Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez was born in Bronx, New York on July 24, 1969, the middle child in a family of three daughters. The star attended Catholic school, where she first explored her interest in singing, dancing, and acting. She dropped out of Baruch College after one semester to pursue an entertainment career. In the early 1990s, she worked as a backup dancer for New Kids on the Block, before moving to Los Angeles, where she became one of the Fly Girls on the Fox TV show “In Living Color.”

Lopez then scored bit parts in television shows and films, but her big break came with 1997’s “Selena,” in which she portrayed the slain Tejano singer. Several movies followed, including “Anaconda” and 1998’s “Out of Sight” with George Clooney. The following year, Lopez released her debut single, “If You Had My Love,” followed by her first album, “On The 6,” with the hit song “Waiting for Tonight.”

In 2000, Lopez made her mark as one to watch not just for music and acting, but also fashion, when she attended the Grammys in a scandalously-plunging Versace gown. With her fame growing exponentially, Lopez continued to work across mediums, with her album “J.Lo” and film “The Wedding Planner” getting released the same week in 2001. Lopez’s other nickname, “Jenny From The Block,” came about in 2003 when she released a song of the same name from her album, “This Is Me… Then.”

Despite expanding her brand to include fashion lines and fragrances, Lopez’s career took a hit when she and then-fiancé Ben Affleck starred in the 2003 box office bomb “Gigli.” Still, Lopez continued to act in a number of movies, and released another album, “Rebirth” in 2005, followed by “Brave” in 2007.

After taking some time off following the 2008 birth of her twins, Max and Emme, with then-husband Marc Anthony, Lopez released her first movie in three years, “The Back-Up Plan,” and also joined “American Idol” as a judge. Her first season on the show in 2011 came at the same time as a new album, “Love?” with the hit single, “On The Floor.”

Following two seasons on “Idol,” Lopez left to go on her first headlining concert tour around the globe. She then released another album, “A.K.A.,” before re-joining “American Idol” for the season airing in 2015, coinciding with the release of her latest movie, “The Boy Next Door.” She is currently an executive producer on the ABC Family show, “The Fosters,” and has a starring role in an NBC series expected to premiere in the fall.

Lopez’s fame has often been intertwined with her personal life. In addition to dating Diddy, being engaged to Affleck, and later married to Anthony, she was previously wed to Ojani Noa and Cris Judd. Lopez’s last relationship, with choreographer Casper Smart, ended in 2014

Jennifer Lopez ‘Diva’ Rumors: Ray Liotta Almost Turned Down New TV Show “Shades Of Blue” Over Co-Star’s Reputation

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Jennifer Lopez Diva Ray Liotta

Jennifer Lopez has been labeled a “diva” over the years, and it’s because of her reputation for being difficult that Ray Liotta almost turned down a co-starring role in her new NBC series “Shades of Blue.” But the actor, and even Lopez herself, insist in a new interview that she’s no “diva.”

Jennifer Lopez, Blake Shelton And More Stars Urge Young People To “Rock The Vote” (VIDEO)

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Jennifer Lopez Blake Shelton Rock Vote

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Jennifer Lopez, Blake Shelton and a number of other celebrities appear in a new campaign video for Rock the Vote, an organization aimed at persuading the youth of America to vote. Watch the star-studded PSA here!

Jennifer Lopez And Diddy Flirting Made Casper Smart Go “Ballistic” – Real Or Rumor?

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Casper Smart Angry Jennifer Lopez Diddy Flirting

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Casper Smart did not go “ballistic” over Jennifer Lopez and Diddy allegedly flirting at her American Music Awards after-party, despite a fabricated tabloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively bust this story.

Jennifer Lopez Caught “Shamelessly Flirting” With Diddy At AMAs After-Party?

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Jennifer Lopez Flirting Diddy AMAs

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Jennifer Lopez was NOT caught “shamelessly flirting” with Diddy at her AMAs after-party, despite a sensational report. Gossip Cop can bust the claim.

Jennifer Lopez American Music Awards After-Party Photos – See AMAs Pics!

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Jennifer Lopez AMAs party

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Jennifer Lopez hosted a star-studded American Music Awards after-party on Sunday, following her hosting of the show. See a photo gallery here from the 2015 AMAs bash!

Jennifer Lopez AMAs Video: Watch American Music Awards Opening Performance Here!

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Jennifer Lopez AMAs Opening Video 2015

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Jennifer Lopez opened the 2015 American Music Awards on Sunday with a musical tribute to the songs of the year. Watch the video here!

Jennifer Lopez Releases “Shades Of Blue” Trailer – WATCH HERE!

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Shades of blue trailer

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Jennifer Lopez released the first full trailer on Sunday for her upcoming NBC show “Shades Of Blue” in which she plays a cop named Harlee Santos, who makes a number of questionable ethical decisions. Lopez not only stars alongside Ray Liotta, who plays her boss Lt. Bill Wozniak, but she also is the executive producer of the drama, set to begin airing on January 7. Watch “Shades of Blue” trailer here!

Howie Mandel: Jennifer Lopez’s Horses Defecated On My Driveway (AUDIO)

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Jennifer Lopez Howie Mandel Party

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Howie Mandel revealed during a new interview that his neighbor Jennifer Lopez once threw a Medieval Times-themed party that went awry when the horses she rented for the event defecated on the driveway in front of his house. Listen to the audio here!

Kardashians, Jennifer Lopez + More Stars Celebrate Olivier Rousteing’s Birthday Party — SEE PHOTOS HERE!

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Olivier Rousteing Birthday Party Photos

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Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez and more stars celebrated Olivier Rousteing’s birthday on Friday night. Check out all the photos here!

Kanye West Auditions For ‘American Idol,’ Gets Golden Ticket – WATCH VIDEO

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Kanye West American Idol

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Kanye West auditioned for “American Idol” on Saturday in San Francisco, where tryouts were being held, and surprised judges Jennifer LopezKeith Urban, and Harry Connick, Jr. West sang his hit “Gold Digger,” much to the delight of the judges who, even though he was joking around, gave him a Golden Ticket to Hollywood. See video and photos from West’s audition here.

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