Jorge Garcia is an actor and a comedian that holds an American nationality. He gained fame after he appeared as Hector Lopez on the television show that was titled, Becker. He fame grew after he did feature in the television series that was dubbed ‘Lost’. He played the role of Hugo Reyes. Garcia works as a standup comedian. He has been able to feature in the Fox Television series dubbed Alcatraz. He has also featured in the series ‘Once Upon a Time’. Here is a quick summary of Jorge Garcia’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Jorge Garcia Early Life
Garcia was born in the year 1973 on April 28th. His place of birth was in Omaha Nebraska. His mother is Dora Mesa, and his father is Humberto Garcia. His mother used to work as a professor while his father did work as a doctor. He spent a better part of his childhood in San Juan Capistrano. He did join San Clemente High School that was located in Orange County, California. In high school, he used to play wrestling in high school. When he was in his senior years in high school, he did receive ‘Triton of the Year’ award. This award is very prestigious as it is the highest award that is awarded when one is graduating from his seniors. After completing his high school studies, he went on to join University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). This was in the year 1995. Here, he did study Communication studies. He also did study at the prestigious Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school.
Jorge Garcia Career, Awards & Achievement
After completing his studies, he spent the first six years in his career working at Borders Books and Music auditioning for a role. During this time, he was very much involved in limited commercials. He has detailed that his first recognition came after he was able to feature in a Jack in the Box commercial. This advert was aired on local television. After this advert, he bagged minor roles on various television shows and films.
His career gained a huge milestone after he did feature in a television series that was dubbed Lost. He appeared as Hugo Reyes (Hurley). He has been able to appear in the number eight season of Celebrity Poker Showdown. Here, he did appear as Michael Ian Black. He did compete in the reality show ‘Russian Roulette’. This show did air on the Game Show Network. Garcia has also been able to feature on the front cover of Weezer’s album Hurley. This got to be released in the year 2010. He has been able to perform in several concerts as a vocalist. He has been able to appear as a guest act on the television show dubbed ‘How I Met Your Mother’s’. In the year 2011, he was able to appear as a character in a film that was dubbed ‘Mr. Sunshine’. He has been able to feature on The Nerdist podcast.
Awards and Achievements
Garcia has had attained a milestone in his career in the film industry. He has discovered his talent in being a good comedian. He has been able to appear in multiple movies, and he has always demonstrated very excellent skills in acting.
Net worth of Jorge Garcia
Garcia has a net worth of over $6.5 million. This wealth has been generated from his career in the film industry and comedy world. He has been able to appear in multiple roles having risen from minor roles and eventually landing lead roles. His career in comedy is doing so well. This has contributed greatly to his current net worth.
Garcia has been known for his curly hair and also for his huge body and weight. There have been concerns about his weight. There have been fears that he might suffer from a heart attack. His only option to be able to lose weight is by undergoing gastric bypass surgery.