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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

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

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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.

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez “Back On” And Caught In “Lusty Romp,” Says Magazine

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez have not been recently “caught” or “busted” in an “intimate” relationship nor are they “back on,” despite a new report. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct the claims on the cover of a tabloid out this week.

Jennifer Lopez To Host American Music Awards

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Jennifer Lopez Host American Music Awards

Jennifer Lopez will host the 2015 American Music Awards, it was announced on Wednesday. Get all the details about the AMAs here!

WATCH: Jennifer Lopez iHeartRadio Music Festival Performance And “All I Have” Residency Announcement (VIDEO)

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Jennifer Lopez sang four songs at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas on Saturday. She also announced her upcoming residency in Las Vegas will begin January 20 and will be called “All I Have.” Watch the video here.

Jennifer Lopez And Casper Smart NOT Planning “Secret” October Wedding, Despite Report

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Jennifer Lopez and her on-and-off boyfriend Casper Smart are NOT planning a “secret wedding” in October, despite a new report. Gossip Cop can exclusively bust this rumor.

Kim Kardashian Calls Jennifer Lopez Her “Idol” For Wearing “Hot” Sheer Birthday Dress (PHOTOS)

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Jennifer Lopez celebrated her 46th birthday on Saturday at 1Oak in Southampton, New York, and it wasn’t just partygoers or blogs that noticed her black Bao Tranchi dress that had parts cut out, while other areas were (un)covered with sheer material. Kim Kardashian, who knows a thing or two about revealing outfits, was blown away by Lopez’s birthday dress. See Kardashian’s reaction and photos of Lopez’s super sexy dress.

Jennifer Garner NOT “Begging” Ben Affleck To “Silence Bitter Ex” Jennifer Lopez, Despite Report

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Jennifer Garner is NOT “begging” Ben Affleck to “silence bitter ex” Jennifer Lopez, despite a ludicrous report that gets only more ridiculous as it goes on. Gossip Cop can bust the nonsense.

Jennifer Garner Did NOT Catch Ben Affleck “Cheating” With Jennifer Lopez, Despite Report (EXCLUSIVE)

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Jennifer Garner did NOT catch Ben Affleck “cheating” with Jennifer Lopez, despite a sensational new report. Gossip Cop can exclusively debunk the story.

Jennifer Lopez NOT Trying To Get Back Together With Ben Affleck After Jennifer Garner Divorce, Despite Report (Exclusive)

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Jennifer Lopez is NOT trying to get back together with Ben Affleck in the wake of his split from Jennifer Garner, despite a tabloid story that claims “sparks are flying” between the exes. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct the report.

Joe Manganiello: Sofia Vergara And I Don’t Want To “Make The Next Gigli

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While Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara are supportive of each other’s careers, don’t expect to see them team up on the big screen anytime soon. See what the actor says in a new interview, and tell us what you think.

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