Place of Birth: Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: April 23, 1961
Ethnicity: Mestizo Mexican
George Lopez is an American comedian, actor, and television personality. He was the host of the show Lopez Tonight from 2009 to 2011.
His father, Anatasio Lopez, was a Mexican emigrant, from Nayarit. His mother, Frieda, was born in Los Angeles, of Mexican descent. George has a daughter, actress Mayan Lopez, with his former wife Ann Serrano.
George’s paternal grandparents were named Francisco Lopez and Josefa.
George’s maternal grandfather was John Hernandez (the son of Pedro Hernandez and Raphaela Vargas). John was born in California, to parents from Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico.
George’s maternal grandmother was Benita N. Torres (the daughter of Alfonso Torres and Manulea Mares). Benita was born in California. Manuela was born in Santiago Apostol, Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico, the daughter of Lucio Mares and Maria Guadalupe Héras. George’s step-grandfather was named Refugio Gutierrez.
A DNA test whose results were displayed on the show Lopez Tonight (2009) stated that George’s genetic ancestry is:
*32% Native American
*9% East Asian
*4% Sub-Saharan African
The exact accuracy of the DNA tests on Lopez Tonight has been questioned by genealogist Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak.