Known for movies

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SpouseRodney Jerkins
FactShe has two dogs, a Pekingnese named "Lyric" and a Labrador Retriever named "Jabez"

Joy Enriquez is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is best known for her hit single “Tell Me How You Feel” and her role as Nina in the film Love Don’t Cost a Thing.

Enriquez was born on September 20, 1978 in Los Angeles, California. Her parents are of Mexican descent. She has two older sisters, Jessica and Vanessa. Enriquez was raised in a strict Catholic household. She attended an all-girls Catholic high school.

Enriquez began her career as a backup singer for Christian artist Michael W. Smith. She later signed with Jive Records and released her debut album Joy in 2001. The album’s lead single, “Tell Me How You Feel”, peaked at number 24 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Enriquez’s acting career began with a small role in the film Love Don’t Cost a Thing (2003). She has also appeared in episodes of the television series The Shield and CSI: Miami.

Enriquez has been married to actor Mario Lopez since 2004. The couple has two children together, Gia Francesca and Dominic.

As of 2021, Enriquez’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

General Info

Full NameJoy Enriquez
ProfessionActor, Singer


SpouseRodney Jerkins
ChildrenHeavenly Joy Jerkins, Rodney David Jerkins Jr, Hannah Joy Jerkins, Royal David Jerkins
SiblingsTiffany Enriquez


NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best Original Song
MoviesChasing Papi, Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure, Joy Enriquez: Live in Puerto Rico
TV ShowsHouse of Joy

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1Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 34, a daughter Hannah Joy Jerkins on October 19, 2012. Child's father is her husband, Rodney Jerkins.
2Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 31, a daughter Heavenly Joy Jerkins on November 17, 2009. Child's father is her husband, Rodney Jerkins.
3Gave birth to her 1st child at age 29, a son Rodney David Jerkins, Jr. on May 28, 2008. Child's father is her husband, Rodney Jerkins.
4She has two dogs, a Pekingnese named "Lyric" and a Labrador Retriever named "Jabez"
5Born in Whittier, California.




iCarlyTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Our Family Wedding2010writer: "Boom Chika Boom"
Showgirls: Glitz & Angst2003TV Movie documentary performer: "Shake Up the Party"
Chasing Papi2003performer: "Bad Girls"
Boat Trip2002performer: "Shake Up the Party"
7th Heaven2001TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Bold and the Beautiful2001TV Series performer - 1 episode
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure2001Video performer: "Bella Notte This Is the Night"
Double Take2001performer: "Shake Up the Party"
Anna and the King1999performer: "How Can I Not Love You"
HBO First Look1999TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode


House of Joy2013TV SeriesJoy
Chasing Papi2003Mary
7th Heaven2001-2002TV SeriesJoy Reyes
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure2001VideoEnd Title Song (voice)


Thalians 56th Anniversary Gala2014VideoHerself / Musical Performer
Joy and Rodney2013TV SeriesHerself
VH1: All Access2001TV SeriesHerself
Resurrection Blvd.2001TV SeriesHerself
The Bold and the Beautiful2001TV SeriesHerself
2000 ALMA Awards2000TV SpecialHerself
Music in High Places2000TV Series documentaryHerself (episode "Joy Enriquez in Puerto Rico")
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1999TV SeriesHerself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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