George Lopez doesn’t have much to laugh about these days, as far as his love life is concerned. The Mexican-American comedian’s wife of 17 years, Ann Serrano, filed for divorce on Tuesday, citing irreconcilable differences.
According to Us magazine, Serrano is seeking primary child custody of the couple’s only child, 14-year-old daughter Mayan, as well as spousal support. Los Angeles-based divorce lawyer Laura Wasser, who also represents Christina Aguilera, is representing her.
The couple publicly announced theirseparationin September. At the time, a representative for Lopez toldUsthat”the decision is amicable and by mutual agreement. [Lopez and Serrano] remain dedicated parents and committed partners in business and their philanthropic organization, The Lopez Foundation.”
There was noprenuptial agreementin the marriage,TMZhas reported.
Lopez, 49, and Serrano married in 1993. In 2005, Serrano donated one of her kidneys to Lopez when he needed a transplant.
Known largely for his ethnic-themed stand-up, George Lopez starred in his own self-titled ABC sitcom from 2002 to 2007, and the show has become a surprise hit in reruns. He currently hosts his own late-night talk show,Lopez Tonight, on TBS.Timemagazine chose Lopez as one of their “25 Most Influential Hispanics In America” in 2005.
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