Jennifer Lopez Facts

Jennifer Lopez Facts
Jennifer Lopez is an American singer, actress, and dancer who began to become famous when she worked as Fly Girl dancer on the comedy show In Living Color in 1991. She was born Jennifer Lynn Lopez on July 24, 1969, in New York City, NY, to David Lopez and Guadalupe Rodriguez. Her parents were both Puerto Rican. Jennifer began singing and dancing lessons when she was five years old. She was educated in Catholic schools, where she excelled more in sports than in academics. In 1986 Jennifer landed a small role in a movie titled My Little Girl and she decided she wanted to become a movie star.
Interesting Jennifer Lopez Facts:
Jennifer Lopez attended college briefly in an attempt to please her parents.
Jennifer moved out of her family home when they failed to support her dreams of becoming famous.
In 1991 Jennifer Lopez was hired as a backup dancer for New Kids on the Block. She performed with them at the 18th Annual American Music Awards.
Jennifer Lopez moved to Los Angeles to film the series In Living Color, in which she was a Fly Girl dancer.
In 1993 Jennifer left In Living Color to pursue acting. She backed out of being a dancer on Janet Jackson's tour in 1993 to follow her own dreams instead.
In 1993 Jennifer Lopez landed an acting job on the film Lost in the Wild.
That year she signed a deal for a TV show Second Chances.
Jennifer Lopez' first big acting role was in the 1995 film My Family. She was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female.
In 1995 Jennifer Lopez starred along with Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson in Money Train.
IN 1997 Jennifer Lopez landed the role of Selena in the biopic of the same name. She became the highest paid Hispanic actress in history for that role, earning $1 million.
Because of her role as a singer in Selena, Jennifer Lopez became interested in singing and her music career began to take off as well.
As her music career began to grow Jennifer Lopez changed her name to J.Lo.
In 2003 Jennifer Lopez starred in the film Gigli with Ben Affleck. It was considered to be one of the worst films ever made.
Jennifer Lopez met her first husband while shooting Blood and Wine. They were married for only 13 months.
In 2005 Jennifer Lopez was paid $15 million for her role in Monster-in-Law. This once again made her the highest paid Hispanic actress in Hollywood's history.
Jennifer Lopez married Cris Judd in 2001 and they divorced in 2003. In 2004 she married Marc Anthony. They were married until 2014.
Jennifer Lopez has two children. They are twins Maximilian David and Emme Maribel, born February 22, 2008.
Jennifer Lopez has been a judge on American Idol several seasons.
Jennifer Lopez abstains from drinking alcohol.
Jennifer Lopez has appeared in many movies and television shows and went on concert tours twice - both in 2007 and in 2012.

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