15 Jennifer Lopez Facts You Must Aware

All of us know, that Jennifer Lopez is an American singer, actress, and dancer. She is considered a pop culture icon and is often described as a triple-threat entertainer.

Still, there are many things we are not aware of. These are Jennifer Lopez facts you must know.

15 Jennifer Lopez Facts

1. Jennifer since 2002, has already released more than 20 fragrances

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Jeniffer Lopez celebrating the launch of Glowing by J.Lo in May 2012 in Los Angeles, California. 
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Not only Paris Hilton and Mariah Carey stars have released tons of fragrances but Lopez has done it, too. 

She has released more than 20 (including fragrances for men).

2. Jennifer finished the Nautica Malibu Triathlon within 2 hours, 23 minutes, and 28 seconds

Lopez focused mentioned in her 2015 journal, “True Love” various accomplishments including the time she effectively finished a marathon in 2008. She’s athletic and used to be part of her school’s team.

“Now, understand, I had never done a triathlon before,” she wrote in her journal. “I had run a 10K when I was 12, but never anything close to a triathlon. On the morning of the race, as I was standing there surrounded by a thousand paparazzi, about to jump into the ocean, I realized that this probably wasn’t the best idea I ever had.”

3. Jennifer Loves Reality TV Shows

In one of her interviews, Jennifer shared that “Mob Wives” is one of her favorite reality TV shows. 

She acted as a judge on the show “World of Dance,” and later on she was a judge on “American Idol” too. 

4. Jennifer launched Lopez Family Foundation in 2009, the nonprofit organization

The nonprofit organization was developed with her sister keeping in mind women and children and creating healthy value for them.

At the Earliest, they named the foundation “The Maribel Foundation,” after then-husband Marc Anthony’s sister, who passed away from a brain tumor as a child. The name was then changed in later years.

5. Jennifer became the backup Dancer for New Kids on the Block and Janet Jackson

Jennifer was a backup dancer for the popular boy band New Kids on the Block and performed in1991 American Music Awards. 

Lopez was also a backup dancer for Janet Jackson and appeared in Jackson’s music video for “That’s the Way Love Goes.

6. The First Album Titled, “On the 6,” was encouraged by her New York City

In June 1999, Lopez released her albums, “If You Had My Love” and “Waiting for Tonight” which are of them was the biggest tracks, and the title gave proper respect to her hometown. This was the beginning of her profession as a singer, dancer, and actress.

Lopez utilized New York City’s metro to reach from one spot to another. She took 6 trains to drive from the Bronx to Manhattan, consequently to collect the title.

7. Jennifer Founded Her Own Production Company

Jennifer Lopez founded her own production company ‘Nuyorican Productions‘, with her manager, Benny Medina. Since 2000, her production company has already presented many films (including those she also acted in) some of them are The Second ActBye Bye Birdie, and recent films like, Hustlers.

8. Jennifer Earned Over $1 Million as First Latin Actress

Jennifer Lopez as first leading role as Selena earned a lot after then she became the first Latin actress to receive such payments. She did such a good job at playing the late singer that even she received a Golden Globe nomination – to start a highly successful acting career

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Lopez is such a huge star that she has her own crew of backup dancers now. 
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9. Jennifer Was Arrested at a Club

In 1999, she was at a nightclub during a shooting while she was having a romance with Diddy. When police arrived at the scene, the celeb couple were both found with a stolen gun. Later her charges were dropped, but Sean Combs found himself in trouble.

10. Jennifer Had Three Failed Marriages

Jennifer had a first marriage to Ojani Noa that lasted less than a year, while her second marriage to Chris Judd lasted just nine months.

Her fate had seemed to change when she met fellow singer, Marc Anthony, but after giving birth to her twins, the superstar felt something wasn’t right and pulled the plug on her seven-year marriage. Even her almost-marriage-to-be with Alex Rodriguez was called off after three years!

Read: Jennifer Lopez ‘Old Wounds Were Healed’ after Marrying Ben Affleck 20 Years Later

11. Jennifer Earned Millions For the First Images of Her Twins

In 2008, Jennifer got paid $6 million by People Magazine to get the first exclusive photos of her twins, Max and Emme. The pictures were taken in her house and gave an insight into their lives as parents.

12. Jennifer Doesn’t Drink Alcohol

We all see that Jennifer is always pictured partying. But, Lopez revealed that she actually doesn’t drink alcohol. She simply holds a glass, but would rather sip on a healthier drink. This is another secret behind her glowing skin!

13. Jennifer Started Singing and Dancing at 5 Age

At the young age of 5, Jennifer started singing and dancing, and by the age of 7, she was already traveling to New York with her performance school. Her parents encouraged her to put on shows at home and create her own choreography. It seems she was talented since her childhood!

14. Jennifer Always Wears Hair Extensions

Jennifer always shows with a thick head of hair, the truth is: that she has sewn-in hair extensions. Now you know how she has help from a few rows of natural hair extensions.

15. Jennifer Refused the Role of “Sara” in Hitch

initially, Jennifer was asked to work with Will Smith by playing “Sara” in Hitch, but she turned down the role. We are not aware too why, but we bet she must be regretting it now as the film made over $361 million in box office sales.

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