The photo above was taken just one day before Courtney Mazza and Mario Lopez‘s lives were going to change forever. On Saturday September 11th, Mario Lopez and his girlfriend Courtney Mazza welcomed their first child, Gia Francesca Lopez, weighing in at 6 lbs, 4 oz in Burbank, CA. So who is Courtney Mazza besides being Mario Lopez’s baby mama? Here are 9 things about the new mom.
Mario and Courtney met when they both wore working on the A Chorus Line in 2008. Mario was one of the stars of the Broadway revival.
She is 28 and has never been married.
Courtney was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA.
She graduated from the Pittsburgh Creative & Performing Arts School and went to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, graduating in 2003.
After her schooling, she went directly to New York City to perform on Broadway.
She was the understudy for such Broadway hits as 2008 production of Cry-Baby, the 2006-2008 production of A Chorus Line. She also worked on The Little Mermaid.
She also hit the road in a traveling production of Thoroughly Modern Mille. Courtney has also done her fair share of regional productions like Fiddler on the Roof and West Side Story.
Her TV / Movie credits don’t amount to much, her only role so far was on the soap As The World Turns back in 2006.
She now lives in Los Angeles with boyfriend Mario Lopez, the two welcomed a daughter, Gia Francesca Lopez, over the weekend.