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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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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.

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Jennifer Lopez seen arriving at the 17th Annual Latin Grammy Awards held at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Thursday 17th November 2016

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Jennifer Lopez Supports Clinton At Free Miami Show


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Jennifer Lopez rallied behind Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton by performing at a free concert in Miami this weekend. Much of her political content was based in feminism and she showed her patriotic streak by urging her audience to get out and vote for the US's first female president.

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The 'Ain't Your Mama' singer was joined by her former husband Marc Anthony as she campaigned for Clinton at the Bayfront Park Amphitheater on Saturday night (October 29th 2016). She performed a number of hits including classics like 'Waiting for Tonight', 'Get Right' and 'Let's Get Loud', as well as her recent charity single 'Love Make the World Go Round' which she recorded with 'Hamilton''s Lin-Manuel Miranda. The songs were interspersed with pro-Clinton imagery and that of other strong female figures.

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Jennifer Lopez To Star In And Produce NBC's Live Musical Bye Bye Birdie


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It has been announced that Jennifer Lopez will star in the live musical of 'Bye Bye Birdie' coming in January of next year on NBC. Head of Entertainment for the network, Bob Greenblatt, said: "She came to us and said, 'I love this movie and I'd love to do it".

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In a statement made by Lopez, she said that "Broadway musicals and films fueled my childhood and 'Bye Bye Birdie' was one of my favorites. I'm proud to be a part of the NBC family with 'Shades of Blue' and I thought it would be a blast to take on one of their big live musicals."

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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 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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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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Jennifer Lopez - NBC Universal 2016 Upfront Presentation - Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Monday 16th May 2016

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Fans Lash Out At Jennifer Lopez Over Dr. Luke Produced Single 'I Ain't Your Mama'


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Jennifer Lopez has found herself losing a lot of support from her fanbase in the wake of her newest single 'I Ain't Your Mama' for the simple fact that it has been produced by Dr. Luke, who is currently amid legal proceedings after he was accused of sexual abuse by Kesha.

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While Dr. Luke, real name Lukasz Gottwald has denied all allegations and no concrete evidence has yet been presented against him in court, Kesha still maintains her story and, indeed, so have many of her fans - several of which are celebrity supporters including Lena Dunham, Taylor Swift and Demi Lovato. But a lot of Kesha supporters out there are also J.Lo fans, and they have found themselves conflicted by the news that Lopez has hit the studio with the controversial Gottwald especially in light of what the song is actually about.

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Ben Affleck's Exes Beat Up On His Back Tattoo, As Jennifer Lopez Calls It "Awful"


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Ben Affleck’s tattoo of a phoenix on his back hasn’t gone down well with either of his exes, as Jennifer Lopez echoed recent comments by his former wife Jennifer Garner by describing the actor’s ink as “awful”.

Affleck, about to star in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and currently filming his new movie Live By Night, was seen sporting an enormous piece of body art on his lower back last summer when he was photographed bending over looking into his car, later revealed to be a phoenix rising from the ashes.

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Jennifer Lopez - 'Shades of Blue' filming on location in New York City at Brooklyn, NY - New York, New York, United States - Saturday 1st August 2015

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Jennifer Lopez

Date of birth

24th July, 1969

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

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Ice Age: Collision Course Movie Review

Ice Age: Collision Course Movie Review

With its fifth feature-length adventure, this franchise continues its preposterous journey at full tilt. As...

Ice Age Collision Course - Teaser Trailer

Ice Age Collision Course - Teaser Trailer

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Home Movie Review

Home Movie Review

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The Boy Next Door Movie Review

A cheesy TV movie ramped up with language and violence, this sudsy thriller is far...

Home Trailer

Home Trailer

The overly-confident alien race, the Boov, have faced some difficulties in their time, but they've...

The Boy Next Door Trailer

The Boy Next Door Trailer

Life is complicated enough for teacher, Claire (Jennifer Lopez). Her husband, Kevin (Ian Nelson) is...

Home Trailer

Home Trailer

Captain Smek is the leader of a group of aliens called Boov who are stranded...

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Parker Movie Review

Parker Movie Review

Far better made than it has any right to be, this cheesy 70s-style thriller is...

Parker Trailer

Parker Trailer

Parker is a skilled thief with a very specific moral code; never kill anyone who...

Ice Age: Continental Drift Movie Review

Ice Age: Continental Drift Movie Review

Very early on, this series completely jettisoned any respect for science, gleefully ignoring the laws...

What to Expect When You're Expecting Movie Review

What to Expect When You're Expecting Movie Review

The odd moment of honest drama or genuinely witty humour catches us completely off guard,...

What To Expect When You're Expecting Trailer

What To Expect When You're Expecting Trailer

What to Expect When You're Expecting is a comic adaptation of the New York Times'...

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift Trailer

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift Trailer

Sid, Manny and Diego are doing a good job so far of surviving the Ice...

The Back-up Plan Movie Review

The Back-up Plan Movie Review

As far as romantic comedies go, this is just about watchable. Even though it's both...

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