Biography

Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969, height 5' 4½" (1,64 m)), 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. With a new record label, Lopez released Love? on April 19, 2011. In 2012, she released her greatest hits album, Dance Again... the Hits. A.K.A. followed in 2014.

Lopez's 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 was 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. She currently executive produces the TV show Shades of Blue in which she stars as Harlee Santos, a dirty cop who provides for her daughter with money from bribes and protection payments.

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Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969, height 5' 4½" (1,64 m)), 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. With a new record label, Lopez released Love? on April 19, 2011. In 2012, she released her greatest hits album, Dance Again... the Hits. A.K.A. followed in 2014.

Lopez's 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 was 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. She currently executive produces the TV show Shades of Blue in which she stars as Harlee Santos, a dirty cop who provides for her daughter with money from bribes and protection payments.

Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 64

Birthday 1969-07-24

Place of Birth The Bronx - New York - USA

Official Site http://www.jenniferlopez.com

Also Known As

  • Jennifer Lynn López
  • JLo
  • J.Lo

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Ted 3 as Ms. Cooke
2017 Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life as Herself
2016 Ice Age: Collision Course as Shira (voice)
2016 Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade as Shira (voice)
2016 Shades of Blue(26 episodes) as Harlee Santos
2015 The Latin Explosion: A New America as Herself
2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival
2015 Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter(1 episode)
2015 Lila & Eve as Eve
2015 Lip Sync Battle(1 episode) as Herself
2015 The Late Late Show with James Corden(2 episodes) as Herself
2015 Home as Lucy Tucci (voice)
2015 The Boy Next Door as Claire Peterson
2015 Jennifer Lopez - iHeartRadio Music Festival as Jennifer Lopez
2014 Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again as Jennifer Lopez
2014 2014 FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony
2013 Parker as Leslie
2013 $ellebrity as Herself
2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift as Shira (voice)
2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting as Holly
2010 The Back-Up Plan as Zoe
2007 Feel The Noise as Herself (uncredited)
2007 The Graham Norton Show(1 episode) as Herself
2006 El cantante as Puchi
2006 Bordertown as Lauren Adrian
2005 How I Met Your Mother(1 episode)
2005 An Unfinished Life as Jean Gilkyson
2005 Monster-in-Law as Charlie Cantillini
2004 Shall We Dance? as Paulina
2004 Jersey Girl as Gertrude Steiney
2003 Michael Jackson: Number Ones as Self
2003 Gigli as Ricki
2003 Jennifer Lopez: The Reel Me as Jennifer Lopez
2003 Jennifer Lopez: Let's Get Loud as Herself
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 Jennifer Lopez: Feelin' So Good as Herself
2000 The Cell as Catherine Deane
1999 Rove(1 episode) as Herself
1998 Antz as Azteca (voice)
1998 Will & Grace(3 episodes)
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 Blood and Wine as Gabriela 'Gabby'
1996 Jack as Miss Marquez
1995 Money Train as Grace Santiago
1995 My Family as Young Maria
1994 Hotel Malibu(6 episodes) as Melinda Lopez
1993 Second Chances(10 episodes) as Melinda Lopez
1993 Nurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7 as Rosie Romero
1990 In Living Color(57 episodes) as Fly Girl
1986 My Little Girl as Myra
1981 Wanna bet, that..?(3 episodes)
1953 The Academy Awards(2 episodes) as Jennifer Lopez
1900 iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party 2014

Production

2015 The Boy Next DoorProducer
2014 Jennifer Lopez: Dance AgainExecutive Producer
2013 The Fosters(83 episodes)Executive Producer
2011 South Beach Tow(59 episodes)Executive Producer
2007 Feel The NoiseProducer
2007 DanceLife(8 episodes)Executive Producer
2006 El cantanteProducer
2006 BordertownProducer
1900 Jennifer Lopez Presents: Como Ama Una Mujer(0 episodes)Executive Producer

Creator

2012 Q'Viva! The ChosenCreator
2011 South Beach TowCreator
2007 DanceLifeCreator

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