Lopez has also guest co-hosted The Wendy Williams Show, and MC'ed the gala benefit for the 2010 Pageant of the Masters arts festival in Laguna Beach, California.Starting in 2012 Mario Lopez began hosting his own Nationally Syndicated Radio Show ON With Mario Lopez for Premiere Radio.After Mario admitting to cheating in 2008, he and Karina split, and he married Courtney Mazza in 2012.
A third book, "Extra Lean Family", was published in May 2012.
In September 2013, Lopez returned to the show as sole host for season 3 after Kardashian was not asked back as co-host. Despite the show's cancellation, Simon Cowell stated that he thinks X Factor will come back.
From 2002 – 2005, he was the host of the Animal Planet show Pet Star, despite some difficulty with an allergy to cats.
Former Saved by the Bell actor Mario Lopez was paired up with Dancing With the Stars pro Karina Smirnoff back in 2006.
Despite earning high scores all season, they narrowly missed victory on the dance floor — but that didn't stop them from dating and moving in together a year later.