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Jennifer Lynn Lopez (New York City24 July 1969) is an American singeractressdancerDesigner and fashion icon. She also goes through life as j. Lo . She is ofPuerto Rican origin, but grew up in the Bronx in New York.

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Biography[Edit]Edit

Early Years[Edit]Edit

Lopez ' parents, a computer technician and an engineer, originate from the same village in Puerto Rico. They met, however, only common when they both moved to Castle Hill in New York. The two had three daughters. The children underwent a Catholic education, were not allowed to miss classes and were encouraged as much as possible to communicate in English, so they would have more likely later on a good job. Her mother turned home often salsaand latin music. She encouraged Jennifer to take dance lessons.

Lopez financed on her 16th itself her dance and singing lessons and quit high school. She worked first at a law firm where she was successful, but left after her work more frequently to her singing/dancing/acting classes. Later, they are no longer as much to her work and she was more often at night to dance in nightclubs on the road. Lopez ' mother had this and was worried that they would be exposed to wrong influences. They gave Lopez the choice: out of the House or continue and no longer go to the nightclubs and dance classes. She went from home and slept in different places; they thought it was a rottijd, until she could withdraw at her dance teacher. They got through the hard work in dance clubs as a background dancer in music videos offers to play, among other things in a clip of MC Hammer.

In the live comedy program In The Living Color came a place quite as a dancer. She had to fly to Los Angeles for recordings of the show. She was arguing with one of the dancers and went away after the second season. Then she did a musical tour of Europe. She got roles in sitcoms such as South CentralSecond ChancesNurses on the Line: the Crash of Flight 7 and Hotel Malibu. Her career made a lead when they in 1993 by Janet Jackson as a background dancer was asked in her video clip that's the Way Love Goes. She was then on a world tour, but that said she was offered a film role because they.

Movies[Edit]Edit

She began her film career in 1995 with the Spanish film Mi Familia (my family). It was not a great success. Also she played already in the beginning of her career, along with Wesley Snipes in Money Train. She went on to star in 1996 in Jack and together with Jack Nicholson in Blood And Wine. They broke through in the film Selena, where the final days of the Mexican singer were filmed. Lopez reprised the title role and for her salary of $ 1,000,000 the highest paid latin actress. She was nominated for a Golden Globe, but got the price not. She went on to star in the film Out of Sight along with George Clooney. In the late 1990s peaked both her music and film career.

Lopez played at the beginning of the 21st century in The Cell, Maid in Manhattan and The Wedding Planner. Her salary is gone up considerably over the years. She is still the highest paid latin actress and in terms of salary she sits on similar date with Julia Roberts, for example. In 2003 came the films Gigli and Jersey Girl from, both together with Ben Affleck, with whom she had a relationship. Those movies flopten in the USA and received a lot of criticism. The film Gigli came In Netherlands by poor sales figures only on dvd from. Shall We Dance? (Richard GereSusan Sarandon) and An Unfinished Life (Robert RedfordMorgan Freeman) got reasonable reviews.

They also reached another box office success with Monster-in-Law (2005), along with Jane Fonda and Michael Vartan. Lopez played thereupon in Bordertown and El Cantante. Herein played together with Marc AnthonyLopez: salsa singer Hector Lavoe he and the deceased and she as his wife Puchi. Lopez co-produced both the previous movies. There are rumours about a new movie, (Bridge And Tunnel) along withRichard Gere, which is produced by Jack Nicholson. And Feel The Noise, a film about a boy who wants to become a singer/rapper played by R & B singer Omarion. This film would be produced by Lopez.

Music[Edit]Edit

Once danced on the table in her parents ' House and Lopez she was crazy about salsa music, but also on other styles. By her fame as an actress she got despite her limited vocal qualities a recording contract with Epic/Sony, which resulted in many number 1 hits and millions of fans. In 1999 she released her first album On the 6 out. This album was co-produced by Cory Rooney, who later would produce other albums by Lopez.As first single, " If You Had My love that immediately shot to the top of many charts around the world, including in the us. Also some of the following singles, such as Waiting For Tonight and Let's Get Loud, were hits.

