J.Lo at 40: How a Diva Was Made!

In 40 photos, see how the birthday girl (on July 24) went from Jenny from the Block to superstar

FIRST LOVE

In 1997, Lopez weds Ojani Noa in Miami – but the couple get divorced 13 months later. The two stay friends (Noa later manages her restaurant, Madre's), but she eventually sues her ex, claiming he threatened to write a tell-all about their relationship.