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What Is Popular Host and Stand-up Comedian George Lopez's Net Worth?

Lopez is best known for his own show, "The George Lopez Show," which ran from 2002 to 2007 and for which he earned around $12 million for each season.
Cover Image Source: George Lopez | Getty Images | 	Paul Morigi
Cover Image Source: George Lopez | Getty Images | Paul Morigi
Name George Lopez
Net Worth $45 Million
Salary $12 Million
Sources of Income Comedy, Acting, Screenwriting
Gender Male
Date of Birth April 23, 1961 
Age 62 Years 
Nationality American
Profession Comedian, actor, screenwriter, producer

The American comedian, actor, and talk show host George Lopez is going viral and is best known for his show, "The George Lopez Show," which ran from 2002 to 2007 helping him earn his $45 million net worth. The series aired 120 episodes and is still popular in syndication. Apart from this, George Lopez is also the producer of the famous film, "Real Women Have Curves."

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George Lopez earned quite a lot from his sitcom's five-year run. He earned around $12 million for each season. He was also the co-writer and therefore, entitled to 6.5% of royalties when the show was sold for syndication in 2007. This earned Lopez close to $20 million a year. Apart from this, he also earned close to $9 million from performing stand-up.

He began his career as a comedian in the year 2000. He was soon approached by Sandra Bullock for Lopex to produce and star in a comedy. In the year 2002, he became one of the Latinos to star in a television series. In 2007, he joined the Nick at Nite lineup, however, the show was soon canceled leading Lopex to criticize  ABC Entertainment Steve McPherson. He started hosting his late-night talk show on TBS on March 28, 2009, and hosted the show, before it went back to midnight ET. 

In 2013, he announced that he would be joining the FC sitcom called, "Saint George." The show was produced under Debmar-Mercury and Lionsgate Television's syndication model, however, it was canceled after season 1. 

Lopez has also served as the guest judge on the reality TV show"America's Got Talent in 2016". In 2022, NBC announced that they were coming with a new series called, "Lopez vs Lopez" where he would be seen opposite his daughter Mayan. 

Lopez has also appeared in the 2000 drama "Bread and Roses" and was seen in the HBO Films drama Real "Women Have Curves."

Earlier this year, he was seen as Rudy Reyes, uncle of Jaime Reyes in the DC Extended Universe superhero movie, "Blue Beetle." His most recent outing is "How the Gringo Stole Christmas" and Lopez will also be sharing screenspace with Snoop Dogg in Amazon's "The Underdoggs."

Lopez was seen in the 2004, Bob Hope Chrysler Classic and also the 2004 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. He is also a member of the Lakeside Country Club in Burbank, California. He also has his own charity which is called, The Ann & George Lopez Foundation. He is the recipient of the Manny Mota Foundation Community Spirit Award and has also served as the Honorary Mayor of Los Angeles thanks to his fund-raising efforts after the El Salvador and Guatemala earthquake. He was recognized for his charitable contribution and named one of the "25 Most Influential Hispanics in America" by Time magazine.

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Lopez and his ex-wife wife Ann Serrano owned a home in LA's Toluca Lake neighborhood. They sold this home in 2004 for a whopping $1.85 million. He bought another home in the same area for $2.495 million. He deeded this home to his ex-wife and she sold the home in December 2022 for $5.25 million. Lopez bought another home in Los Feliz for $2.67 million. This home has 3.5 bathrooms and sits on a 4,100-square-foot area. This home also features a pool and a huge patio area in the backyard. The home has great city views and a private master suite with a balcony.

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George Lopez was born on April 23, 1961, in Mission Hit, LA, but was abandoned by both his parents when he was fairly young only to be raised by his maternal grandmother Benita Gutierrez, a factory worker, and step-grandfather, Refugio Gutierrez. Lopez started as a standup comedian and was approached by actress Sandra Bullock to produce and star in a comedy movie. Lopez has earned recognition for movies like HBO's "Real Women Have Curves" which was released at the Sundance Film Festival.

George Lopez and Ann Serrano exchanged vows in the year 1993 and their daughter was born in 1996. The pair separated in the winter of 2010 and the divorce was final by the next year. During an appearance on the Howard Stern Show, he revealed that he was worth a lot more before the divorce and lost half of it. His ex-wife was supportive in times of need and even donated one of her kidneys to Lopez so she was entitled to half of his fortune at the time of the divorce. Lopex has also talked about how he was once visited by Secret Service agents who had perceived his jokes as a potential threat against the president. 

George Lopez | Getty Images | Emma McIntyre
George Lopez | Getty Images | Emma McIntyre

Are Sandra Bullock and George Lopez related?

No, but the two go long back. The two have been friends since 2000 and have worked on productions together. 

How much does George Lopez make in royalties?

He makes $12 million per year, part of which is attributed to royalties.

Has George Lopez Won Any Awards?

He has won many accolades like the Sports Emmy Award, ALMA Award, Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian, and more. 

What other television shows has George Lopez appeared in?

He has been part of many projects over the years, some of them include, "Reno 911!", "Lopez vs Lopez", and more.

Is George Lopez married?

Yes, he is married to Ann Serrano.

What Is George Lopez’s most famous stand-up special?

He is best known for his special, "It's Not Me, It's You."

Where can I watch George Lopez’s stand-up comedy?

You can watch his stand-up on Netflix, Hulu, and other platforms.