Jennifer Lopez, 50th Birthday Feature

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It's Jenny from the Block's golden birthday!

Despite the fact that Jennifer Lopez appears to be aging in reverse, the iconic quintuple-threat—seriously, is there anything she can't do?—turned 50 on Wednesday, July 24. And over the years, she hasn't been shy when it comes to revealing how she's managed to hit this milestone birthday while maintaining that youthful glow.

Her secret? "I'm rarely in the sun, but if I am, I wear a lot of sunscreen. I've never been one to take a lot of sun, which is why my skin has maintained itself," she told Us Weekly back in 2016. "And I don't drink or smoke or have caffeine. That really wrecks your skin as you get older." So, take note!

At 50, JLo's boo'd up with Alex Rodriguez, at the top of her game, and finally living her best life. She's not only redefining what it means to be a woman in Hollywood, but she remains perhaps the most influential Latinx artist in the industry.

On the way, there's been a whole lot of life lived in these first five decades. So before we look towards the next 50—if there's anyone who stands the chance of still dancing at 100, it's her—let's take a look back at everything that's happened so far. These are the 50 most fascinating facts from Jennifer's first 50 years.

Jennifer Lopez, In Living Color

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Jennifer Lopez, Ojani Noa

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Jennifer Lopez, Selena

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Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Jennifer Lopez

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Jennifer Lopez

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Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Lopez, The Wedding Planner

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Jennifer Lopez, Cris Judd

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Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck

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Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez

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Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr.

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Jennifer Lopez, Casper Smart

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Jennifer Lopez, Monster-in-Law

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Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez

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Jennifer Lopez

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Jennifer Lopez, Max, Emma

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Feliz cumpleaños, JLo!

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