Mario Lopez

Mario Lopez


Mario Lopez Jr. is an American actor and entertainment journalist.


Mario Lopez Jr. is an American actor and entertainment journalist. He has appeared in several television series, in movies and on Broadway.

Before Fame

Lopez was born on October 10, 1973, in San Diego, California, to Elvira, a telephone company employee, and Mario Sr., who worked for the Municipality of National City.


It also hosted the Best American Dance Team for MTV. In 2012, he co-hosted the second season of the US version of The X Factor with Khloé Kardashian and was the sole host of the third and final season.

Family Life

In the fall of 2008, Lopez met Broadway dancer, actress and producer Courtney Mazza in A Chorus Line on Broadway in New York City. They were married in Punta Mita, Mexico on December 1, 2012. They have a daughter (born in 2010) and two sons (born in 2013 and 2019).

Associated With

He is a health and fitness supporter, and featured on the cover of the November 2013 issue of FitnessRX For Men magazine. To complete his fitness program, Lopez is a boxer and a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu; began training in early 2017 and received his blue belt in February 2018 under the supervision of Professor Robert Hill of Gracie Barra Glendale.