The entertainment business is saddened by the passing of George Shapiro. He was married to Diane Barnett, but she died of breast cancer in 2005.
George Shapiro, the producer, died at the age of 91, and tributes have poured in. On social media, his followers and close friends have been mourning his demise.
Diane Barnett, George Shapiro’s Wife
In 1983, George Shapiro married his wife Diane Barnett. She appeared in the films Summer School, Summer Rental, and Comedian as an actress.
She was born in the borough of Brooklyn in the state of New York. She also worked for Shapiro/West & Associates as a personal manager. Jerry Seinfeld, Carl Reiner, Bill Lawrence, Robert Wuhl, Megyn Price, and many others were among her clients.
Unfortunately, she is no longer alive, having died of breast cancer in 2005 at the age of 57. George, the talent manager, appears to have been married twice. Melody Shapiro, his first wife, appears to be still alive and well. However, information about her is scarcely available on the internet.
However, according to some sources, Shapiro was survived by Melody, the mother of his children. As a result, it appears that they have been separated for a long time, but that they are still in touch and have a pleasant connection.
George Shapiro’s Children
George Shapiro’s children survived him. Melody Shapiro and he have three children. Danny, Carrie, and Stefanie Shapiro are their names. They have one son and two daughters, two of whom are now married and have their own families.
Hester Parker is Danny’s wife. Mark Fuentes is his daughter Carrie’s spouse. Stefanie appears to be unmarried and has yet to tie the knot.
The two married children are already parents. Adam Shapiro, Nathan Fuentes, Audrey Fuentes, Skylar Shapiro, and Alana Shapiro were among George’s grandchildren.
What Was George Shapiro’s Net Worth When He Passed Away?
At the time of his death, George Shapiro had a net worth of $50 million. He has represented both Andy Kaufman and Jerry Seinfeld, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
However, when it comes to their early careers, he began working at the William Morris Agency’s mailroom and finally rose to the position of agent.
He eventually quit the company and formed Shapiro/West Productions with Howard West. He worked as an executive producer on the television sitcom Seinfeld from 1990 until 1998.
In addition, he produced films such as In God We Trust, Hearts and Diamonds, Bert Rigby, Sibling Rivalry, Man on the Moon, Summer Rental, Summer School, The Bronx Boys, You’re a Fool, and The Bronx Boys Still Playing at 80.