Jennifer Lopez

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The US-American singer and actress Jennifer Lopez, who inspires with her temperament, her hip swing and her extraordinary voice, owes her special charm to her Puerto Rican roots. With old hits like "Jenny from the Block" and new chart-stormers the Latina inspires her enormous fan community again and again. Learn more about Jennifer Lopez.

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Jennifer Lopez facts

Who is Jennifer Lopez?

Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born on 24 July 1969 in the Bronx district of New York City and is an American singer and actress. Her parents come from Puerto-Rico and have two more daughters besides Jennifer. After finishing school, Jennifer Lopez worked as a paralegal and trained to become a dance teacher. She also performed as a dancer in numerous clubs in New York.

How did Jennifer Lopez become famous?

Jennifer Lopez, also called J.Lo, started her career in the early 1990s as a background dancer on television. She was also featured in Janet Jackson's music video for "That's the Way Love Goes". Besides the dance performances she also took on speaking roles in TV shows like "South Central" or "Hotel Malibu".
In 1998 she got her first record deal with Sony Records, where she recorded her debut album "On the 6". At that time a real Latin wave broke over the USA which was dominated by artists like Enrique IglesiasRicky Martin and Marc Anthony in the charts. This trend made Jennifer Lopez singles "If You Had My Love", "Waiting for the Tonight", "Fellin So Good", "Let's Get Loud" and "No me ames" extremely successful. Her debut album sold over seven million copies.

How many albums has Jennifer Lopez released?

Throughout her career Jennifer Lopez has released a total of eight studio albums.
In 1999 she released her debut album "On the 6". Her most successful album was "J.Lo", which she released in 2001. It sold over 12 million copies. This was followed by "This Is Me... Then" and "Rebirth". In 2007 "Como ama una mujer" and "Brave" were released. Her two most recent studio albums are "Love?" from 2011 and "A.K.A." from 2014.
Beside the studio albums there is also the remix album "J to tha L-O!" by Jennifer Lopez: The Remixes" from 2002, which was the first remix album to make it to number one in the American charts. 2012 saw the release of the compilation album "Dance Again... The Hits" which features J. Lo’s most successful singles.

What are Jennifer Lopez's most successful hits?

Jennifer Lopez was the first artist in the world to simultaneously occupy number one in the music and cinema charts. With over 80 million singles and albums sold, she is one of the most successful performers in the world. Her very first single "If You Had My Love" reached platinum status after only two weeks and was number one in six countries. Her most successful singles include "I'm Real" feat. Ja Rule, "All I Have" feat. LL Cool J, "On The Floor" feat. Pitbull, "Jenny from the Block" and "I'm Gonna Be Alright" feat. Nas.

What prizes has Jennifer Lopez won?

In 2007 Jennifer Lopez received the "Artists for Amnesty Award" at the Berlinale for her film "Bordertown". For her film "The Cell", the multi-talent even received several awards: the "Saturn Award" for Best Actress, the "Blockbuster Entertainment Award" for Best Actress in Science Fiction and an "MTV Movie Award" in the category Best Dressed. Since 2013, Jennifer Lopez has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2014 she was the first female artist ever to receive the "Icon Award" for her life's work at the Billboard Music Awards. In total, the Latina artist was nominated or awarded a prize over 60 times.

Which films does Jennifer Lopez appear in?

In addition to her music career, Jennifer Lopez is also active as a successful actress. In the beginning she played minor supporting roles in movies like "Money Train" (1995) or "Jack" (1996), but she quickly made a name for herself in the movie scene. In 1997 she played her first leading role in the movie "Selena". Especially for the psychothriller "The Cell" J.Lo got a lot of attention. The most famous movies with Jennifer Lopez are "Monster-In-Law", "Bordertown" and "The Back-up Plan".

But not all movies in which she took part were successful: "Angel Eyes" and "Manhattan Love Story" for example earned almost exclusively bad reviews and for "Gigli" she was even awarded a Golden Raspberry Award.

When will Jennifer Lopez be back on tour?

On June 7, 2019, Jennifer Lopez started her It’s My Party tour which led through the USA, Canada, Israel and Russia. The tour ends on August 11, 2019.

You can watch her 2018 hit single with DJ Khaled and Cardi B here: