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

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

2) Dancing in Japan

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

3) First major break on TV

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

4) Jennifer, the curved guitar

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

5) Another nickname

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

6) The first lady

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

7) Voice-over artist

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

8) Lopez, the aquatic mite!

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

9) The bombshell

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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

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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

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

12) Designer clothing

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

13) Highest paid Latina actress in 2005

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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

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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!

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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

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

17) Almost convicted

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

23) Learning it young

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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

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

25) A prospective lawyer

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

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