Quick Facts of J.Lo
Jennifer Lynn Muniz generally known as Jennifer Lopez or J.Lo was born on July 24, 1969 (age 44) in Bronx, New York. By occupation she is an actress, reality television star, singer and a dancer. She went to Preston High School in the Bronx Baruch College for her education. J.Lo is an actress and singer who is one of the best and worldwide Hollywood’s leading ladies who has successfully made her pop and dance music career.
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Synopsis of J.Lo
When she turned to music, she found major success on the pop and dance charts with hits like “Get Right” and “Play” while continuing to garner Hollywood film work. She married salsa icon Marc Anthony in 2006 and had twins. The couple split a few years later.
Career of Jennifer Lopez
In 1990, she won a national competition and earned a spot dancing on the popular Fox comedy television series, “In Living Color,” as one of the “Fly Girls.” A series of small acting jobs followed, including parts in two more series and a TV movie, Nurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7, in 1993. Lopez’s first feature film was the critically acclaimed Mi Familia, or My Family, in 1995. She also appeared in Money Train (1995), opposite Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson, and in Jack (1996), directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Robin Williams.
J.Lo began her career as a dancer, appearing in stage musicals and numerous music videos. She has also won a national competition and got a chance for spot dancing on the famous Fox comedy t.v series known as “In Living Color” as a “Fly Girl“. A series of small acting jobs followed including parts in two more series and a TV movie “Nurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7” in 1993. J.Lo’s first featured film was the critically acclaimed “Mi Familia” means My Family in 1995. She also appeared in “Money Train” in 1995 opposite Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson and in Jack (1996) directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Robin Williams.
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Breakthrough in Career of Jennifer Lopez
Lopez, also a beautiful c and versatile actress had a breakthrough in her acting career in 1997 when she had a chance to play the the role of Selena. Its story was based on Selena Quintillana Perez- A Tejano Pop Singer who was killed by a crazy fan in 1995. She was hugely praised for her performance and had A Golden Globe nomination and became the highest-paid actress luckily. She had also a chance to perform opposite to Jack Nicholson in “Blood and Wine”. She played a role of Marshal Karen Sisco with a co-star George Cloney which increased the charm of her character in a movie named as ” Out of Sight” produced by Steven Soderbergh’s. The film was based on Elmore Leonard Novel.
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Music Career of J.Lo
The musical career of Jennifer Lopez got a boost when she released her album with the theme of Latin Pop on June 6, 1999. Her hit single “If You Had My Love” played a major role in giving success to the album which went platinum with in the time span of 2 weeks while with the most influential example “Ricky Martin” of the growing culture of Latin influence in pop music industry.
In early months of 2000, Lopez was award “Best Dance Performance” in her 2nd hit “Waiting for Tonight”. In summer 2000, she got a chance to get starred in movie “The Cell”-A Science Fiction-Thriller in which she played a child psychologist who helps in tracking a terrifying serial killer. The same year, she also acted in “Enough” as a portrayal of spousal abuse.
In 2001, this lady got an amazing popularity and reached new peaks when her another album J.Lo successfully reached No.1 on the pop charts. Her romantic comedy “The Wedding Planner” also reached the top at the box office in right in the next week of its release. In the month of December-2002, she acted another huge hit with the release of the record “This Is Me…Then” and aa amazing role in a comedy “Maid in Manhattan”. In 2003, she starring with Ben Affleck in a hit on the box office screen “Gigli”. Other projects included “Jersey Girl” and “An Unfinished Life” in which she played a single mom taken in by her father-in-law played by Robert Redford. She also starred opposite Richard Gere in “Shall We Dance?”, a remake of the top-grossing Japanese flick.
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Personal Life of J.Lo
After four relationships with Ojani Noa-a model and actor whom she briefly married in 1997, a rapper Sean “Puffy” Combs, Cris Judd-a dancer who appeared in the video for her hit single “Love Don’t Cost a Thing” and an actor Ben Affleck, Lopez married a singer Marc Anthony in June 2004 at a private ceremony at her Los Angeles mansion. Returning to the big stage, Lopez has found time to join forces with her husband in 2006. She acted alongside him in the film “El Cantante”. In the film, Anthony played Hector Lavoe, the internationally acclaimed salsa singer. True to life, Lopez played Puchi-Lavoe’s wife. Lopez gave birth to twins February 22, 2008. The baby boy and girl were the first children for Lopez and the fourth and fifth for her husband, salsa star Marc Anthony. In July 2011, Lopez and Marc Anthony announced their plans to separate. In an interview with “Vanity Fair”, Lopez did not reveal the cause of the breakup but said, “I loved myself enough to walk away.”
With a new hit song out, the superstar refused to be deterred.
“I am positive, determined to move forward with my life, bring up my babies, and do the best job I can as a mother, entertainer, and person.”
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Recent Activities of J.Lo
In 2012, Lopez announced that she would be leaving American Idol. “I honestly feel like the time has come that I have to get back to doing the other things that I do, that I put on hold because I love Idol so much”
She told this in the morning radio show when she actually announced that she would be soon leaving American Idol. However, she could not live long without it and came back to the show. Lopez returned to the show for its thirteenth season in 2014.
She continued to work on her own production of music along with the American Idol. While releasing the album A.K.A. in June 2014.Lopez was also working with Pitbull and Claudia Leitte on an official song “We Are One (Ole Ola)” for the FIFA World Cup 2014. Around this time, news also broke about her personal life. It became public that she had split from dancer and choreographer Casper Smart after two and a half years together. The rumors were also spread about the cancellation of her showing up in the official song is due to her recent breakup three days before the opening ceremony of FIFA world cup Brazil 2014 but after her press conference, these rumors flew away and a surprise was awaiting for J.Lo fans in the opening ceremony of FIFA World Cup 2014.
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