Here is a look at the life of Jennifer Lopez, singer, dancer and actress.
Personal: Birth date: July 24, 1969
Birth place: Bronx, New York
Birth name: Jennifer Lynn Lopez
Father: David Lopez, a computer specialist
Mother: Guadalupe (Rodriguez) Lopez, a teacher
Marriages: Marc Anthony (Muniz), singer (June 5, 2004 - present, files for divorce, April 9, 2012); Cris Judd, dancer (September 29, 2001 - January 26, 2003, divorce); Ojani Noa, actor/model (February 22, 1997 - January 1, 1998, divorce)
Children: with Marc Anthony: Twins, Emme Maribel Muniz and Maximilian "Max" David Muniz, February 22, 2008
Education: Baruch College, dropped out after 1 semester.
Other facts: Nominated for one Golden Globe Award.
Nominated for two Grammy Awards.
In 2011, is named in People's magazine, "The World's Most Beautiful Woman".
Timeline: 1986 - First feature film "My Little Girl".
1988 - Finishes school, drops out of college and moves away from home to pursue a dancing career.
1990 - Appears as a "Fly Girl" in the Fox show "In Living Color".
1995 - Appears unaccredited in "Mi Familia".
1997 - First starring role as the murdered Tejano singer, Selena Quintanilla, in "Selena".
1998 - Stars opposite George Clooney in "Out of Sight".
June 1999 - Releases first album, "On The 6". Album goes platinum within 2 weeks.
December 1999 - Is arrested, questioned, released and cleared of any involvement in the illegal firearms possession and nightclub shooting case involving then boyfriend Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs.
2001 - Clothing line debuts and her fourth album, "J.Lo", goes to number one.
November 2002 - Becomes engaged to Ben Affleck.
2003 - Comes out with a hip-hop influenced clothing line called "Sweetface".
September 10, 2003 - The wedding that was scheduled to take place on September 14, 2003 to Affleck is postponed. In a statement, the couple said, "Due to the excessive media attention surrounding our wedding, we have decided to postpone the date. When we found ourselves seriously contemplating hiring three separate 'decoy brides' at three different locations, we realized that something was awry".
June 5, 2004 - Marries singer Marc Anthony in a ceremony at her home in Los Angeles.