Jennifer Lopez, in full Jennifer Lynn Lopez, byname J.Lo, (conceived July 24, 1969, Bronx, New York, U.S.), American on-screen character and artist who started showing up in movies in the late 1980s and rapidly wound up one of the most generously compensated Latina entertainers ever of. She later discovered hybrid accomplishment in the music business with a progression of pop collections.
Lopez, who was naturally introduced to a group of Puerto Rican plunge, took move exercises all through her adolescence and since the beginning had yearnings of acclaim. She performed globally in stage musicals, and at age 16 she made her film debut with a little job in My Little Girl (1986). Her TV break came in 1990 when she was given a role as one of the “Fly Girls,” artists who showed up on the parody appear In Living Color. After she left the show, she turned her concentration to acting, first in a few fleeting TV arrangement and afterward in film jobs.
Film achievement came rapidly, and by the mid-1990s she was showing up with such eminent entertainers as Robin Williams (Jack, 1996) and Jack Nicholson (Blood and Wine, 1997). Lopez still remained to some degree in the outskirts of the open vision, be that as it may, until she handled the lead job in Selena (1997), a biopic of the killed Tejana artist. She proceeded to star in various spine chillers and activity shows, including Anaconda (1997), U Turn (1997), Out of Sight (1998), and The Cell (2000), and she increased across the board acclaim for The Wedding Planner (2001), her fruitful first endeavor at lighthearted comedy. That discharge was immediately trailed by the sentimental show Angel Eyes amidst the year.
In 1999 Lopez added pop craftsman to her rundown of titles with the arrival of her presentation collection, On the 6. To the astonishment of numerous commentators, the collection rapidly went platinum and in this manner sold in excess of eight million duplicates around the world. Her subsequent collection, J.Lo (2001), sold in excess of 270,000 duplicates in its first week. Lopez was associated with a progression of prominent connections—first with rapper and maker Sean (“Puff Daddy”) Combs (later known as Diddy) and later with on-screen character Ben Affleck—that exposed her to overwhelming examination by the amusement media. In 2003 she featured inverse Affleck in Gigli, which was generally panned by pundits, and some of her ensuing movies were film industry dissatisfactions. In 2004 Lopez wedded artist Marc Anthony, and the couple showed up in El Cantante (2006), the biopic of salsa performer Hector Lavoe. Her later collections incorporate Rebirth (2005); the Spanish-language Como ama una mujer (2007), which achieved the main spot on Billboard’s Latin collection outline; Brave (2007); Love? (2011), which included the up-beat hit “On the Floor”; and A.K.A. (2014).
In February 2008 Lopez brought forth twins, her first kids and Anthony’s fourth and fifth. She came back to the extra large screen in The Back-up Plan (2010), a rom-com in which she featured as a solitary lady who discovers Mr. Directly in the wake of getting to be pregnant through planned impregnation. Lopez later served (2011–12, 2014–16) as a judge on the TV ability show American Idol. In spite of the fact that she and Anthony isolated in 2011 (separated from 2014), they cooperated as makers and hosts of the TV program ¡Q’Viva!: The Chosen (2012), an ability rivalry for Latin American entertainers. Lopez therefore showed up in What to Expect When You’re Expecting (2012), an outfit satire about child rearing. In the spine chillers Parker (2013) and The Boy Next Door (2015), she played, individually, a separated from specialist who participates in a heist and a lady who is drawn into a sentiment with a young person who at that point starts stalking her.
Lopez expected the featuring job in the law-authorization procedural Shades of Blue (2016–18), in which she depicted a tangled cop. In Second Act (2018) Lopez took a comedic turn as a lady who terrains a covetable position at a Manhattan firm after her companions decorate her list of references.
She likewise given voices to the vivified movies Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Home (2015), and Ice Age: Collision Course (2016).