Jorge Garcia is an American actor most notable for his roles in some top movies and TV series over the years. He first came into the eyes of the public through his role as Hector Lopez on the show Becker. Meanwhile, his role as Hugo Reyes in the hit Tv series Lost rocketed his stardom.
Along with being an actor, Garcia is also a stand-up comedian and quite a successful one. Over the years, Jorge has managed to amass a wide fan following through his comical approach to every character he dons.
Jorge Garcia Is a Married Man!
Congratulations are in order for Jorge and his now-wife, actress Rebecca Birdhall as the couple has now married!
The lovebirds exchanged vows in an intimate wedding ceremony held in Dublin, Ireland in June 2019. Surrounded by close friends and family, the couple tied the knot and were officially labeled as husband and wife. Sticking to his comical roots, Jorge donned a gorilla mask after the nuptials and also made his best men don gorilla masks.
Jorge with his wife on his wedding day. (Photo: Rebecca's Instagram | 29th June 2019)
After a gorgeous wedding ceremony, he and his spouse flew to Greece for their honeymoon. Dating history of the pair is a mystery; however, they have been flaunting thier romance since April 2016. From the look of social media updates, it seems like, they got engaged in the year 2018.
As of now, Jorge is enjoying his romantic married life with his wife.
Before his relationship with Rebecca, Jorge was in a relationship with Bethany Shady. The pair dated for about seven years beginning in 2006 and ending in 2013. And before Bethany, he was in a brief relationship with Malia Hansen. Their relationship started somewhere around 2005 but did not last very long as, by 2006, he began seeing Bethany.
Career & Net Worth: Where Is He Now?
Jorge Garcia first gained the pubic’s attention through his role in the series Becker. From there, he went to star on the hit series Lost, which turned out to be his breakthrough role.
Since then, Jorge has managed to make an appearance in quite several different shows over the years. Some of his works include Raven's Ridge, Tomorrow By Midnight, Spin City, Columbo, Rock Me Baby and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
After the TV series Lost came to an end in 2010, he went on to make several guest appearances as well as a star on shows such as "How I Met Your Mother," "Fringe," "Alcatraz," "Once Upon a Time," and "Californication." As of now, he is working on "Hawaii Five-O" where he portrays the role of Jerry Ortega.
With involvements in hit movies and TV series, Jorge has managed to accumulate quite a hefty sum in terms of net worth. As of 2019, he has a net worth of about $5 million.
Jorge Garcia is a son of multi-ethnic parents, Chilean-American father and a Cuban-American mother, so his ethnicity ranges from Chilean to Cuban. After the demise of his dad, Humberto Garcia, his family member includes mom named Dora Mesa and sister. His mother was a professor, and his father was a doctor.
Not much is known about parents, but his social media updates probably signify that he maintains a warm and vivid relationship with them.
For his education, he went to San Clemente High School in California and later majored in Communications at UCLA in California.
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Age, Weight Loss
Jorge Garcia was born on the 28th of April 1973 in Omaha, Nebraska. He stands at the height of 5’ 11,” but his weight has been something of a major issue for Jorge throughout his life.
In 2014, Jorge was reported to be around or over 400 pounds, which doctors warned could turn out to be a life-threatening issue for him. But since then, Jorge has managed to undergo weight loss through a strict regime, but still, he has a lot to lose before he reaches a moderate level.