Celebrated comedian George Lopez is counted amongst the best in business and has an illustrious body of work to his credit. He is successfully running his show ABC sitcom with his quick-wittedness being admired by every follower. Like every comedian, his work has also been under knife many times so that it does not hurt the listener’s ego and also criticized for having too much of ethnics and cultural spoofs.
Despite all the limitations, he stands out making his way to a successful path followed by earning loads of money. Now let’s have a close look at George Lopez’s net worth in 2018.
George Lopez Early Life
Born on April 23, 1961, he was abandoned by his parents just after giving birth. George has been bought up by his maternal grandparents, Benita Gutierrez who was a factory worker and Refugio Gutierrez, a construction worker.
He got married in 1993 to Ann Serrano and filed for divorce in 1996 stating their couple is actually not made for each other. They have a daughter Mayan. It took 5 years to finalize the divorce, but it was amicable.
George has a medical concern where his both the kidneys failed and needed a donor to survive when his wife Ann donated one of her kidneys. Transplant operation got successful, however, the after-effects led Lopez to make people aware of this condition, precautions, and symptoms everything. He lost 45 lbs and worked hard to recover completely. He even raised this issue on his show where the character’s son could be seen with similar symptoms.
‘The Ann & George Lopez Foundation’ is the charity run by him and he equally gives time to this through fund-raising and other similar activities.
George Lopez Career
He initially put efforts in stand-up which led him to earn quite well, and due to time, it became more proficient and more organized. During his stand-up events, he is very well able to understand the audience and quickly make up for the act. This is actually one of the traits every stand-up need to have, but when it is Lopez on the stage, everyone can draw towards his out of the box influential skills.
Saying more in few words and that too hitting hard enough for even a rock to break into two pieces- that’s the way his word flows. He did not even stop saying his opinions about politics, ethnicities, cultures and any other sensitive business.
After his stand-up was going well, he was called up for production starring himself, and that’s when his sitcom started. In its initial days, it was being criticized hugely with many remarks saying lack of Latino stuff. He continued making changes to it that ultimately recognized and came up as a surprise success. His show got canceled, and the reasons are unknown.
This show opened many ways for Lopez, and he kept on exploring all, He became a commentator for HBO sports show and played roles in ‘Reno 911’ and then started his own talk show ‘ Lopez Tonight’ which completed 2 seasons successfully. Then the time came when he started to produce his own sitcom ‘Saint George’ that went well. He was also one of the guest judges on ‘America’s Got Talent’ in 2016 and used golden buzzer for the dance group.
Awards & Achievement
Lopez has received many awards for his contribution towards comedian artists space in the industry, contribution to Latin community and also for spreading humanity. Fe of them includes ‘Spirit of the Liberty Award’ and ‘the 25 most Influential Hispanics in America.
Net Worth of George Lopez
He has a net worth of over $45 Million including his 6.5% of royalties coming from the show ‘George Lopez show’ on ABC which was sold to syndication.
He has been recognized widely for every single reason. It might be due to his comical timings, quick yet deep though build-up or even for the show, he hosts. Recognition is usually negative for his not ending anti-ego remarks and positive for still being ethical. All this makes up for this person that he carries in an excellent way.