Jennifer Lopez was born in the Bronx, New York on July 20, 1970.
She is thedaughter of a computer specialist Kindergarten teacher. Lopez always knew sewanted to be a performer. She started her showbiz career by appearing in thechorus of dancer, singer and choreographer Hinton Battles Synchrocinicitymusical in Japan. Jennifer Lopez got her shot at acting in Connie KaisermansMy Little Girl where she perform a little part as Myra. She was selected as oneof choreographer Rosie Perezs fly girls after she won a national competitionof about 2,000 contestants.Order now
Lopez whose hip-hop dance numbers commanded a loyalaudience in Foxs in living color, parlayed her new visibility into roles onvarious T. V series and movies. In Living Colors was the first step for Lopez. Lopez was still living in New York and had to move to L. A.
Lopez followed theshows producer Keenan Ivory Wayans “Youll have more money and moreexperience” advise to stick with the show. While she was shaking her bootyduring commercial on Living Color, one of her co-workers whose husband waswriting and producing South Central for Fox suggested her for a part. Lopez wasseen as a recurring character here. The show was practically over before itstarted. Melinda Lopez character which Lopez portrayed in CBS second chanceco-starring Connie Selleca and Megan Fallows was so popular that it wascontinued on Aaron Spelling series Malibu Road.
She refused the development dealwhich was offered by CBS because she wanted a film career. Lopez introduced hertalent to top film-makers with the movie Mi Famillia. Following this movie shejumped on Joseph Rubens Money Train. Although, senator Bob Dole urgedAmericans to boycott the film and the co-stars Woody Harrison and Wesley Snipeswere trashed by critics.
Lopez left the train with victory where she got on as”Grace Santiago”. Later on Lopez co-starred as Robin Williams latina teacherin the movie Jack. Despite having previously worked in Mi Famillia, Gregory Navaasked Lopez to audition as a part of nationwide search in Selena. No stranger tothe pressures of audition the former dancer came in, nailed her mark and won therole. Jennifer Lopez thrust into spot light with her performance in this movieand increased her Hollywood stock considerably.
The film succeeded despite somegrumbly in the Mexican-American community that Lopez was of Puerto Rican decent. 56″ Lopez who has a yen for pizzazz from childhood has made a terrificstart as star-crossed Selena with donning plenty of sequins and spandex. Selenamarked a new beginning for Lopez in more than just career terms. In the wrapparty of the movie In San Antonio, Lopezs boyfriend Ojani Noa took themicrophone and proposed on the dance floor. The couple married in early 1997.
Lopez found out for sure that she had achieved stardom when false rumors of herdivorce where printed in mainstream newspapers after only two months ofmarriage. But, they divorced after a year in fact. Jennifer Lopez ranked 16th onthe People Magazines 1997s 50 most beautiful people list. Lopez ended JimCarreys Liar Liars spring box office sovereignty with her movie Anaconda. She revisited the same genie in the fall where she appeared opposite Sean Pennin Oliver Stones U-Turn.
. Lopez beat out a bevy of A-list actresses to land arole in Out of Sight. Lopez who had signed a lucrative deal with Sony musicafter an intense bidding war will be next seen in Ants.