Host, Extra, America's Best Dance Crew
Mario Lopez is the host of Extra, the Emmy Award–winning entertainment news program.This is Lopez’s eighth consecutive season as the show’s host, after co-hosting Extra’s weekend edition since January 2007. A man of many trades, Lopez has the overwhelming desire to always keep active. Concurrently with his role as host of Extra, Lopez is the…
Mario Lopez is the host of Extra, the Emmy Award–winning entertainment news program.This is Lopez’s eighth consecutive season as the show’s host, after co-hosting Extra’s weekend edition since January 2007.
A man of many trades, Lopez has the overwhelming desire to always keep active. Concurrently with his role as host of Extra, Lopez is the host of the nationwide Clear Channel radio show On with Mario Lopez. Not only does Lopez have a proclivity for the entertainment industry, he is also an avid sports fan and has taken his love for sports, specifically boxing, to the next level as a recurring commentator on HBO Boxing.
Lopez is the author of Just Between Us, which was released in September, 2014. In his memoir, Lopez shares his successes and disappointments, never-before-told stories and family values. Lopez became a New York Times bestselling author for his healthy eating guide Extra Lean. In May 2011, he released the follow up to Extra Lean, entitled Extra Lean Family, which features recipes and tips that are beneficial to the entire family. Additionally, Lopez penned Mario Lopez’s Knockout Fitness, a bestselling fitness book that offers readers a look into his impressive workout regime and Mud Tacos, a vibrant children’s book he co-authored with his sister Marissa. As a follow up to Mud Tacos, Lopez also released Mario & Baby Gia, a children’s book he wrote for his daughter, Gia. The book is currently being developed into an animated series.
No stranger to rigorous routines, Lopez danced his way to the finals in the third season of ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars. Shortly thereafter, in summer 2009, Lopez successfully completed his first run on Broadway, starring in the long-running hit musical A Chorus Line. Lopez was named the Alumni Ambassador of Fitness by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), joining the ranks of some 25 other prominent alumni, including Denzel Washington and President Bill Clinton, in the organization’s BE GREAT campaign. In this role, Lopez helps bring to light the major issues affecting today’s young people, including the importance of graduating from high school and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and the key role community-based organizations like Boys & Girls Clubs play in the positive development of children.
Most recently, Lopez has gotten up close and personal with some of today’s hottest celebrities and most influential Latino superstars on NUVOtv’s exclusive interview series, Mario One-on-One, Special guests include Eva Longoria, Mark Sanchez, George Lopez, Emilio and Gloria Estefan, Anjelah Johnson and Kat Von D among others.
Even with all his other ventures, Lopez is still in love with acting. His credits include a guest-starring role as Dr. Mike Hamoui on the critically acclaimed Warner Bros. Television/FX series Nip/Tuck. Lopez’s run on the series generated an instant and well-deserved cult following. He also starred in the highly rated ABC Family movie Holiday in Handcuffs and starred opposite Mark Consuelos in the made-for-TV movie Husband for Hire, the most-watched movie ever on the Oxygen Network.
Lopez currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Courtney, and their daughter, Gia and son, Dominic.
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UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
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BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
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SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
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DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
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GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
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FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
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WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
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A Conversation With Mario Lopez
Mario Lopez has been in the public eye most of his life. As Slater on the hit show Saved By The Bell, he virtually grew up in front of the cameras. Now the host of EXTRA , Lopez knows a thing or two about balancing a busy career with optimum health. He is also passionate about how people can make a difference in their communities. An alumnus (and now a spokesperson) of the Boys & Girls Club, he knows firsthand the impact that can have on the lives of children. Whether it’s speaking about the inside scoop on the entertainment industry, how to achieve optimum health, how to make a difference in the lives of others, or serving as a host for any event, Mario Lopez offers it all with his honest and personable manner.
Mario Lopez Faces the Bowl of Interesting Questions
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