Mario Lopez and girlfriend Courtney Mazza have a new baby girl as of Saturday the 11th of September.
Gia Francesca Lopez
According to CBSNews, Courtney Mazza gave birth to baby Gia Francesca Lopez on Saturday September 11. Courtney Mazza and Mario Lopez are the proud parents of baby Gia, who weighed in at 6 pounds and 4 ounces.
Mario Lopez gave the following statement to his co-workers at Extra, regarding the birth of his beautiful new daughter.
"We are so overjoyed," Lopez told Extra. "What an amazing, wonderful and overwhelming experience to welcome our daughter into the world."
Mario Lopez is 36 years old, and Courtney Mazza is 28. The pair met in New York City back in 2008 when they both were appearing in the Broadway version of "A Chorus Line."
Mario Lopez is an actor and dancer, and stars as the host of Extra. His earlier claim to fame includes a run on the TV show "Saved By the Bell" on which he appeared from 1989-1993.
Book on Fatherhood
The Celebrity Cafe reports that Mario Lopez plans to write a book about being a father.
"I was actually looking for a book for a first-time father and couldn't find one. I've decided I'm going to write one of my own,â€ he told reporters. â€œGuys want to help, too. â€œThere are tons of books for moms
, but dads want to know what's going on with the lady and the baby, both emotionally and physically."
In addition, Lopez is supposedly in the works with VH1 on creating a reality show on fatherhood.
What's next for Mario Lopez and Courtney Mazza? Will there be more babies down the line? According to Mario, there will be more children.
"As many as she'll give me," he said. "At least three!"
Gia Lopez has certainly been born to two parents who eagerly awaited and had fun planning for her birth. Mario seems ecstatic about becoming a dad, and has reported that both mother and baby are doing just fine.
Congratulations to Mario Lopez and Courtney Mazza on the birth of their precious new bundle.
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