14 Interesting Facts about Jennifer Lopez

Did you know that J.Lo was the first actress to have a movie and an album hit number one in the same week?! Check out "Extra's" 14 facts you didn't know about this divalicious star!

14 Interesting Facts about Jennifer Lopez

1. Fly Girl

Jennifer was one of the “Fly Girls” dancers on the TV comedy series “In Living Color.”

2. Jen's Nickname

Jennifer’s nickname at the gyms was “La Guitarra” because her body curved like a guitar.

3. Neighborhood Name

Jen was was known as “The Supernova” in her Bronx neighborhood.

4. Movin' & Groovin'

J.Lo moved to Manhattan to learn how to dance and would sleep in the studio where she was practicing.

5. Jen and Janet

Jennifer worked with Janet Jackson on the video “That’s The Way Love Goes” and on Janet’s tours.

6. Money Maker

Jennifer is the highest-paid Latina actress to date for her performance in “The Wedding Planner,” 2001. She was paid $1 million for her role in “Selena,” 1997.

7. Double Success

J.Lo was the first actress to have a movie (“The Wedding Planner”)and an album hit number one in the same week.

8. Sexy Times Two

Jennifer is the only woman to twice be voted FHM’s Sexiest Woman in the World.

9. Shoe Biz

Jennifer wears a size six shoe.

10. Dancing Diva

One of Jen’s first dancing gigs was as a backup dancer for New Kids on the Block during their AMA performance in the late 1980s.

11. Twin Power

Lopez and her twins were featured on the cover of the March 11, 2008 issue of People magazine when they were four weeks old. Lopez was paid $6 million for the photos.

12. Stay at Home Mom

J.Lo didn’t return to work until 15 months after giving birth to twins Max and Emme. Her next movie is “The Back-Up Plan.”

13. How It Began

Jennifer’s first TV job was on the FOX series “South Central.” The producer of the show was married to one of the other “Fly Girls” and took notice of Jen during a FOX special about the girl group.

14. Expecting

Lopez announced on the last night of her “En Concierto” tour (before a crowd of fans) that she and hubby Marc Anthony were expecting twins!