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Jennifer Lopez (born 24.7.1969 often referred to as J.Lo) is an American singer, actress and record producer. Jennifer Lopez: Net worth Jennifer Lopez has earnings of $37 Million according to Forbes (2014).

Childhood: Jennifer Lopez was born and raised in the Bronx area of New York City. Her parents, Guadalupe Rodriguez and David Lopez were of Puerto Rican descent and she was raised as a Catholic, attending Catholic schools such as Preston High School. At the age of 19, Jennifer Lopez began to pay for her own dancing lessons and vocal coaching and eventually started dancing in Manhattan nightclubs, whilst also working in a legal office. She auditioned for a number of dancing roles, including rap music videos, working as a dancer for New Kids on the Block and an episode of Yo! MTV Raps. In 1993, Lopez appeared as a dancer in Janet Jackson's 'That's The Way Love Goes' and secured work as her regular backing dancer.

Show-business career: Jennifer Lopez's early forays into acting included appearances on South Central, Second Chances and Hotel Malibu. Her film debut came with 1995's My Family, which was followed with appearances alongside Wesley Snipes in Money Train and opposite Robin Williams in the Francis Ford Coppola-directed Jack. In 1997, she appeared opposite Jack Nicholson in Blood and Wine. The same year, Jennifer Lopez was nominated for the Best Actress Golden Globe award for her role in Selena. She went on to appear in El Cantante, which was well received at the Toronto International Film Festival and Bordertown, which did well at the Brussels film festival. Lopez then went on to make a number of successful, high profile films, including The Wedding Planner (which co-starred Matthew McConaughey), Maid in Manhattan (in which she starred opposite Ralph Fiennes) and Monster-In-Law (which starred Jane Fonda). Jennifer Lopez' career and reputation were damaged, however, upon the release of Gigli. The film co-starred her lover at the time, Ben Affleck, as well as Christopher Walken and Al Pacino. The film was universally panned by film critics and under-performed at the box office. Her most successful film was Shall We Dance? which grossed over $112 million at the box office. Jennifer Lopez has also had a successful music career, staring with her debut album On The 6. The title of the album refers to the Castle Hill subway train that she used as a child. The album, released in 1999, featured the singles 'If You Had My Love' and 'Waiting For Tonight.' The guest artists on the album included Fat Joe and Big Pun. Her second album, J.Lo, was released in 2001, debuting at number one in the US album charts. The lead single from the album was 'Love Don't Cost A Thing' and was followed by the release of 'Play'. The rap artist Ja Rule featured on a remix of 'Ain't It Funny' and 'I'm Real', as did Cadillac Tah. The following year, Jennifer released a remix album entitled J to tha L-O!: The Remixes. The album, which featured P. Diddy and Nas, became the first remix album to debut at number on in the US album charts and is the third best selling remix album of all time, behind Michael Jackson's Blood on the Dance Floor:HIStory in the Mix and You Can Dance, the Madonna remix album. 2002 also saw Lopez release This Is Me. Then, which featured two highly popular singles, 'Jenny from the Block' (which featured Jadakiss) and 'All I Have' (which featured LL Cool J). The album also contained a cover of the 1978 Carly Simon song 'You Belong To Me'. Rebirth, released in 2005, was Lopez's fourth studio album. It lacked the success of its predecessor, though its lead single, 'Get Right' was her second Platinum-selling hit. Como Ama Una Mujer is the title of Jennifer Lopez's debut Spanish language album, released in 2007. Six months later, she released Brave, which featured the likes of Midi Mafia, Ryan Tedder and JR Rotem on production duties. The single 'Hold It, Don't Drop It' was a hit across the globe. In 2010, she appeared in 'The Back-up Plan' with Alex O'Loughlin for which her performance was praised. In 2011, she released her album 'Love?' under new label Island Records. The release brought her sales back up, entering into the US Album Chart at number 5. Her single 'On the Floor' topped the charts worldwide. Lopez landed a spot as a judge on the tenth season of talent show 'American Idol' and returned for the following season. In 2012, she appeared in the talent show 'Q'Viva! The Chosen'. That year she joined Cameron Diaz, Matthew Morrison and others in the comedy 'What to Expect When You're Expecting' and also embarked on her first ever headline tour. Plus, she voiced the character Shira in 'Ice Age: Continental Drift'. Lopez unveiled her greatest hits album 'Dance Again... the Hits' that year which included the single 'Dance Again' and the track 'Goin' In' from 'Step Up Revolution'. In 2013, she appeared in the thriller 'Parker' opposite Jason Statham. She hit headlines at the Grammys that year by wearing a revealing dress despite the strict dress code. She worked as the executive producer of the TV show 'The Fosters' which follows the family of a same sex couple. In 2014, she released her eighth album 'A.K.A.' which featured the single 'I Luh Ya PaPi' featuring French Montana. She also collaborated with Pitbull and Claudia Leitte for the official World Cup anthem 'We Are One (Ole Ola)'. Jennifer Lopez: Business Ventures Lopez launched her own clothing line in 2003, named 'JLO by Jennifer Lopez'. In 2005, she created a new line called 'Sweetface' as well as a children's range named 'JustSweet'. The animal cruelty protest group, PETA have campaigned against her use of animal fur in her clothing lines. She also has a perfume range, with 'Glow by J.Lo' being her first fragrance, followed by 'Still', 'Miami Glow', 'Live Luxe' and several others.

