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Actress, singer and superstar Jennifer Lopez, who rose to fame playing Selena Quintanilla in a 1997 biopic and topped the Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2012, was born on July 24, 1969, in the Bronx. Though she's risen to incredible heights of wealth and fame, she regularly reminds her fans of her beginnings - most memorable, perhaps, in her 2002 hit "Jenny goin from the Block." "Don't be fooled by the rocks that I got.
I'm still, I'm still Jenny from the block. Used to have a little, now I have a lot. No matter where I go, I know where I came from (from the Bronx!
While NYC may not be her permanent home year-round, she's still a New Yorker at heart. Read on for spots that make.Lo's New York. Childhood home in the Bronx, lopez grew up in a house on Blackrock Avenue with her mother, Guadalupe, who sold Tupperware and later became a teacher, her father David, who worked as a computer technician, her older sister, Leslie and younger sister Lynda.
The house was purchased by her father in 1978. (Credit: Google Maps holy Family Catholic Church.
According to a biography by James Robert Parish, "Jennifer Lopez.Lo grew up a practicing Catholic, attending the. Holy Family Catholic Church with her family in Castle Hill. (Credit: Google Maps holy Family School, lopez also attended the Holy Family School through her elementary school years.
J.Lo's mother Lupe Lopez (pictured a kindergarten teacher at Holy Family, has spoken at the school about her daughter's acting roles. "I am very proud of my daughter Guadalupe Lopez said in a 1997 interview with Newsday.
"She lives in North Hollywood in an enormous apartment that has four bathrooms, but her heart will always be here in the Bronx." (Credit: Newsday / Kathy Kmonicek). Advertisement, advertise here, kips Bay Boys Girls Club.
As a child, Lopez and her sisters took dance classes at the Kips Bay Boys Girls Club, through the club's Performing Arts Program. She is still involved with the organization as a spokeswoman and returns to the Kips Bay club occasionally to dance and meet with its current patrons. "It gave me a place.