Music facts, music trivia, interesting stories and much more. Introducing the "Did You Know" page about American singer, dancer and actress, Jennifer Lopez.
Jennifer Lopez is an American singer, dancer actress and producer. She emerged into the music industry in 1999 with her debut studio album On the 6. This gave a huge push to the Latin pop movement in American music.
Here are a few interesting facts about Jennifer Lopez:
1. She keeps an enormous entourage and has very expensive tastes. The very expensive stylists and makeup artists who keep her looking beautiful are known as "Glam Squad."
2. The engagement ring that actor Ben Affleck gave her, contains a rare pink diamond that is worth approximately $1.5 million.
3. She was the first person to have a movie (The Wedding Planner) and an album (J.Lo) at the No.1 spot in the same week.
4. She has had a species of water mite named after her. The Litarachna Lopezae mite was discovered off the Puerto Rico coast and biologist Vladimiar Pesic, said that the scientists has chosen Jennifer Lopez, because they enjoyed listening to her while they worked.
Jennifer Lopez is regarded as the most influential Latin performer in the US, with a cumulative film gross of US$2.9 billion and estimated sales of 80 million records worldwide.
Lopez is ranked the most powerful celebrity in the world and the 38th most powerful woman in the world, according to 2012 Forbes magazine. In 2018, Time magazine listed Lopez among the 100 most influential people in the world.
The songs "I'm Real", "If You Had My Love", "All I Have" and "Ain't It Funny" are some of her most successful singles on the US Billboard Hot 100, with her song "On the Floor", being one of the best-selling singles of all time.
For her contributions to the music industry, she has received a landmark star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Billboard Icon Award and the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
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