Jennifer Lopez is a legend in the American showbiz industry, and over the years, she has shown us that she has a lot of qualities and can be considered a complete artist. After conquering us with her roles in “Selena”, “Maid In Manhattan” and “Hustlers”, J. Lo appeared on the small screen as a judge, in the competitions American Idol and World of Dance, but also in the crime series “Shades of Blue”. And musically, J. Lo has had success after success, with hits such as “Jenny From The Block”, “On The Floor”, “Let’s Get Loud”, “Do It Well” and “Waiting For Tonight”.
What is Jennifer Lopez’s net worth?
At the time this article is written Jennifer Lopes has a net worth of $400 million, which is $50 million more than her ex-boyfriend Alex Rodriguez’s net worth of $350 million. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez had a total net worth of $750 million when they were together.
Salary High Lights
J. Lo made $15 million in 2005 for starring in Monster-In-Law. She earned $12 million per year being a guest judge on the American Idol show. Also, she starred in different series of television commercials for the Italian automaker company Fiat.
Jennifer made $50 million between June 2017 and June 2018 from her different endeavors. She earned $43 million between June 2018 and June 2019.
Jennifer Lopez has launched her designer clothing line in 2003. J. Lo released her first fragrance called Glow by J. Lo in the same year.
Jennifer Lopez is the owner of many amazing properties located from the Bronx to Bel Air. She owns houses in New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami. In 2016 she purchased a house in Bel Air, Los Angeles for $28 million. Also, in 2002 she bought a beachfront mansion in Miami.
J. Lo purchased her first luxury property in 2000. She paid $4.3 million for the 11-bedroom house located in the hills above Los Angeles. Tough, she sold it to the nightclub owner Sam Nazaria for $12.5 million in 2004.
In 2017 Jennifer listed her duplex penthouse from Manhattan for sale, for $27 million, but the property is still looking for a buyer. She together with Alex Rodriguez purchased a condo located on Park Avenue for $15.3 million. But they sold it for $15.75 million in 2020.
They purchased a house in Encino, California for $1.4 million in July 2020. In the same year, in August, they also bought a mansion in Miami for $32.5 million.
Jennifer paid $6.6 million in 2019 for Jeremy Piven’s Malibu mansion. However, almost two years later she sold the house for $6.8 million.
Jennifer Lopez’s Road to fame
Jennifer López was born in the Bronx, New York, on July 24, 1969, the second of three daughters of a computer technician and a teacher with Puerto Rican roots. After graduating from high school, she focused all her efforts on her dream of becoming an artist and regularly attended dance classes.
In 1990 she became known as a dancer on the television show “In Living Color”. Although she debuted in the film industry in 1987 with a small role in “My Little Girl”, her moment of fame did not come until 1997 when she played Selena, the Texan singer, in a film of the same name.
It was such a faithful performance that Jennifer was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress. After several films such as “U Turn” and “Out of Sight”, Jennifer made a splash in the music world with her first album, “On the 6”.
In 2001, she became the first woman to have a movie (The Wedding Planner, with Matthew McConaughey) and an album (J. Lo) top the charts in the same week.
The artist who defied critical voices
Jennifer Lopez is the epitome of confidence. The success she enjoys has been built through many years of work and perseverance, despite critical voices that did not give her much of a chance in the music and film industries.
In 2001, when she scored two huge hits: her first romantic comedy, “The Wedding Planner”, topped the box office the same week her album “J. Lo” entered the Billboard Hot 100, she faced with a wave of criticism. “Everybody said: She can’t sing. She can’t dance. She can’t interpret. It’s just a pretty face or her [bottom] is big”.
Ojani Noa, a waiter from Cuba, was her first husband. The first relationship is not necessarily the most memorable. The two separated after a year of marriage, in 1998.
One of J. Lo’s most famous relationships was with American rapper Sean Combs, known by the stage name Puff Daddy. The two met while collaborating on the album On the 6. Their love story began in 1999 but ended shortly after, in 2001 due to Sean Combs’ infidelity.
Jennifer Lopez’s second marriage lasted as little as the first. The singer said yes to Chris Judd, a dancer she worked with during the filming of Love Don’t Cost a Thing, in September 2001. Less than a year later, the two broke up.
The third partner to whom Jennifer Lopez said yes is also the one with whom she made waves. It’s Ben Affleck. The couple was so loved by the public that they received the nickname “Bennifer”, which became a trend among Hollywood couples. The two went through trials that, after two years, led them to go their separate ways.
Mark Anthony, who followed Affeck, is the man with whom Jennifer Lopez started her family life. They were together from 2004 until 2011, and in 2008 twins Max and Emme appeared in their lives.
Jennifer Lopez received the engagement ring for the fourth time in 2019 from Alex Rodriguez, after two years of unofficial relationship. The baseball player has two children from a previous marriage. They broke up in 2021.
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck got married in Nevada, almost two decades after their then highly publicized first relationship, in 2022. Benjamin Geza Affleck married Jennifer Lopez, according to the Clark County certificate, which includes the city of Las Vegas. According to the court document, the 52-year-old singer and actress chose to take her husband’s name and will be Jennifer Affleck in the documents.