Beginning 2001 came her second album from j. Lo . The name of the album was made up by fans. On this album were the singles Love do not Cost A ThingPlayI'm Real and Ain't It Funny. Lopez sat in her glory period but that didnt they themselves are not enough. In came a 2002 remix album J to the L-o: The remixes. Of the singles from her previous album I'm Real and Ain't It Funny left Lopez remixes by Murder Inc.. By Ja Rule and Ashanti were both the texts yourself, Lopez as the melody lines completely changed, just like other songs from her previous two albums. The remixes were dance-hits and Lopez got a number of new fans.

In december of 2003 released the album This is Me ... Then out. The album consisted completely out of soul, hip hop and R & b. the first single that came out was the controversial single Jenny From The Block, where the singer claims she just has remained. On the album include All I Have with LL Cool j. Further came the singles I'm Glad and Baby I Love you! from.

After a break from Lopez in the music industry came in the beginning of 2005 the album Rebirth from. Worked on the album producers as Rich Harrison (Beyonce Crazy In Love) and Timbaland with it. The whole album had a ' jazzy vibe ', just like the first single Get Right which achieved number 1 in several countries. Despite this success, the album was not a success worldwide. There were two million units sold. The subsequent single with Fat Joe (Hold You Down) flopped, something the sales figures of the album did no good. Lopez ' Rebirth is seen as least appreciated album to date.

On 27 March 2007 came into Europe from Como ama una Mujer . A Spanish-language album, co-produced by Emilio Estéfan, Julio Reyes, Marc Anthony and Lopez itself. Argentine latin rock artist Fito Páez also worked to the single Que Hiciste. The single and the album were mainly focused on her Latin American public, but were also promoted in the rest of the world. In February 2007 Que Hiciste was broadcast on channels in America and slowly rose to the number 1 on the Hot Latin Tracks Chart of Billboard, just like her album. The single was also a success in South America and the southern parts of Europe. Que Hicistemusic video is directed by Michael Hausmann. The Spanish album has paid for itself and is recorded Lopez from 2004 to 2006. The new album also includes tracks with music by the London Symphony Orchestra.

On 9 October 2007 her new English-language album, Brave out. In september 2007 the first single "Do It Well ' with video clip, directed by David La Chapelle. After Do it well was the second single Hold it don't drop it.Lopez and Anthony started on 29 september with their tour of America called: ' Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony and Concierto ING Presents '. Of each ticket sold goes there a dollar to the ING Run for Something Better'-Fund ", with which on elementary schools in disadvantaged neighbourhoods hardloopclinics be financed.

In 2011 broke the number On the Floor with the rapper Pitbull internationally by and it allowed in Netherlands at number 7 in the Dutch top 40.

Jennifer Lopez went In 2012 along with singer Enrique Iglesias on her first world tour.

In 2013 got Lopez a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

J.lo Inc[Edit]Edit

In addition to her work as a singer and actress is Lopez businesswoman. Through her successful career saw them at the beginning of the 21 centuryste commercial opportunities.

J. Lo By Jennifer Lopez[Edit]Edit

In 2001 , she started a clothing line along with her husband, who later on would be taken by his brother. The clothing line was primarily intended for her fans. The clothing line titled "j. Lo By Jennifer Lopez" was marked by glamour ' street ' (how Lopez called her kind of clothing). Her clothing line was extended over the years with accessories such as sunglasses, hats, shoes, bags and watches. She has in addition to her "j. Lo" stores in America open a store in Moscow . 2007 was marked by the new junior wear under the j.Lo by Jennifer Lopez line, JustS know that hot (?).

Madres & Nuyorican Productions[Edit]Edit

Jennifer Lopez In 2001 opened her own restaurant Madres in Pasadena, California. The restaurant has a Spanish style and was a time run by her ex-husband o' Doherty Noa. Further they her own production company "Nuyorican Productions". This has among other things her own films like Maid In ManhattanEl CantanteBordertown and The Cell produced. Also has "Nuyorican Productions" and produced the soapSouth Beach on 19 January 2007 was on the American MTV Dance Life ' to see '. This program follows a group of individual dancers to see how life is as a dancer.

