Mario Lopez Wife, Daughter, Family, Age, Net Worth, Height, Is He Gay?

Mario Lopez Jr is an American television host and actor, popularly known for his portrayal of A. C. Slater on Saved by the Bell. He has appeared on many tv series, in films, and on Broadway. Currently, Mario works as a host for entertainment news magazine, Extra. His first professional role was in the series, a.k.a. Pablo.

The multitalented dad of two has appeared on other shows such as Dancing with the Stars, America’s Best Dance Crew, The X Factor, and Pacific Blue. Aside from hosting tv shows, Mario dances, acts, and authors books. He has been active in the entertainment industry right from 1984 at eleven years of age till now.

In 2012, he co-hosted the second season of American version of The X Factor with Khloé Kardashian-Odom and was the sole host for the third and final season. He has also run a reality show with his spouse, Courtney Mazza.

Biography (Age)

Mario was born in San Diego, California on 10th October 1973 to Mario Michael Lopez Sr. and Elvia Lopez. His mum was a telephone company clerk, and his father worked for the district of National City. Lopez was raised in a large Catholic family of Mexican descent. He attended Chula Vista High School and graduated in 1991.

The sensational star kickstarted his career in the entertainment industry when he starred as Tomas’s younger brother in ABC comedy series, a.k.a. Pablo. It did not last very long, and that same year he played the role of a drummer and dancer on Kids Incorporated. Mario has since blazed a trail in his career, exploring the industry as much as he can. From movies to series and hosting reality shows, Mario has clearly not slackened. He started his own radio show, ON with Mario Lopez in 2012, for Premiere Radio. Mario has published three non-fiction books, one of which portrays him and his little daughter Gia.

Mario Lopez Net Worth

Mario has been in the entertainment industry for a long time now, basically since childhood, and not only is he really popular, he has also amassed a large amount of wealth. Mario Lopez is said to have a net worth of $16 million. He earns $3.5 million yearly.

Luxury is not a question as Mario owns a beautiful and expensive home, estimated at the cost of $1.9 million. The house has a swimming pool, four bedrooms, and six bathrooms. It is regarded as one of the best celebrity houses.

Family – Wife, Daughter

Mario Lopez

So far, Lopez has been married twice. His first marriage was to Ali Landry who he had dated for six years. They got married in a Catholic ceremony in Mexico, and the marriage was annulled some two weeks later. In an interview, Lopez admitted that their separation became eminent when Ali found out that he had cheated on her days before their wedding, during his bachelor’s party. He had a couple of dates after her and got married again in 2012 to Courtney Mazza, Broadway dancer, actress, and producer. They had begun dating in the fall of 2008. Together they have a daughter and a son, Gia Francesca, born in September 2010, and Dominic, born in September 2013.

On September 27, 2011, Mario released a children’s book entitled Mario and Baby Gia. The book is non-fiction and is about Mario and his infant daughter Gia.

You Might Also Like: Kimberly Fey Biography, Wiki, Relationship With Donnie Wahlberg, Divorce

Is Mario Lopez Gay?

There have been several speculations about Mario Lopez’s sexuality and this has been attributed to the fact that he is unequivocally an ardent supporter of gay rights, despite his religious views. He has thrown his weight behind gay movements and has tons of LGBT fans. He was Grand Marshall of the 2015 Miami Beach Gay Pride parade along Ocean drive.

In 1997 he played the movie role of an HIV-positive gay Olympic diver. This was despite warnings from some of his friends that it was not a smart career move to make. However, he had explained that his family was solidly behind him. This triggered speculations that he might be gay after all, but Lopez has not made any admissions of that nature. He explains that he has gay family members, and he just has to be there for them. He says; “I feel at the end of the day if you come from a place of love you can’t go wrong. I always try to come from a place of love with people and treat all people with respect. That’s just my approach towards folks.”

Height

Mario is certainly not the tallest guy out there. Some would say he is average for a guy standing at a proud 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78m.

Recent

Timeline of Michael Jackson’s Career Achievements, Shocking Death and Legacies

Famed as the King of Pop, Michael Jackson was one of the most prominent figures in popular culture. He was a talented musician, dancer...

A Timeline of Elvis Presley’s Career Beginnings, Artistry and Legacies

Among the facets of American art, music is one of the most significant subgroups. In this subgroup, there are very few names that carry...

A Timeline of Bill Gates’ Early Life, Achievements and Philanthropy

Bill Gates is renowned as an American computer programmer and business magnate who co-founded the world’s largest personal computer software company known as Microsoft....

Timeline of Mark Zuckerberg’s Career Achievements, Personal Life and Philanthropy

Harvard University has produced many notable alumni over the years. The Ivy League institution also holds the record for producing some of the most...

Understanding How Jeff Bezos Built His Companies and What He Spends His Money on

The United States of America is great for so many reasons, including the fact that it is home to the largest number of billionaires...

Recommended

Who is Antonio Garza and What Exactly is Her Gender, A Boy or a Girl?

The American beauty enthusiast and makeup artist, Antonio Garza, has become one of the most prominent social media influencers out there and no doubt...

7 QVC Hosts Who Either Left or Were Fired

Since the mid-1980s, QVC has thrilled and entertained audiences around the world with their incredible home shopping show. The channel has over the years...

Who Is Kidada Jones? Husband, Siblings, Relationship With Tupac

The death of one of hip-hop's greats, Tupac Shakur in 1996 shocked the world and ultimately shattered plans of what could have been a happily...

Stephen Colbert’s Wife, Family And Kids

We hope you haven't had enough of the comedian, because we are more than ready to give you some more information on; Stephen Colbert's...

Shaquille O’Neal Wife, Girlfriend, Son And Kids

Shaquille O'Neal and his ex-wife Shaunie got married on December of 2002 at a hotel in Beverly Hills and like most celebrity marriages it...

Get the Latest Gist, Profiles and Trends Straight To Your in your inbox

Related Stories