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Jennifer Lopez is making waves as the new judge on "American Idol" and now we're telling you five things you may not know about the multi-talented star!
1. "Jenny From the Block" grew up in the hard-knock New York City neighborhood of the Bronx.
2. Jennifer's mom was a kindergarten teacher and her dad was a computer specialist.
3. The actress/singer was once a Fly Girl on the hit sketch comedy show, "In Living Color."
4. Her first film role was in the action comedy 'Money Train' with Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson.
5. Jennifer Lopez was nominated for a Golden Globe for her breakout title role in 'Selena.'