BirthdateBirthdateJennifer Lopez was born on July 24,1969Jennifer Lopez was born on July 24,1969in Bronx New York. She is still alive andin Bronx New York. She is still alive andshe is 43 years old.she is 43 years old.
Growing up in the Bronx (NY)Growing up in the Bronx (NY) She lived in a section called Castle HillShe lived in a section called Castle Hill’’’’ She used to take a train to get to Manhattan for workShe used to take a train to get to Manhattan for work This is why the name of her first album is On The SixThis is why the name of her first album is On The Six’’.. After school, she did nAfter school, she did noot go to college. Instead shet go to college. Instead sheworked in a law office.worked in a law office.
ParentsParentsFather - David Lopez, a computerFather - David Lopez, a computerspecialist at Guardian Insurancespecialist at Guardian InsuranceMother -Mother - Guadalupe Rodrigue,Guadalupe Rodrigue, a schoola schoolteacher.teacher.Both parents are from Puerto Rico, butBoth parents are from Puerto Rico, butthey raised Jennifer in the USA.they raised Jennifer in the USA.
Jennifer, Leslie and LindaJennifer, Leslie and Linda Jennifer has two sisters: LeslieJennifer has two sisters: Leslieand Linda.and Linda. Her older sister Leslie was aHer older sister Leslie was aRadio DJ and now singsRadio DJ and now singsOpera.Opera. Her younger sister LyndaHer younger sister Lynda is ais aDJ on a New Yorks radioDJ on a New Yorks radiostation and is also a morningstation and is also a morningnews show correspondent onnews show correspondent onNew Yorks Channel 11.New Yorks Channel 11.
Fame…Fame…Jennifer pursued a career inJennifer pursued a career inthe entertainment industrythe entertainment industryafter getting a role in theafter getting a role in the1986 film “My Little Girl”.1986 film “My Little Girl”.Lopez gained her firstLopez gained her firstregular high-profile job as aregular high-profile job as adancer on “In Living Color”dancer on “In Living Color”between 1991 & 1993. Thisbetween 1991 & 1993. Thisis when her career startedis when her career startedto ‘take off’.to ‘take off’.
Fame – part 2Fame – part 2She received her first leading role in theShe received her first leading role in theSelena biopic in 1997. She became the firstSelena biopic in 1997. She became the firstLatina actress to earn over $1 million for herLatina actress to earn over $1 million for herrole in the film “Out of Sight”. She made herrole in the film “Out of Sight”. She made herfirst music album in 1999 with “On the 6”.first music album in 1999 with “On the 6”.
Fame – part 3Fame – part 3With the release of her second album “With the release of her second album “J.LoJ.Lo””& her film& her film ““The Wedding PlannerThe Wedding Planner”” in 2001,in 2001,Lopez became the first person to have aLopez became the first person to have anumber one album & film in the same week.number one album & film in the same week.
Fame – part 4Fame – part 4 Her 2002 remix album, “JHer 2002 remix album, “Jto tha L–O!”, was the firstto tha L–O!”, was the firstin history to debut atin history to debut atnumber one, while hernumber one, while herfifth studio album, Comofifth studio album, ComoAma una Mujer (2007),Ama una Mujer (2007),received the highest first-received the highest first-week sales for a Spanishweek sales for a Spanishalbum in the USA.album in the USA.
She is also famous for her dresses!She is also famous for her dresses!At the Golden Globe awards ceremony…
Critical acclaim…Critical acclaim…Her critically acclaimed music video for "OnHer critically acclaimed music video for "Onthe Floor", her highest-peaking single on thethe Floor", her highest-peaking single on themusic charts in eight years, became themusic charts in eight years, became thehighest-viewed YouTube video of the year.highest-viewed YouTube video of the year.It remains the most-viewed music video by aIt remains the most-viewed music video by afemale in history. Additionally, "On thefemale in history. Additionally, "On theFloor" is one of the best-selling singles of allFloor" is one of the best-selling singles of alltime, with sales of over 8.4 million copies.time, with sales of over 8.4 million copies.
AwardsAwardsJennifer Lopez has won many awards.Jennifer Lopez has won many awards.At the 2010 World Music Awards, she wasAt the 2010 World Music Awards, she wasgiven “The Legend Award” forgiven “The Legend Award” for“Outstanding Contribution to the Arts”“Outstanding Contribution to the Arts”
FamilyFamilyShe has 2 kids:She has 2 kids:Emme and Max.Emme and Max.She has 2 rabbits, aShe has 2 rabbits, atortoise, and a dog.tortoise, and a dog.