J.LO ON THE GO
Jennifer Lopez, J.Lo or Jenny From the Block—no matter what you call her, she’s got it going on as an actress, singer, producer and entrepreneur. She has returned for season two of her NBC series Shades of Blue, Sundays at 10 p.m. ET, as NYPD detective Harlee Santos. Here are five facts about the 47-year-old native of New York City’s Bronx neighborhood. 1. When she received her first $1 million paycheck, from her 1997 movie Selena, she surprised her mother with a Cadillac.
2. Always into fitness, her nickname at the gym was “La Guitarra” because her body curved like a guitar.
3. She and 2002–2004 fiancé Ben Affleck were the Hollywood couple, aka “Bennifer,” that made mash-up names popular.
4. Lopez named her first album On the 6 after the subway train that shuttled her between her Bronx home and Manhattan dance classes.
5. As of 2016, Lopez has released 26 fragrances—mainly for women but also one for men.