Meet the Singers’ Mom and Dad – Hollywood Life

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Jennifer Lopez, 53, is known to be extremely family-oriented and is public about her relationship with both of her parents. The singer was born on July 24, 1969 to the two Guadalupe Rodriguez76, and David Lopez, 80. Guadalupe and David raised “Jenny From The Block” in New York City, with a Puerto Rican upbringing. Keep reading to learn more about Jennifer’s mom and dad!

Guadalupe Rodriguez

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Jennifer Lopez and her mother Guadalupe Rodriguez on stage together. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Shutterstock)

Guadalupe and JLo are very close — so close that the singer often posts about her adorable mom on social media. JLo’s family matriarch was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, and is also the mother of JLo’s sisters. Leslie Lopezand Lynda Lopez, 51 years old. Guadalupe had a modest upbringing and she worked hard to ensure her children had a good life. In her youth, she made a living selling Tupperware and working in a school, The American Sun reported.

JLo’s mother found love when she met David, and from there she became a full-time housewife for their family. David and Guadalupe raised their three daughters in a small apartment in the Castle Hill neighborhood of the south-central section of the Bronx. Now she is often seen on her daughter’s Instagram spending quality time with the family, including her two grandchildren, twins emma and Maximilian Muniz14.

In May 2021, Guadalupe even appeared in a campaign for Jennifer’s skincare line, JLo Beauty. In the video, Jennifer bragged about her loving mother. “It was my mother who instilled in us at a very young age that we could do anything,” she said. “It’s something that really stuck with me.”

David Lopez

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Jennifer Lopez and her father David Lopez at the opening of his restaurant in 2002. (Wintersteller/EIB/Shutterstock)

Jennifer’s father, David, has been at his daughter’s side in many of her accomplishments. And although David is much more private and out of the spotlight than his wife, Jennifer is still very public about her admiration for her dad. In 2016, Jennifer shared a sweet birthday Instagram post from David. She captioned the post office“Happy birthday to this amazing man who made me the person I am today and showed me that unconditional love really does exist!!!”

In his younger years, David worked at the Guardian Insurance Company before becoming a computer technician with the company. David has always supported his daughter’s singing career. He even supported her at her Hollywood Walk of Fame star ceremony in 2013, along with her family.

In 2007, Jennifer spoke to SCS about his father, especially his religion of Scientology. “My father has been a Scientologist for 20 years. He’s the best man I know in my life and so, it’s weird to me that people want to paint him in a negative way,” she said.

It’s safe to say that Jennifer and her family are a tight-knit bunch!

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