BACKGROUND: Mexican-American He’s come a long way since Saved by the Bell, making it to the finals on Dancing with the Stars and landing a hosting gig on Extra. But what of the 33-year-old’s relationship with his Dancing partner, Karina Smirnoff? “Mario is closest to this girl, but I don’t think he’s ready to get married,” his mother said.
BACKGROUND: Mexican She’s an actress, singer, entrepreneur and now, a radio host, taking charge of The Conexién, Thaléa Radio Show. At 35, she’s now looking to add another title – mommy! – to her resumé. (She’s married to music executive and former Sony Music chief Tommy Mottola.) “My relationship has always been fabulous,” Thaléa says, “with and without storms.”
BACKGROUND: Peruvian The 36-year-old actor, best known for his dual roles as Diego de la Vega and El Zorro in the novela Zorro: La Espada y la Rosa, credits his wife with keeping him sane. “If I hadn’t had someone like Marisol by my side from the beginning, at this point, I’d probably be Britney Spears’s roommate,” he says.
BACKGROUND: Puerto Rican The novela star, 35, is now playing a villain in Las Riendas del Amor. But next she hopes to costar as a parent, alongside husband singer Luis Fonsi. “As soon as the doctor says so,” says Lopez, a breast cancer survivor who is waiting for her body to detox from chemotherapy, “we’re going to stop using birth control and give it a go.”