• Courtney Laine Mazza (born October 13, 1982) is an American actress, film producer and dancer
• Grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA and attended Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School
• Married to American actor and TV host Mario Lopez in 2012
• Has three children and is an animal lover
• Net worth of over $200,000 and her husband Mario's net worth is over $25 million
Who is Courtney Mazza?
Courtney Laine Mazza was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA, on 13 October 1982 – her zodiac sign is Libra, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress, film producer and dancer, with seven acting credits to her name, while she’s probably known best for her portrayal of a supporting character in the 2021 action crime movie “I Love Us”, directed by Danny A. Abeckaser, and which starred Katie Cassidy, Robert Davi and Jackie Cruz. It follows Sammy Silver who has fallen in love with a single mother, and is now trying to leave his life as a criminal behind him.
Early life and education
Courtney was raised in Pittsburgh by her parents, about whom only a little is known because she respects their privacy; it’s said that her father was a janitor, and that her mother was a supermarket cashier.
Because she hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, most of her fans believe her to be an only child.
Courtney became interested in acting while attending Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School, and appeared in numerous plays performed both at the school, and at a local theatre; she was also interested in dancing during her teenage years, and competed in a couple of dance competitions.
Upon matriculating in 2000, Courtney enrolled at the University of Arts in Philadelphia, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2004.
Career as an actress
Courtney appeared in a couple of theatre plays following graduation, and then launched her career in the film industry in 2006, when cast to play a supporting character in the popular comedy movie “Pittsburgh”, directed by Chris Bradley and Kyle LaBranche, and which starred Jeff Goldblum, Ed Begley Jr. and Illeana Douglas.
It follows successful Hollywood actor Jeff Goldblum who has accepted to star alongside his girlfriend in a community theatre play.
In 2007, Courtney starred in the short comedy film “Earano”, and her following role came seven years later, when invited to appear in the comedy series “Love & Salsa”.
The year 2020 saw her play Bella’s Mom in the episode “In Tad We Trust” of the comedy series “The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia”, and most recently, she portrayed Michelle in the episode “House Party” of the popular comedy series “Saved by the Bell”. It was created by Sam Bobrick and Tracey Wigfield, stars Haskiri Velazquez, Mitchell Hoog and Josie Totah, and follows a group of high school students who have just been transferred to Bayside High, a school attended by children of wealthy people; the series has been airing since 2020, and has won two of the nine awards for which it’s been nominated.
Courtney’s currently shooting for the upcoming romantic movie “Steppin’ into the Holiday”.
Courtney produced and received special thanks for the 2012 reality show “Mario & Courtney’s Wedding Fiesta”.
She has made a guest appearance in an episode of various talk-shows, such as “The Wendy Williams Show”, “The Meredith Vieira Show” and “Dinner of Tiffani’s”.
Courtney and her husband Mario have also competed in the game-show “Celebrity Family Feud”.
Love life and marriage with Mario Lopez
Courtney met American actor and TV host Mario Lopez while they were starring alongside in the Broadway play “A Chorus Line” in 2008. They went on their first date around a month later, and on 1 December 2012, Courtney and Mario married in a private ceremony in Punta Mita, Mexico, attended by only the closest of their friends and family members.
On 11 September 2010, Courtney gave birth to their daughter Gia Francesca Lopez, and their son Dominic Lopez followed on 9 September 2013; their second son Santino Rafael Lopez was born on 7 July 2019.
Courtney hasn’t spoken of any other men whom she has perhaps been with, while it’s widely known that Mario was married to American actress and model Ali Germaine Landry for two weeks in 2004.
As of April 2022, Courtney’s married to Mario Lopez, and they have three children together.
Hobbies and other interests
Courtney’s highly active on Instagram and is today followed by more than 350,000 people on the network, while she’s uploaded over 4,000 pictures, the majority of which have been taken during her everyday life.
She’s a huge lover of animals, and her pet dog can be seen featured in many of her Instagram pictures.
Courtney’s physically highly active, and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week, thus her slim figure; she’s also following a strict diet, and some of her fans believe that she’s a vegetarian.
She’s into travelling, and her career has taken her to various US states, although Courtney nowadays prefers to stay at home and raise her and Mario’s children.
She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks and Anne Hathaway, while a couple of her favorite films include “Taxi Driver”, “Saving Private Ryan” and “Les Miserables”.
Age, height and net worth
Courtney’s age is 39. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 6ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
As of April 2022, her net worth stands at more than $200,000, while her husband Mario’s net worth has been estimated at over $25 million.
Who is her husband Mario Lopez?
Mario was born in San Diego, California USA, on 10 October 1973 – his zodiac sign is Libra, and he holds American nationality. He’s appeared in close to 100 movies and TV series, while he’s perhaps still known best for his portrayal of a supporting character in the 2010 musical comedy movie “Get Him to the Greek”, written and directed by Nicholas Stoller, and which starred Jonah Hill, Russell Brand and Elisabeth Moss. It follows a new employee who has been tasked with accompanying British singer Aldous Show to his concert in Los Angeles; the movie was nominated for 14 awards.
Mario was raised in San Diego alongside his younger sister Marissa, by their father Mario Alberto Lopez Perez and mother Elvira Soledad Trasvina; Mario’s parents emigrated from Mexico not long before he was born.
He was only three years old when he began dancing, and was seven when he took on karate, wrestling and tumbling; Mario studied at Chula Vista High School, from which he matriculated in 1991.
He was 10 years old when he launched his acting career, appearing in six episodes of the 1984 comedy series “a.k.a. Pablo”, while a couple of his most notable performances in the remainder of the ‘80s were in the drama film “Kids Incorporated: Rock in the New Year”, the comedy movie “Chartbusters” both in 1986, and the 1987 romantic comedy film “The Last Fling”.
What perhaps marked the ‘90s for Mario was his portrayal of Police Officer Bobby Cruz in the popular action crime series “Pacific Blue”, created by Bill Nuss, and in which he starred alongside Jim Davidson and Paula Trickey. It follows the lives of bicycle officers in Santa Monica, California; the series aired from 1996 to 2000, and was nominated for a 1999 ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series (Mario).
He played Lehman in the 2001 horror movie “A Crack in the Floor”, and Antonio in the 2004 biographical musical comedy film “The Soluna Project”. In 2009, Mario voiced Zeus in the popular comedy movie “The Dog Who Saved Christmas”, while a couple of his following roles were in the 2011 musical comedy film “Honey 2”, the 2016 musical comedy movie “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping”, and the 2017 animated action adventure movie “Fantastica: A Boonie Bears Adventure” (voice role).
Mario has won six of the 18 awards for which he’s been nominated, with his wins being two Daytime Emmy Awards for his and his colleagues’ performance in the news series “Extra with Billy Bush”, and four Young Artist Awards.
Mario is a devout Catholic and goes to church at least once a week.