Jennifer Lopez, the American singer-actress and producer, is one of the most influential Latinas in Hollywood. She has received six Grammy Awards for her music albums, two Emmy Awards for acting on television shows, and an Academy Award nomination for producing a short documentary. Jennifer Lopez was born to Puerto Rican parents with the birth name of “Jennifer Lynn Lopez.” Her father worked as a computer consultant while her mother was an English teacher before they divorced. She is also fluent in Spanish which she learned by studying at home with her grandmother who only spoke Spanish.
Some of her early appearances were in a number of telenovelas and a children’s album. In 1990, Davis was playing the leading role in the television drama “Working Girl.” Jennifer Lopez was getting more popular as she found roles in movies such as “Money Train,” “Selena,” and “Out of Sight.” She became well-known worldwide after appearing on the American music competition show merican Idol’ where she served as a judge. Jennifer Lopez is one of the most powerful women in Hollywood and has also been ranked by Forbes as one of the wealthiest Hispanic women in America, having an estimated net worth of $565 million.
Jennifer Lopez’s life took a turn when she met actor Ben Affleck. They were romantically involved for two years before they split in 1997. She was next linked with Sean Combs, who had recently ended his relationship with actress/singer Jennifer “Jenny” from the Block, but they didn’t last long either. She started dating rapper and music producer Sean “Diddy” Combs in 1999 after he separated from his girlfriend, Kim Porter.
The couple has one child together, a daughter named “Harper Seven.” They got married in an intimate ceremony in September of 2004 at her Beverly Hills home, however, the marriage only lasted for four years before they both filed for divorce in October of 2009. As part of the settlement, Lopez kept their home in Beverly Hills while Combs got their New York condo. She also has custody of her two children with ex-husband Ojani Noa.