Jennifer Lopez, also known as J.Lo, is an American actress, singer, record producer, dancer, fashion designer and television producer. She had been nominated for Golden Globe and Grammy Award.
Lopez is one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood and has sold over 48 million albums worldwide. She won the 2003 American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist and the 2007 American Music Award for Favorite Latin Artist.
Born on July 24, 1969, in New York City, to Puerto Rican parents Guadalupe Rodrguez, a kindergarten teacher, and David Lopez, a computer specialist, she has appeared in numerous films, and has won ALMA Awards for outstanding actress for her work in Selena, Out of Sight, and Angel Eyes.
Lopez made her debut in the big screen in the 1995 drama My Family and then appeared opposite Wesley Snipes in the action film Money Train. She played roles in Francis Ford Coppola’s 1996 comedy Jack starring Robin Williams, and the 1997 thriller Blood and Wine with Jack Nicholson.
She did the lead role in the 1997 film Selena for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for “Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy” in 1998.
Lopez’s debut album, released on June 1, 1999, and On the 6, a reference to the 6 subway line she used to take growing up in Castle Hill reached the top ten of the Billboard 200.
Lopez’s first marriage was to Cuban-born Ojani Noa on February 22, 1997. They divorced in January 1998. Later she had relations with hip-hop mogul Sean Combs, former backup dancer Cris Judd, actor Ben Affleck and singer Marc Anthony.