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.



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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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Did Selena Gomez Just Tease New Music?


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Selena Gomez fans got a special treat on Instagram Friday, when the singer appeared to tease new music.

The 24-year-old shared a series of videos to her Instagram Story where she could be heard singing in the background on what appeared to be a brand new track.

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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 Runs Into Ex The Weeknd


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Bella Hadid crossed paths with her ex The Weeknd on Wednesday, just over a week after he was spotted kissing Selena Gomez.

The Victoria’s Secret model is reportedly unhappy with her ex’s new romance, but on Wednesday she appeared to be putting her feelings aside as she partied with pal Kendall Jenner.

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Bella Hadid Feels 'Hurt And Betrayed' By Selena Gomez And The Weeknd's Romance


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The Weeknd’s ex Bella Hadid reportedly feels ‘hurt and betrayed’ by his blossoming romance with Selena Gomez.

Last week The Weeknd (real name Abel Tesfaye) was spotted kissing Selena while on a night out in LA. Days later Bella unfollowed Selena on Instagram.

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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 Kissed The Weeknd... And Bella Hadid Isn't Happy


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Forget Chris Brown and Soulja Boy, it looks like the latest social media beef is between Selena Gomez and Bella Hadid. Though we're not expecting a boxing match anytime soon, reports suggest that the latter has unfollowed the former after she kissed Bella's ex-boyfriend The Weeknd.

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Some paparazzi shots were unveiled yesterday (January 11th 2017) seemingly showing Selena and The Weeknd - real name Abel Tesfaye - locking lips outside a restaurant in Los Angeles. Apparently they dined for three hours at Santa Monica's luxury Italian eatery Giorgio Baldi.

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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 Back In The Studio?


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Selena Gomez is back in the studio.

The 'Heart Wants What It Wants' hitmaker has fuelled speculation she is recording music again after songwriter Justin Tranter - who has collaborated with the singer on eight songs on her 'Revival' album - posted a candid picture of the star on Instagram.

Captioning the image of Selena putting on mascara, he simply wrote: ''Music and love.''

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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 - WE Day California - Arrivals at Inglewood - The Forum, California, United States - Friday 8th April 2016

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Selena Gomez - The !Heart Radio Music Awards 2016 Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 3rd April 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

The Big Short Movie Review

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The Big Short Trailer

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Hotel Transylvania 2 Trailer

Hotel Transylvania 2 Trailer

Count Dracula seems to have really changed his ways, embracing humans and allowing them to...

Hotel Transylvania 2 - Teaser Trailer

Hotel Transylvania 2 - Teaser Trailer

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Behaving Badly Movie Review

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For a comedy that so desperately wants to be rude and sexy, this movie is...

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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

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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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