'I didn't think I'd be relevant at this age': Jennifer Lopez, 46, confesses she's stunned she's still so successful 25 years after starting in show business
She's been one of Hollywood biggest success stories thanks to her ability to take on acting, singing, producing and reality TV. And she continues to rack up the hits even at age 46.
On Friday, Jennifer Lopez confessed to People she never imagined she would do this well at this age.
'When you first start in this business, you think, "This is going to run out" or "It's going to finish at a certain time" or "If I reach a certain age I won't be relevant,"' said the Bronx beauty, who signed a massive record deal with Epic this week.
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A surprise to her: Jennifer Lopez told People on Friday she never imagined she would do so well at 46; here she is seen (left) in February and (right) in the year 2000 after her hit Waiting For Tonight came out
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But now she knows otherwise.
'I have found that I just get better and better with more experience and more life,' said the star, who appears on American Idol and Shades Of Blue, and also has a gig in Las Vegas called All I Have.
'I have more to give to what I do and that's what I look forward to when creating this record,' said the I Luh Ya Papi hit maker.
Being back at Epic means she will again collaborate with L.A. Reid. She originally worked with Epic at the beginning of her career in the Nineties but left for Def Jam in 2010 where Reid was CEO.
She loves to stay in the spotlight: 'I have found that I just get better and better with more experience and more life,' said the star, who appears on American Idol and Shades Of Blue, and also has a gig in Las Vegas called All I Have; here she is seen in Sin City in January
And the singer - who has the hits Waiting For Tonight, Love Don't Cost A Thing, Jenny From The Block, On The Floor and Booty under her belt - is excited to try a new sound.
'I've had so much success over the years but this is going to be a great starting point again,' she said.
'It's all about finding the right sound for me and the right songs and the right lyrics for me right now,' the cover girl added.
The star - who is reportedly looking to buy a nearly $23m home in Beverly Hills (she used to live in Hidden Hills near friend Kim Kardashian) - is still working on the new beat.
'Hopefully we'll have new music very soon,' said the mother to twins Max and Emme.
Lopez was last seen in New York City on Wednesday in a cute grey track suit that had a grey hoodie with grey sequined slacks.
Booty-ful: Jennifer highlighted her pert posterior in a pair of form-fitting jogging bottoms which she teamed with a co-ordinated hooded jumper
The key to success: The First Love hit-maker also made the most of her enviable curves in the comfy ensemble as she picked up a healthy green juice which may explain why she's in such good shape
New pad? She is reportedly looking to buy a nearly $23m home in Beverly Hills (she used to live in Hidden Hills near friend Kim Kardashian)
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