Jennifer Lopez is one of the richest women in the world. But that alone is not the fascinating part. Its Jenny’s journey from starting humbly in 1991 as a Fly Girl dancer on the show In Living Color, to the 2019 international solo tour for her 50th birthday that grossed over $50 million she has really made it big. Talking about making it big, the superstar actor, singer, and dancer par excellence made $43 million in the year 2019 alone. She has single-handedly dominated the stage and screen for the past three decades and that makes her journey from the New York City borough of the Bronx to selling more than 80 million records an absolutely inspiring one! It doesn’t take a lot to guess that such a multi-faceted star would obviously have a big, fat bank account. Just how much is the Latina we love to love worth? Let’s find out:
How much is Jennifer Lopez worth:
Jenny from the block is undoubtedly the hardest working woman in showbiz which also makes her one of the richest. Between having a three-decade-long career, selling some 80 million records, owning clothing lines, and running a successful fragrance empire the Hispanic actress has amassed a grand fortune totaling up to $400 million.
Born July 24, 1969, in the Bronx, New York, JLo turned 50 years old a while back and that’s something the eyes don’t agree with. It’s not a use of hyperbole when I say she doesn’t look a day over 30; blame it on her ripped body-a result of an infallibly clean diet and a workout regime that’s stringent as stringent gets. Jennifer Lopez is the only woman who knows how to make 50 look 30!
Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born in The Bronx, New York City. Before becoming one of the greatest entertainers of our time she went to an all-girls catholic high school named “Holy Family,” located in the Bronx, before graduating from Preston High School after a four-year stay.
It wouldn’t be wrong to say Jennifer does it all! To be specific JLo is an actress, singer, dancer, lyricist, perfumer, philanthropist, film and record producer, has dabbled in voice acting, is a successful businesswoman, and more!
From where does Jennifer Lopez make money –
Working in the glittery business of Hollywood and becoming a household name is not how it started for Jenny. It wasn’t a bed of roses for one of the highest-paid stars of show business as she started her career at 18, dreaming being a multi-tasking superstar. Her journey started with Lopez working at a law firm while she took dancing jobs at night. Things started looking up for her when she was offered the job as a fly girl on Fox’s hit comedy In Living Color in 1990. after a five-year wait Lopez landed a role in her first major film, Gregory Nava’s My Family but the biggest breakthrough came when she portrayed slain Tejana singer Selena Quintanilla Perez in Selena in the year 1997. Her musical career took off in June 1999 with her debut Latin pop album, On the 6. After that, there was no turning back, her second album, JLo, hit the charts in 2001 as did her movie ‘The wedding planner’ for which she was paid $9 million. 2001 was a lucrative year for Jennifer as it also witnessed the launch of her clothing line JLo by Jennifer Lopez, which reportedly sold around $175 million in products by 2003.
The unstoppable Jennifer Lopez then launched her debut fragrance, Glow by JLo in 2002 and she’s since developed over 25 fragrances, with an empire that is said to be worth $2 billion. Through her businesses flourished she did give a string of flops at the box office only to bounce back at number one on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list. She was said to have earned $20 million from her second season as a judge on American Idol. It’s almost accurate to call it a career comeback as her earnings summed up to a whopping $52 million. Between the years of 2013 and 2018, JLo earned over $28 million annually. In 2019, she announced her international tour, It’s My Party, and earned an approximated $54.7 million.
How does JLo spend her money:
Jewelry, clothes, and mansions, she has all of them in almost equal numbers! The international star bought a three-acre estate in Hidden Hills for $8.2 million and sold it for $10 million in 2017 shortly after finalizing her divorce from Marc Anthony. Lopez purchased a $10 million home in the Hamptons in 2013, stunning property with eight bedrooms, a pool, theater, sauna, and steam room followed by a New York City penthouse for just over $20 million the very next year. The house hunting didn’t end as Lopez and A-Rod purchased a New York City condo in early 2018 for just over $15 million but reportedly put it back on the market at the start of 2019 for $17.5 million. What’s the envy of most women around the world (other than her drop-dead gorgeous looks and ripped body) is her massive emerald cut diamond is estimated to be between 10 and 15 carats worth $5 million at least.
The girl also loves her some supercars and owns several like al BMW 3 Series, $40,000, a Rolls Royce Ghost, $300,000, a Maybach 57 S, $500,000 and an Aston Martin, $150,000. Her husband the very successful A-Rod reportedly made her 50th birthday special by gifting her red Porsche 911 Carrera GTS convertible she chose the same type of gift, a vintage Ford Bronco for his birthday in 2019, for a reported $200,000. Her money is also put to very good use as she supports many charities and has also founded the Lopez Family Foundation with her sisters, providing healthcare for mothers and children in underprivileged communities. Her One Voice: Somos Live! Concert and telethon that raised over $35 million for those affected by natural disasters.
Fun facts about Jennifer Lopez:
– Jennifer Lopez began taking singing and dancing lessons at 5 years of age.
– Jennifer Lopez became the first artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 with their debut single
-Forbes dubbed Lopez “the most powerful entertainer on the planet” in 2012.
– She named her children, Max and Emme, after the main characters in Dragon Tales