Mario Lopez Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

23rd October 2015

Fact: Former Saved by the Bell star Mario Lopez has been added to the star-studded cast of the upcoming Grease: Live TV event. The actor-turned-TV personality will play Vince Fontaine, host of the teen dance show National Bandstand. The role was originated by Edd Byrnes in the 1978 film. Lopez joins Julianne Hough, Aaron Tveit, Vanessa Hudgens, Carly Rae Jepsen, Jessie J and Keke Palmer, among others, in the production, which will premiere in the U.S. on 31 January (16).

6th February 2015

Quote: "I loved our reunion! We've wanted to do one for years and this was the perfect way to do it. I'll always commit 100 per cent to AC Slater!" Tv host Mario Lopez thoroughly enjoyed reprising his role in 1990s high school show Saved By The Bell when U.S. chat show host Jimmy Fallon reunited the cast for a skit on The Tonight Show STARRING Jimmy Fallon this week (beg02Feb15).

5th February 2015

Fact: U.S. chat show host Jimmy Fallon reunited the cast of 1990s high school show Saved By The Bell to act out a skit with the cast in character. Stars including Mario Lopez, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tiffani Thiessen joined in the reunion.

1st October 2013

Tweet: "I almost hit a reindeer this morning. Full on antlers and everything... Thank God for my cat like reflexes... In La?!" Actor-turned-Tv presenter Mario Lopez had a close call behind the wheel on Tuesday (01Oct13).

9th July 2013

Tweet: "So, my wife @courtneymlopez & I want your help choosing a name for #BabyLopezNumber2. Please tweet me your suggestions". Actor-turned-Tv personality Mario Lopez is fielding suggestions from fans to find the perfect name for his second child. His wife Courtney is due to give birth this summer (13).

3rd July 2013

Tweet: "Flight delayed on the ground. Mechanical issues, going back to our gate... Thanks United Airlines!" Tv star Mario Lopez was stuck in Colorado after his flight was postponed on Tuesday (02Jul13).

22nd April 2013

Fact: Socialite Khloe Kardashian has been dropped as the co-host of America's The X Factor after just one season on the reality show. Her replacement has yet to be announced, but her co-presenter, Mario Lopez, will return for the upcoming third season.

20th February 2013

Tweet: ‏"Ok... So, I don't want to find out the gender of the baby, but (my wife) wants to find out Asap... Thoughts? Let me know..." Actor-turned-Tv presenter Mario Lopez and his wife Courtney are at odds over finding out whether their new baby is a boy or a girl.

17th January 2013

Tweet: "Happy 91st birthday Betty White! Honor to have worked with you on the 'Golden Girls' back in the day... Such an inspiration. #Icon". Actor-turned-Tv presenter Mario Lopez sends his best to the veteran star.

20th October 2012

Quote: "I mean, he's seriously the nicest guy ever. I'm in good company. He's great at what he does, so it takes some of the pressure off of me because I am nervous. I've never hosted before. I think we're going to have fun; we've known each other for awhile. I feel I'll be comfortable around him, so he'll make it easy for me." Reality Tv star Khloe Kardashian is happy to have seasoned Tv presenter Mario Lopez as her co-host on the new U.S. season of The X Factor.

10th October 2012

Tweet: "It's my birthday today, i'm on the road working..Don't know what 39 is supposed to feel like, but I feel great! Next year the 4th level. Wow". Actor-turned-Tv personality Mario Lopez enjoys a working birthday.

7th October 2011

Fact: Mario Lopez's new celebrity hidden camera show H8r has been cancelled by TV bosses at U.S. network CW after just one month. Repeats of Sarah Michelle Gellar's hit series Ringer will now fill the vacated time slot.

15th February 2011

Quote: "Boyfriend's a strong word, I think my girl Eva's just having fun, as she should be. She's having a good time." Actor-turned-TV personality Mario Lopez confirms rumours his best pal Eva Longoria is dating singer Eduardo Cruz, although he insists the newly-divorced actress is taking the romance slowly.

15th November 2010

Quote: "She'd be a great godmother. My little girl isn't even two months yet so we're a little way away from a baptism yet... but we'll see." Former Saved By The Bell star Mario Lopez admits he's considering asking his close pal Eva Longoria PARKER to be his newborn daughter GIA's godmother.

16th March 2010

Quote: “I am so excited. I’m fired up. I’m like a little kid waiting for Christmas. I feel like such a kid myself still. I was like, ‘Whoa! Does this mean I have to grow up?’ I don’t know what to do about the name thing. I like names that mean something. I don’t want to get too creative." Actor-turned-TV presenter Mario Lopez is "excited" about becoming a first-time father.

30th November 2009

Quote: "I was flattered that they asked... I don't think my mum would be too happy about that, and I have no interest to be honest." Actor-turned-presenter Mario Lopez has no interest in baring all for Playgirl.

15th October 2009

Quote: "This is my first children's book and I'm so excited about it. We really want to encourage kids to use their imagination. For me, Mud Tacos represents a time when we were in my grandmother's backyard, creating our own little world." Former Saved By The Bell star Mario Lopez hopes kids will be inspired by his new picture book, which he co-wrote with his sister Marissa.

29th July 2008

Fact: Former Saved By The Bell star Mario Lopez has landed a new job - he has been named as the new anchor for U.S. entertainment show EXTRA. The hunk is set to take over from current host and Sugar Ray rocker Mark Mcgrath when the show returns for its 15th season in September (08).

18th June 2008

Quote: "I looked like a sumo wrestler. My mum had to pull the fat folds apart when she bathed me!" Former Saved By The Bell hunk Mario Lopez, who has been named People magazine's Hottest Bachelor, wasn't always so good looking.

13th June 2008

Quote: "I like a girl that's funny. If she's a big chain smoker, I'm not really a fan of that. Or a cusser - someone who isn't nice to people. Someone who doesn't like family and doesn't like dogs." Former Saved By The Bell hunk Mario Lopez on what he looks for in potential girlfriends.

10th May 2008

Quote: "We were 10. She was adorable. I knew her as STACY... She's still the same sweet, down-to-earth girl that I knew over 25 years ago." Former Saved By The Bell star Mario Lopez shared his first kiss with pop star Fergie.

9th May 2008

Quote: "See what happens when Britney Spears starts behaving? People start making up all kinds of things." Mario Lopez on reports he has split with his Dancing With The Stars girlfriend Karina Smirnoff.

25th March 2008

Fact: Former Saved By The Bell actor Mario Lopez is releasing his own exercise book. MARIO LOPEZ'S KNOCKOUT FITNESS is to be released on 13 May (08).

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