Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

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Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), also known by her nickname J.Lo, is an American actress, singer, record producer, dancer, television personality, fashion designer and television producer. Lopez began her career as a dancer on the television comedy program In Living Color. Subsequently venturing into acting, she gained recognition in the 1995 action-thriller Money Train.

Her first leading role was in the biographical film Selena (1997), in which she earned an ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress. She earned her second ALMA Award for her performance in Out of Sight (1998). She has since starred in various films, including The Wedding Planner (2001), Maid in Manhattan (2002), Shall We Dance? (2004), Monster-in-Law (2005), and The Back-up Plan (2010).

Lopez came to prominence within the music industry following the release of her debut studio album On the 6 (1999) which spawned the number one hit single "If You Had My Love". Her second studio album J.Lo (2001) was a commercial success, selling eight million copies worldwide. J to tha L-O!: The Remixes (2002) became her second consecutive album to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 while her third and fourth studio albums – This Is Me... Then (2002) and Rebirth (2005) – peaked at number two on the Billboard 200. In 2007, she released two albums including her first full Spanish-language album Como Ama una Mujer, and her fifth English studio album Brave. Returning to music with a new record label, Lopez is scheduled to release her seventh studio album, titled Love?, on April 19, 2011. Its single "On the Floor" is currently impacting charts worldwide. Her contributions to the music industry have garnered her numerous achievements including two Grammy Award nominations; two Latin Grammy Award nominations; three American Music Awards, amongst six nominations; and the estimated sale of over 55 million records worldwide. Billboard ranked her as the 27th Artist of the 2000s decade. Lending her musical knowledge to others, Lopez is currently a member of the judging panel of American reality television competition American Idol.

She led People en Español's list of "100 Most Influential Hispanics" in February 2007. She has parlayed her media fame into a fashion line and various perfumes with her celebrity endorsement. Outside of her work in the entertainment industry, Lopez advocates human rights, vaccinations and is a supporter of Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

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Born: July 24, 1969

Filmography

2015
Lila & Eve as Eve
2015
2013
Parker as Leslie
2012
Ice Age: Continental Drift as Shira (voice)
2010
2007
El Cantante as Puchi
2007
Bordertown as Lauren Adrian
2005
An Unfinished Life as Jean Gilkyson
2005
Monster-in-Law as Charlie
2004
Shall We Dance as Paulina
2004
Jersey Girl as Gertrude Steiney
2003
Gigli as Ricki
2002
Maid in Manhattan as Marisa Ventura
2002
Enough as Slim Hiller
2001
Angel Eyes as Sharon Pogue
2001
The Wedding Planner as Mary Fiore
2000
The Cell as Catherine Deane
1998
Antz as Azteca (voice)
1998
Out of Sight as Karen Sisco
1997
U Turn as Grace McKenna
1997
Anaconda as Terri Flores
1997
Selena as Selena Quintanilla-Pérez
1996
Jack as Miss Marquez
1996
Blood and Wine as Gabriela 'Gabby'
1995
Money Train as Grace Santiago
1995
My Family as Young Maria
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