Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born in the Castle Hill section of the South
Bronx on July 24, 1969. The middle of three musically inclined sisters,
Leslie, a homemaker and Lynda, an entertainment consultant for New
York's Channel 11, Jennifer always dreamed of being a multi-tasking
During this time Lopez worked at a law firm while she took dancing jobs
at night. Her big break came when she was offered a job as a fly girl on
Fox's hit comedy "In Living Color" (1990).
At the movie wrap party for Selena (1997), on October 28 1996 in San Antonio, the star played an unexpected love scene when her boyfriend Ojani Noa
grabbed a microphone and proposed to her in the middle of the dance
floor, presenting her with a large marquis-cut diamond ring. She said,
Released her third album, "This is Me... Then," on November 26th 2002.
The first single from the album was the song "Jenny from the Block."
Another track, "Baby I Love You!", borrows heavily from the melody of John Barry's theme for Midnight Cowboy (1969). Barry gets co-composer credit.
Ranked #2 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).