Perfumes[Edit]Edit

In 2001 came in addition to the clothing line j.Lo by Jennifer Lopez Lopez, a new perfume called "Glow". They set a trend, because after Glow came under more Celine Dion, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears with their own perfume. Lopez launched a new perfume In 2003 Still under the motto that they still just has remained. There was also an appropriate slogan used: "In eye of the storm I am still Jennifer Lopez". In 2004came from a different version of Glow , Miami Glow.

Live In 2005 came out, her fourth fragrance. She came again with an extension of Glow-line with the perfume Love At First Glow and Glow After Dark in 2006. Lopez had in 2006 the start of an extension of another new perfume line called Live. The extension was called Live Luxury. Lopez explained in an interview that she deserves her own perfumes and so pretty with her to finance projects, such as her Spanish album and films such as El Cantante and Bordertown. This makes them less dependent on film production companies, such as New Line Cinema and record production companies, such as Lopez ' label Epic. Therefore, plant in early 2007 a perfume called Lopez Deseo (Desire). In total, they released eight different kinds of perfumes.

Sweetface[Edit]Edit

After the successes of her first clothing line and perfumes wanted Lopez a new clothing line with higher prices and more quality. In 2005 New York Fashion Week ended with her own fashion show and she presented her new clothing line Sweetface. The fashion show was grandly held in one of the largest New York Fashion Weektents. There was also a making of of the fashion show broadcast by MTV. The fashion show got several good and bad reviews from fashion experts. But he also got bad publicity by animal rights organization PETA. Who protested against the fur use in the clothing line.

In New York's fashion week in 2006, Lopez back again with her clothing line Sweetfacefashion show, this time was not as Grand but according to Lopez and many critics was the clothing line with jumps gone ahead.Especially by the elegant styles of the ' 50s and ' 60s. Also, in 2007 all the fur disappeared from her clothing lines. The JLo By Jennifer Lopez line already had no fur

Private Life[Edit]Edit

Lopez is 3 times divorced. She divorced her first husband In 1998, after a marriage of less than two years. In 2001-2002 she was married to a former background dancer. In between the two marriages, she had a relationship with p. Diddy and nightclub owner Chris Paciello and after her last marriage with Ben Affleck. The intended marriage with Affleck went on 13 september 2003 , at the last minute, in January 2004 the duo went by and finally from each other.

Then she got a relationship with latin singer Marc Anthony, with whom she had a duet in 1999 ("No Me Ames", that on her album "On the 6" State) had done. They married in secret on June 5, 2004. The wedding came in the talk of the town by Anthony shortly before getting married are communicated to divorce his then-wife, formerMiss Universe Dayanara Torres. On 22 February 2008 the couple with twins, a son and a daughter. Put the couple In July 2011 to end their marriage of seven years.

Filmography[Edit]Edit

Filmography as an actress
Year Title Role Note
1995 My Family María Sánchez
1995 Money Train Grace Santiago
1996 Jack Miss Marquez
1996 Blood and Wine Gabriela ' Gabby '
1997 Selena Selena Quintanilla-Pérez
1997 Anaconda Terri Flores
1997 You Turn Grace McKenna
1998 Out of Sight Karen Sisco
2000 The Cell Catherine Deane
2001 The Wedding Planner Mary Fiore
2001 Angel Eyes Sharon Pogue
2002 Enough Slim Hiller
2002 Maid in Manhattan Marisa Ventura
2003 Gigli Ricki
2004 Jersey Girl Gertrude Steiney
2004 Shall We Dance? Paulina
2005 Monster-in-Law Charlie
2005 An Unfinished Life Jean Gilkyson
2006 Bordertown Lauren Adrian
2006 El cantante Puchi
2010 The Back-Up Plan Zoe
2012 What to Expect When you're Expecting Holly
2012 Ice Age 4: Continental Drift Chris Perry voice
2013 Parker Leslie Rodgers

