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What Is Popular TV Host Mario Lopez's Net Worth?

Mario Lopez authored several books throughout his career. His book "Extra Lean" made it to The New York Times Best Seller list.
UPDATED FEB 21, 2024
Cover Image Source:  Mario Lopez hosts a tree lighting ceremony at a Nescafe Holiday Pop-Up | Michael Tullberg | Getty Images
Cover Image Source: Mario Lopez hosts a tree lighting ceremony at a Nescafe Holiday Pop-Up | Michael Tullberg | Getty Images
Name Mario Lopez 
Net worth $35 Million
Salary $8-10 Million 
Gender  Male
Date of Birth October 10, 1973
Age 49 Years
Nationality  United States of America
Profession  Actor, Television Show Host, Author, Singer, Television producer

Mario Lopez, a famous American actor and TV host, is worth an estimated $35 million as per Celebrity Net Worth. Even though a lot of time has passed, people still remember him most for playing A.C. Slater on the popular '90s show "Saved by the Bell". Mario started in local plays and TV ads before getting small roles on TV shows. Mario was also the host of MTV's "America's Best Dance Crew" and MTV's "Top Pop Group".

Image Source: Mario Lopez speaks onstage during Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. / Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images
Mario Lopez speaks onstage during Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. | Photo by Joe Scarnici | Getty Images

When Mario Lopez was hosting "Extra" at its height, he was earning $6 million each year. Then, in July 2019, he switched to "Access Hollywood" and got a raise to $8 million annually. Earlier in 1989, Mario Lopez earned a per-episode salary of $3,500 for his role in "Saved by the Bell."

Mario Lopez's books

Mario Lopez authored several books throughout his career, such as "Mario Lopez Knockout Fitness" in 2008, "Extra Lean" in 2010, and "Extra Lean Family" in 2012. "Extra Lean" even achieved New York Times Bestseller status. These books primarily revolve around topics related to weight loss and fitness. In 2011, he also wrote a children's book titled "Mario and Baby Gia," which explores his relationship with his daughter.

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In 1994, at the age of 21, Mario purchased a modest home in Burbank, California, for $240,000. He later sold this home for a little over $1 million in mid-2022. In 2004, Mario acquired a second home in Burbank for $1.25 million, which he sold in December 2022 for $2.09 million. From August 2010 until mid-2022, his main residence was a Spanish-style house in Glendale, CA, which he bought for $1.95 million. He listed this property for sale in August 2022 at $6.5 million and also offered it for rent at $25,000 per month. Eventually, in April 2023, he sold this house for $4.55 million. In July 2022, Mario purchased a 9,000-square-foot mansion in the LA suburb of La Cañada Flintridge for $9.4 million.


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Mario Lopez married Ali Landry in 2004, but their marriage was annulled shortly after due to alleged infidelity. He dated Karina Smirnoff from 2006 to 2008. In 2010, he had a daughter with Courtney Mazza, whom he met while performing in "A Chorus Line." They got married in 2012 and have two more sons.

Lopez is into boxing and has a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In 2022, he became the manager of the revived Puerto Rican boy band Menudo, and in 2023, they released their first single under his guidance, titled "Mi Amore."

Image Source: Actor Mario Lopez poses for a portrait circa 1989 in Los Angeles City/ Photo by Dianna Whitley/Getty Images
Actor Mario Lopez poses for a portrait, circa 1989 in Los Angeles City | Photo by Dianna Whitley | Getty Images

Where can I watch "Mario Lopez: Saved by the Baby"?

Right now you can watch "Mario Lopez: Saved by the Baby" on Amazon Prime.

How did Mario Lopez make his money?

With a net worth of $35 million, Mario Lopez is a renowned American actor, television host, and spokesperson.

What is Mario Lopez most famous for?

Mario is probably best known to youngsters, however, as A.C. Slater from NBC's popular 1980s teen comedy series "Saved by the Bell" (1989).

What are some of Mario Lopez’s notable roles? 

Mario Lopez, an American actor and entertainment journalist who was best known for his role in the 90s teen series "Saved by the Bell"

What television shows has Mario Lopez hosted?

Mario has hosted various shows like  Name Your Adventure (1992), The Other Half (2001) and Pet Star (2002).

Has Mario Lopez written any books?

Lopez has published three non-fiction books.

What philanthropic causes does Mario Lopez support?

Mario Lopez has extended his support to several charities, including A Dog's Life Rescue, Best Friends Animal Society, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Broadway Barks, Celebrity Fight Night Foundation, Children's Hospital Los Angeles,, and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, all of which are listed on this site.

What is Mario Lopez’s legacy and impact?

Mario Lopez skillfully represented the voice of the people, using his Mexican American heritage as a platform. He applies his broad appeal to address enduring financial challenges in his community.