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  • Trivia

    • In 2014, Jennifer was ranked #36 in the Hot 100 Women List of Maxim magazine.

    • Jennifer is the first Global Advocate For Girls And Women for the United Nations Foundation.

    • Jennifer is of Puerto Rican ancenstry.

    • Jennifer started her career as a dancer for Janet Jackson.

    • Jennifer was briefly engaged to actor Ben Affleck.

    • Jennifer is only 4 years younger than Constance Marie, who played her mother in Selena.

    • In May 2001, Jennifer took part in a White House benefit for UNICEF, assisting magician David Copperfield with an illusion where it appeared that he sawed her into six pieces.

    • Jennifer and her babies were featured on the front cover of the March 21, 2008 issue of People when her twins were a month old. People magazine paid $6 million for the exclusive pictures of the new babies.

    • At the 2007 American Music Awards, Jennifer was chosen as the Favorite Latin Music Artist.

    • Jennifer and ex-husband Marc Anthony are the parents of fraternal twins, Emme Maribel Muñiz, born at 12:12 am (5 lbs, 7 oz) and Maximilian "Max" David Muñiz, born at 12:13 am (5 lbs, 13 oz) in Long Island N.Y. on February 22, 2008 by C-section.

    • As of 2007, Jennifer was the richest Hispanic in Hollywood according to Forbes Magazine.

    • In the year 2001, Jennifer was voted #1 in FHM's '100 Sexiest Women' list. Jennifer has the honor of being the only woman to have been voted the sexiest woman in the world twice in FHM.

    • Jennifer became the first Latina actress to be paid $1 million for a movie role. She was paid this amount for the movie Selena in 1997.

    • In February 2007, Jennifer defended her movie, Bordertown, at a press conference after the premiere against a howling pack of reporters at the Berlin Film Festival, turned off by ludicrous plot turns and wooden dialogue. Reporters at the world premiere roared at the subtle-as-a-sledgehammer dramaturgy and greeted the ending with loud boos.

    • Jennifer's appearances on various lists include:

      FHM
      2001 - #1 position '100 Sexiest Women in the World'
      2007 - #40 position '100 Sexiest Women in the World'

      Glamour Magazine
      2008 - #11 position 'The 50 most glamorous women of '08'

      People en Espanol Magazine
      2008 - #11 position '100 Most Influential Hispanics'

      AIM
      2009 - #11 position '100 Hottest Brunettes of AIM'

      People Magazine
      2011 - 'World's Most Beautiful Woman'

    • In November 2006, Jennifer attended the Accessories Council's ACE Awards, where she was honored for her J.Lo clothing and accessories line.

    • In October 2006, it was revealed that Jennifer was being sued by a private jet company for almost $46,000, after allegedly not paying her bill. The company claimed she hadn't paid for flights which took her and husband Marc to Puerto Rico and California in 2006.

    • A man who was arrested after he and an accomplice tried to sell Marc & Jennifer's stolen wedding video back to the couple for $1.37 million, pleaded guilty to attempted grand larceny in July 2006. He pleaded guilty in exchange for a sentence of three years' probation.

    • Jennifer joined the long list of celebrities lampooned by South Park. It happened in the South Park episode 101, entitled Fat Butt and Pancake Head.

    • Jennifer is the executive producer of the UPN show South Beach. Her production company is called Nuyorican Productions.

    • Jennifer has a Pasadena restaurant named "Madre's".

    • On The 6, the name of Jennifer's debut album, stands for the 6 train she took from the Bronx to Manhattan. The album was certified 3x platinum.

    • Jennifer has been under attack from PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and other animal rights organization because of the use of animal fur and skin in her clothing line.

    • Jennifer's range of perfume scents include:
      Glow;
      Miami Glow; and
      Still.

    • Jennifer says that I'm Real was one of her favorite videos to make.

    • Jennifer was married to Ojani Noa, from February 22, 1997 to 1998. She used to date singer Puff Daddy or P. Diddy from 1999-2001. Jennifer then married to Chris Judd, from September 29, 2001 to January 2003. On June 5th, 2004, Jennifer married Marc Anthony which she divorced in 16 June 2014.

    • Jennifer's nicknames are "J. Lo", "La Lopez", and "Jenny". She is also nicknamed 'The Supernova' by her friends. Jennifer picked up her popular nickname "JLO" after a fan had made it up and called her it. She is also well-known for dating actor Ben Affleck, earning the nickname "Bennifer".

