Jennifer Lopez

Entertainer Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lynn Lopez, commonly referred to by her moniker J. LoTemplate:Efn, is an American actress, dancer, entrepreneur, fashion designer, film producer, philanthropist, recording artist and spokeswoman. She became interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry following a small role in the 1986 film My Little Girl, to the dismay of her Puerto Rican parents, who believed that it was an unrealistic career route for a Hispanic.
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Jennifer Lopez's personal information overview.
Birthday
24 July 1969
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Do you know where your diamonds come from?
CNN - 6 days
His diamond-heavy, glam rock-inspired jewels have been worn by Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj and Jennifer Lopez. But for Alexandre Corrot, founder and artistic director of the Parisian jewelry brand Djula, there's more to his practice than popularity and star power.
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J. Lo shout-outs A-Rod, covers Prince at pre-Super Bowl show
ABC News - 15 days
Jennifer Lopez raised money for Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico, celebrated an anniversary with beau Alex Rodriguez and covered Prince songs at a pre-Super Bowl concert in Minneapolis
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This year's Calibash was a vivid showcase for post-'Despacito' Latin pop
LATimes - 28 days
Jennifer Lopez began her headlining performance at Saturday night’s all-star Calibash concert with her old hit “Jenny From the Block,” in which she famously advises listeners not to be fooled by the rocks that she got. Typically resplendent in a red-vinyl leotard and sparkly silver chaps, the singer-actor...
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Jennifer Lopez Gives Stirring Support For Time's Up While Working In Puerto Rico
Huffington Post - about 1 month
The star, doing Hurricane Maria relief work, spoke out for Hollywood's initiative combatting workplace sexual harassment.
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WATCH: Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have family night at Lakers' game
ABC News - about 1 month
ABC News' Adrienne Bankert reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
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Jennifer Lopez Reacts To 'Finesse' Remix With 'In Living Color' Clip Drippin' In Nostalgia
Huffington Post - about 1 month
The superstar got her start as a Fly Girl dancer on the '90s hit show.
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Jennifer Lopez says relationship with Ben Affleck 'self-destructed'
Fox News - 4 months
Jennifer Lopez has opened up about her relationship and brief engagement to actor Ben Affleck.
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Jason Aldean, Jennifer Lopez cancel shows after Las Vegas shooting
Reuters.com - 5 months
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country star Jason Aldean said on Tuesday he would cancel three shows this week to honor victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in which a gunman opened fire on a crowd at a Las Vegas music festival during the singer's performance.
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Jennifer Lopez hasn't heard from family in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria
ABC News - 5 months
The actress and singer said she has yet to hear from her family living there.
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J.Lo And A-Rod Will Each Donate $25,000 To Hurricane Harvey Victims
The Huffington Post - 6 months
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are using their power couple status to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston.  On Tuesday, the two stars pledged to donate $25,000 each to relief efforts for victims of the storm via an Instagram video.  More...
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Jennifer Lopez Wears A Daring Dress For Date Night With Alex Rodriguez
Huffington Post - 7 months
Let the pre-birthday celebrations begin.
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J-Lo's pre-taped Fourth of July performance angers locals
Fox News - 8 months
Jennifer Lopez was in Long Island City, Queens, Friday pre-taping a performance for Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks show — but some locals weren’t thrilled about Jenny on their block.
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Jennifer Lopez Is Returning To Rom-Coms With 'Second Act'
Huffington Post - 8 months
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PHOTOS: Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez spend time together in Paris
ABC News - 8 months
When they're not on set, stars kick back at the beach and pool.
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WATCH: Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Celebrate a 'Big Night' Together
Yahoo News - 9 months
What a great boyfriend.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jennifer Lopez
    FORTIES
  • 2016
    Age 46
    In July, Lopez released a single entitled "Love Make the World Go Round", a collaboration with Lin-Manuel Miranda, which benefits victims of the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting.
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    In March 2016, six years after announcing her departure, she announced her return to Epic Records, signing a multi-album deal with the label.
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    Lopez reprised her voice role as Shira in the animated film Ice Age: Collision Course, which was released in July 2016.
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    It premiered on January 7, 2016, giving the network its most-watched Thursday debut in seven years with 8.6 million viewers.
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  • 2015
    Age 45
    Lopez has revealed plans to release a Christmas album followed by a second Spanish-language album. In May 2015, she announced her Las Vegas residency concert show, which commenced on January 20, 2016; the first of twenty initial dates.
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    With annual earnings of $28.5 million, she was ranked as the seventh highest-paid woman in music for 2015.
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    She was a featured speaker during the general session at VentureScape 2015 to discuss women entrepreneurship and diversity in San Francisco during May 2015.
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    Lopez had a voice role in the animated feature Home, alongside Steve Martin, Jim Parsons, and Rihanna, and released in March 2015.
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    January 2015 saw the release of The Boy Next Door, an erotic thriller that 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.
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  • 2014
    Age 44
    In November 2014, Lopez partnered with Endless Jewelry, designing a range of new jewelry products.
    In April, the official song for the 2014 FIFA World Cup performed by Pitbull, Lopez and Brazilian recording artist Claudia Leitte, "We Are One (Ole Ola)", was released.
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    Their divorce was finalized on June 16, 2014, with Lopez retaining primary physical custody of the two children.
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  • 2013
    Age 43
    She was ranked as the fifth highest-paid woman in music for 2013, having earned $45 million.
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    In January 2013, Lopez starred alongside Jason Statham in the crime thriller Parker, in which she played Leslie.
