Jennifer Lopez is an American actress, businesswoman, dancer and recording artist. She started her career as a Fly Girl on the television program In Living Color and as a back-up dancer for Janet Jackson. Lopez gained recognition in the action-thriller Money Train. Lopez ventured into music in 1999 with the release of her debut album On the 6. Her second album J.Lo (2001) reached number one on the Billboard 200 the same week her film The Wedding Planner led the box office, becoming the first person to achieve a number one film and album in the same week. Lopez also has two children with former husband Marc Anthony, twins Max and Emme.
Contrary to tabloid reports, Jennifer Lopez is getting along with her “American Idol” co-workers quite nicely.
"I love everybody," the pop star said. "It's such a machine. It runs like clockwork. I love [executive producer] Nigel [Lythgoe]. I love Ryan [Seacrest]. I love Steven [Tyler]. I love Randy [Jackson]. Everything's great!"
She’s one of the most successful singers in the music industry, and rumor has it as a new judge Jennifer Lopez is not going easy on the hopeful “American Idol” contestants.
The “Ain’t It Funny” songstress has described her judging style as “tough, easy and fair,” adding, “I really want to put them through the wringer in the sense that I don’t want to let anybody really great go because they’re nervous or whatever and not get to see what they could’ve been.”