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.
Jennifer Lopez has revealed she is hoping to start a family with fiance Alex Rodriguez.
The 'Hustlers' star already has 11-year-old twins Max and Emme with ex-husband Marc Anthony, while the retired baseball player, 44, has daughters Natasha, 14, and Ella, 11, with his ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis.
However, the 50-year-old star has said she would love to have a child with her fiance.
Continue reading: Jennifer Lopez Wants Children With Alex Rodriguez
The singer and former baseball player started dating in 2017
Jennifer Lopez is the eternal romantic optimist. Despite three former husbands, an almost marriage and a number of long-term partners, the singer has revealed her and her current boyfriend, Alex Rodriguez, are thinking about getting married. The international singer and former baseball player have been dating since 2017 and have been very vocal about their relationship since it began.
Jenny from the Block and the former New York Yankee have been dating since last year
The Jenny from the Block hitmaker, 49, has revealed in a new interview with People magazine the pair think about getting married - but will do it when it happens naturally.
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Jenna Dewan only signed up for 'World of Dance' to hang out with Jennifer Lopez because she's always ''looked up'' to her.
The 'Step Up' star is the presenter of the dance competition and admitted she's always ''looked up'' to the 'On the Floor' hitmaker, who serves on the judging panel.
She said of Jennifer: ''I've looked up to her my whole life.
Continue reading: Jenna Dewan In Awe Of Jennifer Lopez
The award-winning singer and actress was asked to show a director her breasts early in her career
As the #MeToo movement gathers momentum and more famous faces come out to describe the sexual harassment they have suffered, multi-award winning singer Jennifer Lopez has spoken out about her own disturbing experience.
Jennifer Lopez has joined hundreds of other female voices with sexual harassment stories
J-Lo, who has made her name both as a singer from the Bronx and a highly capable film and TV actress, revealed that early in her career she was asked to show her breasts by a director.
Continue reading: Jennifer Lopez Has Revealed Her Own Sexual Harassment Experience
Lopez is to star as herself and as her 'Shades of Blue' character Harlee Santos in an upcoming episode of the NBC sitcom.
Pop singer and actress Jennifer Lopez is set to appear once again in ‘Will & Grace’ after the popular sitcom was revived, and is set to make a cameo appearance as TWO characters.
According to a report by Deadline on Wednesday night (January 10th), Lopez will appear both as herself and as Harlee Santos, the detective character she portrays in NBC’s crime drama ‘Shades of Blue’. It follows a brief appearance that Lopez made as herself in an episode of ‘Will & Grace’ back in 2004.
The 48 year old star’s second appearance in the popular sitcom was confirmed in a Twitter post from the show’s official Twitter account, which featured a picture of Lopez with the show’s stars Sean Hayes, Debra Messing and Megan Mullally.
Continue reading: Jennifer Lopez To Make Two Cameo Appearances In 'Will & Grace'
Cardi B has admitted she acted like a ''weirdo'' when she met Jennifer Lopez.
The 'Bodak Yellow' hitmaker is amazed at how much her life has changed since she found mainstream success and is stunned to have met people she admires backstage at events.
Discussing her meeting with the 'On the Floor' singer, she said: ''I just kept acting like a f***ing weirdo, but I think she understands.
Continue reading: Cardi B Acted Weird With Jennifer Lopez
She is struggling to get hold of some of her family members.
There is nothing more inspiring than when a celebrity donates a large chunk of their income to a good cause, and Jennifer Lopez is just the latest to do that having pitched in $1 million from her Las Vegas residency takings towards Puerto Rico's hurricane recovery operation.
Jennifer Lopez at NBC's World Of Dance celebration
The Puerto Rican singer is heartbroken by the devastation that these natural disasters have caused across the Caribbean, especially given that she still has family on the island. And so she has made a generous move in donating to the government's United For Puerto Rico campaign to aid their relief efforts.
Jennifer Lopez premiered her new single and bagged a special prize at the 2017 Billboard Latin Music awards.
Jennifer Lopez was quite the star of the show at the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards this week. Not only did she win two prizes and look stunning in her very revealing, black, cut-out Julien Macdonald gown, but she also stunned the audience with her brand new song.
Jennifer Lopez snapped at the NBC Summer Press Day
The 'Ain't Your Mama' singer took to the stage last night (April 27th 2017) to accept her Social Artist of the Year award and to debut her brand new Spanish-language single 'Mírate' with the help of a full orchestra. Plus, her producer Marc Anthony was there to support her, and to take home his own prizes for Tour of the Year and Tropical Albums Solo Artist of the Year.
Continue reading: Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017: It's All About Jennifer Lopez
The couple, who had been married for two years, announced their separation last month.
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.
Continue reading: Marc Anthony Files For Divorce From Third Wife Shannon De Lima
Drake and Rihanna have had a long on-off relationship for years
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.
Rihanna is said to be unhappy about Drake and J-Lo's new relationship
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.
Continue reading: Rihanna Is Not Happy About Drake's New Relationship With J-Lo
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
Jennifer Lopez - 2016 NBC Universal Upfront Presentation held at Radio City Music Hall - Arrivals at Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall - New York, New York, United States - Monday 16th May 2016
Date of birth
24th July, 1969
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