Famous as :Actress, designer, singer
Birth Name :Jennifer Lynn Lopez
Birth Date :July 24, 1969
Birth Place :The Bronx, New York, USA
Claim to fame :As Selena Quintanilla Perez in "Selena" (1997)
Jennifer Lynn Lopez born on July 24, 1970 in the Soundview section of Bronx, New York City, New York is known for her such professions, as Puerto Rican-American actress, singer, designer, dancer, and fashion icon. She is born to David Lopez who is a computer specialist at Guardian Insurance in NYC and Guadalupe who used to teach kindergarten in Westchester County, New York. J. Lo, that's how people call her, is the middle of three daughters. Her elder sister, Leslie is a housewife and opera singer, and her younger sister, Lynda is a DJ on New York's WKTU, a VH1 VJ and a morning news show correspondent on New York's Channel 11.
Before attending a formal education institute, 5-year-old Jen took singing and dancing lessons and spent her following eight years at an all-girls catholic high school named Holy Family, located in the Bronx. After that she studied at Preston High School for four years long, where she was popular as an amazing athlete actively participating in track, field and tennis and that her friends there called her "La Guitarra" concerning her guitar curved body.
Right after she graduated from high school at age 18 J.Lo moved out from her ...
parent's home and worked at a law firm while taking dancing jobs at night. J.Lo's breakthrough came in 1990 when she was offered a job as a fly girl on Fox's hit comedy "In Living Color." In the next two years, she went on to dance for the famous singer and actress Janet Jackson.
Starting her acting career early in the 1990s playing in such movies as "Mi Familia", "Money Train" (1995), and "U-Turn" (1997), Lopez was known for the role she played in Gregory Nava's film entitled "My Family" (1995) and for the role of Selena Quintanilla in the movie "Selena" (1997). The latter pic is a biographical depiction of the life and career of Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla Perez, whose burgeoning career was cut short when she was murdered at the age of 23.
After that J.Lo got her next role in "Out of Sight" (1998) where she played along with George Clooney. Additionally, she later on also appeared in "Anaconda" (1997), "The Cell" (2000), "Angel Eyes" (2001), "The Wedding Planner" (2001), "Enough" (2002), "Maid in Manhattan" (2002), "Gigli" (2003), "Jersey Girl" (2004), "Shall We Dance?" (2004), "Monster-In-Law" (2005) and in several other movies and television shows.