Luis Armand Garcia Wiki
The Young Artist Award-nominated actor who rose to prominence as Max Lopez in the popular comedy drama series “George Lopez”, and is perhaps still known best for the mentioned role, Luis Armand Garcia was born under the zodiac sign of Pisces on 9 March 1992, in LaGrange, Illinois USA. He holds American nationality, and comes from a family of Mexican and Caucasian descent. Luis has just three acting credits to his name, starting as a child actor, but then didn’t pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
Early life and education
He was raised alongside his four siblings, three brothers and one sister, whose names are unknown, however, they are all actors, too. There isn’t much known about Luis’ childhood, except that he was raised in Palos Park, a small village in Cook County, near LaGrange, by his mother, Brenda Garcia, and his father whose name isn’t revealed. His mother died In October 2021 after a long battle with cancer, and Luis shared this sad news with his Instagram followers.
However, it’s known that Luis was an A student, and that besides acting in school and on television, he was into sports, playing for his school’s football team, and was also an avid golfer and skateboarder.
Speaking of his educational background, he attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2010, it seems that he enrolled at Valencia College, in Orlando, Florida, however, Luis hasn’t confirmed that this true, and which degree he received, since his last public appearance was back in 2009, when he was a guest in the “Lopez Tonight” show.
Luis made his acting debut in 2000, as Jason in the episode “Flight of Fancy” of the famous sitcom “ER”, followed by his most notable role as Max in the series “George Lopez”, also starring George Lopez as a fictionalized copy of himself, and Constance Marie; the series had 32 award nominations, and won 10, including a Primetime Emmy, while Luis was nominated for the Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Young Actor Ten or Under, in 2003.
This comedy drama was about a manufacturing plant manager, and his attempts to deal with his wacky family – Luis portrayed the character of George’s son, Max, who was a sweet, curious boy, who had problems with his grades because of his dyslexia. Max and Luis had one thing in common – their love, and skills in skateboarding.
Luis acted in all six seasons of the series from 2002 until 2007, and concurrently had a guest role in the 2006 episode “Freddie Gets Cross Over George” of the series “Freddie”, starring Freddie Moreno, Brian Austin Green and Jacqueline Obradors, and he was also seen in numerous TV commercials.
After the last episode of the series “George Lopez”, Luis hasn’t acted in any movie or series.
Love life and relationship
There were various rumors concerning both Luis’ love life and his sexual orientation, however, he hasn’t spoken publicly about his relationships, preferring to keep his personal life private, and hasn’t actually spoken about any woman or man whom he has been with.
However, judging by his Instagram account, and according to sources, it’s known that back in 201, he was in a relationship with a girl named Tyra Simmons. There were some rumors that the two had a child together, however, those were just assumptions.
The speculation about him being gay started after he posted numerous photos featuring himself and a bunch of guys having fun together, however, Luis confirmed that they are his high school friends, and that they were just goofing around.
As of April 2022, it seems that Luis is single, he hasn’t been married or engaged and doesn’t have children.
Where is Luis Armand Garcia now?
After he quit acting, Luis started working as a music producer, and then founded Hands of Horses, a foundation that helps American fosters; he’s also known for his contribution to charity events for American Heart Association, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Luis has made a decent amount of money through acting , and as he said, he decided to spend his money on adventures and travels, not on material things.
During all these years, he’s traveled around the world, visiting several US states, and in Europe he’s been to Italy, Germany, Netherlands and Norway, among other states, while he also traveled to Japan – his most favorite travel destination is Kyoto, Japan.
He’s a big fan of outdoor activities, and mostly enjoys mountain climbing, but still plays golf, and takes care of his body by working out at the gym.
After his high school matriculation, he moved to Los Angeles, California, but also lived in San Francisco, and according to his Instagram account, spent some time in Orlando, Florida.
In 2015, Luis was honored by the Walt Disney Company, after they selected his design of G-Lo Mickey Mouse, which was later auctioned for charity. Besides Luis’ logo, across the USA toured logos of Raven, Ellen DeGeneres, and John Travolta.
Luis has his own clothing brand, specialized for skaters.
He was active on his Instagram account until 2021, when his mother past away; he posted over 1,100 photos, and his account has been followed by over 13,500 people.
For a long time he didn’t post any photos, and then on 2 April 2022, a photo featuring him and George Lopez from Comedy Works South at The Landmark, with the description: ‘#20 years later’. The photo amassed over 3,000 likes in a few hours, and it seems that Luis’ followers are thrilled that he’s back online.
Age, height, and net worth
Luis is 30 years old, black hair and brown eyes; he weighs around 155lbs (70kgs) and is 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall.
Most of his income Luis earned through his acting career as Max in “George Lopez”, and as of mid-2022, his net worth has been estimated at close to $1 million.