After A Hurricane Ravaged Puerto Rico, Jennifer Lopez Shared Some Devastating News About Her Family

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It was clear that Puerto Rico needed help, and fast. Furthermore, celebrities began speaking up about it on social media – a common rallying point after a disaster with a high death toll. Jennifer Lopez, perhaps the best-known celebrity in the world with Puerto Rican heritage, was one of the loudest voices in the days after the storm.

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Both of Jennifer’s parents, Guadalupe Rodríguez and David Lopez, are Puerto Rican. They moved to New York before she was born and raised their family there. Jennifer – often nicknamed “J-Lo” by the media – gradually rose to become one of the most famous Latina women on the planet. In 2012, Forbes dubbed her the most powerful celebrity in the world.

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