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  • 2012
    Age 42
    Lopez's first greatest hits album, Dance Again... the Hits, was released on July 24, 2012 in the United States.
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    In January 2012, Lopez returned as a judge on the eleventh season of American Idol, earning a reported $20 million.
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    Later that same month Fiat, an Italian automobile manufacturer, enlisted Lopez to promote their products, including the 2012 Fiat 500 Cabrio.
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  • 2011
    Age 41
    In October 2011, Lopez began dating her former back-up dancer Casper Smart. They temporarily split in June 2014, but reconciled several months later. The couple ended their relationship again in August 2016.
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    Three years later in July 2011, the couple announced their split, with Anthony filing for divorce in April 2012.
    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.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    Age 39
    Her departure from the label temporarily halted production on the album, which commenced in 2009.
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    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.
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  • 2008
    Age 38
    Lopez gave birth to a son, Maximilian David and a daughter, Emme Maribel, in Long Island, New York on February 22, 2008.
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    Lopez gave birth to their twins, Emme and Maximilian, in 2008.
  • 2007
    Age 37
    A five-part miniseries, Jennifer Lopez Presents: Como Ama una Mujer, based on the lyrics of Como Ama una Mujer aired on Univision from October 30 to November 27, 2007.
    In September 2007, Lopez starred in the biographical film El Cantante, which is based on the life of the late salsa singer Héctor Lavoe.
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  • 2006
    Age 36
    In April 2006, she sued to prevent him from publishing a book about their marriage, contending that it violated their confidentiality agreement.
  • 2004
    Age 34
    Patterson attended the inaugural Noche de Niños gala for the hospital in which Lopez was presented with an award, however the morning after became even more sick and died in November 2004.
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    In 2004, during low-key visits to the Children's Hospital Los Angeles, which Lopez is an avid support of, she befriended eleven-year-old cancer patient Paige Patterson.
    In March 2004, Lopez had a minor role in the film Jersey Girl, alongside Affleck.
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    Following her break-up with Affleck in January 2004, Lopez began dating long-time friend Marc Anthony (real name: Marco Antonio Muñiz).
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  • 2003
    Age 33
    The couple postponed their nuptials indefinitely a day prior to the planned ceremony in September 2003, citing the media's interference with the event as the reason.
    In August 2003, Lopez starred opposite Affleck in the romantic comedy Gigli.
  • 2002
    Age 32
    Following her second divorce, she commenced a high-profile relationship with actor and director Ben Affleck, whom she became engaged to in November 2002.
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    December 2002 saw Lopez star opposite Ralph Fiennes in the romantic comedy film Maid in Manhattan.
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    In May 2002, Lopez starred in the thriller film Enough as a woman named Slim who flees her home after being abused by her husband.
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    April 2002 saw Lopez open her restaurant, Madrè's.
    To enhance Lopez's success in the urban market, promotion of J.Lo ended and a remix album titled J to tha L–O! The Remixes was released on February 5, 2002.
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    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 debut Spanish album in the United States.
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  • 2001
    Age 31
    After leaving Combs, Lopez developed a relationship with former back-up dancer Cris Judd, whom she was married to from September 29, 2001 to June 2002.
    April 2001 saw the public launch of J.Lo by Jennifer Lopez, her own clothing and accessory company, which specialized in clothing females of all shapes.
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    She subsequently named the album J.Lo, which was released on January 23, 2001.
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    With the simultaneous release of her second studio album J.Lo and her film The Wedding Planner in 2001, Lopez became the first woman to have a number one album and film in the same week.
  • 2000
    Age 30
    The Green Versace "Jungle Dress" that she wore at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards in 2000 was voted the fifth most iconic dress of all time in a poll run by The Daily Telegraph.
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    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.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1999
    Age 29
    By the end of 1999, Lopez successfully converted herself from a film star to a pop star.
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    Lopez's debut single, "If You Had My Love", was released in May 1999, as she began to ready her first album.
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    She ventured into the music industry in 1999, with her debut studio album, On the 6, preceded by the number-one single "If You Had My Love".
  • 1997
    Age 27
    Lopez's personal life has attracted widespread media attention. From February 22, 1997 to January 1998, she was married to Cuban waiter Ojani Noa.
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    In February 1997, Lopez starred alongside Jack Nicholson and Stephen Dorff in the neo-noir thriller Blood and Wine.
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  • 1996
    Age 26
    In August 1996, Lopez had a supporting role in the comedy Jack.
  • 1995
    Age 25
    In November 1995, Lopez starred in Money Train alongside Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson, as New York City transit cops.
    Lopez received her first major big-screen role in Gregory Nava's 1995 drama My Family, portraying Young Maria.
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  • 1993
    Age 23
    Later in 1993 Lopez signed a deal with CBS to co-star in the television series Second Chances.
    Lopez was set to tour with Jackson on her Janet World Tour in late 1993, but backed out as she wanted to do her "own thing."
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    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.
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  • 1991
    Age 21
    Lopez was selected as a backup dancer for the New Kids on the Block in 1991 and performed with them during their performance of "Games" at the 18th Annual American Music Awards.
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    Her acting debut came with a minor role in the film, My Little Girl (1986); later 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.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1984
    Age 14
    In 1984, at the age of fifteen, she began dating David Cruz, her first boyfriend.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1969
    Born
    Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born on July 24, 1969, in the Castle Hill neighborhood of The Bronx, New York, to Puerto Rican parents Guadalupe Rodríguez and David Lopez.
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