Selena Marie Gomez popularly known as Selena Gomez (born July 1992) is a singer, actor and producer. She was born and raised in Texas and began her career in the television show Barney & Friends. She also played Alex Russo in the series Wizards of Waverly Place which served as the breakthrough to her acting career while still being in her teens.
Gomez has also appeared in the films Another Cinderella Story (2008), Princess Protection Program (2009), Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009), Ramona and Beezus (2010), Monte Carlo (2011).
Selena Gomez & the Scene released three albums: Kiss & Tell (2009), A Year Without Rain (2010), and When the Sun Goes Down (2011), all of which charted in the top ten on the US Billboard 200 and received gold certifications. She is highly active on social media and was once the most followed person on Instagram. A few of her ventures include a cosmetic brand, a clothing brand, a handbag brand, a fragrance line, and a production firm called July Moonhead Productions. She has volunteered with a number of charity organisations and was named a UNICEF ambassador at the age of 17.
Selena Gomez Biography, Wiki, Career, Height, Weight, Images, Songs, Albums, Health Issues, and More
Selena Gomez Individual life
Selena was born and raised in Texas to Ricardo Joel Gomez and stage actress Amanda Dawn “Mandy” Cornett. In the 1970s, Gomez’s grandparents moved to Texas from Monterrey. Gomez was a native Spanish speaker till the age of seven. Her parents divorced when she was five and her mother had her custody.
Gomez’s mother was sixteen when she had Gomez. During Gomez’s upbringing, the family faced financial difficulties, with her mother attempting to care for the two. Gomez recalls having to look for quarters just to acquire gas for their vehicles at one time. Her grandparents frequently looked after her while her parents completed their education, and the couple even went so far as to say that they “raised” her until she achieved success in show business.
|Real Name||Selena Marie Gomez|
|Nick Name||Conchita, Selenite, Sel, Selly|
|Profession||Singer, songwriter, actress & producer|
|Famous Role||Rare, 13 Reasons Why (A Netflix Original Series Score)|
|BirthPlace||Grand Prairie, Texas, United States|
|Hometown||Grand Prairie, Texas, United States|
|Current City||San Fernando Valley community of Studio City|
|Date of Birth||22 July 1992|
|Age (as in 2021)||29 Years Old as of 2021|
|Debut||Barney & Friends|
Selena Gomez Education Qualification
She attended Danny Jones Middle School in Texas, where she received a certificate of graduation in May 2010.
|Education Qualification||High School Graduation|
|School||Danny Jones Middle School and homeshooling|
Selena Gomez Career/Journey
Gomez became interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry after watching her mother prepare for theatre plays. She began auditioning for other parts and met Demi Lovato at a Barney & Friends audition.
In 2007, Gomez was cast in a recurring role as pop star Mikayla on the Disney Channel popular series Hannah Montana. Gomez recorded pilot episodes for two prospective Disney Channel programmes at this time: the first, Arwin!, was a spin-off of the Suite Life series, while the second, Stevie Sanchez, was a spin-off of Lizzie McGuire. She went on to audition for the lead part of Alex Russo in the network’s series Wizards of Waverly Place, which she won. Gomez and her mother relocated to Los Angeles after landing the part, while Lovato and her family relocated to Los Angeles in the hopes of achieving comparable success as Gomez. Gomez starred as a teen girl in Wizards of Waverly Place, a show about a family of wizards who manage a restaurant.
Gomez appears on the Disney Channel special Studio DC: Almost Live among other Disney stars while filming on the second season of Wizards of Waverly Place. She recorded the original song “Fly to Your Heart” for the soundtrack of the animated feature Tinker Bell, and later added a cover of “Cruella de Vil” to the DisneyMania 6 compilation album.
Selena Gomez & the Scene went on pause in January 2012 after Gomez revealed she would be taking a break from music. After four seasons on the Disney Channel, Wizards of Waverly Place came to an end that year. Gomez then replaced Miley Cyrus in the animated film Hotel Transylvania (2012). Gomez revealed in October 2012 that she was working on new music, despite her earlier comments that she would be taking a vacation from music. She later revealed that, rather than another record with her band, she would be recording her solo debut album.
Gomez released the lead song off her third studio album Rare, “Lose You to Love Me,” on October 23, 2019. The album’s second single, “Look at Her Now,” was unexpectedly released the next day. “Lose You to Love Me” became Gomez’s first US number-one single, rocketing from number 15 to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on November 9, 2019.
In 2008, Gomez dated Nick Jonas. In the music video for his band’s song “Burnin’ Up,” she made an appearance. Gomez began dating Justin Bieber in December 2010. They parted up in November 2012, reconciled for a few weeks, and then split up again in January 2013. Gomez began a romantic relationship with Russian-German DJ Zedd after recording “I Want You to Know” with him in 2015; they broke up later that year.
Gomez reportedly began seeing The Weeknd in January 2017, and the two temporarily moved in together in Greenwich Village, New York, in September of that year, however, the relationship ended in October. In March 2018, The Weeknd released My Dear Melancholy, a song that included multiple references to Gomez, according to media reports.
