Lopez then went on to make a number of successful, high profile films, including The Wedding Planner (which co-starred Matthew Mc Conaughey), Maid in Manhattan (in which she starred opposite Ralph Fiennes) and Monster-In-Law (which starred Jane Fonda).
Childhood: Jennifer Lopez was born and raised in the Bronx area of New York City.
The film co-starred her lover at the time, Ben Affleck, as well as Christopher Walken and Al Pacino. Jennifer Lopez has also had a successful music career, staring with her debut album On The 6.
The same year, Jennifer Lopez was nominated for the Best Actress Golden Globe award for her role in Selena.
She went on to appear in El Cantante, which was well received at the Toronto International Film Festival and Bordertown, which did well at the Brussels film festival.
Her film debut came with 1995's My Family, which was followed with appearances alongside Wesley Snipes in Money Train and opposite Robin Williams in the Francis Ford Coppola-directed Jack.
In 1997, she appeared opposite Jack Nicholson in Blood and Wine.