"Jennifer Lynn Lopez" (born < Jennifer Lopez was born in 1969. Most sources have corrected this, see Talk:Jennifer_Lopez#Birthdate for an explanation-->July 24, 1969) is an American actress, Grammy Award-nominated pop/Latin pop/R&B singer, fashion designer, and dancer. At times also known as "J. Lo".
Lopez was born in the Bronx to Puerto Rican parents, Guadalupe Rodríguez and David Lopez. Although she has long claimed to have been born in 1970, her Lynda and Leslie. "Our parents had a strong work ethic – there wasn't really any other way," Lynda Lopez told ''Rolling Stone''. Lopez parents also stressed cultural assimilation, especially the need to speak English.
Lopez has appeared on the short-lived television programs ''South Central'', ''Second Chances'' and ''Hotel Malibu'', the television movie ''Nurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7'', and the Janet Jackson's music video, "That's The Way Love Goes" in 1993. Lopez broke into the big screen in 1995, in the drama ''My Family'' and then appeared opposite Wesley Snipes in the action film ''Money Train''. Lopez has also played roles in Francis Ford Coppola's 1996 comedy ''Jack'' starring Robin Williams, ...
|Born||July 24, 1969|
|Origin||The Bronx, New York, United States|
|Years active|| 1998–present (singing)|
2001–present (fashion design)