25 Facts You Didn’t Know about Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez, or J.Lo as she’s popularly called, is known for her scintillating performances both on screen and during live concerts. A multi-talented entertainment figure, J.Lo has given us several memories worth remembering. However, there may be a few things you may have missed about her. We have a line-up of 25 facts about Jennifer Lopez that you never knew. Read on…

1) Sleeping beauty


Jennifer used to fall asleep in the Manhattan studio where she used to practice how to dance.

2) Dancing in Japan


Among her first gigs was a dance performance in ‘Synchronicity’, a musical that took place in Japan.

3) First major break on TV


She appeared as one of the ‘Fly girls’ in the comedy series ‘In Living Colour’.

4) Jennifer, the curved guitar


As a fitness freak, she has earned the nickname ‘La Guitarra’ because people felt that her body curved like a guitar.

5) Another nickname


In the Bronx, her hometown area, she was commonly referred to as ‘The Supernova’.

6) The first lady


Jennifer was the first person to have featured in the first edition of Latina Magazine way back in 1996.

7) Voice-over artist


She has also lent her voice to the character of ‘Azteca’ in the 1998 animated film ‘Antz’.

8) Lopez, the aquatic mite!


A species of aquatic mite that was discovered in Puerto Rico has been named ‘Litarachna lopezae’ after J.Lo.

9) The bombshell


She has been quite the fizz on the sets with several actors hitting on her from time to time  – some of the notable ones being Stephen Dorff, Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson.

10) Young love


While filming ‘Blood and Wine’, she met Ojani Noa, a Cuban waiter on the sets and got married to him at the young age of 23. However, the marriage lasted for just 13 months.

11) Double hit


She is the first actress to have a movie release and an album smashing the record charts in the same week.

12) Designer clothing


In 2001, she launched her own fashion clothing line under the label of JLO.

13) Highest paid Latina actress in 2005

MONSTER-IN-LAW, Michael Vartan, Jennifer Lopez, 2005, (c) New Line

For her role in ‘Monster-in-Law’, J.Lo charged a whopping 15 million dollars, thereby becoming Hollywood’s highest paid Latina actress of the time.

14) J.Lo, the Producer


Along with Benny Medina, her former manager, Jennifer Lopez started her own production company with the title ‘Nuyorican Productions’.

15) When you’re sexy, make it double!


J.Lo is the only person to have been voted TWICE as the ‘Sexiest Woman in the World’ in a poll conducted by FHM magazine.

16) Big bod, small shoes


While she may have a striking figure and persona, her shoe size is 6!

17) Almost convicted


She was arrested alongside her date Sean Combs in 1999 during a nightclub shootout, where police found them in possession of a stolen gun. While Sean was convicted, J.Lo escaped without conviction.

18) Best booty award


In the In Touch Magazine’s countdown of ‘Top 10 Best Bottoms in Hollywood’, Jennifer topped the list at Number 1.

19) Top – Judge

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She has been on the elite panel of judges on American Idol for seasons 10, 11 and 13.

20) Total Teetotaller


Jennifer is a true teetotaller. She does not consume alcohol even at parties. She also stays away from cigarettes, citing that they both ruin the skin.

21) Mamma Mia


Jennifer Lopez has been in several relationships and marriages. Some of her partners include Cris Judd, Ben Affleck, Marc Anthony, Sean Comb and Ojani Noa.

22) She attended an all-girls school


Jennifer Lopez graduated from Preston High School in Bronx, which was an all-girls high school.

23) Learning it young


At the tender age of 5, she showed her inclination towards the arts by taking up dancing and singing lessons.

24) She loves romantic comedies


She enjoys watching romcoms, some of her favourites being ‘When Harry Met Sally’ and ‘Prelude to a Kiss’.

25) A prospective lawyer


Before joining the entertainment industry, she had at one point in time seriously considered taking up a career in law.

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