Mario Lopez Net Worth
The $16 million net worth of Mario Lopez is mainly due to his run as A.C. Slater on Saved By The Bell and his co-host position on Extra. Other hosting duties that he has filled over the years include The X-Factor and America’s Best Dance Crew. He also competed on Dancing With the Stars during its third season.
Mario Lopez first began his career in 1984 in the short lived TV series a.k.a. Pablo. Upon the cancellation of that show he was cast on Kids Incorporated as both a dancer and a drummer. After Kids Incorporated he moved on to Saved By The Bell, beginning in 1989. He spent five years on the show before moving on to other projects.
Mario Lopez has been hosting shows since 1992 when he was tapped for the first season of Name Your Adventure, an NBC show. In 2002 he went on to host Pet Star, a show on Animal Planet. Lopez took the hosting job in spite of his allergy to cats.
Later TV Roles
In 1997 Lopez was cast as the title role in Breaking The Surface: The Greg Louganis Story. In 1998 he played the role of Bobby Cruz on Pacific Blue, a USA Network show. After two seasons on Pacific Blue, Lopez took guest starring roles on other shows before being cast in The Bold and the Beautiful. Four months into filming he was released from the show.
Roles In Radio
Mario Lopez is no stranger to radio broadcasting. He has been hosting On With Mario Lopez, for Premiere Radio since 2012. The show is broadcast for free on IHeartRadio. Since 2014, he has also hosted a show called IHeartRadio Countdown.
Three non-fiction books have been written by Lopez, two of which are cookbooks and one of which is a fitness book.