Mario is a capable drummer and has been seen in his many television roles playing the instrument. Lopez`s character was a masculine, athletic student, helping to garner the actor a sizable teenage-girl fan base.
He maintains a close friendship with fellow cast-mate Mark-Paul Gosselaar. Like fellow Saved by the Bell actor Dustin Diamond, he was featured as a celebrity guest on The Weakest Link.
Mark Ballas and Derek Hough have also had romances with Sabrina Bryan and Shannon Elizabeth, respectively.
Val and Jenna hung out together during rehearsals for 'DWTS' in West Hollywood. And one photo shows Val putting his arm around Jenna during their date.
In other pictures, Jenna held Val's hand as he draped it over her shoulder. He had an almost calm look of happiness and contentment.
CHECK OUT THE SLIDESHOW ABOVE FOR MORE RUMORED 'DWTS' COUPLES "They ordered and were very flirtatious," a source told E! He was very at ease and you could tell they were comfortable together." The insider added that Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson got even closer as they left the restaurant.
But they would not be the first 'Dancing With The Stars' dancers to find love away from the dance floor.
Val's brother Maks is currently engaged to fellow 'DWTS' pro Peta Murgatroyd.