The embodiment of the American dream, Jennifer Lopez is now one of the biggest pop stars, without forgetting her role as an actress and producer.
Over the years, Jennifer Lopez has created a nice repertoire between hip-hop, dance and Latin music, with the titles “Jenny From the Block”, “On the Floor”, “Dance Again” or “Live It Up” in duet with Pitbull.
Currently in residence in Las Vegas, she is preparing a new album.
Why Jennifer Lopez Is A Remarkable Woman?
She was not the only one to compete but she is the one who won the title. J.Lo has just been elected “the most influential person of the year” by the American magazine Forbes dethroning Lady Gaga.
With 52 million dollars collected during the last twelve months, the “bomba Latina” has cut the grass under the foot of Rihanna, Justin Bieber and other Beyoncé. She even beat out American TV presenter and producer Ophra Winfrey, who nevertheless earned $156 million in 2011.
So why did Jennifer Lopez come in first place in this ranking? Well, as the magazine explains, “It used to be that all a celebrity had to do was act, or sing, or handle a racket really well. Now, to be considered really successful, he or she has to sell clothes, perfumes or even invest in startups. And the now 42-year-old mother of two, who for a time had a long desert crossing, has since made a comeback and is collecting hats. L’Oréal and Gillette ambassador, “American Idol” jury, J.Lo also has her own clothing line and perfume. Finally, her 6.6 million followers on Twitter and her 12 million fans on Facebook convinced the magazine.
Justin Bieber comes 3rd ($55 million) behind Ophra Winfrey ($156 million). The Barbados-born singer Rihanna comes in 4th ($53 million). Finally, Lady Gaga drops to 5th place. The reason? The decline of her income (from 90 million in 2010 to 52 million dollars in 2011).
Biography Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez was born on July 24, 1970 in the Bronx, New York. Her father, David Lopez, is a computer scientist and her mother, Guadalupe, a nursery nurse. They are both of Puerto Rican origin. Jennifer has two sisters: Lynda, a journalist, and Leslie, a teacher.
At the age of 5, she enrolled in dance classes, while later attending the very strict Catholic school in the Bronx, the Holy Family School, and then Preston High School for girls. She began her acting career at the age of 16.
She was noticed by agents during an audition and made her first film in 1986, “My Little Girl”. She then played in the American series “Livin’ Colors” for several seasons.
The year 1995 marked her real film debut with “My Family” by Gregory Nava. The following year, she won a competition to play the title role in the film “Selena”, which traces the life of the popular Mexican singer Selena Quintanilla Perez.
Her performance is very noticed and she gets a nomination for the Golden Globe Awards. The doors of Hollywood are now wide open to her. She turns, the same year, “U Turn”, “Anaconda” and “Blood and Wine”.
In 1998, she played with George Clooney in “Out of Reach” and received praise for her acting. Jennifer Lopez remembers the love scene she shot with the Hollywood hunk and says that George Clooney is the best kissing actor in Hollywood.
She divorced the same year from her first husband, Ojani Noa, model. Jennifer Lopez wants to do everything: singing, dancing and acting.
JLo and the cinema
In addition to music, Jennifer Lopez has many projects planned with the film industry in the coming months. She continues her series “Shades of Blue”, but that’s not all. She is announced in the comedy “Mother I’d Like To…”, which her company must also produce.
She is also to play the drug baroness Griselda Blanco in a TV movie commissioned by the HBO channel. Again, in addition to being the lead actress, she is also the executive producer.
She is also expected to star in the romantic comedy “Second Act”, directed by Peter Segal. She is also developing new projects, including a series for CBS and a futuristic drama for NBC.
Jennifer Lopez And Her Big Love Ben Affleck : A story that makes you dream 20 years later
After a surprise wedding in Las Vegas, Jlo and Ben Affleck flew to Paris to enjoy an idyllic honeymoon. The Parisians but also the paparazzi did not lose a crumb of their trip.
The couple could be seen walking around the Louvre or even taking a ride on a fly boat on the Seine. More in love than ever, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck did not miss to celebrate the 53 years of the singer. The actor and the singer had chosen the restaurant La Girafe, opposite the Eiffel Tower for the occasion.
The newlyweds do not make this trip alone. They are accompanied by their children. The daughters of Ben Affleck that he had with Jennifer Garner: Violet, 16 years and Seraphina, 13 years are part. Jlo, she, proposed to her twins Emme and Max to accompany them in the French capital. Only absent: the youngest of the actor, Samuel Affleck, 10 years.
This news has enchanted the whole world. Moreover, their fans are hoping that this fairy-tale-like story will prosper. However, there are skeptics. A category that includes Ojani Noa. The Cuban actor and producer was the first husband of J.Lo in 1997. He spoke in the columns of the Daily Mail. “I wish him and Ben the best, but I’m not convinced that it will last,” he said. “I think she’s someone who will be married seven or eight times. I never see her settling down with one person. She pushes herself forward constantly in her professional life, which is why she’s had a three-decade career, but she also moves forward in her personal life.”
In the end, as Jennifer Lopez explains, in love you have to be patient. Indeed, in 2003, the star couple was already about to get married. But at the time, the ceremony is postponed and it ends up being canceled. Some time later, JLo and Ben Affleck separated. But it is for better to find themselves 20 years later!