Discography[Edit]Edit

Albums[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
On the 6 16-06-1999 10-07-1999 6 82 Platinum
J. Lo 22-01-2001 03-02-2001 4 69 Platinum
J-to-tha-Lo: The remixes 2002 23-03-2002 5 29 Gold
This is me ... then 25-11-2002 07-12-2002 7 35 Gold
Rebirth 28-02-2005 05-03-2005 1 (1wk) 17
Como ama una mujer 23-03-2007 31-03-2007 31 7
Brave 05-10-2007 13-10-2007 24 4
Love? 29-04-2011 07-05-2011 18 14
Dance again ... the hits 20-07-2012 28-07-2012 17 8
A.K.A. 2014 21-06-2014 39 1 *
Album (s) with chart positions in

the Flemish Ultratop 200 albums

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
On the 6 1999 17-07-1999 10 48
J. Lo 2001 03-02-2001 3 58
J-to-tha-Lo: The remixes 2002 30-03-2002 8 26
This is me ... then 2002 07-12-2002 6 18
Rebirth 2005 05-03-2005 4 19
Como ama una mujer 2007 07-04-2007 30 13
Brave 2007 13-10-2007 36 7
Love? 2011 14-05-2011 18 15
Dance again ... the hits 2012 28-07-2012 9 11 *
A.K.A. 2014 28-06-2014 38 1 *

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
If you had my love 11-05-1999 03-07-1999 1 (1wk) 13 No. 2 in the Single Top 100 / Alarm drive
Waiting for tonight 16-11-1999 06-11-1999 5 11 No. 7 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
Feelin' so good 17-03-2000 04-03-2000 30 6 with Big Pun & Fat Joe /

No. 32 in the Single Top 100

Let's get loud 10-06-2000 17-06-2000 2 17 No. 3 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm disc / Gold
Love don't cost a thing 11-12-2000 06-01-2001 1 (2 wk) 13 No. 1 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
Play 10-04-2001 21-04-2001 7 13 No. 12 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
Ain't it funny 16-07-2001 28-07-2001 2 14 No. 3 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
I'm real 30-10-2001 10-11-2001 3 14 with Ja Rule /

No. 2 in the Single Top 100

Ain't it funny (remix) 04-03-2002 16-03-2002 10 10 with Ja Rule & Caddillac Tah /

No. 7 in the Single Top 100

I'm gonna be alright 08-06-2002 29-06-2002 9 20 with Nas /

No. 10 in the Single Top 100

Jenny from the block 18-11-2002 23-11-2002 3 13 with Jadakiss & Styles /

No. 4 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive

All I have 11-02-2003 08-03-2003 3 11 with LL Cool J /

No. 5 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive

I'm glad 2003 24-05-2003 6 9 No. 17 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
Get right 15-01-2005 05-02-2005 2 12 No. 3 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
Hold you down 30-05-2005 11-06-2005 38 3 with Fat Joe/

No. 26 in the Single Top 100

Control myself 08-04-2006 06-05-2006 13 6 with LL Cool J/

No. 19 in the Single Top 100

Qué hiciste 23-11-2007 03-03-2007 ice skater -
Do it well 14-09-2007 06-10-2007 30 4 No. 17 in the Single Top 100
Hold it, don't drop it 2008 10-11-2008 ice skater -
On the floor 24-01-2011 19-03-2011 7 17 with Pitbull /

No. 4 in the Single Top 100

I'm into you 09-05-2011 02-07-2011 25 7 with Lil Wayne /

No. 52 in the Single Top 100

Papi 15-08-2011 20-08-2011 tip7 - No. 68 in the Single Top 100
Dance again 02-04-2012 26-05-2012 16 13 with Pitbull/

No. 19 in the Single Top 100

Goin' in 18-06-2012 18-08-2012 tip11 - with Flo Rida
Sweet spot 2013 13-04-2013 tip8 - with Flo Rida
We are one 08-04-2014 14-06-2014 10 10 * with Pitbull & Claudia Leitte /

