5 Things You Didn't Know About Casper Smart

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In honor of Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart's growing romance, we are unlocking 5 fun facts you may not know about the 24-year-old professional dancer. The couple share an 18 year age difference, but that hasn't stopped them from globetrotting the world and elusively confessing their love for one another on Twitter. Get to know more about Casper below!

PHOTO: Jennifer Lopez's Romantic Weekend With Casper Smart

1. He represents the west coast

The "Jenny From The Block" singer is notorious for representing her Bronx, NY roots, but Smart was born in Anaheim, California, which is a part of Orange County. Opposites attract!

2. His real name is Beau

He may go by the nickname "Casper," but the dancer's real name is Beau. Pretty fitting if you ask us.

3. He loves street racing

Word is that Lopez's unofficial novio likes to live dangerously. Allegedly he received a number of traffic violations for street racing a few years ago.

4. J.Lo wasn't his only client

His career jumpstarted 3 years ago when he was featured as a dancer and actor in commercials for McDonalds, Disney, and T-Mobile just to name a few. Since then, Casper has worked as a choreographer for a number of pop divas including, Beyonce, Toni Braxton, Nicki Minaj and Jordan Sparks.

5. He danced with a legend

Casper was one of the lucky dancers hand-picked to perform with Michael Jackson for his “This Is It” tour.