It was 21 years ago when the 51-year-old singer named her second album “J. Lo” a combo of her first and last names put together as a nickname.Jennifer Lopez used J. Lo professionally. American singer and actress Jennifer Lopez loves her nicknameJ. Lo so much that she writes the nickname in place of her name on the social media platform.
she now dropped the reveal as to who gave her this cute nickname, the singer said it was late rapper Heavy D who create the nickname for her at a time when she decided to cross over from acting to singing. “When I was doing my second album (in 2001), I decided to call it J. Lo, and I believe that’s when it stuck!” she revealed.
“Everyone on set was calling her Jen-Lo — there was no J. Lo yet. I’d like to think that it all started there, on a soundstage in Glendale, CA.’’I am sure it didn’t, but I can pretend I was there at the beginning,” the 45-year-old actress told the magazine.
“The name J. Lo came from Heavy D. He used to come by the studio for my first album and would call me Jenny-Lo, Jennifer-Lo, or J. Lo,” Lopez told the publication. rom-com The Wedding Planner, actress Judy Greer also shared her memories with the publication about the nickname.