Ann Serrano Biography
Ann Serrano is an American producer, writer, organ donation activist, and actress, best known as the ex-wife of comedian George Lopez.
Serrano was born as Ann Marie Serrano on 18 December 1960 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. Her parents were both medical doctors, who moved to the U.S. from Cuba. Her grandmother had a kidney cancer. She grew up in Hartford, Connecticut area. Regarding her nationality and ethnicity, she is a Hispanic and American.
Ana Serrano is the Chief Digital Officer of the Canadian Film Centre (CFC), and founder of CFC Media Lab, the world-renowned interactive storytelling institute created in 1997. As educator, producer, and intrapreneur, Serrano has received numerous awards from the digital media, film, and theater industries in Canada and the U.S.
She is an adjunct professor at OCAD, an Executive Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, and frequently speaks at media and film festivals around the world about the digital entertainment industry.
Ann Serrano extracts lessons learned from the explosion of the Internet over the past twenty years. She explains how these will help guide us in the creation of the virtual reality industry for the next twenty years.
Ann Serrano Lopez serves as the Principal of George Lopez Presents, a film and television production company. She previously has been the executive producer for the 2009 Nickelodeon & Warner Premiere film Mr. Troop Mom (2009), George Lopez’s 2009 and 2007 HBO comedy specials Tall, Dark & Chicano, and America’s Mexican, as well as the ABC Television film Naughty or Nice.
She produced the television specials Ray Charles: 50 Years in Music and America’s Hope Award honoring Oprah Winfrey. She started her career as a casting director. Besides, she is also the co-founder and the principal for “The George & Ann Lopez-Richie Alarcón CARE Foundation” which the honoring in 2001 with Senator Alarcón in memory of Alarcón’s young son Richie who died in 1987 in a traffic accident.
Ann Lopez is the national spokesperson for the National Kidney Foundation, highlights National Donate Life Month in support of organ, eye and tissue donation.George and Ann also spent many years as the national spokespeople for the National Kidney Foundation.
Ann Lopez got married to comedian, actor, and talk show host George Lopez on 18 September 1993 at the San Fernando Mission in San Fernando, California. George and Ann met at the 1990 premier of Ski Patrol.
However, George wrote in his autobiography that he and Ann met in May 1990 at The Ice House. They couple has a daughter together named, Mayan born in 1996.
In 1995, in a rare case of love, Ann donated one of her kidneys to George. George even lost around 45lbs making him feel healthier than before. But, cracks must have started appearing in their marital life because there were rumors in the media of infidelity on the part of George post his transplant surgery.
So, it was almost inevitable when in 2010, Ann filed for divorce. The reasons given for the divorce was “irreconcilable differences.”
The divorce case was finalized on 1 June 2011. Their separation was said to be amicable only for the sake of their teenage daughter’s peace of mind and happiness.This versatile lady has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches. She is active on the social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter.