About George Lopez
It has been claimed that one of the richest comedians George Lopez net worth has an estimate of 50 million dollars. It also has been announced that he receives a yearly salary of 3.5 million dollars which apparently increases the total amount of George Lopez net worth a lot. In addition to being a comedian, George Lopez is also known as an actor and a talk show host.
To a lot of people, especially the American audience, George Lopez is known from his own TV show called “George Lopez” which is a comedy TV show and which is produced by George Lopez himself. His acts of stand up comedy include various issues, such as ethnic relations of Mexican American people, which is important to the star himself. Also, he is known as a former talk show host called “Lopez Tonight” which was aired on the TBS, but was cancelled in 2011.
George Lopez was born in California and is of Mexican origin. He has seen a lot of negative things in his life, starting with his father leaving him when he was only two months old and finally his mother abandoning him when he was 10 years old. Thus, George Lopez was raised by his maternal grandmother and his step-grandfather.
In 1999, George Lopez was also involved into hosting a radio show. It made him to be the first radio talk show host of Latino descent who has hosted the first English radio shows in the Los Angeles. Initially, George Lopez was aspiring to become a stand up comedian and only later turned to be an actor. It happened in 2000, when an actress Sandra Bullock asked him to appear in a comedy.
Also, Sandra Bullock noticed that there were not a lot of Hispanic-oriented series and TV shows on national television channels, thus, she decided that to create a TV show oriented towards Hispanic communities would be a good choice. Thus, the channel which made it possible was the ABC. In 2002, George Lopez became one of the hosts of Latino oriented TV shows. In that year, George Lopez got his own TV show which was a self-titled comedy sitcom, which ran between the years 2002-2007. The show added a lot of financial success to the overall amount of George Lopez net worth. In addition to appearing on it, George Lopez was also a producer and a writer of the show.