Jennifer was born on July 24, 1970 to
David, a computer operations specialist and Guadalupe, a kindergarten
teacher in The Bronx, New York. She has two older sisters - Lynda and
Leslie. Her parents come from Puerto Rico, thus the latin look.
An actress whose first major role was
in the movie "Money Train".
Her real breakthrough came when she played the tragically killed
musician Selena in the movie with the same name. At the movie wrap party
for Selena (1997), on Oct. 28 1996 in San Antonio, 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 'yes'.
Jennifer Lopez was engaged at 15 with
David Cruz "The best looking guy of the neighborhood". In the
gyms they called her "La Guitarra" because her body curved
like a guitar.
In her local Bronx they call her "The Supernova". She moved to
Manhattan to learn how to dance and used to sleep in the studio where
she was practicing.
After Selena she acted in numerous
movies. You can see the whole list right here.