One of the best examples of what it is to give life perfectly fits Ann Serrano Lopez. Beyond being a very talented American actress, writer, and producer, Ann Serrano is renowned as a lifesaver of her husband. Ann donated one of her kidneys to her sweetheart, George Lopez after his renal failure due to a genetic condition. Although several people know her by her profession, there are some people who simply know her as the former wife of popular talk show host, actor and a comedian, George Lopez. Even though, after spending such a beautiful time for many years, in late 2000, this lovely couple started having differences. Then in the year 2012, they finally divorced. If you are curious to know about all the information regarding Ann Serrano’s personal as well as her professional life, then stay tuned with us until to the end.
About Ann Serrano And Her Family History
Ann Serrano Lopez was born on December 18, 1960, in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. Born as Ann Marie Serrano, she belongs to Hispanic ethnicity and holds an American Nationality. The beautiful daughter, Ann was raised by her Cuban immigrant parents. They both were from a medical background and worked in the medical line. The other information regarding her childhood days and parents are still missing yet.
Ann Serrano is best known for her work as an actress and executive producer for 2009 Nickelodeon. She served as the principal in the television program George Lopez Presents aired on ABC from 27 March 2002. She rose to fame after her appearance on The Warner Premiere Film called Naughty or Nice, America’s Mexican, Tall dark & Chicano and Mr. Troop Mom. Besides this, she is an American artist working primarily with cardboard and recognized as the ex-wife of the popular comedian, George Lopez.
Ann’s Lifespan Before Divorce
Ann and George first met at The Ice House in May 1990. After dating for three years, they finally wedded on 18 September 1993. The lovely couple wedding took place at the San Fernando Mission in San Fernando, California. They have one gorgeous daughter named Mayan Lopez (born on April 2, 1996). Mayan is also a popular actress same as her parents. After the birth of Mayan, they both prettily decided not to have another child. Although after spending the beautiful married life for two decades, the relationship didn’t work out well. At last, they decided to part ways in the year 2010 and their divorce got finalized on 1 June 2011. The main reason behind their split-up was an incompatible difference.
Serrano’s Role As a Life Saver
Just before the two-decade marriage crashed, the ex-husband of Ann, George Lopez’s kidneys failed due to the genetic condition. They both kept a secret of his sick for many years. George was sick from 1998 to 2005. In 2005, a strong woman, Ann Serrano did something miracle to save her beloved husband’s life. She donated one of her kidneys to her love with whom she has spent almost 17 years of her life. After playing as a role of a lifesaver and giving the precious gift to her husband, in an interview with CNN, Ann told that “George, he comes from a very dysfunctional family and a horrific childhood. It was hard for him to accept that someone would give him the gift of life. He cried and thanked me and said that he loves me so much.”
George Lopez also confessed that after he woke up, he had never felt as good as he did for many years. He was more concerned for his wife than himself. But after five years everything got changed. On 23 November 2010, before their marital disaster, she took a picture along with her husband at Padres el Contra Cancers 25th Anniversary Party. And just after four days later, she decided to get a divorce by mentioning the reason of ‘irreconcilable difference.’
Ann’s Life After Divorce
Nobody thought that after the fighting for life, their relationship could go to worse. But when Ann revealed to end their marriage, their every fans and follower got shocked. They finally got divorced and it took almost over a year to settle their property and lastly, in late 2012 their relationship came to conclusion. From the agreement, Ann was entitled to fifty percent of GLO’s American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) retirement fund. As per Fox News, she was about to get the 50-50 share of the fund that the star deposited from 1993-2010 covering their marriage length.
Although Ann and George have been part ways, Ann neither has re-married nor been dated to anyone. She is still single till today. The major contributing factor that the former couple decided to keep their relationship as a friend was for their daughter. Ann always prefers to keep her personal life far from the limelight, that’s why there is not much information regarding her.
Achievement and Film Career
Talking about her career, Ann started her career as the Chief Digital Officer at the Canadian Film Centre (CFC). In 1997, she launched CFC Media Lab, an interactive storytelling institute. Through this, she has received numerous awards not only in the US but also in Canada. Ann also worked as a professor at OCAD University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. During that time, she was active in the position of the Executive Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
In 2005, after donating one of her kidneys to her husband, she gained a lot of attention. Later, she became the national spokesperson for the National Kidney Foundation. She is also a co-founder of the charitable organization, The George & Ann Lopez-Richie Alarcon CARE Foundation, in memory of Senator Alarcon’s deceased son.
Speaking to her entertainment industry, she became active when she began to serve as the President of her ex-husband’s film and television production company ‘George Lopez Presents’. Then she wrote an episode for a TV show “George Lopez” in 2003. After that, she gave her first debut as an actress in the TV series “Life with Bonnie” where she played the role of Anna.
In 2004, Ann produced an episode of the TV series “The Wonderful World Of Disney”. Along with that, she was the executive producer of the TV special documentary film entitled “George Lopez: America’s Mexican”. And in 2009, her next major projects came up. She produced the film “Mr. Troop Mom”, and the documentary “George Lopez: Tall, Dark & Chicano” In 2012, Ann produced the TV special “Kiki Melendez’ Hot Tamales Live”. Further speaking about her career, Ann has recently worked as the executive producer of the short film “Autumn” in 2018. And now it has been announced that her next project, will be the documentary “Carlos In Wonderland”, which will be released in 2019.
How Rich Is Ann Serrano?
The beautiful 5 feet 6 inches tall, Ann has been active in the entertainment industry for more than 30 years. She is well-known as the film producer, writer, and actor. She has accumulated her worth through her successful career. She also received a good sum of money as a part of a divorce settlement from her ex-husband George Lopez. Her income from the entertainment sector and divorce settlement boost her net worth to millions of dollars. That’s why if we are talking about her net worth or how rich she is, from the authoritative sources it has been estimated that the total net worth of her is over $35 million