Jennifer Lopez is a multi-talented and influential superstar. She is an actress, singer-songwriter, record producer, and dancer. She is also a very smart businesswoman and has used her fame to launch her own fashion line and perfumes. She has upset animal rights groups by using fur. She is the richest entertainer of Latin American ancestry in Hollywood.
Lopez was born in 1969 and raised in the Bronx district of New York. She always dreamed of fame but left it quite late before she did something about it. When she was 19, she started singing and dancing lessons. After two years, she was selected as a dancer for MTV and as a backup singer for Janet Jackson.
In the 1990s, Lopez appeared in several hit movies. Her performance in the lead role in ‘Selena’ in 1997 received rave reviews. Lopez has appeared in over 20 movies. She released her debut album ‘On the 6’ in 1999, which was a top 10 hit in the US. She has released a total of seven albums in English and Spanish.
Lopez has expanded her business interests into many areas. In 2003, she launched her JLO brand, which is highly popular with young women. She followed this with her 2005 SweetFace and 2007 JustSweet collections. Her “Glow by J.Lo” perfume broke many sales records. Lopez also owns a restaurant in Miami and a film and television production company. There’s no telling in which direction J.Lo will venture next.
Sources: http://www.wikipedia.org/ and assorted biographies.