El Cantante did not perform well at the box office, earning just $7.6 million.  On July 12, she launched Teeology, a luxury T-shirt e-commerce.  Lopez spent her entire academic career in Catholic schools, finishing at Preston High School in the Bronx.  In May 2015, she announced her Las Vegas residency concert show, which commenced on January 20, 2016, the first of twenty initial dates. She's Funny That Way (2014) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. ", "Latest Music News, Band, Artist, Musician & Music Video News", "Jennifer Lopez Partnering With NuvoTV, Takes Equity Stake In Cable Network", "Jennifer Lopez to Take Minority Stake in Cable's Nuvo TV", "Jennifer Lopez vs. Angelina Jolie: Which leg do you love?  The announcement ended months of speculation over the pregnancy. , According to author Ed Morales in The Latin Beat: The Rhythms And Roots Of Latin Music From Bossa Nova To Salsa And Beyond (2003), Lopez's music explores the "romantic innocence" of Latin music, while strongly identifying with hip hop. Discover new music on MTV.  Three years later in July 2011, the couple announced their split, with Anthony filing for divorce in April 2012.  Growing up, she was influenced by Latin music styles ranging from salsa to bachata, but it was the 1979 hip hop song "Rapper's Delight" by The Sugarhill Gang that she said changed her life. ", "Latest Music News, Band, Artist, Musician & Music Video News", "Jennifer Lopez Partnering With NuvoTV, Takes Equity Stake In Cable Network", "Jennifer Lopez to Take Minority Stake in Cable's Nuvo TV", "Jennifer Lopez vs. Angelina Jolie: Which leg do you love? Anlässlich seines 30-jährigen Bühnenjubiläums veröffentlichte Tommy Steiner im September 2013 nicht nur das Album Folge dem Fieber, dessen gleichnamige Single zum Auftakt ausgekoppelt wurde, sondern auch eine Zusammenstellung der erfolgreichsten Titel aus … , In February 1997, Lopez starred alongside Jack Nicholson and Stephen Dorff in the neo-noir thriller Blood and Wine. Both songs will be featured on the soundtrack for her upcoming film, Marry Me. , Lopez's provocative stage performances have also drawn scrutiny at times. She applied for the job after one of the cast members was unable to continue with the show.  The residency concluded on September 29, 2018, having grossed over $100 million in ticket sales during its three-year run. , During the process of recording her second album, Lopez decided to tweak her image as she began to develop into a sex symbol. In consequence, her star went supernova.  It premiered on January 7, 2016, giving the network its most-watched Thursday debut in seven years with 8.6 million viewers.  On December 31, 2014, she legally changed her name back to Jennifer Lopez, dropping Anthony's last name (MuÃ±iz). , January 2015 saw the release of The Boy Next Door, an erotic thriller that Lopez both co-produced and starred in as a high school teacher who becomes involved with a student, which eventually leads to his dangerous obsession with her.  It followed Lopez, Anthony, and director-choreographer Jamie King as they travelled across 21 countries in Latin America to find new talent for a Las Vegas show. , In collaboration with Giuseppe Zanotti, Lopez designed a capsule collection of shoes and jewelry.  The twins were introduced in the March 11, 2008, issue of People, for which the magazine paid a reported US$6 million; the photographs of the twins became the most expensive celebrity picture ever taken at the time.  In 2012, business magazine Forbes suggested that Lopez "may be the most powerful entertainer on the planet", and named her "the world's most powerful Latino celebrity".  Shortly after, Lopez gained her first regular high-profile job as a Fly Girl dancer on the television program In Living Color. The Remixes, became the first remix album in history to debut atop the US Billboard 200.  In September, Lopez launched the Jennifer Lopez Collection, a clothing and accessories line for Kohl's with Tommy Hilfiger.  During this same time, Lopez and Anthony were being considered for a role on The X Factor for their appeal to Latin and International markets. The album's lead single "Jenny from the Block", was later described by Sam Lansky of MTV News as her most iconic single. She later got a job on the show Synchronicity in Japan, where she acted as a dancer, singer, and choreographer. " In February 2007, People en EspaÃ±ol named her the most influential Hispanic entertainer. under a new label. The Chosen, created by Simon Fuller premiered on Univision and was a hit for the channel. The Hollywood Reporter branded this "The J.Lo Effect".  The residency concluded on September 29, 2018, having grossed over $100 million in ticket sales during its three-year run.  The following month, she starred in the romantic drama film Angel Eyes, which performed disappointingly at the box office and generated mixed reviews.  