10 Things You Didn’t Know About Jennifer Lopez

  
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Jennifer Lopez is one of the most successful, multi-faceted stars in Hollywood. Not only is she an actress, a dancer, and a singer, but she’s also a producer, a fashion designer, and an author, too! Jennifer worked hard to get where she is today, and has had quite an interesting journey. Here’s our list of 10 interesting facts about the star that you may not have known.

10. She Had A Falling Out With Her Parents

Jennifer and her parents didn’t see eye to eye when it came to her ambitious career plans. As a teenager, Jennifer got a taste of acting when she played Myra in the 1996 film My Little Girl. Although she enrolled at Baruch College, she dropped out after the first semester in the hopes of pursuing an acting career. Her parents disagreed with her plans, and told her that “no Latinos did that” because it was a “really stupid” idea. The disagreement caused Jennifer to move out of her parents’ home and get an apartment in Manhattan to make her dreams a reality.

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9. She Was A Backup Dancer

Long before she was known for her music and acting, Jennifer worked her way up to the top as a professional dancer. She once worked as backup dancer for New Kids On The Block at the American Music Awards. Even though she was relatively unknown back then, she already knew how to capture attention on the stage. You can watch her early TV performance in the video below.

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