J.Lo found herself a great gig as a backup dancer for Janet Jackson and even appeared in her video for That’s The Way Love Goes.

Janet loved her dancing skills so much that she wanted Jennifer to tour with her, but J.Lo pulled out, determined that she would make it on her own.

Having true entrepreneurial spirit from the get-go, the superstar decided to create her own production company called ‘Nuyorican Productions’, with manager, Benny Medina.

As anything she sets her hands on, the company was a success and since 2000, Nuyorican has produced seven films including The Second Act, and the recent film, Hustlers.

In 2008, she completed the Nautica Malibu Triathlon including a ½-mile swim, 18-mile bike ride, and 4-mile run in two hours, 23 minutes, and 28 seconds.

She created the Lopez Family Foundation in 2009 with her sister, Lynda Lopez. This organization mainly focuses on giving women and children the help that they need.

Jennifer Lopez secured the big bucks in her first leading role as Selena, becoming the first Latin actress the receive such a high paycheck.

She did such a good job at playing the late singer that she even received a Golden Globe nomination – marking the start of a highly successful acting career.

During her romance with Diddy, the singer found herself in a sticky situation when she was at a nightclub during a shooting.

When police arrived at the scene, the celeb couple were both found with a stolen gun. Lopez’s charges were later dropped, but Sean Combs found himself in trouble with the law.

J.Lo is the only woman to have been voted twice as one of the Sexiest Women of the World and we can clearly see why

J.Lo’s mom, Guadalupe Lopez is a renowned gambler. While we don’t know just how bad her addiction is, we do know that she once won $2.4 million.

Her first marriage to Ojani Noa lasted less than a year, while her second marriage to Chris Judd lasted just nine months.

Jennifer Lopez will be honored in a big way at the upcoming 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards. The actress and singer, 52, is set to receive the Generation Award at this year's show.