Billboard‘s newest Icon Award recipient has shown that she is worthy of much recognition. J. Lo has successfully crossed lanes as a dancer, actress and musician throughout her 23-year career. The Bronx-native became the first Latina actress to earn over $1 million for a role with the 1998 film Out of Sight. The American Idol judge is the first to have a number one album and movie in the same week with the 2001 releases of The Wedding Planner and her second studio album J. Lo. She’s not the highest paid Latina entertainer for nothing. Let’s dress Jenny from the block in some graduation garb and present her with an honorary degree.
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