    • Jennifer's is 5' 4½" (1.64 m). She wears a size 6 shoe (US).

    • Jennifer attended Baruch College in New York.

  • Quotes

    • Jennifer: Part of my business is about being in shape and looking good. You can't lie to yourself about it. But I'm not the monster I used to be in the exercise department. You get past your 20s, you've got kids... you're kind of unmotivated. You want to be healthy and look good, but you want to do the least amount to maintain that.

    • Jennifer: I'm trying to get the focus back on what I do as an artist, not what I do at home.

    • Jennifer: I didn't expect it to happen like this, wrapping one film and flying out to do a new one the next day. But I'm fresh enough and ambitious enough to stay up all night for the sake of a job. I'm not gonna take it easy. I want to do so much more when I'm getting these great opportunities.

    • Jennifer: Beauty is only skin deep. I think what's really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spirit.

    • Jennifer: My mom always told me that if you work hard, you can achieve anything. And it's true. It's one of the truest things ever.

    • Jennifer: If you focus on the money, you're not going to get anywhere. You can want to be successful, but at the end of the day, if money is your motivation, if that's how shallow your outlook is on life, then you're going to be such an empty person. Because there's nothing driving you from the inside -- there's no passion...

    • Jennifer: I only do what my gut tells me to. I think it's smart to listen to other people's advice, but at the end of the day, you're the only one who can tell you what's right for you.

    • Jennifer: I've always had a huge fear of dying or becoming ill. The thing I'm most afraid of, though, is being alone, which I think a lot of performers fear. It's why we seek the limelight - so we're not alone, were adored. Were loved, so people want to be around us. The fear of being alone drives my life.

    • Jennifer: We've all had a love of our life and failed love affairs. I'm just the biggest romantic - it's really sad. I tell people that, but nobody listens.

    • Jennifer: (on feeling insecure) When I'm not prepared, which is almost never.

    • Jennifer: I was always a singer and a dancer, and I always wanted to be an actress. For me, it's all just one thing.

    • Jennifer: (on what she learned from her mother) I thought she'd offer me some sympathy. Instead, she said, "Don't you ever call me crying again! You wanted to be in this business, so you better toughen up!". And I did

    • Jennifer: I've made a ton of mistakes, but you need the messy stuff; you learn from it.

    • Jennifer: I keep dancing. I may not be getting all the steps right, yet, but I'm dancing my heart out!

    • Jennifer: It has always bugged me that people would try to think that there's a "next Selena." It's like saying there's another James Dean or Marilyn Monroe. People like that don't come along every day. There is never going to be another Selena.

    • Jennifer Lopez: People equate sexy with promiscuous. They think that because I'm shaped this way, I must be scandalous - like running around and bringing men into my hotel room. But it's just the opposite.

    • Jennifer Lopez: (revealing she would consider sending her twins to a Scientology school) I wouldn't mind. Because I know that the technologies that they have are very helpful ... It's all about communication. I do know so many great people who choose it as a lifestyle and really follow it and it is their religion ... I just wish that people wouldn't judge it without knowing what it is.

    • Jennifer Lopez: (on her perfume) The smell of a baby's head intrigues me right now. But no babies went into that bottle. None!

    • Jennifer Lopez: Marc [Anthony] and I are good partners. We love each other. We want to be the best person we can be for each other. And we work on that. That's what a real relationship is about to me.

    • Jennifer Lopez: (revealing in May 2007, that she was dropping the name J.Lo) I'm not J.Lo any more. That's all gone with all the ridiculous stories about tantrums and Egyptian sheets. That's all my past. I'm Jennifer Lopez. I think, as a woman, I've finally grown more sure of who I am. It does seem ironic that it has taken me more than a decade to basically get back to who I am. I am incredibly proud of my culture and I think I am a woman who is totally defined by my culture. My temperament, my body shape, the way I am is all very much Puerto Rican.

    • Jennifer Lopez: People assume I'm out there having this great life, but money doesn't erase the pain, ... When you're young you barrel through life, making choices without thinking of repercussions. A few years down the line, you wake up in a certain place and wonder how the hell you got there.

    • Jennifer Lopez: I could serve coffee using my rear as a ledge.

    • Jennifer Lopez: There are certain people that are marked for death. I have my little list of those that treated me unfairly.

    • Jennifer Lopez: Beauty is only skin deep. I think what's really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spirit. Somebody said to me not too long ago, 'Until you're twenty, you have the face you are born with, and after that you have the face you deserve', and I really loved that - the idea that you wear who you are on your face.

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