A lot of people have left an indelible mark on the global entertainment scene and the list would never be complete without the name of the gorgeous singer cum actress, Jennifer Lopez. JLo, as she is fondly called, is a multi-talented woman who has been in the industry for over a decade and is still pulling the crowd til now. However, this article is not about her, but about her ex-husband, Ojani Noa. Ojani is a Spanish-Cuban actor who is also known as a model and personal trainer.
Ojani met JLo when he was still a waiter at a Cuban restaurant. They both fell in love and began dating each other soon after. By 1997, the lovebirds were joined in holy matrimony. Although the couple looked happy in public, by the 11th month of their marriage, a divorce plea ensued. The couple split after the divorce, but one party was hit harder by the whole event than the other. Ojani who confessed that Jennifer was his first love and her decision to put her career before their marriage was the reason their marriage fell apart, ultimately, breaking his heart in the process. Noa found it difficult to move on and he plagued Jennifer’s life with all types of threats, from publishing a book about their marriage to releasing their sex tape.
To this extent, Jennifer Lopez had no option than to use the law to prevent her obsessed ex-husband from carrying out his plans. Let us get to learn other details and how Noa eventually moved on in the following paragraphs.
Ojani Noa’s Bio
Ojani Noa is a Cuban of Spanish-Cuban ethnicity. He was born on June 11, 1974, to parents whose identities and occupations are yet to be revealed. Details of his early life and his family members are also not ye known – he has not spoken of any sibling so far which gives the impression that he might be an only child or he is withholding information about them from the public. Another aspect of his life that is a complete mystery is as it relates to his education – nothing is known in that regard. His life’s story as far as is known begins from the point where he met Jennifer Lopez while working as a waiter and chef at a Miami Beach restaurant. Prior to this, no other thing is known about Ojani Noa.
He began his career as an actor in 2002 with a role in the movie titled Rappin-n-Rhyming. In this movie, he played the character of Dan Valdez. He went on to appear as a thug in another movie titled Vendetta: No Conscience, No Mercy in 2004. He has also featured in telenovelas under Telemundo and Univision. Ojani was also seen on the reality TV show, Supervivientes: Perdidos en Honduras in 2008. Currently, Ojani Noa owns a restaurant and is a personal body trainer.
What is His Net Worth?
Ojani Noa is most popular as the ex-husband of Jennifer Lopez, but asides from that, he is also a talented actor and has been featured in a couple of movies and television series. His work in the movie industry earned him quite a lot financially. Besides acting, Noa is also a personal instructor and the owner of a restaurant. His actual earnings and total income is vague at this moment but his net worth estimate was put $750,000.
Height and Other Facts About Ojani Noa – Jennifer Lopez’s Ex-husband
Ojani Noa stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch with a weight of 59kg. Other details of his body measurements such as his arms, chest, and thigh sizes are not yet available.
- Ojani’s Marriage to Jennifer Lopez
They met at Larios On the Beach, a Cuban restaurant in Miami Beach and became friends. He engaged JLo with a $100,000 marquise-cut diamond ring. They got married in 1997 but the marriage was annulled in 1998. This divorce was caused by Jennifer’s decision to pursue her career at the expense of their marriage.
- Other Relationships
After his relation with JLo ended, Ojani Noa dated Claudia Vasquez, a Mexican actress in 2001. Their relationship was very lengthy and spanned for about 10 years. It, however, yielded no results as it ended in a split caused by his obsession over his ex-wife. Since then he has kept his relationships under wraps and hasn’t revealed any information about any other.
- Scandals and Controversies
Ojani Noa has made headlines for being involved in several controversies, especially with regards to his previous marriage to Jennifer Lopez. They were married only a few months before they had to split after which Ojani seemed to have made it a life long commitment to making JLo’s life miserable. He was obviously deeply hurt by the divorce and decided to share the pain. In 2006, JLo filed a lawsuit to prevent him from publishing a book about their failed marriage.
He also attempted to release a movie that would be centered around their tumultuous marriage. It was meant to be titled: How I Married Jennifer Lopez: The JLo and Ojani Noa Story and would have included their sexual honeymoon videos as well. Jennifer Lopez pleaded with the court to also halt this move and it was granted.