September 13, 2010 06:19:05 GMT
'We are so overjoyed. What an amazing, wonderful and overwhelming experience,' the first-time dad said.
Beloved U.S. TV personality Mario Lopez is a first-time dad - his girlfriend Courtney Mazza gave girth to a baby girl on Saturday, September 11. The former "Saved by the Bell" star and Mazza have named the tot Gia Francesca.
The host of showbusiness news show Extra says, "We are so overjoyed. What an amazing, wonderful and overwhelming experience." Lopez hopes to write a book and create a reality TV show about first-time fatherhood.
Mario Lopez announced Courtney Mazza's pregnancy back in March this year. "We're very happy. Courtney and I couldn't be more excited. I've waited my whole life to be a dad; this is a true blessing," they said back then in joint statement. Also, he's also keen to write a book about becoming a daddy: "(It will be) a book women could get for their guys to be prepared for fatherhood."