American Television actor and host, Mario Lopez is best known for portraying the character of A.C. Slater in the 1989’s sitcom Saved By the Bell. Mario has hosted some reality shows including the third season of Dancing with the Stars and co-hosted American version of The X-Factor along with Khloe Kardashian in 2012. Mario has now been able to enjoy a prolific career along with enthralling married life.
How Much Is Mario Lopez’s Net Worth?
The 44-year-old television personality has a net worth of around $20 Million. Mario earned an essential part of his income by hosting many events like Miss U.S.A pageant in 2007, 2009 and 2010.
Mario also fetched his first share of earnings from his own nationally syndicated radio show, ON With Mario Lopez since 2012 at Premiere Radio.
The annual salary of Mario is estimated to be $6 Million, as per the Celebrity Networth. The soaring figures of his yearly paychecks are from his hosting gig in 1994’s television magazine Extra and MTV’s American Best Dance Crew ABDC in 2008.
Mario resides in the most luxurious villas across California. He used a whopping sum of $1,940,000 to buy 4,430 square feet house in Glendale in 2010. But the backyard of the Mexican-style $1.94million home collapsed in January 2013 due to torrential rainstorms.
The media maven has also been part of gay pride. He was one of the grand marshalls of the festivity that kicked off on 11 April 2015 in Miami. Mario was into the spirit of a gay and was pictured squeezing one of his male colleagues in front of the spectators.
Blissful Married Life: Daughter Born Before Engagement
Mario is married to 2006’s Pittsburg actress Country Lopez. The anchor first met his wife-to-be at the film sets of A Chorus Line in 2008. The pair eventually started dating and welcomed a daughter named Gia Francesca Lopez on 11 September 2010. Two years later, the proud parents of Gia got engaged on 18 January 2012. The pair tied the knot in the same year of their engagement in a $30 million seaside Punta Mita estate in Mexico on 2 December 2012.
A year after getting married, the couple gave birth to a son named Dominic Lopez on 9 September 2013.
Mario and Country Lopez attends Incredibles 2 premiere with their kids on 6 June 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
Both the parents have given adequate love and care for both their kids. The family was in all smiles while attending the screening of Incredibles in its second installment.
Congratulations are in order for Mario and his wife Country Lopez as the pair have now become parents for the third time!
Yes, you read that correct! Mario's wife gave birth to their third child, a baby boy named, Santino Rafael Lopez on the 8th of July 2019. The pair announced the birth of their son on their respective Instagram accounts.
Mario took to his Instagram and shared the news of baby birth, revealing that it's a healthy, beautiful baby boy, and both the mom & kid are doing great. Likewise, his wife also gave glimpses of her journey thought out pregnancy sharing a series of pregnancy photos on 9 July 2019. She told that her newly-borned infant looks like daddy, Mario.
Mario Lopez shares a picture of his newborn son on his Facebook account. (Photo: Mario's Facebook | 9th July 2019)
The birth of Santino makes it three for the couple, and he joins their siblings Gia, 8, and Dominic, 5. Both the older siblings of Santino are over the moon after the birth of him. They are more likely excited like their parents.
As for the news regarding their pregnancy, the pair first announced that they were expecting back in January 2019, sharing a family video on their social media accounts.
Failed Marriage With A Model: Cheating Acquisition
Mario marriage to model and actress Ali Landry was annulled two weeks after their ceremony in 2004. Ali discovered that Mario cheated her at a Bachelor party two days earlier at their wedding.
Even Mario has talked briefly about his cheating allegations in one of his interview for Howard Stern’s Sirius XM radio show on 10 February 2011. He admits that he cheated his wife to be after he messed up with other women. Mario proposed to Ali in the summer of 2003.
Mario Lopez was born on 10 October 1973 in San Diego, California, as per wiki. He graduated from Chula Vista High School in 1991. Mario comes from a low-income family where his father Mario Sr. had to work very hard to provide shelter and healthy family environment to Mario, his brother Emilio and sister named Marissa. Both of their parents were very supportive of anything the children chose to do. The anchor is 1.78 m (5’ 10”) in height and possesses white ethnicity.