Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez


Selena Gomez (born 22.07.1992)
Selena Gomez is an American actress and singer best known for her role as Alex Russo in the Disney Channel's 'Wizards of Waverly Place'.

Net worth: Selena Gomez net worth was estimated at $10 million according to Networthq (2014).

Childhood: Selena Gomez was born in Grand Prairie, Texas. Her parents are Amanda Teefey, a stage actress, and Ricardo Gomez but they divorced when she was 5 and she was then raised by her mother. She was named after Mexican singer Selena and she developed an interest in acting from watching her mother act. She was homeschooled as a child. Her first acting roles were on children's TV program 'Barney & Friends' and 'Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over'.

Acting career: Selena Gomez had small roles in 'Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial By Fire', 'Brain Zapped', 'The Suite Life of Zack & Cody' and 'Hannah Montana' after being scouted by the Disney Channel. She was cast in 'Wizards of Waverly Place' in 2007 as Alex Russo and the show immediately became a hit. In 2008, she appeared in 'Another Cinderella Story' alongside Drew Seeley and had a minor voiceover role in 'Horton Hears a Who!'. In 2009, she starred in Ramona and Beezus and made an appearance in Demi Lovato's show, 'Sonny with a Chance'. They were then both in 'Princess Protection Program' which became the third most watched Disney Channel Original Movie of the time. Also in that year, she shot 'Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie'. In 2010, 'Wizards of Waverly Place' won an Emmy award and the movie later won then another. In 2011, she was reported to be making a cameo appearance in the Muppets film and the final season of 'Wizards.' ended. In that year she also co-hosted the 2011 MuchMusic Video Awards and the 2011 MTV EMAs. In 2012 she voiced the character of Mavis in 'Hotel Transylvania'. In 2013, appeared in 'Spring Breakers' alongside James Franco. She had a brief role in the Eli Roth horror 'Aftershock' that same year, and joined Ethan Hawke and Jon Voight in the thriller 'Getaway'. She was also in the film 'Rudderless' directed by William H. Macy.

Other career ventures: Selena Gomez recorded four songs for the 'Wizards of Waverly Place' soundtrack. She also recorded a 'Cruella de Vil' cover in 2008 for compilation album 'DisneyMania 6' as well as 'Tinker Bell' soundtrack song 'Fly to Your Heart' and signed up with Hollywood Records. In 2009, she formed a pop band called Selena Gomez & the Scene. They released a Gold certified debut album called 'Kiss & Tell'. In 2011, the band was reported to have sold 1,354,000 albums in the US. In 2012, the band took a hiatus so Selena could focus on her acting career. She then released a single called 'Better Without You' on March 18th 2013 which she and Taylor Swift wrote. Single 'Come & Get It' soon followed, and then solo album 'The Stars Dance' which became her first number one. She was part of Sears back-to-school fashion campaign. In 2008, she launched the production company, 'July Moon Productions', and became a spokesperson for Borden Milk and State Farm Insurance. In 2010, she launched her new fashion line, 'Dream Out Loud by Selena Gomez', using eco-friendly materials and teamed up with designers Tony Melillo and Sandra Campos. In 2011, she started development of her own fragrance with Adrenalina. In 2012, she partnered with Case-Mate creating fashionable custom phone cases. She has been involved with many charities including, RAISE Hope For Congo, environment campaign Disney's Friends for Change, the Ryan Seacrest Foundation and UNICEF for which she was named spokesperson in 2008 and participated in projects such as going to Ghana in 2009 to witness the poor standard of life for children in poverty.

Personal life: Selena Gomez used to date 'Twilight' star Taylor Lautner after meeting him while filming 'Ramona and Beezus'. In 2011, she was confirmed to be dating teen popstar Justin Bieber. However, their relationship ended in 2012; though, there was a brief reconciliation before they split for a second time. As of Spring 2014, it seems the couple had reunited once again. Selena is an animal lover and owns six rescue dogs. She cancelled her Stars Dance Tour dates in Australia and Asia stating that she needed to spend time with her family. It was later reported that she had been receiving therapy at a treatment center in Arizona, but it was stressed that substance abuse was not the reason behind it.

