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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 20 Jun 2013
  • Address:
    6260 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 49th
    Monthly Average: 47th
  • 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

milaan2005
Variety, 2020-05-26 15:00:11
Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer Rodney Jerkins, whose credits include songs by Michael Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey and Beyoncé, is no stranger to working with nervous artists in the studio. But having actress Tracee Ellis Ross in the vocal booth presented a different kind of challenge. “Any artist would ...

Jennifer Lopez Reveals ID of Creepy Guy in Background of Her Gym Selfie
TMZ, 2020-05-26 14:03:15
Jennifer Lopez finally dished on a mystery people have been trying to ID for weeks now -- revealing the creepy floating face that popped up in one of her latest gym selfies. She made the revelation on a recent appearance on 'The Tonight Show' with…

marcmalkin
Variety, 2020-05-22 18:06:43
Jennifer Lopez has been spending time in quarantine with her kids and fiancé Alex Rodriguez. But that doesn’t mean she’s not working. Not only is she gearing up for the Season 4 premiere of NBC’s “World of Dance” on May 26, but she’s also finishing “Marry Me,” her upcoming romantic ...

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