She was a "Fly Girl" on the TV show In Living Color. The Fly Girls were the show's dancers.
Some of the movies she starred in: Mi Familia, Money Train, Jack, Selena, Anaconda, Out Of Sight, The Cell, and The Wedding Planner.
She was briefly married to an actor club manager named Ojani Noa in 1998.
There was a Jennifer Lopez virus going around in 2001. It was spread through an attachment labeled JenniferLopez_Naked.JPG.VBS.
She married the dancer/choreographer Cris Judd in 2001. They divorced nine months later.
Lopez keeps an enormous entourage (we're not talking about her butt) and has very expensive tastes. The very expensive stylists and makeup artists who keep her looking beautiful she calls her "Glam Squad."
The engagement ring Ben Affleck gave her contains a rare pink diamond worth about $1.5 million. She showed it off on National TV during a live interview with Diane Sawyer. (thanks, Maria - Atlanta, GA)
Lopez married the Latin-American singer Marc Anthony on June 5th, 2004, about six months after she and Ben Affleck split. Jennifer gave birth to twins, Emme and Maximilian, in February of 2008. They're the first children for Lopez and the fourth and fifth for Anthony. Anthony's daughter, Arianna, appeared in Lopez's video "Get Right."
People magazine paid a reported $6 million for the first photographs of her twins, which became the most expensive celebrity picture at the time.
She is the middle child of Puerto Rican parents Guadalupe Rodriguez and David Lopez. Jennifer struggles to converse in Spanish, despite beings raised in a Puerto Rican home.
Lopez was the first person to have a movie (The Wedding Planner) and an album (J.Lo) go #1 in the same week.
Lopez's 2012 co-headlining tour with Enrique Iglesias boosted her confidence. "After I got home, I realized I was a stronger vocalist than maybe even I gave myself credit for," she told Billboard magazine. "It made me want to get back into the studio without that cage I had put on myself. Once I let that beast loose, I was doing things I didn't know I could do."
J-Lo has had a species of water mite named her. The Litarachna lopezae mite was discovered off the Puerto Rico coast and collected by scientists between 2010 to 2012. Biologist Vladimiar Pesic told Billboard magazine that the scientists has chosen Lopez as she was someone they enjoyed listening to while they worked. "The reason behind the unusual choice of name for the new species is ... simple," he said. "J.Lo's songs and videos kept the team in a continuous good mood when writing the manuscript and watching World Cup Soccer 2014."
Anthony filed for divorce in 2012 (finalized in 2014). Lopez was granted primary physical custody of their children.