Jennifer Lopez

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Jennifer Lopez

Lopez in June 2012
Background information
Birth name Jennifer Lynn Lopez
Also known as J.Lo, Jenny
Born July 24, 1969 (1969-07-24) (age 44)
Origin The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Genres Dance pop, Latin pop, R&B, pop, hip-hop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer, fashion designer, television producer, actress,
Years active 1991–present
Labels Epic (2000 - 2010), Work (1999 - 2000), Island (2010 - 2013), 2101 Records (2013 - ?)
Website JenniferLopez.com

Jennifer Lynn López (also known as J. Lo) is a Grammy-nominated American singer, dancer, fashion designer and actor . She was born 24 July, 1969. She's most known for her performances in Selena, Out of Sight (co-starring George Clooney), The Cell, and An Unfinished Life, with Robert Redford and Morgan Freeman.

Her first album On the 6 was released in 1999. It contains the hit singles "If You Had My Love", "No Me Ames", "Waiting for Tonight", "Feelin' So Good" and "Let's Get Loud". She released J.Lo in 2001, her most successful album to date. J to tha Lo! The Remixes and This Is Me...Then were released in 2002, Brave was released in 2008. Her latest album is Love? which was out in 2011. Lopez has sold more than 40 millions copies of her albums so far.

She has many records, including record for having a movie and album (The Wedding Planner, and J.Lo) both #1 on the same week. Also, she is recently known for having the biggest re-entry on the Billboard charts, for the single "Control Myself" (2006) by LL Cool J and where she's featuring. After a peak at #89 and going out of the charts, it made a high re-entry again, at #4, some weeks after.

Lopez has had problems with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and other animal activist groups because she often uses fur in the clothing she designs and the clothing she wears.

Personal life[change | edit source]


From 1997 until 1998 Lopez was married to Ojani Noa.

From 2001 until 2003 she was married to Cris Judd.

Since June 5, 2004 she has been married to Marc Anthony. They have twin children, son Maximillian David Muñiz and daughter Emme Maribel Muñiz (born on February 22, 2008). The couple separated in July 2011.

Discography[change | edit source]

Studio albums
Remix albums
DVDs

Number-one singles[change | edit source]

Year Single Peak positions[1][2][3]
US UK CAN AUS
1999 "If You Had My Love" 1 4 1 1
2001 "Love Don't Cost a Thing" 3 1 1 4
"I'm Real"/"I'm Real" (Murder Remix)" (featuring Ja Rule) 1 4 6 3
2002 "Ain't It Funny (Murder Remix)" (featuring Ja Rule and Caddillac Tah) 1 4 12
"Jenny from the Block" (featuring Styles P and Jadakiss) 3 3 1 5
2003 "All I Have" (featuring LL Cool J) 1 2 6 2
2005 "Get Right" 12 1 3 3
Total Number-one hits 4 2 3 1

Filmography[change | edit source]

Movies[change | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes and awards
1987 My Little Girl Myra
1993 Nurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7 Rosie Romero
1995 My Family/Mi Familia María Sánchez, in the '30s Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress
Money Train Grace Santiago
1996 Jack Miss Márquez
1997 Blood and Wine Gabriela "Gabby"
Selena Selena Quintanilla-Pérez MTV Movie Awards Nomination for Breakthrough Performance

Golden Globe Awards: nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy

ALMA Awards: won Outstanding Actress

Lone Star Film & Television Awards: won Best Actress

Imagen Foundation Awards: Lasting Image Award

Anaconda Terri Flores Saturn Awards: nomination for Best Actress
U Turn Grace McKenna
1998 Out of Sight Karen Sisco

MTV Movie Awards: 2 nominations for Best Female Performance and Best Kiss - shared with George Clooney

Empire Movie Awards: nomination for Best Actress

ALMA Awards: won Outstanding Actress

Antz Azteca
2000 The Cell Catherine Deane Saturn Awards: nomination for Best Actress
2001 The Wedding Planner Mary Fiore
Angel Eyes Sharon Pogue Alma Awards: nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
2002 Enough Slim Hiller
Maid in Manhattan Marisa Ventura NAACP Image Award: nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
2003 Gigli Ricki
2004 Jersey Girl Gertrude Steiney
Shall We Dance? Paulina
2005 Monster-in-Law Charlotte "Charlie" Cantilini
An Unfinished Life Jean Gilkyson
2007 Bordertown Lauren Adrian
El Cantante Puchi ALMA Awards: nomination for Outstanding Performance of a Lead Latino /a Cast in a Motion Picture

Premios Juventud - Nomination for "Best Actress"

Feel the Noise Herself (Cameo)
2010 The Back-Up Plan[4] Zoe Filming starts May 2009[5]

Television[change | edit source]

Year Title Role
1991-1993 In Living Color "Fly Girl"
1993-1994 Second Chances Melinda Lopez
1994 South Central Lucille
Hotel Malibu Melinda Lopez
2004 Will & Grace Herself

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Other websites[change | edit source]