Ready for the 20 coolest Jennifer Lopez facts you’ve ever heard? If you don’t like Jennifer Lopez the singer, maybe you like Jennifer Lopez the dancer. Or maybe you’re a fan of J-Lo the actress. At 45, J-Lo is one of the best-known multimedia mavens around, with fashion, fragrance and shoe lines for mini divas to rejoice in as they claim their own bootyliciousness. The ever-iconic J-Lo didn’t do too shabby for a girl from the block.
J-Lo got her start as a Fly Girl on In Living Color, but her big break came with the starring role in Selena in 1997. J-Lo’s eagerly anticipated memoir True Love goes on sale November 4. The book chronicles her struggles, successes and especially her tumultuous and very public love life. She tells People, “When things are not working out, and you’re not being treated in a way that you want to be treated, you have to look at that because it’s nobody’s fault but yours. You have to take control and you have to set up your own boundaries. You have the power to change it.” You may think you know all about this popular star but just in case, we’ve got you covered. Here are 20 facts about Jennifer Lopez to get you caught up for the release of True Love.
1. South Bronx
Born July 24, 1969 to Puerto Rican parents, J-Lo was one of three musically inclined sisters. She pursued professional dancing the minute she graduated from high school.
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