The album produced the single "Get Right", which peaked at number one in the United Kingdom. In August 1996, Lopez had a supporting role in the comedy Jack. According to Lopez, Rebirth "came about because I was on such a roller-coaster ride, that was my career from my first album to my last album, and I did a bunch of movie projects in between.  Her father confirmed that the couple were expecting twins, revealing that it runs in the family: "My sister also had twins, so it's a hereditary thing.  Details magazine named Lopez the "Sexiest Woman of the Year" in 1998, and she led FHM's "100 Sexiest Women" list twice. , Considered one of dance's "greatest success stories", Refinery29 ranked Lopez at number two on "11 Of Pop's Most Iconic Dancers" in 2015.  After several months, J.Lo was declining on the charts; this prompted Mottola to recruit rapper Ja Rule to create an urban-oriented remix of the song "I'm Real". These are neologisms collected by an undergraduate linguistics class at Rice University during the fall of 2003", "Media in frenzy over postponed 'Bennifer' wedding", "Wedding highlights J.Lo's true talent: getting us talking".  She joined a select few in achieving this feat, becoming the first since Vanessa Williams (1992) and Martika (1989). ", "Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony Reveal Baby Names", "Jackson Pic Won't Make List Of Priciest Celeb Photos", "Jennifer Lopez Divorce â Marc Anthony Files Divorce From JLo", "Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony's Divorce Has An Anti-Paparazzi Clause", "Jennifer Lopez gets her name changed | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News", "Jennifer Lopez Requests Name Change In Divorce Documents", "Jennifer Lopez and Beau 'Casper' Smart Have Split, Says Source: 'It Wasn't Anything Dramatic, "Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez 'Getting More Serious' as Source Says Their Kids Have Met: 'Everyone Is Getting Along, "Alex Rodriguez talks dating Jennifer Lopez", "Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Are Engaged -- See Her Massive Ring! Titled All I Have, it takes place at Planet Hollywood's Zappos Theater. 1 On Hot 100, Jeremih Hits Top 10, Jennifer Lopez Debuts", "Here's Your First Look at Jennifer Lopez's New Jewelry Designs", "Jennifer Lopez On Why Her New Movie Is 'Breaking Down' Stereotypes", "Friday Box Office: Johnny Depp's 'Mortdecai' Flops, Jennifer Lopez's 'Boy Next Door' Scores", "Jennifer Lopez, Steve Martin Board DreamWorks Animation's 'Home' (Exclusive)", "Exclusive! It debuted at the summit of the Billboard 200, making it the first remix album to do so.  In November 1995, Lopez starred in Money Train alongside Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson as New York City transit cops. A few years later, her parents had saved up enough money to be able to purchase a two-story house, which was considered a significant accomplishment for the relatively poor family.  Her style was described by Billboard's Lauren Savage as "scantily clad". The audience stays with her all the way". San Diego-based Guild Mortgage has opened its first two Midwest offices in Ohio – one in Columbus and the other in Dayton.…  Madeline Roth of MTV wrote: "Her diverse videography encompasses some of the most memorable visuals of the 21st century", with Rolling Stone writer Brittany Spanos observing that her "dancing skills and ability to toy with her own celebrity have made her videos an important part of the new millennium's pop canon".  That September, Lopez was announced as the first Global Advocate for Girls and Women at the United Nations Foundation.  That same month, the series was renewed for a third season. After starring in Gigli (2003), a critical and commercial failure, Lopez subsequently starred in the successful romantic comedies Shall We Dance?  From February 22, 1997 to January 1998, she was married to Cuban waiter Ojani Noa. , Lopez had an on-off relationship with her former backup dancer Casper Smart from October 2011 to August 2016. , Lopez is an avid supporter of LGBT rights, and has raised millions of dollars for HIV/AIDS research.  Lopez returned to the big screen in August 2000, starring in the psychological thriller The Cell opposite Vincent D'Onofrio.  Lopez had a voice role in the animated feature Home, alongside Steve Martin, Jim Parsons, and Rihanna, and released in March 2015.  Around the time her career began to burgeon, the emphasis on Lopez's curvaceous figure grew; scholar Sean Redmond wrote that this was a sign of her role and social power in the cultural changes occurring in the United States. 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She was ranked as the sixth highest-paid woman in music for the year, earning $37 million.  She contributed the single "Feel the Light" to the film's official soundtrack.  For her contributions to the recording industry, Lopez has received a landmark star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Billboard Icon Award, and the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award among other honors.  