The Ultimate Jennifer Lopez Quiz



By: Jane Andrews

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Is there anything Jennifer Lopez can't do? She has appeared in more than three dozen films, sold over 80 million records and released numerous clothing and fragrance lines. In between all of these successes, she has managed to find time to raise two kids, enjoy several high-profile romantic relationships (remember the "Bennifer" years?), and even established a charitable foundation. That's a level of hard work and determination you don't see every day, even in the high-powered world of Hollywood.

But it's clear J.Lo was driven from the start. Born and raised in New York City's Bronx borough, she began singing and taking dancing lessons when she was 5 years old. By the time she was 7, she was touring the city with her school. After graduating from high school, the determined performer put in years of hard work as a backup dancer before she started to land roles on TV and film. Throughout it all, Lopez never gave up on her dream, and slowly but surely, her star began to rise. Today, she is the highest-paid Latina actress in Hollywood!

Are you a huge Jennifer Lopez fan? This quiz is loaded with questions about the life and times of the unconquerable superstar, from her hit movies and chart-topping singles to her personal life and love affairs. Answer the following questions to find out just how much you know about J.Lo!

Jennifer Lopez starred in which of the following biopics?

This 1997 film follows the short life of Tejano music star Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, who was murdered by the president of her fan club when she was just 23 years old. Lopez was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for her performance.


Lopez launched her first fragrance in 2002. What's it called?

Released though cosmetics giant Coty Incorporated, this record-breaking fragrance is still a best-seller to this day. While Lopez has released more than two dozen other scents, none have been as popular as her debut.


In 2019, Lopez got engaged to a famous athlete. Who is it?

Former New York Yankees baseball player Alex Rodriguez (a.k.a. "A-Rod") first met Lopez when she attended a Yankees game at Shea Stadium in 2005. Both were married at the time, but sparks clearly flew when they reunited 12 years later.


She received a Golden Globe nomination in 2020 for which of the following films?

Written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, this crime drama is based on a New York magazine article from 2015 entitled, "The Hustlers at Scores: The Ex-Strippers Who Stole From (Mostly) Rich Men and Gave to, Well, Themselves."


In which of the following rom-coms did she star?

Co-starring Matthew McConaughey, this comedy was a box office hit despite being panned by critics. It was released in 2001, which was a big year for Lopez, who became the first woman in the U.S. to have a No. 1 film and album (her second, "J. Lo") simultaneously.


Can you finish this Jennifer Lopez song lyric? "You think you gotta keep me iced (you don't). You think I'm gonna spend your cash (I won't). Even if you were broke, ____________________."

One of Lopez's biggest hits, "Love Don't Cost a Thing" was released in December of 2000. On the set of the video for the song, Lopez met dancer and choreographer Cris Judd, who became her second husband.


In 2000, she received major media attention when she wore a sexy green silk chiffon dress to the Grammy Awards. Who was the designer of the dress?

Featuring an exotic tropical pattern and a neckline that plunged below her navel, this infamous dress was designed by Donatella Versace. During Milan Fashion Week in 2019, Lopez modeled a revamped version of the dress.


She was a judge on which of the following talent shows?

Lopez appeared on this popular Fox show from 2010 to 2011 and again from 2013 to 2014. In addition to Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson, she shared her judging duties with fellow musicians Steven Tyler, Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban.


How many children does Lopez have?

In February of 2008, Lopez and her then-husband, singer Marc Anthony, welcomed twins into the world. People magazine reportedly paid a whooping $6 million for the first pictures of the babies.


Can you name the movie in which she starred with her then-boyfriend, Ben Affleck?

Released in 2003, this rom-com was a dud with both critics and audiences. Its worldwide gross of $7.7 million — against a $75.6 million budget! — made it one of the most expensive box office flops in film history.


On which of the following shows did she appear as a backup dancer?

A young J. Lo appeared as a "Fly Girl" on "In Living Color," which ran on the Fox network from 1990 to 1994. The popular sketch comedy show also featured Jim Carrey before he became a well-known star.


In which of the following films did Lopez play a woman who escapes from an abusive husband?

Released in 2002, "Enough" also stars Billy Campbell, Juliette Lewis, Dan Futterman and Noah Wyle. While the movie received mostly negative reviews, most critics praised Lopez for her strong performance.


In 2004, Lopez called off her engagement to which well-known actor?

Dubbed "Bennifer" by the media that hounded them during their relationship, the couple initially postponed their wedding, which had been scheduled to take place in September 2003. The pair announced they were officially calling it quits in January of 2004.


Lopez starred in a 2005 comedy with which of the following legendary actresses?

Also starring Michael Vartan and Wanda Sykes, "Monster-in-Law" marked Fonda's first film appearance since the 1990's "Stanley & Iris." While "Monster-in-Law" received mixed reviews, it was a substantial box office success.


In which of the following horror movies did Lopez appear?

This 1997 American-Brazilian thriller also starred Ice Cube, Jon Voight, Eric Stoltz and Owen Wilson. The movie was a surprise box office success, grossing more than $136 million worldwide after being made on a $45 million budget.


