Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez

Biography

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 DoSomething.org, 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.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

The Weeknd and Selena Gomez seen on the red carpet at the 2017 Met Gala - New York, United States - Monday 1st May 2017

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The Cast Of 13 Reasons Why Praise Selena Gomez For Netflix Series


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The cast of '13 Reasons Why' have praised Selena Gomez for making sure the Netflix series was portrayed in the ''correct way''.

Katherine Langford, who plays the role of Hannah who takes her own life in the television adaptation of Jay Asher's novel of the same name, wants the 24-year-old singer and executive producer of the production to have ''so much'' credit for pulling off the series authentically.

Speaking to NME magazine, she said: ''Selena and Mandy [Teefey, Gomez's mother] bought the rights to this book and we give them so much credit and praise because it's been a long time making this and making sure that it was told in the correct way.''

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13 Reasons Why Writer Nic Sheff Defends The Netflix Series In Open Letter


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'13 Reasons Why' writer Nic Sheff has defended the Netflix series in an open letter.

The creative mastermind has spoken out about the show starring Dylan Minnette and Katherine Langford after it has been slated by people advising people with suicidal thoughts or a history of assault to avoid watching the programme, which saw him reveal the plot line was true to his personal experience.

Speaking about the programme, which Selena Gomez executive produced, in a note to Vanity Fair, Sheff said: ''When it came time to discuss the portrayal of the protagonist's suicide in '13 Reasons Why', I of course immediately flashed on my own experience. It seemed to me the perfect opportunity to show what an actual suicide really looks like - to dispel the myth of the quiet drifting off, and to make viewers face the reality of what happens when you jump from a burning building into something much, much worse.''

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Selena Gomez Back In The Studio


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Selena Gomez is back in the studio.

The 'Kill Em With Kindness' hitmaker confirmed that she is working on new music after taking some time away from the industry to deal with her ''anxiety, panic attacks and depression'', which manifested itself because of her lupus condition.

She told The Today Show: ''I've been in the studio for a week straight and haven't really said anything about it.''

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Selena Gomez Reveals What She'd Tell Her 15-Year-Old Self


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Selena Gomez has some candid advice for her 15-year-old self.

Taking part in Vogue magazine’s 73 Questions video series, the 24-year-old opened up about her hopes for the future, her plans for the year ahead and her pet peeves.

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Selena Gomez Reveals Loneliness Was Behind Her World Tour Cancellation


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Selena Gomez has revealed the reason why she abandoned last year’s world tour, saying that the loneliness of being on the road for such a long time, combined with depression and anxiety, were the reasons.

The 24 year old actress and singer cancelled her Revival World Tour in August 2016, three months after having launched it and a little over halfway through, meaning that scheduled performances in China, Europe and the UK fell by the wayside.

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Bella Hadid Finally Opens Up About Her Split From The Weeknd


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Bella Hadid is finally opening up about her split from The Weeknd.

The 20-year-old Victoria’s Secret model covers the latest issue of Teen Vogue and in a revealing interview, she admits she will always love and respect her ex, despite their romance coming to an end last year.

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Justin Bieber Calls The Weeknd's Music "Whack"


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We’ve heard that Bella Hadid isn't happy about her ex The Weeknd’s new relationship with Selena Gomez, but now Justin Bieber has weighed in.

Justin and Selena had an on-off romance for three years, before finally splitting for good in 2014, but when asked about his former girlfriend’s new man, Justin didn't hold back.

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Bella Hadid 'Bitter' About Selena Gomez's Relationship With The Weeknd


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Model Bella Hadid is said to be bitter over her ex-boyfriend The Weeknd’s relationship with singer Selena Gomez.

Earlier this week, Gomez and The Weeknd were pictured kissing on a night out. Days later Hadid unfollowed Gomez on Instagram, a sign that the model isn't too happy about her ex’s blossoming romance.

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Selena Gomez And Nick Jonas Getting Back Together?


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Selena Gomez and Nick Jonas have been texting again.

The former couple - who dated in their teens after meeting on the Disney Channel - are reportedly in regular contact and have set tongues wagging that they're getting back together.

A source told Life & Style magazine: ''Nick has been texting Selena lots of sweet poems and memes to make her laugh.''

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Selena Gomez Opens Up On Changes In Her Personal Life Following Hiatus


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Comeback kid Selena Gomez has opened up about some changes she’s made in her life after she took a self-imposed three month break from stardom and social media earlier this year.

The 24 year old actress and singer took part in Thrive Global’s questionnaire about what has given her strength as she recovered from burnout and exhaustion, exacerbated by her ongoing battle with the condition lupus, between August and November.

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Selena Gomez arrives at the 2016 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theatre, Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 21st November 2016

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Selena Gomez arrives at the 2016 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theatre, Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 20th November 2016

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Selena Gomez - Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2016 held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 28th February 2016

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Selena Gomez

Date of birth

22nd July, 1992

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

1.65




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Selena Gomez Movies

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The Big Short Movie Review

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The Big Short Trailer

The Big Short Trailer

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Hotel Transylvania 2 Trailer

Hotel Transylvania 2 Trailer

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Hotel Transylvania 2 - Teaser Trailer

Hotel Transylvania 2 - Teaser Trailer

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Behaving Badly Movie Review

Behaving Badly Movie Review

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Getaway - Featurettes Trailer

Getaway - Featurettes Trailer

The cast and crew of upcoming car action movie 'Getaway' demonstrate a few vehicular stunts...

Getaway Trailer

Getaway Trailer

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Spring Breakers Movie Review

Spring Breakers Movie Review

Arthouse filmmaker Harmony Korine (Mister Lonely) comes dangerously close to making a mainstream movie with...

Spring Breakers Trailer

Spring Breakers Trailer

Four beautiful college girls; Brit, Faith, Candy and Cotty; live together in a college dorm...

Aftershock Trailer

Aftershock Trailer

When a bunch of tourists including American guy Gringo hit a party town in Chile,...

Hotel Transylvania Movie Review

Hotel Transylvania Movie Review

Eye-catching animation and non-stop jokes make this animated monster movie a lot more fun than...

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