Selena Gomez is a talented American singer, actress and film producer who gained worldwide recognition even before she turned 30. She first gained fame as a teenager from 2007 thereabout for her role in the TV series Wizards of Waverly Place.
She has since gone on to become one of the most popular stars across the world.
Selena Gomez Biography
Selena Marie Gomez is a talented American singer, actress, film producer and an entrepreneur born on July 22, 1992 in Grand Praire, Texas. The singer who was born to Mexican-American parents was named after Tejano singer, Selena Quintanilla.
Gomez was born to Ricardo Joel Gomez who is of Mexican descent whereas her mother, Mandy Teefey, a former stage actress is of Italian descent. Unfortunately her parents divorced when she was only five years old hence had to be raised by her mother.
The financial situation of her family was so bad that her mother struggled to take care of her after their divorce. Even the three jobs she had at the time was still not enough hence her grandparents had to come in at some point.
Acting was what came to her rescue as she began to fall in love with it because she used to watch her mother prepare for stage productions. So by 2002, Gomez got her first acting role in a children’s television series titled “Barney & Friends” where she played the role of Gianna.
She appeared in thirteen episodes from 2002 to 2004 but was let go off the series because she became older than the age required for the series. She then went on to take up roles in Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003), Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005)etc.
Then came Hannah Montana in 2007 where she played the role of pop star Mikayla and Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly place (2007 – 2012). These two roles turned out to be life changing roles which established her as a top actress in the industry.
She has won several awards as an actress as well as a singer. She signed a record deal with Hollywood records in 2008, the same year she formed her production company called “July Moon Productions”.
How Old Is Selena Gomez?
Gomez is 30 years old as of 2022. She was born on July 22, 1992 in Grand Praire, Texas, United States.
Selena Gomez Height
The singer and actress has a height of 1.65 (5 ft 4 in).
What Is Selena Gomez Famous For?
Gomez is one of the most famous American actresses and singers. She first gained massive fame when she was only a teenager after her lead role in Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place where she played the role of Alex Russo.
Her career as a singer has also brought her a lot of fame with the three albums she released with “Selena Gomez & the scene” all reaching top ten of the US Billboard 200. They were also certified gold by RIAA.
Is Selena Gomez Adopted?
No. Selena was born to Ricardo Joel Gomez and Mandy Teefey, a stage actress. She was raised by her mother after the divorce of her parents.
It is actually her mother, Mandy Teefey who was adopted.
Who Is Selena Gomez Best friend?
The young actress and singer says she does not have any friends in the industry with the exception of Taylor Swift. She says her only friend in the industry is Taylor Swift but it is not clear if they are best friends or not.
How Long Were Selena Gomez And Justin Bieber Together?
Gomez and Justin Bieber had an on-and-off affair that lasted for about eight (8) years, starting from 2010 through to 2018. They first met as teenagers and later became friends although Justin Bieber revealed that Gomez was his celebrity crush at the time.
The two kept their relationship a secret for some time until their first public outing as partners at the Vanity Fair Oscars party in February 2011.
Is Selena Gomez In A Relationship?
No! As of 2022, the singer and actress is single. She made this known in May 2022 on Saturday Night Live. She said “One reason I’ve been very happy to host is because I’m single and I’ve heard SNL is a great place to find romance”.
Her past relationships were with Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd, Zedd, Justin Bieber and Nick Jones.
Selena Gomez Net Worth
Gomez has an estimated net worth of about $95 million as of 2022. Her role as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly place alone earned her about $30,000 for each episode.
Aside music, films and her production company, Gomez also earns from sponsored posts on instagram and was earning as much as $800,000 per sponsored post as of 2017.
Selena Gomez Instagram
The singer and actress has over 360 million followers on instagram. You can check her out here 👉 Selena Gomez Instagram