A man of many trades, Mario Lopez has the overwhelming desire to always keep active. Mario is the host of FOX's hit program X Factor, and the nationally syndicated daily show EXTRA. Concurrently, Lopez is the host of Premiere's nationally syndicated "On with Mario Lopez." Not only does Lopez have a proclivity for the entertainment industry, he is also an avid sports fan. He has taken his love for sports, specifically boxing, to the next level as a recurring commentator on HBO Boxing. And he has recently produced a documentary based on the sport entitled CHAMP.
Lopez became a New York Times bestselling author for his healthy eating guide Extra Lean. In May 2011, he released the follow up to Extra Lean entitled Extra Lean Family. This new book featured recipes and tips that are beneficial to the entire family. Additionally, Lopez penned Mario Lopez's Knockout Fitnessa bestselling fitness book that offers readers a look into his impressive workout regime, and Mud Tacos, a vibrant children's' book he co-authored with his sister Marissa. As a follow up to Mud Tacos, Lopez released Mario & Baby Gia, a children's book he wrote for his daughter, Gia. The book is currently being developed into an animated series.