Despite a very tough childhood, George Lopez used his sore experiences as material for his splendid stand-up comedian career and currently is regarded as a top comedian all over the world. Initiating his immature comedian career by playing clubs around the country, Lopez gained wider attention after he featured in his self-produced ABC sitcom. He’s been in a bunch of movies and television programs too.
From his illustrious career, George collected a large amount of net worth, which as per Celebrity Net Worth is around $45 million alongside a hefty annual salary of $12 million. Get further details about his endorsement, tax, insurance, salary, and love life here.
Abandoned by his biological mother as a child, Lopez endured a very tough childhood and was raised by his paternal grandmother. He first got recognition in 1999 when worked as a host at a major morning radio show in Los Angeles and became the first-ever Latino to headline the morning slot on an English-language station in LA.
Lopez later created his own show, the George Lopez Show on ABC which ran from 2002 to 2007. At that time, the comedian was paid $12 million per season.
He has been widely recognized by the Latino community as Time magazine was named him as one of "The Top 25 Hispanics in America" in 2005.
American comedian George Lopez owns $45 million net worth
Likewise, Lopez hosted a number of biggest award functions like Latin Grammy Awards twice and the Emmy Awards once. Despite his busy schedule, George has continuously toured the country performing live shows, aiding his net worth growth.
Besides this, George has landed the major roles in many successful movies. His first silver screen role came in 1990 after he was a cast in the movie Ski Patrol.
He has collaborated with Hollywood stars, Billy Ray Cyrus, Bradley Cooper, Ashton Kutcher, and Anne Hathaway to name a few.
With such an extensive career that spanned nearly four decades, the top comedian has earned a decent amount of net worth which is estimated to be $45 million.
Lopez’s net worth was once over $50 million but lost half of his money in his divorce settlement.
From 2002 to 2007, Lopez ran his own show, the George Lopez Show on ABC and was paid around $12 million per season. After the show was sold into syndication in the fall of 2007, Lopez was entitled 6.5% of royalties. And Lopez made $20 million by syndication.
He further earns a staggering amount of $8.5 million a year for performing stand-up comedies to sold-out crowds.
Here is the table of his earnings:
Prior to comedy, Lopez played many breakout roles in movies which came proved to a boost up for his fortune.
Some of his biggest box office hit movies are as follows:
|Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)||$20 million||$149.3 million|
|Valentine’s Day (2010)||$52 million||$216.5 million|
|The Smurfs (2011)||$110 million||$563.7 million|
|Rio (2011)||$90 million||$484.5 million|
|The Smurfs 2 (2013)||$105 million||$347.5 million|
|Rio 2 (2014)||$103 million||$500.1 million|
The Touchstone/Fireside division of Simon & Schuster was published which turned out to be quite popular and placed in the New York Times Bestsellers top twenty.
Besides this, George Lopez also featured in We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial and hosted Latin Grammy Awards twice.
Back in the early 2014, George Lopez spent $2,675,000 for 4,100 square feet duplex featuring 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in Los Angeles, California.
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Lopez is also a proud owner of many luxurious cars. He owns Range Rover which worth around $177,500 and a Mercedes-Benz that ranges from $73,000 to $109,000.
Lopez's Range Rover
Mostly his expenses are based on his food, gym, cars, costly wears, and accommodations.
As a responsible citizen, Franco is liable to pay a tremendous amount of tax which is nearly half of his annual income. The information regarding his insurance is not revealed yet.
George Lopez has also a passion for humanity and has been engaged in numerous charitable organizations. Spending most of his early years in the San Fernando Valley’s Mission Hills, the comedian devotes much time to the community and is running The Ann & George Lopez Foundation.
For such a philanthropic work and contributions to the Latino community, Lopez has won a number of accolades which includes the Manny Mota Foundation Community Spirit Award.
George also became the Honorary Mayor of Los Angeles after his extensive fund-raising efforts for the victims of big temblor in EI Salvador and Guatemala. In September 2004, he won the Spirit of Liberty Award. He was named as one of The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America by Time magazine in August 2005.
George Lopez’s endorsement deal with many reputed brands and companies also plays a key role to enhance his net worth. In Feb 2012, Lopez made an agreement with prepaid card business Mango Financial Inc. signing a multiyear marketing partnership to promote Mango's products.
The comedian is also quite popular on Instagram where he has over 1.1 million followers. With such decent followers, Lopez has collected a handsome amount of money so far.
George Lopez was born on April 23, 1961, in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California to Anastasio Lopez and Frieda Lopez.
Lopez had a difficult childhood as he was deserted by his father when he was two months old and later by his mother at the age of 10. He was raised up by his maternal grandmother, Benita Gutierrez.
He holds American nationality and is of mixed ethnical background hailing from Mestizo Mexican descent. Lopez graduated in 1979 from San Fernando School.
Talking about his personal life, the comedian was once a married man. He was in a martial relationship with his wife Ann Serrano for nearly 18 years.
Together, the former duo even welcomed their first child, daughter Mayan in 1996.
George Lopez and his ex-wife Ann Serrano
It was announced on September 27, 2010, that the couple decided to end their relationship. His ex-wife Serrano filed for divorce citing "irreconcilable differences” on November 23, 2010, which was finalized on July 1, 2011.
As of 2023, Lopez is aged 61 years. He has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches (178 cm).