Courtney Mazza first came into the limelight due to her acting career. She has since gained prominence as Courtney Lopez, actor and television host Mario Lopez’s wife. The pair have now made a name for themselves thanks to their collaborative ventures.
Well, thanks to the popularity of the Lopez couple, many people want to know more about Courtney and her life before fame. So, in this biography we will take a look at her early life, career trajectory, motherhood, relationship and more.
Where Is Courtney Lopez From?
The multi talented star was born Courtney Laine Mazza in the year 1982. Few sites suggest that she celebrates her birthday on October 13 and is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was interested in the performing arts world from early on and attended the Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts. Courtney Lopez’s parents must have been supportive of her dreams.
While there is no further information regarding her family life, we do know that Courtney attended the University of Arts in Philadelphia following her high school graduation. She graduated in 2003 and started her professional journey.
When Did Courtney Lopez Start Her Acting Journey?
While Lopez’s on screen debut only came in the mid-2000s, she had been already starring in and winning awards for her onstage performances.
She started her performance career with Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera starring in numerous community and regional theaters. Moreover, when she was six, Courtney spent one summer working in New York City. She continued to appear in commercials and print ads in the Pittsburgh area.
Courtney Lopez was also a member of the Civic Light Opera Mini-Stars and even performed for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Furthermore, in high school, she not only starred in numerous productions but was also nominated twice in the Best Actress category at Gene Kelly Awards For Excellence in High School Musical Theater. She won the award twice, first in 1996 for her role in Weird Romance and then in 1999 for Violet.
What Projects Has Courtney Lopez Worked On?
Aforementioned, Courtney Lopez started her acting journey as a young girl and found success in her early stage career.
She continued on with her career on stage after being offered to perform at Ceasar’s Palace in Atlantic City. She performed the Broadway Revue nightly for three months. She then moved to New York and for the next year traveled to cities across the country for Thoroughly Modern Millie’s Broadway national tour.
Courtney continued on with her stage career performing in the productions of Cry Baby, The Little Mermaid, A Chorus Line and more. At the same time, Lopez also starred in Earano and Love & Salsa. But she did not continue with her acting journey. Rather, she focused on her husband’s show, Mario Lopez: Saved by the Baby. She was credited as Courtney Mazza on the series and appeared in 10 episodes between 2010 and 2011.
Lopez continued to appear in a few talk shows and reality series over the years. She also collaborated with her husband and co-hosts the nationally syndicated show, On With Mario Lopez. On the show, the Lopez couple talk about the entertainment world and also interview celebrities.
Moreover in recent years, Courtney made her acting comeback starring in The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia and Saved by the Bell in 2020. She also appeared in I Love Us and Steppin’ Into the Holiday.
It is evident that whether it is as Courtney Mazza or Courtney Lopez, the talented star has found fame with her professional journey. We wish her even more fame and fortune in the coming days.
How Long Has Courtney Lopez Been Married To Mario Lopez?
Courtney Lopez’s fame grew tenfold after her marriage with television host and actor Mario Lopez. The pair first met while Courtney was working on the Broadway revival of A Chorus Line and started dating in 2008. They welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Gia Francesca Lopez in September 2010.
Over a year after welcoming their daughter, Courtney and Mario got engaged. They then tied the knot in Punta Mita, Mexico on December 1, 2012. This was followed by the couple welcoming their sons, Dominic Luciano Lopez in 2013 and Santino Rafael Lopez in 2019.
The Lopez couple have not shied away from sharing their love for each other on social media and traditional media platforms. They also team up professionally on multiple occasions and are the biggest supporters of one another. We wish Courtney Lopez and her family even more success and happiness in the coming days.