Her starring role in the 1997 biopic Selena brought Jennifer Lopez to megastar status.
The dancer, actor, musician and entrepreneur wowed critics in The Cell and Out of Sight and she explored her comedic side in The Wedding Planner and Monster In Law. Lopez’s debut album, On the 6 and 2001’s J. Lo topped the charts. The triple-threat also helms the Sweetface clothing line.
Lopez was married to Cuban chef Ojani Noa for nearly a year and dancer Cris Judd from 2001-2002.
The international star also had high-profile romances with Sean Combs and Ben Affleck (during which the couple was dubbed “Bennifer”) before she adopted a more private romantic life after she married Latin crooner Marc Anthony in June 2004.
In February 2008, Lopez gave birth to twins, son Max and daughter Emme. She and Anthony announced their split in July 2011.
After much speculation, Lopez confirmed in September 2010 that she would be a new judge, along side Steven Taylor and Randy Jackson, for the 10th season of American Idol.