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The Life of Jennifer Lopez

With eight albums, over 30 movies, and a clothing and accessory line, almost no one hustles as hard as Jennifer Lopez — this is her story.

From the block to blockbuster success

She’s released 8 albums and appeared in over 30 movies. She is an actress, singer, dancer, director and longtime businesswoman Jennifer Lopez. She was born in 1969 in the Bronx to Puerto Rican parents. At age 5, she began taking singing and dancing lessons. In the 1980s, she auditioned for several films and moved out of her family home into a Manhattan apartment. In the early 1990s, she got her career started as a “fly girl” on Fox’s In Living Color. She was also a backup dancer for Janet Jackson. She was set to tour with the pop star but backed out to do her "own thing." in 1997, when she was 28, she landed her first leading role in the movie Selena. She was nominated for the Golden Globe for the role and became the first Latin actress to earn over $1 million for a film.

At 30, she released her first studio album, On the 6. Her easy musical success came as a surprise to critics. In 2001, at 32, she named her second album J.Lo — a nickname given by her fans. The album debuted at no. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200. The same year, she launched J.Lo by Jennifer Lopez, her own clothing and accessory company. In 2002, she became involved with actor Ben Affleck, with whom she appeared in 2 movies. The celebrity couple became known as "Bennifer." Shortly after their split, she married her longtime friend, Marc Anthony. The couple welcomes twins in 2008 but divorced in 2014. In 2006, she received a Women in Film Crystal award, which honors outstanding women. The same year, she produced the film Bordertown about unsolved murders of Mexican women.

A year later, she was awarded an Amnesty International prize for the film. In 2013, she got her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2017, she became engaged to Baseball player Alex Rodriguez. In 2019, her performance in Hustlers garnered her Oscars buzz. At 50, in 2019 Lopez became the only LatinX performer over the age of 45 to hold a lead role in the past 12 years as cited in USC's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative.

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09/26/2019 10:19 AM
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  • Vladimir N.
    09/26/2019 10:43

    how do you cut pants and make a skirt ?

  • Art P.
    09/26/2019 10:47

    LOVELY💕

  • Brut
    09/26/2019 14:13

    Jennifer Lopez recently walked the Versace runway wearing a reimagining of the dress that is responsible for the existence of Google Images. https://www.marieclaire.com/celebrity/a29220611/jennifer-lopez-versace-dress-milan/

  • Elgar F.
    09/26/2019 16:06

    She is beautiful but please stick to the lakes you're used to

  • Alex E.
    09/27/2019 02:15

    Love her

  • Lucita L.
    09/27/2019 07:41

    "Is that all there is?"

  • Gary S.
    09/27/2019 12:45

    Hoe

  • Ouardia O.
    09/27/2019 15:41

    Je ne l'aime pas

  • Jorge L.
    09/27/2019 20:37

    YO NO SE Q MIERDA LE VEN A ESTA CHOCHA DE VACA ESO FUE LO Q LE DIJO EL CUBANO CON Q ESTUVO ESTA NIÑA Q ERA TAN GRANDE LA COSA ESA Q TENIA Q SER DE BURRO PARA EL CONPLASE

  • Edith F.
    09/27/2019 23:15

    Benitez.

  • Celinda M.
    09/27/2019 23:20

    Es muy linda pppp básica sólo se ama a si misma .tanto a si q asta sus nachas son falsa .(0000) sea tuniadas jiiíi

  • Paolo J.
    09/28/2019 00:31

    Mariah enter the group.. Mariah : I don't know her

  • Armen A.
    09/28/2019 03:00

    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2405829329663945&id=2274715692775310

  • Salim G.
    09/28/2019 08:32

    She is my most favourite person

  • Hector D.
    09/28/2019 11:09

    Ella es un icono, una triunfadora. Mil felicidades.

  • Juliana J.
    09/28/2019 11:36

    My Star❤❤❤

  • Martha M.
    09/28/2019 13:02

    PDiddy and friends left out of the story???

  • Frances C.
    09/28/2019 13:13

    Too loud, watching her induces a migraine..

  • Agustin G.
    09/28/2019 17:09

    Mas glamorosas no la hay pero.... Ni canta ni baila ni actúa es solo eso producto de una inversión inteligente que funciona, pero las hay menos populares y más talentosas , suerte que invirtió en su mejor momento

  • Mileidy C.
    09/28/2019 19:24

    Me encanta, muchos la criticaran, pero pocos son tan trabajadores y emprendedores como ella.