Mario Lopez Is Going to Be a Dad!

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Mario Lopez is going to be a dad!

The Extra alum, 36, announced that his girlfriend, Broadway dancer Courtney Mazza, is pregnant with the couple's first child.

"Courtney and I couldn't be more excited," he said in a statement on Extra Wednesday. "I've waited my whole life to be a dad -- this is a true blessing. I am looking forward to sharing this experience with my family and my family at Extra."

Lopez -- who came to fame for his role as A.C. Slater on Saved by the Bell and was a former Dancing With the Stars competitor met Mazza in 2008 while starring in Broadway's A Chorus Line.

She is due to give birth this fall.