Gomez was appointed UNICEF’s spokesman for the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign, which urged kids to donate money for UNICEF on Halloween to support children across the world. On September 4, 2009, Gomez embarked on her first formal field mission to Ghana, where she spent a week witnessing firsthand the harrowing conditions of vulnerable children who lack basic essentials such as clean water, nutrition, education, and healthcare.
For the second year in a row, Gomez was appointed the spokesman for UNICEF’s 2009 Trick-or-Treat campaign. Gomez, who raised over $700,000 for the organization in 2008, indicated that her goal for 2009 is to raise $1 million. In support of the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign, Gomez took part in a celebrity auction and hosted a live web cast series on Facebook.
|“Burnin’ Up”||2008||A Little Bit Longer||Played Nick Jonas’ love interest|
|“Cruella de Vil”||2008||Disneymania 6||Made specifically for Disney|
|“Fly to Your Heart”||2008||Tinker Bell||Made specifically for Tinker Bell|
|“Tell Me Something I Don’t Know”||2008/2009||Kiss & Tell||Made also for Another Cinderella Story|
|“One and the Same”||2009||Princess Protection Program||Made specifically for Princess Protection Program; also features Demi Lovato|
|“Send It On”||2009||Non-album single||Made specifically for Disney’s Friend’s For Change, also features Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus and The Jonas Brothers|
|“Falling Down”||2009||Kiss & Tell||Lead single for Kiss & Tell|
|“Naturally”||2009||Kiss & Tell||Second single for Kiss & Tell|
|“Round & Round”||2010||A Year Without Rain||Lead single for A Year Without Rain|
|“A Year Without Rain”||2010||A Year Without Rain||Second single for A Year Without Rain|
|“The Dance Routine”||2011||Non-album single||The Midnight Beast cameo|
|“Who Says”||2011||When the Sun Goes Down||Lead single for When the Sun Goes Down|
|“Love You Like a Love Song”||2011||When the Sun Goes Down||Second single for When the Sun Goes Down|
|“Hit the Lights”||2011||When the Sun Goes Down||Third single for When the Sun Goes Down|
|“Hit the Lights” (version 2)||2012||When the Sun Goes Down||Second music video of “Hit the Lights” music video|
|“Come & Get It”||2013||Stars Dance||Lead single for Stars Dance|
|“Everybody Knows”||2013||Debut album of Dustin Tavella||Lead single for his debut album; non-speaking cameo|
|“Slow Down”||2013||Stars Dance||Second single for Stars Dance|
|“The Heart Wants What It Wants”||2014||For You||Lead single for For You|
|“I Want You to Know”||2015||True Colors||Made specifically Zedd album True Colors|
|“Good for You”||2015||Revival||Lead single for Revival|
|“Good for You” (version 2)||2015||Revival||Second music video of “Good for You” music video with A$AP ROCKY|
|“Same Old Love”||2015||Revival||Second single for “Revival”|
|“Hands To Myself”||2015||Revival||The video promoting the show Victoria’s Secret|
|“Hands To Myself”||2015||Revival||Third single for “Revival”|
Selena Gomez Awards
• American Latino Media Arts Award (ALMA Award), Gracie Awards, and Imagen Awards in 2009 for the series “Wizards of Waverly Place” • Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards in 2009 for “Wizards of Waverly Place” She was victorious seven times.
• The ‘Bravo Otto’ prize in Germany (from 2010-12)
• She was named “Woman of the Year” by the “Glamour Awards” (2010-12)
Selena Gomez Health Issues
In 2014, Selena was diagnosed with Lupus. In September 2017, she had a kidney donation from friend and fellow actress Francia Raisa (from The Secret Life of the American Teenager). Selena was diagnosed with Biopolar Disorder in April 2020, according to reports. Selena Gomez, an actress and singer, disclosed in an Instagram post that she had a kidney transplant in June to treat her lupus.
Selena Gomez Net worth
Selena Gomez is an actress, singer, and songwriter with an estimated net worth of $75 million. Selena Gomez’s net worth has grown throughout the course of her nearly two-decade-long career in singing, songwriting, and acting.
Interesting Facts About Selena Gomez
- Selena has dark brown eyes and black hair. Her height is 5’5′, and her body measurements are 34-26-34.
- In July 2016, she recorded the song “Hands” to express her condolences to the victims of the terrorist tragedy in Orlando.
- She was named after Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, a well-known American singer and actress.
- She likes to take pure ‘olive oil’ before going on stage, as Kelly Clarkson does. She does so to assist maintain the health of her vocal cords.
- ‘July Moon Productions’ is her own producing company.
- She loves dogs. Willie, Wallace, Fina, Chip, Chazz, and Baylor are six rescued dogs whom Selena looks after.
- When she was dating Justin in 2011, the couple was nicknamed “Jelena” by the media.
- She was a part of the UR Votes Count campaign, which intended to encourage young people to learn more about presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain in 2008.
- From 2013 until 2015, she was a spokesperson and partner for Adidas’ Neo brand.
- Her favourite subject in school was science.
- Her fans are known as “Selenators”.