Following her controversial performance at the musical festival Mawazine in 2015, Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane called it "indecent" and "disgraceful", while an education group claimed that she "disturbed public order and tarnished women's honor and respect". She was unhappy with the role, as she was the only member of the chorus not to have a solo. She later got a job on the show Synchronicity in Japan, where she acted as a dancer, singer, and choreographer. She went on to star in Anaconda (1997) and Out of Sight (1998), and has subsequently established herself as one of the highest-paid Latin actresses worldwide as of 2017.  J to tha LâO! In consequence, her star went supernova.  Later in 1993, Lopez signed a deal with CBS to co-star in the television series Second Chances.  Lopez voiced Shira, a saber tooth tiger, in the animated film, Ice Age: Continental Drift, the fourth film in the Ice Age franchise. During production of the album, Lopez was made aware that she received her recording contract on the basis of her looks and an already established name in the entertainment industry, and she wanted to prove she had musical talent.  The following month, she released a bilingual single titled "Dinero", featuring DJ Khaled and Cardi B. Upon signing a new contract with Island Records, recording resumed on the album. These are neologisms collected by an undergraduate linguistics class at Rice University during the fall of 2003", "Media in frenzy over postponed 'Bennifer' wedding", "Wedding highlights J.Lo's true talent: getting us talking". She was unhappy with the role, as she was the only member of the chorus not to have a solo. , After the conclusion of her Dance Again World Tour, Lopez began recording her eighth studio album, A.K.A., inspired by her travels.  According to the album's co-producer EstÃ©fano, Lopez's fifth studio album Como Ama una Mujer would "prove critics wrong" with its "big songs that require a voice"; referring to the criticism of Lopez having a "limited" vocal tone. With her second studio album J.Lo (2001), Lopez became the first female solo recording artist under Epic Records to achieve a number one album in the United States since its inception in 1953. On May 18, Lopez returned to the big screen starring alongside an ensemble cast consisting of Cameron Diaz, Elizabeth Banks, Matthew Morrison and Dennis Quaid in the film What to Expect When You're Expecting, which is based on the novel of the same name.  A lawsuit regarding a compromising private honeymoon video in Noa's possession is presently running.  Lopez provided the voice of Azteca in the computer-animated film Antz in October 1998.  After leaving Combs, Lopez developed a relationship with former back-up dancer Cris Judd, to whom she was married from September 29, 2001, to June 2002.  The album itself performed strongly, selling 2.6 million copies in the US.  In April, the official song for the 2014 FIFA World Cup performed by Pitbull, Lopez and Brazilian recording artist Claudia Leitte, "We Are One (Ole Ola)", was released.  In October, Lopez co-starred alongside Richard Gere in the drama Shall We Dance?, a re-make of the 1996 Japanese film of the same title.  In late 2009, Lopez released two songs for her seventh studio album, Love? She auditioned and was cast in My Little Girl (1986), a low-budget film co-written and directed by Connie Kaiserman. ", "Jennifer Lopez Talks About Her New Single "Goin' In, "Jennifer Lopez Talks 'Dance Again' & Her Upcoming 'Greatest Hits' Album", "Jennifer Lopez, Divorce: Real Reason Singer Went on World Tour? The Hollywood Reporter branded this "The J.Lo Effect".  Lopez starred as the title role of the Selena biopic of the same name in March. 1", "Jennifer Lopez â Jennifer Lopez's Fashion Line To Go Ahead", "Jennifer Lopez Previews Her Kohl's Collection", "The Real American Idol: How J.Lo Got Her Mojo Back", "Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony's 'Q'Viva: The Chosen': First Broadcast Partners Announced", "Jennifer Lopez signs on for 'What to Expect When You're Expecting, "Jennifer Lopez Launches 'Glowing' Perfume With Naked Ad, Light-Up Bottle (Photos)", "Ice Age: Continental Drift 3D â Cast, Reviews, Summary, and Awards", "Jennifer Lopez to release 'Dance Again: The Hits' next month? , Lopez has cited Madonna as her "first big musical influence", explaining "It was all about Madonna for me. 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In 1999, The Record newspaper observed that she was responsible for the introduction of a Latina presence in the film industry, which was a "whites-only preserve" for much of its history. ", "Jennifer Lopez on Her #MeToo Moment: "I Was Terrified, "Jennifer Lopez reveals her own Me Too story: 'I was terrified, "Jennifer Lopez Delivers #TimesUp Speech In Puerto Rico In Honor of Golden Globes", "LL Cool J : LL Cool J, U2's Edge, More Join 'What's Going On' Project â Rhapsody Music Downloads", "Complete list of 'El Ultimo Adios' artists", "Mexico's murdered women find a voice in 'Bordertown, "Jennifer Lopez Aims to Improve Health Care Through Her Foundation", "J.Lo's Medical Scare with Baby Emme Leads Her to Charity", "Jennifer Lopez on Holiday Charity Drive and Jenni Rivera: 'It's a Wake-Up Call, "Jennifer Lopez debuts as B.C. She toured Manhattan with her school when she was seven years old.  