Details on Jorge Garcia's Weight Loss Journey: Where is He Now?

Details on Jorge Garcia's Weight Loss Journey: Where is He Now?

Jorge Garcia is an actor and comedian from the United States. When he earned the role of Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes in Lost, he attracted a lot of attention. Later in his career, he appeared in films and television shows such as Mr. Sunshine, Fringe, iSteve, and Hawaii Five-0.

Jorge Garcia's Age, Family


Jorge Garcia is an American actor and comedian who was born in Omaha, Nebraska on April 28, 1973.

Dora Mesa, his mother, is a Cuban-born academic, and Humberto Garcia, his father, is a Chilean-born doctor.

For his education, Jorge attended San Clement High School in San Juan Capistrano, California, where he grew up.

Gacia earned her bachelor's degree in communication studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1995. He also went to the Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school.

Movies and TV Shows

Jorge first gained notoriety for his role as Hector Lopez in the television series Becker, but he is most recognized for his portrayal of Hugo "Hurley" Reyes in the television series Lost, which he played from 2004 to 2010. 

During the shooting of Lost, Garcia and his then-girlfriend Bethany Leigh Shady created a vlog called Geronimo Jack's Bread, a weekly podcast about the show.

Garcia also had a cameo appearance on How I Met Your Mother's Blitzgiving on November 22, 2010.

Garcia made an appearance in Mr. Sunshine in 2011 as a recurring character. He began portraying Dr. Diego Soto, an Alcatraz expert, in January 2012. He joined Oliver Jackson Cohen, Camillia Luddington, and Jonathan Pryce in the cast of The Healer.

Jorge Gargia's Wife

Jorge Garcia married Rebecca Birdsall on June 22, 2019. They married in Leixlip Manor in Ireland. Rebecca is an actress who has appeared in several supporting parts.

Rebecca had an appearance as Marilyn Monroe in the 2017 film Maggie. She also played Susan Barnes in an episode of Hawaii Five-0.

Jorge Garcia Weight Loss

Jorge's weight gain was caused by poor breathing patterns. Even though his weight was not a major concern for him, it was detrimental to his health.


Dieticians and personal trainers worked with the actor. The doctors suggested he try the Nooch diet (also known as nutritional yeast). The diet uses deactivated yeast to break down lipids, resulting in weight loss.

Jorge also avoided alcohol, processed foods, dairy, and fatty foods. Fruits, vegetables, and meats made up the majority of his meals. He began to exercise regularly, including push-ups, sit-ups, arm circles, running, breathing exercises, and other exercises.

Jorge Garcia shed nearly 100 pounds from his starting weight of 400 pounds after following the diet and training plan. He follows a strict diet and exercises regularly.

Jorge’s Gargia's Net Worth 2021 

Jorge Gracia who is an American actor and comedian has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

Social Media

We can find Jorge Garcia on his Twitter with his Twitter Handle @jorgegarcia with 89.7k followers. he is also active on his Instagram @pronouncedhorhay with 254k followers.