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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 20 Jun 2013
  • Address:
    6260 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 35th
    Monthly Average: 41st
  • Notes: Selected for 2012, the 2,500th Star

Jennifer Lopez

Next star: Una Merkel
Previous star: Carmen Miranda

Biography

Lopez at the 25th GLAAD Media Awards, April 2014

Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer. She became interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry following a minor role in the 1986 film My Little Girl, to the dismay of her Puerto Rican parents, who believed that it was an unrealistic career route for a Hispanic. Lopez gained her first regular high-profile job as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color in 1991, where she remained a regular until she decided to pursue an acting career in 1993. She received her first leading role in the Selena biopic of the same name in 1997. Lopez became the first Latina actress to earn over US$1 million for a role the following year, with the film Out of Sight. She ventured into the music industry in 1999 with her debut studio album, On the 6.

Fact file

  • Born: Jennifer Lynn Lopez July 24, 1969 (age 46) The Bronx, New York, U.S.
  • Residence: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actress author dancer fashion designer producer singer songwriter television personality
  • Years active: 1986–present
  • Spouse(s): Ojani Noa (m. 1997–98) Cris Judd (m. 2001–03) Marc Anthony (m. 2004–14)
  • Children: 2
  • Relatives: Lynda Lopez (sister)
  • Website: jenniferlopez.com
  • Genres: R&B pop Latin hip hop dance
  • Labels: Work Epic Island Capitol
  • Associated acts: Fat Joe Marc Anthony Pitbull

Read more about Jennifer Lopez at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Jennifer Lopez Reveals She Didn't Get Paid for Her Acting Role in 'Hustlers'
Entertainment Tonigh, 2019-11-18 05:35:02
The 50-year-old performer covers one of GQ's Men of Year issues as "Icon of the Year."

Alex Rodriguez Might 'Save Money' & Marry Jennifer Lopez at the Super Bowl
Billboard, 2019-11-16 01:36:14
Back in March, Alex Rodriguez had the world letting out a collective "finally" when he popped the question to Jennifer Lopez. Now, the...

Jennifer Lopez Says 'The Bronx Came Out' During a #MeToo Moment at a Costume Fitting
Billboard, 2019-11-14 18:17:17
Jennifer Lopez opened up in a new interview on Wednesday (Nov. 13) about a #MeToo experience she once faced during a costume fitting and what it...

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