Theme song WORLD CUP 2014 / No. 9 in the Single Top 100

Single (s) with chart positions

in the Flemish Ultratop 50

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
If you had my love 1999 10-07-1999 9 14 No. 9 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Waiting for tonight 1999 06-11-1999 15 14 No. 15 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Feelin' so good 2000 01-04-2000 42 2 with Big Pun & Fat Joe
Let's get loud 2000 17-06-2000 7 15 No. 7 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Love don't cost a thing 2001 20-01-2001 7 11 No. 7 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Play 2001 28-04-2001 10 12 No. 12 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Ain't it funny 2001 28-07-2001 8 15 No. 8 in the Radio 2 Top 30
I'm real 2001 03-11-2001 8 18 with Ja Rule/

No. 5 in the Radio 2 Top 30

Ain't it funny (remix) 2002 23-03-2002 16 10 with Ja Rule & Caddillac Tah/

No. 18 in the Radio 2 Top 30

I'm gonna be alright 2002 06-07-2002 9 12 with Nas/

No. 11 in the Radio 2 Top 30

Jenny from the block 2002 30-11-2002 7 16 with Jadakiss & Styles/

No. 4 in the Radio 2 Top 30

All I have 2003 22-03-2003 18 12 with LL Cool J/

No. 11 in the Radio 2 Top 30

I'm glad 2003 28-06-2003 31 5 No. 21 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Get right 2005 19-02-2005 3 15
Hold you down 2005 18-06-2005 44 1 with Fat Joe
Control myself 2006 06-05-2006 14 12 with LL Cool J
Qué hiciste 2007 31-03-2007 13 14 No. 10 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Do it well 2007 06-10-2007 22 10
On the floor 2011 05-03-2011 1 (4wk) 23 with Pitbull/

No. 2 in the Radio 2 Top 30/ Gold

I'm into you 2011 11-06-2011 24 12 with Lil Wayne/

No. 5 in the Radio 2 Top 30

Papi 2011 01-10-2011 23 9
The (The hardest ever) 21-11-2011 24-11-2011 tip5 - with Will.i.am & Mick Jagger
Dance again 2012 14-04-2012 7 19 with Pitbull
Follow the leader 14-05-2012 02-06-2012 36 10 with Wisin y Yandel
Goin' in 2012 11-08-2012 tip3 - with Flo Rida
Sweet spot 2013 27-04-2013 tip6 - with Flo Rida
Live it up 2013 18-05-2013 tip2 - with Pitbull
We are one 08-04-2014 19-04-2014 2 13 * with Pitbull & Claudia Leitte/

Theme song WORLD CUP 2014/ No. 26 in the Radio 2 Top 30

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Let's get loud - - - 535 1055 1182 1507 - - 1952 - - - - -

DVDs[Edit]Edit

Dvds with chart positions in

the DVD Top 30

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest 

position

Number Of 

weeks

Comments
Let's get loud 2002 22-03-2002 8 8

Trivia[Edit]Edit

  • Lopez sang a small piece of the song Venus by Shocking Blue in an advertisement for Venus Embrace.
  • Lopez was the first latina that more than a million dollars for a single command received[source? ].
  • Lopez was in 2003 the highest paid Latin American actress in Hollywood[source? ].
  • Lopez is the first actress and singer who at the same time, a movie and had a cd number 1 in America (with respectively The Wedding Planner and j. Lo)[source? ].
  • Lopez is the first and only woman to three years in a row to sexiest woman in the world is chosen[source? ].
  • Lopez is the first artist to a Spanish number ("Que Hiciste") on number 1 of the TRL Countdown got on the American MTV[source? ].
  • Lopez is the first artist to a remix album ("J-To-The-L-O! The Remixes ") on number 1 got from the Billboard-albumcharts[source? ].
  • Lopez received in February 2007 received an award from Amnesty International for her commitment to the film "Bordertown" that publicity brought to the situation in Juarez Mexico.
  • Lopez received for her clothing line Sweetface ' the ACE ' Icon Award in 2006 for her contribution to the accessories and fashion industry.

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