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Actress, entertainer, music artist, film, TV & music producer, fashion designer, entrepreneur and humanitarian Jennifer Lopez has been called one of the most powerful and notable celebrities in entertainment.
She has sold over 55 million records worldwide and starred in multiple box office No. 1 films, including Monster-In-Law and The Wedding Planner. In 2001, The Wedding Planner was the nation's top-grossing film, while her album, J.Lo, was #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. The two simultaneous #1 honors made Lopez the first woman in history to have the top movie and album in the same week.
2011 is a milestone in Lopez's illustrious career. She was one of the judges on the juggernaut TV series American Idol. On May 3, Lopez released her highly anticipated album, LOVE?, on Island/Def Jam Records. The first single, "On The Floor" (featuring rapper Pitbull) shot to #1 in 18 countries and has been one of best-selling singles of Lopez's career. The music video set an all-time record making Jennifer the first female artist on VEVO to rack up 100 million views in the shortest amount of time. To date, the music video has logged in over 220 million views. The single went to #1 in 18 countries around the world and became the most downloaded song of her career.
Superstar couple, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony have formed a partnership with Simon Fuller (American Idol) to produce groundbreaking TV series Q'Viva; The Chosen. The innovative production will discover and showcase singers, musicians, dancers, acrobats and other exceptional performers from all regions in Latin America. The series will culminate into a spectacular live event in the U.S. that will broadcast simultaneously in 21 countries around the world in 2012.
Lopez's production company, Nuyorican, is in development on several film and TV productions that include a partnership with 20th Century FOX on the romantic comedy Taming Ben Taylor, in which she will star as a top-notch real estate agent who wins over a rugged vintner; Help for ABC; Sweet Little 15, which tells a young Mexican girl's coming-of-age story as she plans her Quinceañera; and the teen television comedy and book series, Amigas Sweet 15 Club, which will follow five teens in Miami who run a Quinceañera (Sweet 15) business. Lopez has a burgeoning reality television department that includes truTV's South Beach Tow. Nuyorican is also working on notable film projects, including The Governess and a remake of the hit 1980s comedy Overboard.
Lopez made her feature debut in the highly acclaimed Mi Familia, which garnered her an Independent Spirit Award nomination. She earned widespread acclaim for her work in the title role of Selena, which brought her a Golden Globe® nomination. In 2002, Lopez was awarded ShoWest Female Star of the Year, and in 2006, Lopez received Women in Film's Crystal Award. Additionally, the National Council of La Raza, the largest Latino advocacy group in the nation, named her Entertainer of the Year at the American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards.
Lopez's extensive film credits include The Back-up Plan, El Cantante, Bordertown, An Unfinished Life, U-Turn, Maid in Manhattan, Money Train, Jack, Blood and Wine, Angel Eyes, The Cell, Out of Sight, Enough and Anaconda.
Via Nuyorican, Lopez made her foray into the role of television producer with her reality show Dancelife, as well as The CW drama South Beach. In addition to South Beach Tow, the company is currently in pre-production on Big Easy Justice for Spike.
Lopez set the branding standard for celebrity fragrance, apparel and accessories. Her latest fragrance, Love and Glamour marked 17 successful launches taking in over $1 billion combined. In 2006, Lopez was awarded with the prestigious ACE Fashion Icon of the Year for her contribution to accessories and the fashion industry. Lopez and her husband, Marc Anthony will each design and launch an exclusive fashion collection with Kohl's fall 2011. L'Oreal has named her their latest Ambassador. Gillette will feature Lopez in the 2011 premiere Venus / Goddess campaign. Gillette established the Venus Goddess Fund for Education that enables global educational opportunities for women through partnerships. Sharing similar initiatives, Lopez's Maribel Foundation and the Venus Goddess Fund have formed a partnership as a part of the campaign.
Lopez's dedication to assisting children in need and to the empowerment of others is far reaching. The Boys & Girls Club of America has named her the as their national spokeswoman. Gucci is featuring Lopez in a national advertising campaign along with her twins Emme and Max launching its children collection. The campaign will benefit UNICEF.
The commitment to making a difference and a passion for making this world better is highlighted through her work with children via The Maribel Foundation, a not-for-profit she started with her sister, Lynda. The Maribel Foundation's mission is dedicated to improving the health and well being of women and children and raising the level of medical care available to them. The foundation is currently working with Children's Hospital Los Angeles on a "telemedicine" program that will help underserved communities around the world to be treated with state-of-the-art technology and by top doctors. The organization opened its first telemedicine center in Puerto Rico in 2010.