From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishLopez, JenniferJennifer LopezLo‧pez, Jen‧ni‧fer /ˈləʊpez, ˈdʒenɪfə $ ˈloʊ-, -fər/(1969-) a US actress, singer, and dancer who was born in The Bronx, New York. Her parents came from Puerto Rico, and she sings in both English and Spanish. Her records include If You Had My Love (1999), Jenny from the Block (2002), and On the Floor (2011). Her films include Selena (1997), Out of Sight (1998), The Wedding Planner (2001), and The Back-up Plan (2010). She has been a judge on the US televisiontalent showAmerican Idol. Her husband is the singer Marc Anthony. She is also known by her nickname J-Lo.