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Maximilian David Muñiz, Jennifer Lopez, and Emme Muñiz. | Source: Getty Images
Maximilian David Muñiz, Jennifer Lopez, and Emme Muñiz. | Source: Getty Images

Maximilian David Muñiz Already Has Acting Experience Alongside Mom Jennifer Lopez

Jana Stevens
Oct 30, 2023
02:15 P.M.

Maximilian David Muñiz, the son of Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony, has shown early signs of being a natural performer like his parents. He has a twin sister, Emme Muñiz.

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Jennifer Lopez's youngest child, Maximilian David Muñiz, celebrated his 15th birthday in 2023. He was the spark that got her more involved in the social justice movements of 2020.

His mother is very proud of the young adult he is growing into, speaking lyrically about her son in interviews. She occasionally shares content with him on her socials.

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Maximilian David Muñiz Has Many Half- and Step-Siblings

Maximilian David "Max" Muñiz was born after midnight on February 22, 2008, in Long Island, New York, weighing six pounds. He came after his twin sister, Emme Muñiz.

His parents announced their split in July 2011, but their drawn-out divorce was only filed the following April. It was concluded in June 2014.

According to a news report, Jennifer got primary custody of Maximilian and his sister, with their father granted seven days a month with nannies present. The exes agreed to shield the twins from "aggressive news organizations and photographers."

Maximilian David Muñiz and Ben Affleck visit McDonald's in Maspeth, on November 25, 2022, in New York City. | Source: Getty Images

Maximilian David Muñiz and Ben Affleck visit McDonald's in Maspeth, on November 25, 2022, in New York City. | Source: Getty Images

Marc Anthony remarried model Nadia Ferreira, with whom he welcomed his seventh child in 2023. The "You Sang To Me" singer's four eldest children are from his first two marriages.

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His star quality was evident when Jennifer Lopez shared a clip.

Jennifer is also married again. Her husband, Ben Affleck, brought three children from his previous union into the relationship. She has said that her children love Ben, who is a wonderful "father figure" to them.

Seraphina Affleck and Maximilian David Muñiz are seen leaving "Into the Woods" Broadway musical at St. James Theatre on August 14, 2022 in New York City. | Source: Getty Images

Seraphina Affleck and Maximilian David Muñiz are seen leaving "Into the Woods" Broadway musical at St. James Theatre on August 14, 2022 in New York City. | Source: Getty Images

Jennifer Lopez's Son Is a 'Conscientious' and 'Kind' Kid

The "Jenny From The Block" singer mused about how her teenagers are "challenging everything in life, they are looking at everything" when she went on TODAY in October 2023.

At 12, Maximilian looked at ways to effect change, leading him, his mom, and Emme to participate in the Black Lives Matter movement. He noticed that his mother had a substantial online presence akin to some "YouTube gamers" he followed. Jennifer explained:

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"He wanted me to make sure I realized that I had power and that I should use it, and I thought that was very insightful. It was one of those parenting moments when you're like, 'Oh, maybe I'm raising a conscientious, kind, loving kid here.'"

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Maximilian David Muñiz Was Home-Schooled to Be with His Mom

Maximilian portrayed the small part of 'Numerator Max' in his mother's romantic comedy with Owen Wilson, "Marry Me." This was his debut on the silver screen, but he first appeared on TV in 2014 in the documentary "Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again."

His star quality was evident when Jennifer Lopez shared a clip of his performance as the coroner of Munchkinland in a 2020 "Wizard of Oz" production.

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He previously collaborated with his mom in a Coach campaign, which included his grandmother, Guadalupe Lopez, and sister. The "Shades of Blue" actress likes to keep her children close.

During her Las Vegas residency in 2016, Maximilian and Emme Muñiz's education was supplemented with home-schooling when they were with her. The singer conceded that they did not "have a normal life," but she did not want to miss their childhood.

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