Jennifer Lynn Lopez is born on 24 July 1969 in The Bronx, New York City. Jennifer’s parents are Puerto Rican, Guadalupe Rodríguez and David Lopez, and she has two sisters, the older is Leslie and the younger is Lynda. Jennifer Lopez is known as American singer, actress, dancer and producer.
Jennifer Lopez grown up in a family with modest financial possibilities, her mother being homemaker while her father worked first in the night shift at the Guardian Insurance Company then became a computer technician at the firm. Jennifer was schooled in Catholic schools then she graduated Preston High School. During school years, Jennifer was an excellent athlete, performed gymnastics, ran track on a national level and was member of the school’s softball team too.
At age of five, Jennifer took dancing and singing lessons and at seven years old, she toured New York with her school. Jennifer discovered the acting profession in the last year of High School when she was cast in “My Little Girl” (1986), a low-budget film. After she finished filming the role, she realized that her dream is to become a “famous movie star”. Her parents didn’t agree with her and Jennifer decided to leave the family house and to move out into an apartment in Manhattan.
Jennifer’s first jobs were in musicals as “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “Oklahoma!”. In 1991, she was selected as a Fly Girl dancer on the television program “In Living Color” where she performed till 1993. During her performance in “In Living Color”, she briefly worked as a backup dancer for the artist Janet Jackson.
In 1993, Jennifer decided to pursue a full-time acting career and her first professional acting role was in same year in “Lost in the Wild”. In 1995, she played in “My Family” where she received an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female nomination for her performance. In 1997, Jennifer is playing her first lead role in “Selena”. For this role, she received Golden Globe nomination and became the first Latin actress with earnings over US$1 million for a film. Other successful films of Jennifer were “Anaconda” (1997) and “Out of Sight” (1998), establishing her as the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood.
In the music activity, Jennifer debuted in 1999 with the single “If You Had My Love” included in her debut album “On the 6”. In 2011, she released her second album “J.Lo” and also the third one “This Is Me… Then”.
Jennifer Lopez is considered one of most influential Latin performers in United States. In 2012, she was ranked by Forbes as the most powerful celebrity in the world and, in 2018, Times included her in the list of the 100 most influential people in the world. In 2018, Jennifer had an estimated net worth of $400 million.
For her musical activity, Jennifer received several awards and honors, the most important of them being a landmark star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Billboard Icon Award and the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
Jennifer she has been remarked also for her beauty. In 2011, People magazine chose her as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World and she is the only woman named twice the “sexiest woman in the world” by FHM magazine.
Other of Jennifer activities are including clothing lines, fragrances, a production company, and a charitable foundation. In 2003, she released her “JLO” clothing line.
Jennifer is also heavily involved in charity activities and in 2009, she with her sister, Lynda, launched the “Lopez Family Foundation”. The foundation motivation is to increase the availability of healthcare for underprivileged women and children.
The personal life of Jennifer was always commented by media. The media did not omit any of Jennifer’s affairs. She was married three times, first time she was married with the waiter Ojani Noa (from 22 February 1997 to January 1998). Jennifer’s second spouse was Cris Judd, a former back-up dancer, and their marriage lasted from 29 September 2001 till June 2002. The third marriage was with Marc Anthony. This marriage was the longest. Jennifer and Marc began her relation in 2004 and they go married in the same year, in June. In November 2007 they’ve announced the pregnancy of Jennifer and on 22 February 2008, Jennifer gave birth to a son, Maximilian David, and a daughter, Emme Maribel. She took a break of 15 months in order to take care of her children.
After three years, in 2011, Jennifer and Marc made public their separation and in 2012 they started filing the divorce procedure. The divorce has been finalized on 16 June 2014 and Jennifer received the primary physical custody of the two children.
Other well-known relation of Jennifer was the relation with Ben Affleck. They were together since 2002 till 2004 and, during this time, they became a super couple receiving from media the title of “Bennifer”.
Starting with February 2017, Jennifer is dating Alex Rodriguez, a baseball player from New York Yankees.
Preston High School
In 2018 Her net worth is estimated at $400 million.
- Full Name : Jennifer Lynn Lopez
- Nicknames : J.Lo, Lola, La Guitarra (due to guitar shaped body)
- Occupation: Singer, Actress, Dancer and Producer
- Age: 49 years old
- Date of Birth: 24 July 1969
- Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City
- Gender: Female
- Star: Leo
- Eye color: Brown
- Hair color: Brown
- Nationality: American
Body Measurements: 37 – 27 – 37
- Height in feet: 5 feet 5 inches
- Height in cm: 165 cm
- Weight in kg: 59kg
- Weight in pounds: 130 lbs
- Parents: Guadalupe Rodríguez and David López
- Siblings: 2 sisters, Leslie and Lynda
- Children: one son, Maximilian David, and one daughter, Emme Marib
- Ex-Spouse: Ojani Noa (1997-1998), Cris Judd (2001-2002), Marc Anthony (2004-2014)
- Dating/Boyfriend: Alex Rodriguez
Jennifer Lopez on Social media
- Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jlo/?hl=en
- Facebook https://www.facebook.com/JjeniferLopezJLO/
- Twitter https://twitter.com/JLo