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Lopez in June 2012
|Birth name||Jennifer Lynn Lopez|
|Also known as||
|Born||July 24, 1969|
|Origin||The Bronx, New York City, U.S.|
Jennifer Lynn Lopez (also known as J. Lo) is a Grammy-nominated American singer, dancer, fashion designer and actor . She was born July 24, 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.
Personal life[change | change source]
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All of Lopez' three marriages ended in divorce.
From February 1997 until January 1998 Lopez was married to Ojani Noa.
From September 2001 until June 2002 she was married to Cris Judd.
On June 5, 2004, she 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 and divorced in June 2014.
Discography[change | change source]
Number-one singles[change | change source]
|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|
Filmography[change | change source]
Movies[change | change 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|
|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
|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|
|Maid in Manhattan||Marisa Ventura||NAACP Image Award: nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture|
|2004||Jersey Girl||Gertrude Steiney|
|Shall We Dance?||Paulina|
|2005||Monster-in-Law||Charlotte "Charlie" Cantilini|
|An Unfinished Life||Jean Gilkyson|
|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||Zoe||Filming starts May 2009|
Television[change | change source]
|1991-1993||In Living Color||"Fly Girl"|
|1993-1994||Second Chances||Melinda Lopez|
|Hotel Malibu||Melinda Lopez|
|2004||Will & Grace||Herself|
Notes[change | change source]
- Kennedy, John (November 21, 2009). "Peep This: Jennifer Lopez (as Lola) Feat. Pitbull “Fresh Out The Oven”". Vibe. http://www.vibe.com/2009/11/peep-jennifer-lopez-lola-feat-pitbull-fresh-out-oven/.
- "Jennifer Lopez: Billboard Singles". Allmusic. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/p371168. Retrieved 2007-04-12.
- "UK Top 40 Hit Database". EveryHit.com. http://www.everyhit.com/. Retrieved 2007-04-12.
- "Australian ARIA Singles Chart". Australian-Charts.com. http://australian-charts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Jennifer+Lopez&titel=If+You+Had+My+Love&cat=s. Retrieved 2007-04-12.
Other websites[change | change source]