Personal Life: Jennifer Lopez married Ojani Noa in 1997 but they divorced less than 12 months later. In the late 1990s, Jennifer Lopez had a relationship with the hip-hop star Sean Combs (Puff Daddy). An incident involving the pair's arrest over a gunfight in a Manhattan club soon contributed to the end of their relationship. Lopez's second marriage was to the dancer Cris Judd. The marriage ended when Jennifer embarked on a relationship with the actor Ben Affleck. They got engaged in November 2002 but the wedding, due to take place in 2003, was called off hours before it was due to happen. Lopez then married Marc Anthony, who she had worked with musically in the past. They married in 2004, with guests being told that they were attending an afternoon party, rather than a wedding. Lopez gave birth to their twins in February 2008. The couple split in 2011 and that same year Lopex started dating her dancer Casper Smart.



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Jennifer Lopez Sets The Record Straight About Dating Younger Guys


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Jennifer Lopez opened up about Drake and dating younger men while appearing on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' recently, and while she's still a little evasive on the former subject, she had quite a lot to say about the rumours surrounding her taste in men. 

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Talk show host Ellen cheekily quizzed the 'Ain't Your Mama' singer about who she spent Valentine's night with, throwing up a few Instagram photos of J-Lo and Drake looking intimate. However, the shy singer quickly tried to insist that it was all business.

Continue reading: Jennifer Lopez Sets The Record Straight About Dating Younger Guys

Drake Has A Lot Of Love For Rihanna As He Wishes Her A Happy Birthday


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Drake and Rihanna’s relationship has always seemed complicated, but there’s no doubt the on/off couple have a lot of love for each other.

On Monday Drake showed his love for Ri Ri once again, when he wished her a happy birthday during his show in Dublin.

Jennifer Lopez seen on the red carpet at the 2017 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 13th February 2017

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Jennifer Lopez seen on the red carpet at the 2017 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 12th February 2017

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Jennifer Lopez And Drake's Relationship Has Cooled Off


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After just over two months of whirlwind romancing, rap megastar Drake and singer Jennifer Lopez are reportedly taking “a breather” from their relationship because of their hectic work schedules.

The rumoured couple had been spotted together at New Year’s Eve and in mid-January, with Drake at one point said to have bought a $100,000 necklace for J-Lo, who is 17 years his senior.

However, last weekend Lopez posted a cryptic message via Instagram, a quotation normally associated with break-ups that read: “Timing is everything. If it's meant to happen, it will, and for the right reasons.” Many took this to mean that things had either fizzled out or they were taking a break.

