award for Excellence” and the “National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award”. In 2005, Time magazine has announced him as one of the “Top 25 Hispanics in America”.
George Lopez Net Worth:
George Lopez has an estimated net worth of $35 million as of now. He is a popular stand-up comedian, an actor and a successful show host. He has made this much of wealth from these sources. His show “George Lopez Show” was telecasted from 2002 to 2007. He got paid $12 million for each of the seasons. Later on, the show was sold in 2007 and Lopez got the royalties of 6.5%. He earned $20 million during this. He also earns from the country tours and live performances. Lopez earns approximately 8.5 million a year while performing for the crowd.
George Lopez Life History:
George Lopez was born in Mission Hills, Los Angeles in California. He is the son of Anatasio and Frieda Lopez. His father was a migrant worker. George Lopez carries the Mexican descent. His father deserted him when he was just 2 months old. At the age of 10, he was abandoned by his mother too. Then he was raised by his maternal grandmother and the step-grandfather. She was a factory worker. Lopez went to the San Fernando High School and completed his graduation in 1979.
George Lopez is known for:
Except for his most famous George Lopez Show, Lopez has appeared in several other TV shows. He became the cast member and commentator in a hit sports show entitled “Inside the NFL” telecasted in HBO for the 2003-04 football season.
Lopez has received the “2002 Audience Award” at the Sundance Film Festival for his HBO Film drama “Real Women Have Curves”. He also featured in the Disney Christmas film “Naughty or nice”. In 2005, Lopez acted in the film “The Adventures of Shark Boy & Lava Girl” directed by Robert Rodriguez. In 2010, Lopez has appeared with Jackie Chan in “The Spy Next Door” where he played the role of a villain named Glaze. He also gave voice-over in the famous animated movies including “Rio”, “Beverley Hills Chihuahua 2” etc.
Lopez has published his autobiography “Why You Crying “. It came on the bestseller list by the New York Times. It was co-written by Amen Keteyian.
He became the co-host of the Emmy Awards and hosted the “Latin Grammy Awards” twice.
George Lopez Political/Business Affiliation:
In the month of January 2009, Lopez gave his appearance in “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial”.