Occupation : Actress, Singer, Model
Birth Date : 24 July, 1970
Birth Place : The Bronx, New York, USA
Nickname : "La Guitarra" (guitar shaped body)
Nationality : American
Height : 5' 4"
Education : Catholic School, All-girl high school
Relationship : Marc Anthony (Actor, Musician - married on June 5, 2004), Cris Judd (Dancer - Married on September 29, 2001 in Calabasas, California, filed for divorce on July 25, 2002), Ojani Noa (Model - Married on February 22, 1997 in Miami, divorced in March 1998)
Father : David Lopez (A Computer Specialist)
Mother : Guadalupe Lopez (A Kindergarten Teacher)
Claim to Fame : As Selena Quintanilla in Selena (1997)
Fan Mail :
C/O International Creative Management
8942 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills CA 90211
Jennifer Lynn Lopez is a superstar singer, actress and performer. She was born on July 24, 1970. Her parents came to New York from Ponce, Puerto Rico. She is the middle of three sisters. Her father is a computer operations manager, and her mother, a kindergarten teacher. As a child, Jennifer always wanted to be a performer.
An actress whose first major role was in the movie "Money Train".
Her real breakthrough came when she played the tragically killed musician Selena in the movie with the same name. At the movie wrap party for Selena (1997), on Oct. 28 1996 in San Antonio, star played an unexpected love scene when her boyfriend Ojani Noa grabbed a microphone and proposed to her in the middle of the dance floor, presenting her with a large marquis-cut diamond ring. She said 'yes'.
Jennifer Lopez was engaged at 15 with David Cruz "The best looking guy of the neighborhood". In the gyms they called her "La Guitarra" because her body curved like a guitar.
In her local Bronx they call her "The Supernova". She moved to Manhattan to learn how to dance and used to sleep in the studio where she was practicing.
Co-starring opposite George Clooney in 1998's acclaimed 'Out of Sight,' Lopez (the product of a Puerto Rican family) became the highest-paid Latina actress in Hollywood history; the following summer, she returned to her musical roots with her debut pop album 'On the 6,' scoring a hit with the infectious single "If You Had My Love."