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.
Count Dracula seems to have really changed his ways, embracing humans and allowing them to stay at his monster-filled Hotel Transylvania after taking a shine to his daughter Mavis' new human boyfriend Johnny. Now the pair have a child together named Dennis, and despite having vampire in his blood, he doesn't seem to possess any monster ability of any kind. When Mavis and Johnny take a break to visit the latter's parents, she asks her dad to babysit her son - but that probably wasn't the best idea. In charge of young Dennis, Dracula enlists his friends Frank, Murray, Wayne and Griffin to train him up to be a real monster, and take him on a trip of their own. But when Mavis finds out what they're up to, she's less than happy and makes to come home. But she's not the only one; Dracula's father Vlad is making a surprise visit, and he's not going to be happy that the hotel is filled with humans.
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Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez - Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez hide their faces arriving to a spa in Hollywood using a Yves Saint Laurent handbag - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 16th June 2015
Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez - Selena Gomez and Taylor swift head to Ago Restaurant in Los Angeles for lunch together at Argos Restaurant - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 16th June 2015
The singer has spoken out in a cryptic message posted on her Instagram account.
Singer Selena Gomez appears to be fed up with all the rumours surrounding her personal life and the 22 year old is getting ready to share her secrets with the word. In a cryptic message posted on her Instagram account on Thursday, the singer shared her frustrations and promised fans good things are coming.
Selena Gomez has been speaking out on Instagram.
“Sometimes I get frustrated when I hear lies about who I am. The Internet is meant to keep you "updated" but it just takes old news and freezes it like it's now. You have watched me in pain and I've owned up to it through my music and actions,” Gomez wrote
The star chose to just pay the fine in his latest bust-up.
Justin Bieber has surprised everyone and plead guilty to charges of assault and reckless driving. The charges were raised in relation to an incident last August, when the Biebs crashed into a photographer’s van near his father’s home in Ontario. Former girlfriend Selena Gomez was in the vehicle with Bieber at the time.
Justin Bieber plead guilty to his latest set of charges.
A court heard how Bieber crashed his all-terrain vehicle (ATV) into a man who was taking photos of the "on-off" couple. A fight ensued, leading to the star's arrest on 1 September. Bieber attended the trial via video link and plead guilty to all charges, according to the BBC.
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The 'Baby' singer confronted a paparazzo following a traffic accident in Ontario in September last year.
A legal representative for the 21 year old pop star confirmed that an additional charge of dangerous driving was dropped. Reports indicate that an absolute discharge was given on the assault rap and a $750 fine (US$600) was imposed for the careless driving.
Justin Bieber with Hailey Baldwin in May 2015
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Vanessa Hudgens, in a recent interview, explained how she had supported Selena Gomez at the Met Gala when there was a possibility Gomez would see her ex, Justin Bieber.
Vanessa Hudgens supported Selena Gomez at the Met Gala earlier this month when there was a chance Gomez may have bumped into her ex-boyfriend, Justin Bieber. 26-year-old Hudgens revealed she hadn't specifically intervened in ensuring Gomez avoided Bieber but had been there for her best friend throughout the event.
Vanessa Hudgens heading to the Met Gala earlier this month.
Taylor Swift borrowed clothes from an L.A. sex shop for her 'Bad Blood' video.
Taylor Swift borrowed clothes from a sex shop for her 'Bad Blood' video. The 25-year-old singer reportedly borrowed more than $13, 000 in clothes from The Stockroom, an erotic boutique in Los Angeles. Although the majority of outfits were borrowed for the occasion, the star and her team kept around $5000 worth of clothing.
Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' video required $13,000 worth of sex shop clothing.
Sorry Nicki Minaj, there's a new sheriff in town.
Have you seen Taylor Swift’s video for Bad Blood already? Statistically speaking, if you’re on the internet, you probably have. The thing is everywhere. It’s already broken the record, specifically Vevo’s record for most views in a day.
Once again, Taylor Swift wins all the things.
The video first premiered at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday (May 17) and since then, the internet (specifically Tumblr) has gone NUTS. Selena Gomez! Hayley Williams! Zendaya! Cara Delevingne! The explosions! The leather bodysuits! The GIFs!
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It's here, and it's stunning.
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar was not a combination we ever thought we'd see, but with their collaboration on 'Bad Blood' - alongside a host of other celebrities in the hotly anticipated video - seems this pop starlet is ever expanding her much-loved sound.
[L-R] Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar and Cindy Crawford in 'Bad Blood'
There might be a whole action movie vibe to the video, which opened at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards yesterday (May 17th 2015), but there's not much to it in terms of plot. It opens with Catastrophe (Taylor Swift) and Arsyn (Selena Gomez) seemingly working together to defeat a horde of masked assassins, before Arsyn - with her eyes on the prize - takes out Catastrophe too. Then she finds herself at Welvin Da Great's (Kendrick Lamar) headquarters being - for want of a better word - 'repaired' by The Trinity (Hailee Steinfeld x3) before rallying her army of scantily clad beauties to go against her newfound enemy.
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Also, some other people won some other stuff.
At last night’s Billboard Awards, Taylor Swift reached a new milestone in her career, becoming the award show’s most decorated artist. Her eight awards (out of 14 nods), including one for Best Artist, bring her Billboard total to twenty, more than the previous record holder, Garth Brooks.
All of the awards.
Taylor had more than one reason to celebrate on Sunday though, since the award show coincided with the release of her music video for Bad Blood, featuring the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Selena Gomez, Karlie Kloss, Zendaya, Ellie Goulding, Hayley Williams and many more. The video premiered at the awards, after a brief introduction from the woman of the hour. Taylor also won a special achievement award chosen by fan voting.
Continue reading: Billboard Awards: Taylor Swift Wins All of the Things