Jennifer Lopez (J Lo)
Acting, Entertainer, Music
Acting & Dancing Career
The talented singer began her career as a dancer. She did video appearances and participated in stage musicals. However, her career in the entertainment industry started in 1986 when she played a minor role in the film My Little Girl. The role stirred an interest in the industry and in 19991; she landed a regular role as a dancer on In Living Color. She won a bigger acting role in 1997 in Selena. However, the film Out of Sight, which she featured as a leading in 1998, made her the first Latina actor to earn more than $ 1 million for a role. In the same year, the talented singer and actor starred in the Anaconda and in Blood and Wine. At this particular time, J Lo became an established actor in Hollywood. Indeed, her acting skills have earned her various acting role in several other films.
Music - Singing Career
Essentially, J Lo has many talents, and she excels in everything she does. Her music career started in 1999 when she released a Latin pop album. Her song, ‘If You Had My Love’, which was her hit single in the album, topped the billboard charts within two weeks. The release of the album enhanced the popularity of the Latin pop music.
As a prove of her great talent, Jennifer Lopez got a nomination for the Best Dance Performance position in her second hit single ‘Waiting for Tonight’ in 2000. Further, in 2001, her album J. Lo topped the billboard charts in the pop category. In the consecutive year, she released a record; this is me…Then and starred in a film Maid in Manhattan in the same year. She has continued with her singing career, and she has done collaborations with various artists like Pit Bull, Lil Wayne and many others.
Ultimately, Jennifer Lopez is a Great Talent, and she has a Worldwide Reach that has earned her recognition all over the globe. She has made a successful career as a singer and an actor.
Born July 24, 1969 (age 45), Castle Hill, New York City, NY
Height: 5' 5" (1.64m)
Spouse: Marc Anthony (m. 2004–2014), Cris Judd (m. 2001–2003), Ojani Noa (m. 1997–1998)
Children: Emme Maribel Muñiz, Maximilian David Muñiz
Parents: David Lopez, Guadalupe Rodríguez
Heritage: Puerto Rican
Residence: Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation: Actress, author, dancer, fashion designer, producer, singer
Jennifer Lopez is a Puerto Rican-American born in 1969, in Bronx, New York City. Her birth name is Jennifer Lynn Lopez, although her fans prefer to call her J Lo. She is the middle child in a family of three siblings. Her two sisters are Leslie and Lynda. She is an accomplished actor, singer, dancer and fashion icon. Currently, she is one of the leading celebrities in Hollywood.
Notably, before starting the formal education, Jennifer Lopez took singing and dancing lessons at the age of five. Thereafter, she joined a Catholic high school named Holy Family. Years later, she joined Preston High School and studied for four years. While at Preston, J Lo excelled in sports, and she actively participated in athletics and tennis. She earned a nickname ‘La Guitarra’ when she was in Preston, because of her guitar shaped body. She graduated from high school when she was 18 years old.