In 1999, Lopez was arrested with her then-boyfriend after leaving the scene of a shooting in a New York City nightclub. (She was released and cleared of all charges). Who was she dating at the time?

Lopez dated Sean "Puffy" Combs — also known as Puff Daddy and P. Diddy — from 1999 to 2001. Combs was at Lopez's side during the 2000 Grammy Awards, when she wore her famous Versace dress.


What Hollywood heartthrob did Lopez star alongside in the rom-com, "Shall We Dance?"

Released in 2004, "Shall We Dance?" was a remake of a Japanese film from 1996 of the same name. The movie also stars Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Bobby Cannavale and Richard Jenkins.


Lopez made a guest appearance on which of the following sitcoms?

Lopez starred as herself in the sixth season finale and the seventh season premiere of "Will & Grace" in 2004. She returned to the show during its recent reboot, playing both herself and her character from the NBC crime drama, "Shades of Blue."


What's the name of the character Lopez played on the crime drama, "Shades of Blue"?

"Shades of Blue" aired on NBC for three seasons, from 2016 to 2018. Lopez received critical acclaim for her role in the series, as well as three Best Actress nominations from the Imagen Foundation Awards, which are dedicated to the positive portrayals of Latinos in the entertainment industry.


What is J. Lo's middle name?

Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born on July 24, 1969. Her younger sister, Lynda Lopez, is a well-known TV journalist based in New York City and her older sister, Leslie Lopez, is a music teacher in the Bronx.


Can you tell us the title of Lopez's debut album?

Released in 1999, "On the 6" was a huge commercial success, selling nearly 400,000 copies during its first four weeks of release. It went on to sell 3 million copies in the United States and over 8 million copies worldwide.


In what year did Lopez's first single debut?

"If You Had My Love" was an instant hit, peaking at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and remaining there for five weeks. One of the best-selling singles of 1999, it sold more than 1.2 million copies in the U.S. alone.


Which of the following Lopez films co-starred George Clooney?

Adapted from a novel of the same name, this crime comedy was directed by Steven Soderbergh and released in 1998. It was a critical success and received two Academy Award nominations, for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Film Editing.


Lopez was a background dancer in which of the following Janet Jackson videos?

"That's the Way Love Goes," from Janet Jackson's fifth album, " Janet," was released in 1993. Its video received several MTV Video Music Award nominations, including Best Female Video.


In which of the following films did Lopez make her first major movie appearance?

Released in 1995, "Money Train" is a buddy-cop/action flick starring Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson. The pair previously worked together in the 1992 film, "White Men Can't Jump."


Who performed with Lopez on the hit single "I'm Real (Murder Remix)"?

The "I'm Real (Murder Remix)" was one of the biggest hits of 2001, topping the Billboard Hot 100 chart for five weeks non-consecutively. The song is from her second studio album," J.Lo."


Who was Lopez's first husband?

Lopez's short-lived marriage to waiter Ojani Noa lasted less than one year, from February 1997 to January 1998. She married her second husband, dancer Cris Judd, in 2001 (they divorced in 2003), and her third-husband, singer Marc Anthony, in June 2004 (they divorced in 2014).


To which of these animated films did Lopez lend her voice?

Lopez voiced the character of the saber-toothed cat, Shira, in 2012's "Ice Age: Continental Drift" and its 2016 follow-up, "Ice Age: Collision Course." She also had a voice role in the 2015 DreamWorks Animation film, "Home."


For how many Grammy Awards has Lopez been nominated?

Lopez has received two Grammy Award nominations, one for "Waiting for Tonight" in 2000 and one for "Let's Get Loud" in 2001. Both nominations were in the Best Dance Recording category. She has not won a Grammy.


What's the title of Lopez's third album?

Released in November 2002, "This Is Me... Then" was dedicated to Lopez's boyfriend at the time, Ben Affleck. The album features the hit song "Jenny From the Block," which features Affleck in its music video.


Which boy band did Lopez work with early in her career?

Lopez was a backup dancer for New Kids on the Block in 1991. During an appearance on "The Tonight Show" in 2011, Lopez was surprised with a video of her performing with the boys.


Lopez grew up in the Bronx. What was the name of her neighborhood?

Lopez grew up in a modest two-story house with her Puerto Rican parents, Guadalupe Rodríguez and David López, She also has two siblings, older sister Leslie and younger sister Lynda.


In what year did Lopez receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

In June of 2013, Lopez received the 2,500th Walk of Fame star. During her speech, she credited a number of high-profile female performers as influences on her career, including Jane Fonda, Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand and Tina Turner.


What was the name of J.Lo's first Las Vegas residency show?

From 2016 to 2018, Lopez headlined the "All I Have" residency concert at the Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The show was a huge success, earning $101.9 million and becoming the sixth highest-grossing Las Vegas residency of all time.


What's the name of Lopez's first book?

"True Love" became a New York Times best-seller when it was released in November 2014. Lopez donated a portion of the proceeds from the book to her nonprofit organization, the Lopez Family Foundation.


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