Have you ever thought about J-Lo or rather Jennifer Lopez net worth in 2018? The dazzling Latina actress, singer, songwriter and a dancer has made a name for herself in Hollywood, and she has become one of the biggest names among the pop and hip-hop artists in the world. For two decades now she has held on the throne of being the most influential and highest paid Latin entertainer.
Her films have grossed over $3 billion, and she has exceeded over 80 million in record sales leaving us with questions about how rich she is. Today we shall look into Jennifer Lopez career, then move on into Jennifer Lopez net worth in 2018 and summarize with a few things you probably don’t know about Jennifer Lopez.
Jennifer Lynn Lopez is the daughter of David Lopez and Guadalupe Rodriguez. She was born in 1969 in New York City, and she has two other sisters. She went to school at Preston High School but had no interest in academics though she joined Baruch College to please her parents although she dropped out after just one semester.
Lopez personal life has been a subject of public discussion especially due to his former marriage with a Cuban waiter Ojani Noa who they tied the knot in 1997 and divorced in 1998. She has also dated Sean Combs, was once married to Chris Judd between 2001 and 2002, then dated Ben Affleck between 2003 to 2004. In 2004 Lopez was married to Marc Anthony, and in 2008 she gave birth to twins, a daughter and a son. They broke up in 2014, and she started dating Alex Rodriguez in 2017.
Jennifer Lopez first secured a high profile job as a dancer in a television program known as In Living Color back in 1991 then obtained a position as a cast member on the show until 1993. Soon after she became a backup dancer for Janet Jackson but didn’t last for long as she quit to pursue her acting career.
She secured her first professional acting gig with the film Lost in the Wild and then got a deal with CBS to co-star on Second Chances television series in 1993. Her breakthrough into acting when she starred in a film Blood and Wine released in 1997 where she earned $1 million becoming the highest paid Hispanic actress in history. Since then she has starred in many Hollywood blockbusters among them is Anaconda 1997, The Wedding Planner 2001, Shall We Dance? 2004, Ice Age: Continental Drift 2012, Parker 2013, Home 2015, Second Act 2018, among others. On television shows she has been part of Will & Grace (2004, 2018), American Idol (2011–2012, 2014–2016), Shades of Blue (2016–2018), World of Dance (2017–) and an upcoming one Bye Bye Birdie Live! 2019.
On her music career, Jennifer Lopez has released nine studio albums and two compilations albums. These studio albums are On the 6 (1999), J.Lo (2001), This Is Me… Then (2002, Rebirth (2005), Como Ama Una Mujer (2007), Brave (2007), Love? (2011), A.K.A. (2014), and Por Primera Vez (2018). The two compilations albums are J to tha L–O! The Remixes (2002) and Dance Again… The Hits (2012).
On awards & achievements received by Jennifer Lopez, she has won 135 awards and received around 308 nominations. Some of the awards she has won are 7 ALMA Awards, 3 American Music Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 1 Imagen Award, 5 Latin Music Italian Awards, 3 People’s Choice Awards, 14 Premios Juventud, among others.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Jennifer Lopez net worth is estimated to be around $400 million. She is one of the highest paid actresses in the world today and one of the best-selling music artists in the world as well. The source of the Jennifer Lopez net worth fortune has been through music sales, earnings from films, earnings from television shows, and her own business such as earnings from her own line of fragrance. Lopez films as of 2018 have grossed over $2.9 billion, and the sale of her records is over 80 million. Her fragrance line is on the verge of breaking a record to become the most successful celebrity line in the world since it has sold over $2 billion. Television shows such as American idol boosts her net worth as she pocketed $20 million. As of today, Jennifer Lopez is earning annually around $45-$50 million.
10 Facts You Need To Know About Jennifer Lopez
From recording smash hits that have achieved double, triple platinum certifications to starring in Hollywood blockbusters, it looks wherever Jennifer Lopez goes; she achieves some success. However, how deep do you know her? Here are a few things you probably don’t know about Jennifer Lopez.
1. She doesn’t like computers so much because she doesn’t know how to handle them and use them.
2. She is scared of darkness and usually sleeps when the lights are on.
3. Lopez is obsessed with books about relationships and often tries to understand exactly what love is. Maybe it’s because she has been unlucky in many relationships.
4. Who is your idol? Hers is Barbra Streisand.
5. At the age of 5, Lopez knew how to dance and even sing.
6. She is nicknamed “The Supernova” in her hometown of Bronx.
7. For her role in Selena 1997, she pocketed around $1 million.
8. Have you heard of Nuyorican productions? That her production company.
9. She went into FHM’s records as the only woman to be voted twice on their annual list of Sexiest women in the world.
10. The size of her shoe is size six.
Jennifer Lopez net worth in 2019 will skyrocket considering she has been filming some films in 2018 which of course will turn out to be a commercial success and she has also been working on her new album which is making significant sales.