Who is Mayan Lopez?
American actress Mayan Isabel Lopez was born in San Fernando, California USA, on 2 April 1996, making her zodiac sign Aries. She has six acting credits, while she’s probably only known for being the daughter of famous American actor and stand-up comedian George Edward Lopez.
Education and early life
Mayan was raised an only child in the San Fernando Valley by her father George and mother Ann Serrano; not many details have been disclosed about Ann, as she prefers to stay away from media. George and Ann’s divorce was finalized on 1 July 2011, following a one-year separation.
Mayan studied at a local high school in San Fernando, and was mostly into acting during her years there, wanting to follow in her father’s footsteps; she appeared in numerous school plays, often portraying lead characters, while she was also into singing and dancing.
She matriculated in 2014, and although Mayan’s yet to speak about her further education, it’s believed that she attended college and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2018.
Career as an actress
Mayan was 11 when she made her debut TV series appearance, playing Jackie in the 2007 episode “George Rocks to the Max and Gets Diss-Band-ed” of her father’s comedy series “George Lopez”, in which he starred alongside Constance Marie and Luis Armand Garcia. It follows the life of a manufacturing plant manager from Los Angeles, the series aired from 2002 through 2007, and won 10 of its 42 award nominations.
In 2009, Mayan portrayed Yvette in the family comedy movie “Mr. Troop Mom”, which also starred her father, and her following role came in 2017, when cast to play Translator in the popular mystery comedy film “Handsome: A Netflix Mystery”. It was written and directed by Jeff Garlin, starred Ava Acres and Armani GreatDane, and follows the life of Los Angeles homicide detective Gene Handsome.
Mayan went on to host the 2019 episode “Mayan Lopez Hosts” of the show “TMI Hollywood”, and the year 2020 saw her star as Lorelei in the short comedy movie “Jersey”.
Most recently, in 2022 and 2023, she starred in the short comedy series “Lopez vs. Lopez”, alongside her father and Matt Shively; it follows the members of a dysfunctional family.
Love life and relationships
Mayan’s highly secretive when it comes to sharing the details of her love life with the public, and thus hasn’t spoken about her past and present relationships, but hasn’t been seen in public with any boys who could maybe be her boyfriends.
Some of Mayan’s fans believe that she’s a lesbian, and that this is why she’s so secretive about her love life; it’s believed that one of her female friends whom she occasionally features in her Instagram pictures is actually her girlfriend, but this hasn’t been addressed by Mayan.
There are also those who claim that she’s currently focused on her career and isn’t pursuing love, but Mayan hasn’t spoken about this either.
She seems to be unattached as of June 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Mayan’s followed by more than 70,000 people on Instagram and has posted over 300 pictures and videos, while most of her content features her during her everyday life.
She loves wearing dresses, and goes shopping for them nearly every day.
Summer is Mayan’s favorite season, and she usually spends it in Miami, Florida swimming and sun tanning at the beach.
‘Lopez vs. Lopez,’ starring George Lopez and daughter Mayan Lopez, is officially set to air this November on @NBC.
The series is described as a working-class family comedy about dysfunction, reconnection and all the pain and joy in between. pic.twitter.com/aMMSfnVv6a
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) May 16, 2022
She’s a lover of animals, with deer being her favorites; she’s a supporter of the organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
Mayan prefers vacationing in nature rather than in overcrowded touristic cities.
One of her favorite actors is Matt LeBlanc, and some of her favorite TV series and movies include “Friends”, “Charlie’s Angels” and “Lost in Space”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Maya’s age is 27. She has brown eyes and black hair, is 5ft 6ins (1.67m) tall and weighs around 130lbs (59kgs).
Maya’s net worth’s been estimated at over $100,000 as of June 2023, and her father George’s at over $45 million.
Who is her father George?
American actor George Edward Lopez was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 23 April 1961, making Taurus his zodiac sign. He has 78 acting credits, but is perhaps still known best for playing Alphonso in the 2010 romantic comedy movie “Valentine’s Day”, which starred Jamie Foxx and Julia Roberts, and was directed by Gary Marshall. It follows the lives of several couples on Valentine’s Day, and the film won seven of its 19 award nominations.
George was two months old when his migrant worker father Anatasio Lopez abandoned him and his mother Frieda; she also abandoned George when he was 10, and he was then raised by Benita Gutierrez, his maternal grandmother who was a factory worker. George studied at San Fernando High School, and upon matriculating in 1979 worked various jobs to financially support himself, prior to launching his acting career in 1990.
His debut film role was playing Eddie Martinez in the 1990 action sports comedy “Ski Patrol”, while some of his following roles were in the 1993 crime thriller comedy movie “Fatal Instinct”, the 1996 adventure comedy video game “Don’t Quit Your Day Job”, and the 2000 drama film “Bread and Roses”. The year 2002 saw George portray Mr. Guzman in the comedy movie “Real Women Have Curves”, which starred Lupe Ontiveros and America Ferrera, and was directed by Patricia Cardoso. It follows an 18 years old girl who wants to attend college, while her mother wants her to marry and have children; the film won eight of its 12 award nominations.
Some of George’s notable performances in the remainder of the 2000s were in the 2005 action comedy film “The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D”, the 2006 comedy movie “Where’s Marty”, and the 2008 adventure comedy movie “Beverly Hills Chihuahua” (voice role).
In 2014, he voiced Rafael in the critically acclaimed animated adventure comedy film “Rio 2”, which starred Anne Hathaway and Jesse Eisenberg, and was directed by Carlos Saldanha. It follows Blue, Jewel and their three children as they’ve come to the Amazon wilds from Rio de Janeiro, and the film won two of its 26 award nominations.
Some of George’s most recent film roles have been in 2022, in the comedy “North of the 10” and the animated adventure comedy “The Boss Baby: Christmas Bonus” (voice role), and the 2023 comedy “Fool’s Paradise”.
For his acting skills, George has won seven of his 39 award nominations.
His now-former wife Ann donated one of her kidneys to him in 2005.