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Justin Bieber's Cryptic Message Leaves Fans Worried

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For a while the 21-year-old was better known for his pop brat ways than new music, but Justin seemingly turned his attitude around with the release of his smash hit record Purpose at the end of 2015. However his legions of supporters, known as Beliebers, appear worried after Justin posted a cryptic message on his Instagram account.

"The fear is uncontrollable I can't wrap my head around when it comes – it goes but it ways (sic) on me. When will the fear stop? I don't know if it ever will - Justin Bieber," read the message, which was left uncaptioned.

Fans were quick to show their support, with one commenting: "We love you and we support you, no matter what. The fear never stop but you can with everything. Your family, friends and beliebers (sic) are with you. Don't forget that."

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Selena Gomez Speaks Out Over Miley Cyrus Feud

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The two singers have long been thought to harbour a rivalry in both romance and music after shooting to fame as Disney darlings, and later dating the same man, fellow pop star Nick.

Miley was even believed to have publicly mocked Selena during her Bangerz world tour by holding up a cardboard cutout of the former Wizards of Waverly Place star as she performed a song named FU.

However, Selena is adamant their bust-up was merely teenage angst, telling W magazine, "We both liked the same guy when we were 16.... 'Oh, my God, we like the same boy!' We are now completely settled in our own lives."

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Selena Gomez Hoping For Taylor Swift Duet

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The Come and Get It star has had a successful comeback as solo artist over the past year, thanks to her second studio album, Revival, which hit number one on the U.S. charts last year (15).

And Selena, who has collaborated with the likes of dance DJ Zedd and most recently Charlie Puth, has her sights set on working with one of her longtime friends - who also happens to be one of the world's biggest pop stars.

When asked by E! News whether she would record a song with Taylor, Selena responded, "Oh, I don't know. I mean, eventually right? She's my best friend. We'll see."

Selena Gomez & Paul Rudd Hunted For Ghosts While Making Road Trip Movie

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The odd couple bonded while making the road trip movie and Ant-Man star Rudd introduced his new pal to the Ghost Radar app that allows wannabe spook hunters to track down ghouls and things that go bump in the night.

"The most memorable experiences I had with the gang were just being in random motels, hotels, abandoned places..." Selena told Vulture.

Paul added, "Those are good bonding times for all of us sitting in this hotel room."

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Selena Gomez On Acting: 'I Haven't Touched The Surface Of What I'm Able To Do'

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The 23-year-old started out on kids' TV shows Wizards of Waverly Place and Barney & Friends, but in recent years she has mainly focused on her pop music career.

However, that is all set to change with a role in Neighbors 2 and indie film The Fundamentals of Caring, which will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival later this week (begs25Jan16), and Selena is looking forward to evolving as an actress.

"I think there's a lot for me to explore," she told Variety. "I'm in a place with my music where I've gone through this transition and I feel with this album (Revival) I've been able to grow as an artist. But I feel like in acting, I haven't touched the surface of what I'm able to do. I hope I can continue to grow and get better. I know that's going to take a lot of time, especially if music continues to do what it does."

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Selena Gomez Recorded We Don't Talk Anymore Vocals In Charlie Puth's Closet

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See You Again star Puth reveals he was putting the finishing touches to the song on tour in Japan when he thought about asking Selena to join him on the record.

"I produced it out in Japan, and I wanted to make a record that has that international type feel to it," Charlie tells "Selena came on to it, and it completed it all.

"I'm good friends with her now, and we talked about wanting to collaborate, and I was finishing the song, and I was like, 'Wouldn't it be cool if you sang the second verse?' And that's really how it happened.

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Neighbors: Sorority Rising Trailer

Mac and Kelly's lives have moved forward a lot since the problems they had with the fraternity house next door. Their daughter Stella is growing up and Kelly is pregnant with another baby. Their little family is growing and it's time to move to a bigger house. However, their new neighbours (a small sorority house who have big plans to ditch the usual implied, sexist sorority rules and prove that they can party just as hard as the boys.

