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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 Duets With Ex-Husband Marc Anthony During New York Gig


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Just a few days after it was rumoured that she had broken up with her boyfriend Casper Smart, Jennifer Lopez teamed up a figure from her past when she joined ex-husband Marc Anthony onstage for a duet during his gig in New York this weekend.

The exes, who divorced in 2014 having effectively separated three years before that, were friends before they married and have remained amicable for the sake of their eight year old twins, Emme and Max.

J-Lo, 47, took to the stage at her salsa singer ex’s gig at Radio City Music Hall on Friday night (August 26th), and together they performed their 1999 Spanish-language hit ‘No Me Ames’ – originally released on Lopez’s debut album On The 6.

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Jennifer Lopez Shares Heartbreak Message On Instagram After Casper Smart Split


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Jennifer Lopez has returned to Instagram for the first time since news of her split with long-time boyfriend Casper Smart broke earlier this week. The signer and actress posted a cryptic message to the photo-sharing site, which seemed to allude to her recent heartbreak.

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Jennifer Lopez Has Reportedly Split From Casper Smart Again


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Jennifer Lopez has split from her on-off boyfriend of five years Beau 'Casper' Smart, according to reports. The pair have been dating for five years, though in that time they have already broken up once. Official representatives are yet to confirm or deny the break-up, but anonymous sources insist it's all for real.

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The 47-year-old 'Ain't Your Mama' singer first started dating her 29-year-old former back-up dancer in October 2011, but they briefly split in June 2014 before reconciling just a few months later. Now it looks as though it's over for good between J-Lo and her 'Beau'.

TMZ have confirmed the news, via sources from J-Lo's camp, though did mention that sources close to Casper are denying any such thing. People heard the news first though, with their source explaining that it was an amicable break-up and now they're just friends.

'Jennifer and Casper have split. They have not been together for a few weeks', the source told People. 'It wasn't anything dramatic and they were on good terms - it just came to a natural end. They will remain friends and they see each other, but they are not together. It was very amiable.'

It might come as a shock to some that their relationship has come to an end, especially as they appear to have been getting along only recently at Lopez's show in Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas two weeks ago, and at her birthday bash in the city a few weeks before that.

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It wasn't long ago that Smart was gushing about his girlfriend to People. 'She's sweet, funny, nice, easygoing and gracious. You can't ask for anything more. She's beautiful', he said, adding that they had a healthy relationship out of the spotlight. 'We don't really go out very much. We both don't drink, we don't do any drugs, smoking, pills or any of the craziness. We don't get wrapped up in the Hollywood life that can chew you up and spit you out. I've seen it happen a million times.'

But it was Lopez who insisted on the 'Today' show earlier this year that she didn't need a man in her life to make her happy. 'Someone can add to your happiness but that's not what's gonna make you happy', she said. 'I had to get happy on my own. It's been a learning curve.'

Representatives for each of them have declined to comment on the media reports.

Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta film scenes for tv show 'Shades of Blue' on the streets of New York, United States - Tuesday 23rd August 2016

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Calvin Harris To Work With Jennifer Lopez


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Calvin Harris wants to work with Jennifer Lopez.

The 32-year-old DJ is reportedly desperate to work with the 'On the Floor' hitmaker and told her he's ''eager'' to get into the studio with her at her 47th birthday party at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas over the weekend.

A source told HollywoodLife.com: ''His main goal of the night was to talk with J.Lo and figure out how they could collab on a future song together. He knows it would be awesome and they would be able to work on it often since they are always in Vegas. He laid the foundation on setting something up and he is very eager to make it happen.''

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Jennifer Lopez Teams With NBC For New Dance Competition


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NBC has greenlit a new dance competition series, which singer and actress Jennifer Lopez will executive produce. It’s unclear at the minute wether Lopez will appear in front of the camera on the show, but the series has already been given a ten episode order.

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Jennifer Lopez Extends Las Vegas Residency


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Jennifer Lopez has extended her Las Vegas residency.

The 46-year-old singer has been performing her 'All I Have' show at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino since January but has now been asked to add an extra 21 dates because there's such a huge demand for tickets.

Planet Hollywood announced the exciting news on its official Twitter account: ''Due to overwhelming demand, 21 new dates for @JLo's #AlliHave have been announced. Tickets on sale Friday at 10am (sic).''

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Ice Age: Collision Course Review

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With its fifth feature-length adventure, this franchise continues its preposterous journey at full tilt. As before, it's the zippy writing, lively vocal work and colourful animation that hold the interest. The story is merely a framework on which the cast and crew can hang a series of rapid-fire jokes, pop culture references and nonsensical action sequences. And it's still mindless fun.

After their previous escapades, the expanding herd of prehistoric critters is living a happy life together, thinking about love. Mammoths Manny and Ellis (voiced by Ray Romano and Queen Latifah) are struggling with the idea that their daughter Peaches (Keke Palmer) has fallen for the too-cheerful Julius (Adam Devine). Sid the sloth (John Leguizamo) has just been dumped and feels like he'll never find a partner. And tigers Diego and Shira (Denis Leary and Jennifer Lopez) worry that their violent nature will make them terrible parents. Then suddenly there's a bigger issue to worry about: a giant asteroid is heading for Earth, threatening them with extinction. With the help of nutty weasel Buck (Simon Pegg), they come up with an idea to save the planet. They also discover a magical place called Geotopia, ruled by the groovy Shangri Llama (Jesse Tyler Ferguson).

Yes, the plot is utterly insane, especially as it is driven by the antics of franchise star Scrat, who discovers a flying saucer in the ice, activates it and heads into space, where his acorn-hunting antics trigger all sorts of mayhem back on Earth. But then this series has never had anything to do with science or biology, throwing random animals together (the dinosaurs make another appearance) for comical value while cranking up whatever suspense the writers can think of to add some momentum. They also of course pack scenes with sweet "family values" moments, plus a sideswipe at climate change deniers who refuse to acknowledge the possibility of impending doom.

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Jennifer Lopez And Lin-Manuel Miranda Collaborate On Orlando Shooting Benefit Song


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A dream team like no other, Jennifer Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda have teamed up to release a new song entitled 'Love Make the World Go Round' to pay tribute to the 49 people who died after a shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando and raise money to benefit a nearby cause.

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J-Lo and the 'Hamilton' star recorded the new track in honour of Orlando's victims, with all the proceeds set to go to the Hispanic Federation's Proyecto Somos Orlando. Yesterday (July 4th 2016), they teased a short video of the pair of them working together in the studio on 'something very special'.

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Did Demi Lovato Just Weigh In On Mariah Cary And Jennifer Lopez's Feud?


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Demi Lovato reportedly threw some serious shade Mariah Carey’s way on Thursday (June 16), in a series of now deleted (but of course screencapped) Instagram comments. Lovato was responding to a meme that negatively compared friend Ariana Grande to Mariah, causing her to bring up the pop diva’s rumoured feud with Jennifer Lopez.

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Mariah Carey Still Doesn't 'Know' Jennifer Lopez, But There's No Feud


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Mariah Carey has stated once and for all that there’s no real beef between her and Jennifer Lopez. The two multitalented artists have been rumoured to be feuding ever since the early 2000s, when Carey was asked about Lopez by a reporter and responded, "I don't know her.”

Mariah CareyMariah Carey has spoken about rumours of a feud with J-Lo.

Appearing on 'Watch What Happens Live', Andy Cohen asked Carey about her infamous J-Lo comments. "That was so long ago," she said. "I can't believe people still make such a big deal out of it."  

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Jennifer Lopez

Date of birth

24th July, 1969

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

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