In May 2015, she became the first national celebrity spokesperson for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and the BC Children's Hospital Foundation (BCCHF), appearing in a campaign entitled "Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are".  She has received a bad reputation as being a demanding "diva", something which she denies. I felt like it was a new beginning for me, like I was, in a way, reborn.  Lopez will produce and star in three other films in development: the action-comedy Shotgun Wedding, and two films for Netflix including an adaption of Kathe Koja's novel The Cipher, and the action feature The Mother. She is everywhere." Both the music industry and the public became intrigued by "this woman who seemed to have so many different talents". The song peaked at number four on the chart following its release as a music download, making it the pair's second collaboration to reach the top five.  However, Combs was charged and indicted by a Manhattan grand jury. Directed by Lorene Scafaria, the film is inspired by a true story, following a group of Manhattan strippers who con wealthy men.  She has an older sister, Leslie, and a younger sister, Lynda, who is a journalist.  She subsequently named the album J.Lo. " Lopez, who is a Roman Catholic, has stated that her faith discouraged her from pursuing in vitro fertilization treatment while trying to get pregnant. From the intense media scrutiny following the couple's break-up, it was noted that "they may need to put Lopez in a coffin on the poster if they want anyone to come".  On November 7, 2007, during the final night of their co-headlining tour, Lopez and Anthony officially confirmed that they were expecting their first child.  nuvoTV announced in September its premier partnership with Lopez, that will see her work on the creative side of the network, managing marketing and program production with her production company, Nuyorican Productions, as well as periodically appearing in network programming. That December, Lopez starred opposite Ralph Fiennes in the romantic comedy Maid in Manhattan, which became the highest-grossing film of her career.  She subsequently named the album J.Lo.  The following month, she starred in the thriller film Enough, which was described by the Boston Herald as a "kick-butt, female empowerment" film.  Later in 1993, Lopez signed a deal with CBS to co-star in the television series Second Chances. , In January 2012, Lopez returned as a judge on the eleventh season of American Idol, earning a reported $20 million. , While attending her final year of high school, Lopez learned about a film casting that was seeking several teenage girls for small roles.  Television presenter Ray Martin describes her as a "showbiz phenomenon". , In April 2018, Lopez launched her limited-edition makeup collection in collaboration with Inglot Cosmetics.  The song also became her highest charting single commercially as a lead artist, as well as her most successful airplay hit on contemporary hit radio, since "Jenny from the Block". Prior to leaving the show, Lopez briefly worked as a backup dancer for American recording artist Janet Jackson. She was the runner-up but eventually received the role when the winner was unable to accept the job.  Lopez, who was going through a divorce with Anthony and the "breakup of a family", felt as if the album's sole single, "Dance Again", had come to her at the "perfect moment". , Lopez will next star in Marry Me opposite Owen Wilson for Universal Pictures, which is set to be released on February 11, 2022.  Lopez starred alongside Sean Penn and Billy Bob Thornton in the crime film U Turn, in October 1997.  Writing for The Recording Academy, Brian Haack described her as the "breakout female star" of the Latin pop movement in American music. She toured Manhattan with her school when she was seven years old. , In April 2018, Lopez launched her limited-edition makeup collection in collaboration with Inglot Cosmetics.  Lopez's sixth studio album Brave, released in October, was her lowest-charting album worldwide.  Rob Sheffield of Rolling Stone remarked: "Instead of strained vocal pyrotechnics, Lopez sticks to the understated R&B murmur of a round-the-way superstar who doesn't need to belt because she knows you're already paying attention [...] She makes a little va-va and a whole lot of voom go a long way. Lopez ventured into the music industry with her debut studio album On the 6 (1999), which helped propel the Latin pop movement in American music.  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According to Lopez, Rebirth "came about because I was on such a roller-coaster ride, that was my career from my first album to my last album, and I did a bunch of movie projects in between.  Lopez starred alongside Sean Penn and Billy Bob Thornton in the crime film U Turn, in October 1997.