Jorge Garcia weight loss: Did he Lose Weight?

The husky figure of Jorge Garcia first came to our TV screens as Hector Lopez in the television show, Becker. Ever since then, the actor has established himself not only on the small screen but also in theatres. The actor who is best known for his appearances as Hugo “Hurley” Reyes in the series Lost, has several accolades under his belt. A jack of all trades, Jorge began his career in Films with 1997 Raven’s Edge. His most recent appearance came in the form of Germur in the movie Rock Dog. The winner of the ALMA Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Television Series, Jorge has enjoyed an incredible professional life.

Jorge Garcia early life:

Jorge Garcia was born on the 28th of April 1973 in the town of Omaha, Nebraska. Born to Dora Mesa and Humberto Garcia, Jorge spent much of his early life in Orange County, California. He attended the San Clemente High School, where he wrestled regularly.

Jorge Garcia
Actor and Stand-Up Comedian Jorge Garcia

Jorge who was also known as “The baby faced killer”, was also awarded the Triton of the Year award, the highest honor given to a graduating senior. Jorge went onto pursue Communication Studies and graduated from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1995. A student of the Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school, Jorge got into acting at a relatively young age.

Professional life

Before his big-break, Jorge spent six years at Borders Books and Music while trying out different auditions. Jorge was just getting by with normal roles here and there until he was picked by the TV series Lost. The series which aired from 2004 to 2012 let Jorge into the path of stardom while also winning him an ALMA Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Television Series (2006),(2008) and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2006). Ever since then, Jorge has made notable appearances in movies and TV series including How I Met Your Mother, AlcatrazBojack Horseman, and others. 

A happy married life:

Similar to his success on-screen, Jorge has had a fulfilling personal life. The actor is married to Rebecca Birdsall. The actress and producer is credited for Hawaii Five-0 (2010), Maggie (2013), and Surreal Lounge (2012).

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Jorge Garcia and his wife Rebecca Birdsall wedding day capture

The pair got married on the 22nd of June 2019 at the Leixlip Manor near Dublin, Ireland. They dated for five years before tying the knot.

Did he lose Weight?

It is no secret that Jorge has regularly struggled with his weight. For instance, in the series “Lost” his character was trapped in a deserted island. The producers asked Garcia to lose weight as his character was trapped. While Jorge did manage to lose the initial 30 pounds in time for the show, he was frustrated by the progress and went back to his unhealthy eating habits.

Jorge Garcia weight loss
Jorge Garcia weight loss

Recent reports suggest that Jorge underwent gastric bypass surgery to lose some weight. The reality star is back exercising and taking a healthy diet. We wish him all the best in his journey.

Jorge Garcia Net Worth:

Jorge has been actively involved in the entertainment industry since the late 90s, so it’s obvious that he had been saving a good net worth. As we know that he grabbed two ALMA Awards and one SAG Award for his role in the TV series Lost which aired from 2004 to 2010.

American actor and comedian Jorge Garcia is estimated at a net worth of $5 million as of 2020. His major sources of income are his films, TV series, sponsorship, and advertisements deals.

Quick Bio

Name Jorge Garcia
Age 46 years
Birthdate 28th Apr 1973
Birthplace Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Nationality American-Cuban
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actor, Stand-Up Comedian, Voice Actor
Spouse Rebecca Birdsall
Net Worth $5 million
Height 6ft (1.83m)
Weight Around 400lbs
Martial Status married
Children N/A
Zodiac Taurus
Social Media N/A

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