- Jorge Garcia is an American actor and comedian best known to TV audiences as loveable but brave Hurley on the hit television series Lost. Many people may know him from Hawaii Five-0 where he played the role of Jerry Ortega from 2013 to 2019.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Dating, Girlfriend, and Marriage
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Jorge Garcia is an American actor and comedian best known to TV audiences as loveable but brave Hurley on the hit television series Lost. Many people may know him from Hawaii Five-0 where he played the role of Jerry Ortega from 2013 to 2019.
Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, Jorge Garcia was born on 28 April 1973 under the star sign Taurus. The 47-year-old actor is American by nationality and belongs to Chilean and Cuban ethnicity. He used to wrestle while attending San Clemente High School. He later graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1995 and studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Garcia made his acting debut with a minor role in the 1997 film Raven’s Ridge. His career took off after he played the role of Hugo Reyes in the television series Lost, a role that he played from 2004 to 2010.
Since then, Garcia has starred in numerous film and TV series, including Little Athens, The Wedding Ringer, Rock dog, The Wrong Missy, Alcatraz, Hawaii Five-0, BoJack Horseman, and MacGyver, to name a few. Besides, he has hosted podcasts like Geronimo Jack’s Beard and Kaiju Podcast.
Garica lives in a house in New York that he bought for $40 million. Similarly, he charged $40,000 per episode in Lost, which later increased to $80,000. Over two decades of an acting career, he has pocketed a colossal net worth and lives an elegant life. As of December 2020, Garcia’s net worth is estimated at $5 million.
Dating, Girlfriend, and Marriage
The Lost actor is blissfully married to his long-time girlfriend, Rebecca Birdsall. His wife is also an actress who played the role of Susan in Hawaii Five-0.
Garcia began dating Birdsall around 2013 or 2014. The couple eloped in 2015 and got married on 22 June 2019 at Leixlip Manor outside Dublin, Ireland. Since then, the husband and wife duo is enjoying their married life to the fullest.
Before marrying his now-wife, Birdsall, Garcia has dated a few women in the past. He was in a relationship with Malia Hansen from 2004 to 2006. He then began dating his fellow Lost co-star Bethany Leigh Shady in 2007. The couple was reportedly together till 2013.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The 47-year-old comedian was born to parents Humberto Gracia and Dora Mesa. His mother is a Cuban-born professor while his father is a Chilean-born doctor. His parents raised him in San Juan Capistrano in Orange County, California, alongside his younger sister.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Garcia stands quite tall at the height of 5 feet 11 inches. He has a chubby, fat body that weighs around 120 kg. His dark brown hair and hazel eyes provide a perfect complement to his personality.