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Madonna Reportedly Had A Secret Fling With Rapper Drake


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Does anyone remember THAT awkward kiss Madonna and Drake shared at Coachella in 2015? Well it seems it wasn’t as out-of-the-blue as some may have thought as it has now been revealed the American Queen of Pop and Canadian rapper had a brief fling before the awkward embrace.

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The Sun has reported that everyone in Madonna’s close circle was aware the star and mother-of-four had shared a romance with the Hotline Bling hitmaker.

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Derek Hough, Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo and Jenna Dewan Tatum at 'World of Dance' Photo Call held at Universal Lot - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 25th January 2017

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Derek Hough, Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo and Jenna Dewan Tatum at 'World of Dance' Photo Call held at Universal Lot - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 25th January 2017

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Ray Liotta and Jennifer Lopez at the 2017 NBC Universal Winter TCA on the second day held at The Langham Hotel - Pasadena, California, United States - Wednesday 18th January 2017

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Drake Buys Jennifer Lopez A $100,000 Necklace


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Although they only confirmed their relationship less than a month ago, Drake appears to be taking his romance with Jennifer Lopez to the next level already by buying the singer a diamond necklace reportedly worth $100,000.

The 30 year old Canadian rapper laid out a six-figure sum for a platinum and diamond Tiffany Victoria necklace, according to many sources. Lopez wore the 17” diamond-encrusted piece, which features round and teardrop-shaped diamonds studded in platinum, on New Year’s Eve in a picture she posted on Instagram at the time.

Lopez, 47, had attended Drake’s NYE show at Hakkasan Las Vegas nightclub and cheered him on from the audience, shortly after the initial rumours that they were dating had begun.

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Marc Anthony Files For Divorce From Third Wife Shannon De Lima


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Grammy-winning singer Marc Anthony has officially filed for divorce from his third wife Shannon de Lima, more than a month after it was reported that their marriage had effectively broken up.

Court papers obtained by gossip site TheDirty.com indicate that the American singer filed for divorce in Miami back on December 16th. Us Weekly had reported nearly a month previously, on November 16th, that the pair had begun living separately after two years of marriage.

“It just was not working and they didn't have enough in common,” a source close to the ex-couple said back then.

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Have Jennifer Lopez And Drake Just Confirmed Their Relationship?


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Jennifer Lopez and rapper Drake appear to have confirmed their relationship, after they both shared the same cute pic on Instagram.

Both artists posted a caption-less snap of them cuddling up on a sofa together on Wednesday, just a day after fans discovered that Rihanna had unfollowed J Lo on the photo sharing site.

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Rihanna Is Not Happy About Drake's New Relationship With J-Lo


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The greatest pop star love story turned out to be a bit of a difficult to follow on-and-off set of complications when Barbadian superstar Rihanna and smitten rapper Drake parted ways. Now their romance has taken a turn for the worse after news of Drake’s newest girlfriend became official: with super singer J-Lo taking the spot.

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The 47-year-old mother-of-two has been rumoured to be with the 30-year-old rapper for a few weeks and now it’s become a proper thing, sources have said 28-year-old Riri is unhappy at the situation.

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Mariah Carey Doesn't Know Demi Lovato Or Ariana Grande Either


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It turns out that Jennifer Lopez isn't the only pop diva that Mariah Carey ‘doesn’t know’.

The superstar has never been able to live down that time she said she ‘I don’t know her’ when asked about Jennifer Lopez and during an appearance on 'Watch What Happens Live' on Sunday, we got to find out who else Mariah doesn't know.

Mariah CareyAdd Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande to the list of people Mariah doesn't know.

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Marc Anthony Posts Pics Kissing All His Friends, After Onstage Smooch With Jennifer Lopez


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Marc Anthony is trying to show that a kiss is just a kiss between friends, after his on stage lip lock with ex Jennifer Lopez.

Anthony and Lopez performed a duet together during the Latin Grammy Awards on Thursday night, but after the performance eyebrows were raised when they shared a kiss.

Continue reading: Marc Anthony Posts Pics Kissing All His Friends, After Onstage Smooch With Jennifer Lopez

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Jennifer Lopez

Date of birth

24th July, 1969

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

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