This successful actress and singer was born in the Bronx on July 24, 1969. Jenifer Lopez started dance lessons at the age of four and the drive to perform remained with her throughout her entire life. Both of her parents were born in Puerto Rico but only met when they moved to America. She has a strong work ethic which was passed down from her parents and she believes that's what has led to her great success.
After a small role in the 1986 movie 'My Little Girl', Jennifer made a decision to join the entertainment industry. She made her break into film in 1997 with the movie 'Selena'. It was her first major film role as a leading actress, and due to positive critic reviews and overall success of the movie, she had solidified her name as a leading actress in Hollywood. Her music career was as successful as her acting career with over six multi-platinum albums released such as 'On the 6' and 'JLo'. She is also a judge on American Idol.
Jennifer Lopez is often compared to the great and stunning actress Elizabeth Taylor. Jennifer's make-up artist says that contouring is the secret to Jennifer's sexy look and chooses to stay away from the lines around the mouth area when he applies the bronzer. She is most well known for her ravishing long brunette hair which is often heavily curled at the ends. Jennifer's hairstyles always have great body and shine. In more formal red-carpet events, she is often seen with a chic bun to match the elegance of her dress.