Jennifer Lopez, often referred to as J.Lo, is an American actress, singer, dancer, fashion designer, and businesswoman. She was born on July 24, 1969, in The Bronx, New York City.
Lopez began her career as a dancer on the television program "In Living Color" in the early 1990s. She then transitioned to acting, appearing in several films throughout the decade, including "Selena" (1997), which earned her critical acclaim and her first Golden Globe nomination. She continued to star in a range of films, including "Out of Sight" (1998), "The Wedding Planner" (2001), and "Maid in Manhattan" (2002).
In addition to her acting career, Lopez is also a successful singer, with hits such as "If You Had My Love", "Jenny from the Block", and "On the Floor". She has released multiple albums throughout her career and has sold over 80 million records worldwide.
Lopez is also a fashion icon and has launched her own clothing and accessory line, as well as several fragrances. In addition, she has been involved in various philanthropic efforts, including supporting UNICEF and establishing the Lopez Family Foundation to improve the health and well-being of women and children.
Throughout her career, Lopez has been recognized with numerous awards and nominations, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Billboard Icon Award, and multiple MTV Video Music Awards. She has also been named one of the most powerful women in the entertainment industry by Forbes magazine.