Is Jorge Garcia Married? His Wife, Girlfriend, Weight Loss Details
- Date of Birth 1973-04-28
- Age 47 Years 3 Month(s)
- Nationality American
- Profession Actor
- Zodiac Sign Taurus
- Religion Christianity
- Ethnicity/Race Mixed
- Father Humberto Garcia
- Mother Dora Mesa
- Sister/s One
- Relationship Status Single
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Ex-Girlfriend Malia Hansen (2004-2006), Bethany Leigh Shady (2007-2013)
- Dating/Affair Malia Hansen (2004-2006), Bethany Leigh Shady (2007-2013)
- Net Worth $5 million
- Awards Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)
- Career 1997–present
- High School San Clemente High School
- College University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
- Education Beverly Hills Playhouse Acting School
- Height/ How Tall? 5' 11½" (1.82 m)
- Hair Long curly hair
- Hair Color Dark Brown
- Eye Color Brown
American actor Jorge Garcia is best known for his role as Hurley in ABC's hit supernatural sci-fi series, Lost.
Most recently, he gained massive fame for his portrayal of a conspiracy theorist in the CBS show, Hawaii Five-0.
Apart from his acting credentials, the actor has been making headlines because of his weight-related issues.
Is Jorge Garcia Married? His Wife/ Girlfriend
Jorge Garcia got married to the love of his life Rebecca Birdsall on 22nd June 2019. Their private wedding ceremony held at Leixlip Manor outside Dublin, Ireland, was a dreamy affair.
Jorge's new wife, Rebecca is also an actress - who has appeared in minor roles in shows like Hawaii Five-0 (2010), Maggie (2013), and Surreal Lounge (2012).
Further, Jorge and Rebecca make an incredibly adorable couple and appear to be very much in love.
Jorge Garcia dresses as a gorilla with his wife Rebecca Birdsall on their wedding day in June 2019 (Photo: Jorge Garcia's Instagram)
Before tying the knot with Rebecca, Jorge was in a relationship with novelist Bethany Shady. They eventually parted ways in 2013 after dating for seven years.
Career/ Why Did Jorge Garcia Leave Hawaii Five-0?
Jorge Garcia stepped into acting after he graduated from the University of California, with a major in communications.
He started his career in the mid-'90s with appearances in movies and TV shows like Raven's Ridge (1997), Tomorrow By Midnight (2001), Spin City (2001), Rock Me Baby (2003), and Curb Your Enthusiasm (2004), to name a few.
After that, he got the role of Hugo "Hurley" Reyes in Lost, which made him a household name. For his role as Hurley, Jorge won two ALMA Awards and a SAG Award.
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After gaining massive fame from Lost, Jorge appeared in many projects. Further, in 2013, he entered the main cast of Hawaii Five-O as a consultant named Jerry Ortegain on season 4. But, in 2019, as his character got shot in the premiere episode of season 10, it left the fans devastated.
However, there is good news. Jorge's character is not dead; Jerry will take some time to recover and decide to leave the Hawaii Five-0 task force to follow his dream of writing a book. But, the fans will be seeing him as a guest star in future episodes.
Further, with such an impressive career, as of now, Jorge enjoys an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Weight Loss Details
Jorge Garcia has always leaned to the chubby side since he was a kid. But, unlike many other people, he never has issues with his appearance.
Over time, he got pressured by his closed ones - who were concerned about his weight - to try to lose weight. In 2016, he made an effort and even succeeded to a certain extent. But, as he reverted, he gained even more.
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After realizing the possibilities of Type 2 Diabetes, stroke, and sudden heart attack, Jorge started taking his weight loss journey very seriously. He became 100% vegan, quit junk food, and exercised. After making such efforts, Jorge lost one-fourth of his weight and reduced it from 400 to 300 pounds.