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Jennifer Lopez

Actress + Singer + Designer
Born Jul 24, 1969

Jennifer Lynn Lopez is an American actress, businesswoman, dancer and recording artist. Often referred to as J. Lo, she is reportedly the highest earning actress of Latin descent. Born and raised in The Bronx, New York, she enrolled in singing and dancing classes as a child and grew up in a musical influenced household. She subsequently started her career as a fly girl on the television comedy program In Living Color and a back-up dancer for Janet Jackson.… Read More

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1969 Birth Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born on July 24, 1969, in the Castle Hill neighborhood of The Bronx, New York, to Puerto Rican parents Guadalupe Rodriguez and David Lopez. … Read More


1984 14 Years Old In 1984, at the age of fifteen, she began dating David Cruz, her first boyfriend. … Read More


1991 21 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Lopez gained her first regular high-profile job as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color in 1991, where she remained a regular until she decided to pursue an acting career in 1993. … Read More
She moved with Cruz to Los Angeles to film the series and remained a regular cast member until 1993 when she decided to pursue a full-time acting career. … Read More
1995 - 1996 3 More Events
1997 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 1997, Lopez starred alongside Jack Nicholson and Stephen Dorff in the neo-noir thriller Blood and Wine. … Read More
She ventured into the music industry in 1999 with her debut studio album, On the 6.


2000 30 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 23, 2000, Lopez, in the accompaniment of then-boyfriend Sean Combs, wore a plunging exotic green Versace silk chiffon dress on the red carpet of the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards. … Read More
With the simultaneous release of her second studio album J.Lo and her film The Wedding Planner in 2001, Lopez became the first person to have a number one album and film in the same week.
Her 2002 remix album, J to tha L–O! The Remixes, became the first in history to debut at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200, while her fifth studio album, Como Ama una Mujer (2007), received the highest first-week sales for a Spanish album in the United States. … Read More
2003 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2003, Lopez starred opposite Affleck in the romantic comedy Gigli. … Read More
Following her break-up with Affleck in January 2004, Lopez began dating long-time friend Marc Anthony (born as Marco Antonio Muñiz). … Read More
2006 36 Years Old She sued to prevent him from publishing a book about their marriage in April 2006, contending that it violated their confidentiality agreement.
2007 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2007, Lopez starred in the biographical film El Cantante, which is based on the life of the late salsa singer Héctor Lavoe. In the film, Lavoe is portrayed by then-husband Marc Anthony while Lopez plays Lavoe's wife Puchi. The film initially debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 12, 2006, and received mixed reviews from critics. … Read More
2008 38 Years Old 1 More Event
Lopez gave birth to their twins, Emme and Maximilian, in 2008.
2009 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In late 2009, Lopez released two songs for her seventh studio album, Love? ("Louboutins" and "Fresh Out of the Oven"); however, the songs failed to make an appearance on the Billboard charts which led to her departure from Epic Records. … Read More


L'Oreal Paris named Lopez their new Global Ambassador and the face of their brands, including EverPure hair care, Preference hair color and Youth Code skin care. Her EverSleek hair care ads made their debut in early 2011, to coincide with the release of Love? and her debut as a judge on American Idol. … Read More
Later that same month Fiat, an Italian automobile manufacturer, enlisted Lopez to promote their products, including the 2012 Fiat 500 Cabrio. … Read More
2013 - 2014 3 More Events
January 2015 saw the release of The Boy Next Door, an erotic thriller which Lopez both co-produced and starred in as a high school teacher who becomes involved with a student, which eventually leads to his dangerous obsession with her. … Read More
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