Jennifer Lopez first professional acting gig was in 1993 in the drama film "Lost in the Wild"
In 1993 JLo was in "Second Chances"
Later on in 1995 she received her first major big screen role in "Gregory Nava's My Family" playing young Maria
In November 1995, Jennifer Lopez starred in "Money Train" as a New York City transit cops
In August 1996 Jennifer had a role in the comedy "Jack"
and finally In February 1997, JLo got in the the neo-noir thriller "Blood and Wine".
Playing Selena inspired Jennifer to become a singer, JLo manager then sent the song, titled "Vivir Sin Ti" (Living without You), to Sony Music Entertainment's, who showed an interest in her singing. The head of the label Tommy Mottola, suggested to her that she should sing in English instead.