Mario Lopez

Lopez in 2011, s_bukley /

Place of Birth: San Diego, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 10, 1973

Ethnicity: Mexican [Spanish, Indigenous]

Mario Lopez is an American actor and entertainment journalist. He is known for playing A.C Slater on the series Saved by the Bell.

His parents were born in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico. He is married to actress and producer Courtney Mazza, with whom he has three children.

He was a high school wrestler and is an avid boxing fan. He also commentates professional boxing fights.

A DNA test whose results were displayed on the show Extra (2013) stated that Mario’s genetic ancestry includes Indigenous American, Spanish, and British.

He is a devout Catholic, and underwent baptism by immersion at the Jordan River.

Mario’s mother’s surname is Trasvina.


Curious about ethnicity

99 Responses

  1. anen87 says:

    To be technical he’s actually a Harnizo-Mexican.

  2. sebastianvalladolid says:

    Mestizo for sure not too white not too native

  3. Connerfromvine says:

    Mexican is about as vague as “American”

  4. xoxo says:

    Nothing black about him. He looks Mexican.

  5. abbracci says:

    He’s pure Mexican. A lot of Mexicans look Caucasian.

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