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Who Is Monty Lopez? All About Addison Rae’s Father And His Marriage

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Monty Lopez is a former accomplished general manager with a demonstrated history of working in the world of real estate. Over the past several years, Lopez has worked as a general manager for several real estate companies most notably, Atchafalaya Homes and Clayton Homes. But, as of now, Monty has segued more into the social media world.

Better known as the father of Addison Rae, Monty has over 5.5 million followers on his TikTok account as of 2022. He has also amassed a decent amount of followers on his Instagram. In addition to Rae, Lopez also has two more kids with his wife Sheri Easterling.

Well, in the following article, we will discuss several other intriguing facts about Addison Rae’s father Monty. Let’s take a look!

Monty Lopez Date of Birth and Ethnicity

He was born on 24th November 1975, in Louisiana, in the United States of America. As of 2022, his age is 46. Growing up in his hometown of Louisiana, Lopez is Caucasian by his ethnicity and belongs to an American nationality.

Family Details: His Brother is also into real estate

Lopez is the son of father Floyd Davis. His dad who studied at Moore Jr. High has been a President at Tyler Overhead Door Co, Inc. since 1986.

Monty also has a brother named Don Lopez. Born and raised in Lafayette, Lousiana, Don went to Carencro High School and then studied at the same university as his brother attended called the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Additionally, the Lopez brothers also worked together as a general manager at Clayton Homes of Tyler.

Lopez College

As we have mentioned above Monty and his brother attended the same college the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He there studied English and Literature. Moreover, he went to the University of Southwest Louisiana.

What did Monty Lopez do? His Real Estate Career

Before getting into social media, Monty spent a decade and more in the real estate industry. He first landed his job in the field as a general manager at Atchafalaya Homes, in New Iberia, Louisiana in Jan 2007. He worked for the company for over five years.

In Jan 2013, Lopez went on to join Oak Creek Home Center and worked there for over one and a half years until July 2014. Additionally, from July 2014-Jan 2020, Monty worked as a general manager with his brother Don at Clayton Homes.

As per his Linkedin bio, Addison Rae’s father also snagged the same role at LUV Homes, in Gonzales, Louisiana. He spent about nine months at the company.

In addition, Lopez and his family previously owned a housing industry under the parent company called Berkshire Hathaway. They ran it for about a decade, doing lots of construction for several types of homes.

Back in June 2020, Monty revealed to Forbes that he once also worked in the Bahamas. He recalled his work there at the time,

“So, it was really exciting, and it was a good company. Before our family got into social media, that is what I would’ve thought I would’ve done for my entire life. You know, it was my career.”

How did Monty Lopez get famous? Is now a TikToker and Instagrammer

Although Lopez worked in the real estate industry for years, it was only after his daughter became a breakout social media icon that his fame took off. The former home-building businessman decided to make his transition into media fame in Winter 2019.

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Monty with his firstborn child.
Source: Instagram

And Lopez has been non-stoppable since then. He also has amassed a considerable fan following on his TikTok. As of 2022, Monty’s TikTok account has amassed over 5.5 million. His TikTok videos mostly feature his children and wife.

In addition to that, the former real estate manager is also active on Instagram with +322k followers. Additionally, Lopez runs a family YouTube Channel called The Rae Family. Created in Sept 2020, the channel has 293k subscribers.

Talking about his daughter Addison Rae’s tremendous social media followers, the 21-year-old girl has 86.4 million followers on TikTok.

His Contract With WME

In Jan 2020, Monty Lopez along with his wife and daughter signed an official contract with WME in all areas. His wife Sheri took Instagram to announce the news that her, “family has signed with WME Agency!”

Later in the caption, she further explained the contract,

“WME will focus on building out Easterling’s business across modeling, fashion, music, dance, TV, film, digital, podcasting, touring, books, licensing and endorsements. ”


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Moreover, Sheri also announced that “The  family will also work with the Endeavor Foundation to support charitable causes.”

Monty Lopez and Sheri Easterling Relationship: Are they still married?

While there is nothing about their initial romance, Lopez and Easterling dated for a few years before their 2004 wedding in a close wedding ceremony. They exchanged their vows on 3rd Jan of that year. However, soon after their nuptials, their marriage busted up and they remained as divorcees for some time.

Monty Lopez and his wife Sheri Easterling
Monty and his spouse Sheri Easterling.
Source: Instagram

But, later on, when things started working out again, they decided to resume their relationship as a boyfriend and girlfriend. When they were still dating, their relationship, nevertheless, again hit the rough path but they reconciled again.

They Remarried in the late 2010s

Even though Lopez and Easterling broke up several times, they never let their relationship be over. And the strong couple with immense understanding power married for the second time on 4th Jan 2017.

They are leading a blissful married life ever since.

Is Monty Lopez Addison’s real dad? Details on His Kids

If you are the parents of any popular kid, you will thoroughly be scrutinized by the media and their fans. The same happened with Monty as many of their fans have been quizzed him about whether or not he is the real father of Addison Rae. They only started questioning about that after they found his daughter Addison didn’t use the last name as her father has.

While the rest of Rae’s siblings have shared Lopez as their last name, she has used Easterling as her last moniker, which is actually came from her mother’s name.

But, as a matter of fact, whether or not Addison uses the last name that belongs to her father, she is the biological daughter of Monty.

Monty Lopez's daughter Addison Rae and two sons
Monty with his children.

He also has two sons Lucas and Enzo. Both of them have already made their debut on social media with thousands of followers.

What is Monty Lopez’s Net Worth?

He has made quite a good amount of money from his multiple jobs. As per sources, Lopez’s fortune is $2 million. In the meantime, his daughter Addison has a net worth of $15 million as of 2022.