Jennifer Lynn Lopez is an American actress, singer, dancer, fashion designer, producer, and businesswoman. Born on July 24, 1969, in The Bronx, New York, United States.
|Net Worth:||US$400 million (2019 estimate)|
|Born:||July 24, 1969|
|Country of Origin:||The Bronx, New York City, U.S.|
Why is Jennifer Lopez Famous
Jennifer Lopez (JLO) is a singer and actress. She first saw a little fame as a fly girl on the show Living Color, but it was the massive success of her album that took her to a household name.
In fact, we all know who “Jenny from the Block” is these days. With combined talent and good looks, she was destined to be a superstar.
Jennifer Lopez Brief History
Jennifer Lopez, commonly referred to as JLo, got her start as a fly girl on In Living Color as a back-up dancer. And just a start, it was.
Her career blossomed into superstar status as both a singer and an actress through the years. She’s even been named as a style icon.
This native New Yorker was born in 1969. As per IMDB, her biggest influence growing up was West Side Story. After her stint as a fly girl, she went on to become one of Janet Jackson’s dancers.
Her movie portrayal of Selena put her on the map as a triple-threat and rocketed her career into overdrive. She could sing, dance and act.
There was no slowing her down. She’s been linked to multiple high-profile men including Ben Affleck, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Marc Anthony, who she shares two children with, and recently Alex Rodriguez.
Her movies include hits like: The Wedding Planner, Hustlers, Maid in Manhattan, and Second Act. She’s been nominated and won many awards that span from her acting career to her stellar music career.
As for her music career, she’s not only won awards but performed at the Super Bowl. With more than 70 million records sold, she’s been listed as one of the most influential Latin women of our time. In fact, in 2012, Forbes listed her as the most powerful woman in the world!
The Lopez Family Foundation was founded in 2009 in partnership with her sisters. They provide health care and education to the less fortunate.