Jennifer Lopez or rather J. Lo considered an icon of popular culture is one of the renowned actresses, a singer, and a fashion designer. She is the highest paid Latin actress and the most influential Hispanic performer currently. Although J. Lo has more than often received positive reviews and negative reviews and at one time regarded as one of the most desirable women in the world she has also been named the most demanding diva.
Considering Jennifer Lopez net worth figure which she has forged from successful acting, pop and dance music career earning her an annual salary of $38 million, the big question is how did she make it?. Let’s find out how much is Jennifer Lopez’s net worth in 2018.
Jennifer Lopez Early Life
Born Jennifer Lynn Lopez to David Lopez and Guadalupe Rodriquez who hail from Puerto Rico she is the second child among three siblings. She went to several Catholic schools before settling for Preston High School where she graduated and booked a place at Baruch College where she dropped out just after one semester to pursue her dream career in becoming a film star.
She left home to Manhattan after disagreeing with her parents who were forcing her to pursue further her education in college yet she wanted to a be a movie star.
Jennifer Lopez personal life has been a subject of discussion in the media attracting very huge attention. It all started when she dated and married Ojani Noa back in 1997 whom they divorced and followed a long legal battle. She went ahead to date Sean Combs in 1999 then left combs when he was jailed and got married to Cris Judd whom they married just for a year and in 2002 divorced. She then fell in a relationship with Ben Affleck and got engaged in 2002 but separated in 2004. After separation, Lopez dated Marc Anthony, and they wedded in 2004 June and had two children twins, and in 2012 Anthony filled a divorce. Currently, Jennifer is dating Alex Rodriguez.
Jennifer Lopez Career
Jenifer started off her career as a dancer, and her first high profile job was being a member of Fly Girl and even worked as a backup dancer for Janet Jackson. Her first gig as an actor was the film Lost in the Wild (1993), then followed Second Chances television series, Money Train, and Jack.
Lopez breakthrough to acting came in when she starred on Selena 1997 film earning her $1 million. She went ahead to star at Anaconda 1997 and U-Turn 1997. As a singer, her debut single which she released in 1999 was “If You Had My Love” which topped Billboard Hot 100.she later released On the six album which had hits such as “Waiting for Tonight.” The second album titled J.Lo was released in 2001 and debuted to top of Billboard 200. Her third studio album released in 2002 This Is Me…..Then performed well commercially since it sold more than 2.6 million copies. That same year 2002 and previous year she starred in several films among such as The Wedding Planner (2001), Angel Eyes (2001), Enough (2002) and Maid in Manhattan (2002).
Between 2003 and to date Jennifer has starred in a number of films and television shows among them Gigli (2003), Shall We Dance? (2004), Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Parker (2013), Ice Age: Collision Course (2016), How I Met Your Mother (2010), Shades of Blue (2016–), World of Dance (2017–) among many others. Some of the studio albums she has released since then are Rebirth (2005), Como Ama Una Mujer (2007), Brave (2007), Love? (2011), A.K.A. (2014) and Por Primera Vez (2017).
Currently, she is in the process of shooting Shades of Blue, World of Dance, Bye Bye Birdie Live! (2018).
Awards & Achievements
Jennifer in her lifetime she has won 135 awards and received 324 nominations. She has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, got a World Icon Award, Telemundo star award, and even Billboard Icon Award is becoming the first female recipient. Some of the other awards are 6 ALMA Awards, 3 American Music Awards, 10 Billboard Latin Music Awards, 2 Guinness World Records, 3 People’s Choice Awards, 14 Premios Juventud among many others.
Net Worth of Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez net worth amounts to $380 million. She earns around $38 million on an annual basis. A big chunk of her money has largely been contributed by her successful acting career and also her successful music career. The style icons add up her net worth figure with sponsorship deals and her fragrance which has exceeded sales to more than $2 billion.
Jennifer Lopez net worth figures of $360 million is just an inspiration to those who think they can’t make it since she is a good example of rags to riches from no one to someone. We anticipate more from the style icon since she is yet to retire and she looks even stronger today.