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The Big Short Review


Smart and snappy, this comedy is one of the scariest films of the year, using humour to outline the 2008 economic collapse from the inside. With characters who are based on real people, the film shows how economists made a fortune from the financial devastation inflicted on millions of families. And the movie cleverly points out that all of this happened (and people are still getting away with it) because the general public can't be bothered to pay attention.

Things were so booming in the first years of this century that it was easy for the media to divert the attention of Americans away from the dark underbelly of the financial world, creating big scandals out of nothing, spurring rampant buying sprees and making stars of non-entities like the Kardashians. Meanwhile in 2005, investment expert Michael Burry (Christian Bale) noticed that America's mortgage market was turning toxic. So he offered to "short" it, betting against this always-stable market by purchasing credit default swaps. The banks thought they would make a fortune from him, carrying on their dangerous practices. But other experts saw Burry's point, including the nerdy genius Mark Baum (Steve Carell), the shark-like Jared Vennett (Ryan Gosling) and a pair of newbies (Finn Wittrock and John Magaro) who tip off their reclusive mentor Ben Rickert (Brad Pitt). When the economy imploded, these men became billionaires.

Director-cowriter Adam McKay is better known for silly movies like Anchorman, so he packs this film with raucous cutaways to pop culture references of the period, as well as hilariously absurd explanations of economic issues from, for example, Margot Robbie in a bubble bath or Selena Gomez playing blackjack. This approach actually heightens the horror of what's going on as fraudulent bankers and corrupt government officials conspire to undermine the foundations of the economy. Although the explanations still feel like gibberish to mere mortals, it's at least presented in a way that's entertaining.

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Charlie Puth: 'I'm Single'

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The 24 year old pop star, who landed a 2016 Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song for his track See You Again with rapper Wiz Khalifa, was rumoured to be dating fellow singer Selena Gomez in recent months.

He was also linked to Meghan Trainor after the duo locked lips onstage while performing their duet Marvin Gaye at the American Music Awards in November (15), but Charlie insisted they were just friends and he was involved with somebody else.

Charlie now admits the romance is over and he plans to take a break from the dating scene, telling Britain's The Sun newspaper, "I'm single. I thought it was going to work out. Now I'm like, 'Nope, she wants to use me to up her social standing'... I'm going to take a break from dating."

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Selena Gomez Denies Charlie Puth Dating Rumours

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The We Don't Talk Anymore collaborators posted a video on social media site Snapchat following the Golden Globes on Sunday (10Jan16) and reports suggesting the two are dating began to surface.

However, Gomez is shutting down the rumours, insisting there is no truth to them.

"We're not (dating), that's for sure," she tells

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6th Biennial UNICEF Ball

Selena Gomez - 6th Biennial UNICEF Ball at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel - Arrivals at Beverly Hilton - Beverly Hills, CA - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 12th January 2016

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6th Annual UNICEF Ball

Selena Gomez - Sixth Biennial UNICEF Ball at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills - Arrivals at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Tuesday 12th January 2016

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InStyle And Warner Bros 73rd Annual Golden Globes Post-Party

Selena Gomez - InStyle and Warner Bros 73rd Annual Golden Globes Post-Party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel at Beverly Hilton - Beverly Hills, CA, Golden Globes, Beverly Hilton Hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 10th January 2016

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103.5 KISS FM's Jingle Ball 2015 Presented By Capital One - Concert

Selena Gomez - 103.5 KISS FM's Jingle Ball 2015 presented by Capital One at Allstate Arena in Chicago - Concert at Allstate Arena - Rosement, Illinois, United States - Thursday 17th December 2015

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Billboard Women In Music 2015

Selena Gomez - Billboard Women In Music 2015 at Cipriani 42nd Street - Arrivals - New York, United States - Friday 11th December 2015

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Selena Gomez

Date of birth

22nd July, 1992








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