Curvaceous Jennifer Lopez, also nicknamed J.Lo, La López, Lola or Jenny from the Block is only 43-years-old but has a huge filmography. She has appeared in many films and television programs and is, in fact, is one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood and the highest paid actor of Latin descent ever, making up to $15 million per film role.
A secret? She struggles to converse in Spanish, even though she was raised in a Puerto Rican home and both her parents are Puerto Rican.
Jennifer Lopez took singing and dancing lessons from age five but made her acting debut at age 16 with a small role in the 1986 film “My Little Girl”. After that, she got her first high-profile role in 1991 as a Fly Girl dancer on the television comedy program “In Living Color”. Her career went into over-drive when she portrayed slain Texan singer Selena Quintanilla Perez in “Selena” (1997).
Lopez has been in so many movies you can have a movie marathon on JLO films. Here you have the complete filmography, in chronological order, and some facts you may not know about Jennifer Lopez’s acting career.
Originally published in VOXXI as Jennifer Lopez movie trivia: Facts you may not know