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Jennifer Lopez Biography – the Dancer Turned Popular American Actress, Fashion Designer and Singer

Jennifer Lopez is a multi-talented celebrity, who has proved her skills in singing, dancing, fashion designing, and acting. According to Forbes, she is one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics, and has been twice voted number one among the 100 sexiest women by FHM.

Jennifer Lopez Biography - a Short Account on the Celebrity Mom

Jennifer Lopez grew up in a musically inclined family, and was raised in Catholic schools. Dance and music were her passions since childhood. She had the aspiration to become a superstar with multiple talents. With an affinity towards Afro-Caribbean rhythms and mainstream music, J Lo also took up dance classes and performances at the night clubs in Manhattan, and self-financed her lessons.Getting to play a small role in the 1987 movie, “The Little Girl”, J Lo was selected to perform in many rap videos. With the offer to play a Fly Girl dancer for the Fox Network’s hit television comedy series, “In Living Color”, her dance career took a turn by getting to work as a backup dancer for Janet Jackson and New Kids on the Block.Though J Lo appeared in a couple of movies in small roles, her breakthrough came with the movie, “My Family” released in 1995, for a role that was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female. With that came many movies, and awards for her performances. Her music career took off in the meanwhile, and has six studio albums to her credit. Four of her songs hit the Billboard Hot 100, and two singles hit the UK Singles chart. Her debut album, “On the 6” was released on June 1, 1999.Jennifer Lopez is married to singer Marc Anthony, and the duo has fraternal twins. She is one among the judges' panel of the 2010 American Idol.

Jennifer Lopez Movies - from Actor to Producer

By 2010, Jennifer Lopez movies count twenty five. Many of her performances earned her nominations for various awards. The notable performances include those from the 1997 movie, Selena, the 1998 movie Out of Sight, and the 2006 movie “Bordertown”. Her movie, “The Wedding Planner” hit the box office number one, and her music album “J Lo”, hit number one on Billboard 200 at the same week, making her the first actress-singer to have a film and music album reach the number one position in the same week. Of the Jenifer Lopez movies, the 2007 movie, “Feel the Noise”, for which she was the Producer, presented her as J Lo herself. J Lo has also produced certain TV series.

Jennifer Lopez Twins - Gucci's Baby Models

Jennifer Lopez and husband Marc Anthony had fraternal twins, Emme Maribel Muniz, and Maximilian Max David Muñiz, on February 22, 2008. The photos of the twins were first introduced in the March 11 issue of the People Magazine, and received $6 million for the photo.Jennifer Lopez twins Max and Emme, made their modelling debut posing for Gucci collections, and the photo shows J Lo carrying her babies on both the sides.Photo source: flickr.com/speakerpelosi/

Written by Katherine Murphy

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