Jennifer Lopez began taking singing and dancing lessons when she was only 5 years old. Later, she caught a break dancing on the sketch comedy show, “In Living Color”. However, there was a period that she did not have anywhere to live. Most nights she spent sleeping at her dance studio because she did not have anywhere else to go.
Jenny on the Block
Lopez landed a gig dancing behind New Kids on the Block at the American Music Awards and it launched her career. She hit the big time when she was paid $1 million for her role in “Selena,” in 1997. Lopez has a successful acting and singing career as well, known for such hits as “Jenny on the Block.” She is also the mother of twins. Lopez has an estimated net worth of $400 million dollars.