Jennifer Lopez, in full Jennifer Lynn Lopez, byname J.Lo, (born July 24, 1969, Bronx, New York, U.S.), American actress and musician who began appearing in films in the late 1980s and quickly became one of the highest-paid Latina actresses in the history of Hollywood. She later found crossover success in the music industry with a series of pop albums.
Jennifer Lopez danced on the television program “In Living Color prior to her leading role in the film Selena. She resorted to music and enjoyed significant success on the dance and pop charts with songs like “Get Right” and “Play,” and continued to get Hollywood film roles. She got married to salsa legend Marc Anthony in 2004 and was blessed with twins. the couple broke up within a year. Recent TV shows comprise American Idol, Shades of Blue and World of Dance.
Early Life and Career
Born on July 24 in 1969, in Bronx, New York, Lopez began her career as a professional dancer performing in stage musicals as well as various music videos. The year 1990 was the time she took home an international competition and was awarded an appearance on the cult Fox comedy series “In Living Color with the “Fly Girls.” A number of smaller acting assignments followed, which included roles in two other shows and a television movie, Nurses on the Line Flight 7: The crash Flight 7, in 1993.
Jennifer Lopez Education
Qualification: College drop out
School: Preston High School
College: Baruch College
Jennifer Lopez Body Measurements
Jennifer Lopez Height & Weight
5 feet 4½ inches (1.64 m),55 kg (121 lbs)
Movie: In Living Color
TV Show: My Little Girl
The first feature film she acted in was critically well-reviewed Mi Familia which was also known as My Family, in 1995. Lopez also appeared on screen in Money Train (1995), with Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson and on Jack (1996) produced by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Robin Williams.
Her first big break was in 1997, when she was cast to play the role of Selena’s title character on Selena the film, an autobiography of Tejano pop star Selena Quintillana Perez who was murdered at the hands of a fan back in the year 1995. Lopez received widespread appreciation for her performance even an Golden Globe nomination. In the very year Lopez played the in the mediocre Anaconda and Blood and Wine in Blood and Wine, starring Jack Nicholson. Her character as the Federal Marshal Karen Sisco in Steven Soderbergh’s Out of Sight which was a film inspired by The Elmore Leonard novel, and starring George Clooney, added to her standing as a likable and bankable film star.
Songs and Later Movies
The singer’s career started to grow when she launched her first Latin pop album on the 6th of June in June 1999. The album was fueled by the popularity of her top-selling song, “If You Had My Love,” was certified platinum in just two weeks and made Lopez — as well as Ricky Martin – among the top examples for the increasing Latin influence on pop music.
In the year the year 2000 Lopez received nominations for Best Dance Performance for her second song “Waiting For Tonight,” but was not able to take home the award, which went to Cher. The summer of 2000 saw her was a star in the sci-fi thriller The Cell In the film, she played the role of a child psychologist in helping locate a gruesome serial killer. In the following year, she appeared as a character in Enough which depicts the abuse of a spouse.
Jennifer Lopez Net Worth $320 million approx.