Main Content

Access Hollywood

Jennifer Lopez Finally Reveals True Origin Of 'JLo' Nickname

Also available on the nbc app

No matter where she goes, she knows where she came from! It's long been speculated that Jennifer Lopez's famous nickname "JLo" was created by her loyal fans, but the superstar finally revealed its true origin to fellow judges Ne-Yo and Derek Hough during an episode of "World of Dance." She said, "JLo came from Heavy D, the rapper. He would come into the studio when I was making my first album, and he would always call me Jenny Lo."

Tags: Access, Access hollywood, entertainment, Jennifer Lopez, derek hough, Ne-Yo, world of dance, jlo, Heavy D
S2020 E02 minInterviewNews and InformationDaytime
We and our partners use cookies on this site to improve our service, perform analytics, personalize advertising, measure advertising performance, and remember website preferences. By using the site, you consent to these cookies. For more information on cookies including how to manage your consent visit our cookie policy.