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

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 Returns To Social Media To Give Thanks To Fans


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Selena Gomez returned to social media on Thanksgiving, to deliver a special message to her fans.

It was the singer’s first Instagram post in nearly three months, as she’s been taking a break from the spotlight to deal with ‘stress, anxiety and depression’ brought on by lupus.

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Selena Gomez Returns To The Stage At AMAs With Emotional Speech


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Selena Gomez made a triumphant return to the spotlight at Sunday night’s American Music Awards.

The 24-year-old announced she was taking a break from her career back in August, to deal with anxiety, panic attacks and depression, brought on by lupus.

Accepting the award for Favourite Female Artist, Selena gave an emotional and powerful speech, where she said she had been “broken” inside.

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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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Taylor Swift Pays Tribute To Her Fans On The 10th Anniversary Of Her Debut Album


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Taylor Swift has paid tribute to her fans on the 10th anniversary of her debut album 'Taylor Swift'.

The 'Bad Blood' hitmaker has taken to social media to celebrate a decade since she unveiled her first self-titled LP, and the singer songwriter has credited her fans for encouraging her to ''change and grow''.

Alongside a picture of herself sporting an electric blue hooded jumper, whilst playing the guitar, Taylor - who released the album at the age of 16 - wrote: ''10 years ago today, my first album came out.

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Selena Gomez Spotted In Public For First Time Since Quitting World Tour


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A little over a month since she suddenly quit her lengthy world tour in order to recover in her battle with lupus, Selena Gomez has been spotted in public, taking time for selfies with admiring fans in a Tennessee restaurant.

The 24 year old singer and actress, who quit all her social media outlets back in late August when she cancelled her Revival tour, was seen having lunch with a friend in the Texas Roadhouse restaurant on Sunday afternoon (October 9th).

Wearing a baseball cap to keep her profile down, Gomez dutifully posed for a number of selfies and pics with people who wanted them.

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Selena Gomez Becomes The First To Get 100 Million Instagram Followers


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Although she announced she’s taking a significant career break last month, cancelling her world tour and ducking out of the limelight completely, Selena Gomez has become the first celebrity to gain 100 million Instagram followers.

This is partly as a result of Gomez’s fans – collectively known as Selenators – launching a campaign to get the 24 year old star past the historic social media landmark in her absence, and despite the fact that she hasn’t uploaded any new images in over a month.

At the end of August, Gomez revealed that she would be taking time out to deal with depression and anxiety caused by her struggle with the debilitating auto-immune disease, lupus.

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Selena Gomez Taking A Break To Deal With Depression And Anxiety Cause By Lupus


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Selena Gomez has announced she will be taking break from her career to deal with anxiety, panic attacks and depression, brought on by lupus. The 24-year-old is currently in the middle of her ‘Revival’ world tour and did not give a timeline for when her break would start or end.

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In a statement to People Gomez said: "As many of you know, around a year ago I revealed that I have lupus, an illness that can affect people in different ways. I’ve discovered that anxiety, panic attacks and depression can be side effects of lupus, which can present their own challenges."

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Faked Justin Bieber Nude Pic Appears Online After Pal's Instagram Is Hacked


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A faked naked picture of Justin Bieber hit the internet yesterday, after his friend and reported ex girlfriend Chantel Jeffries had her Instagram account hacked. It’s not the first time Justin’s penis has appeared on the internet, but this time it was all the work of a hacker's photoshop.

Justin BieberA photoshopped nude of Justin Bieber circulated online last night

Chantel’s Twitter and Instagram accounts were hacked on Thursday night, with the culprit posting abusive messages aimed at Selena Gomez and what they claimed was a nude pic of Justin. Chantel had previously warned her followers: "My iG is hacked everyone hold on I'll keep you guys update from snapchat: Chanteltaleen.”

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Justin Bieber Gets Accused Of Cheating By Selena Gomez


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The tense relationship between Justin Bieber and ex Selena Gomez is laid bare for the world to see as the pair get embroiled in their biggest public row ever after the heartthrob posted a picture of his new girlfriend Sofia Richie.

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Justin Bieber has been spending a lot of time with Selena Gomez lookalike Sofia Richie, the daughter of Lionel Richie, recently, and naturally his fans aren't happy. You can't be a celebrity and have your entire fanbase support your relationship decisions, especially when most of them also love your former girlfriend. That's just the way it is. However, Justin is not happy with the way his heartbroken Beliebers are treating his new flame, and said as much.

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Did Selena Gomez Throw Some Major Shade At Ex Justin Bieber On Instagram?


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Selena Gomez has been accused of throwing some shade at her ex Justin Bieber, over his recent Instagram problems with fans. In screen caps circulating on Twitter, Selena appears to have made her feelings very clear, telling her ex: “Don’t be mad at your fans. They love you.”

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“If you can’t handle the hate then stop posting pictures of your girlfriend lol - it should be special between you two only,” Gomez reportedly wrote in an Instagram comment. “Don’t be mad at your fans. They love you.”

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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 - Selena Gomez arriving at Heathrow Airport, following a whirlwind 15hr visit to London. Selena even made time to take photos with the two photographers waiting in the terminal - London, United Kingdom - Friday 11th March 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

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising [Bad Neighbours 2] Movie Review

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising [Bad Neighbours 2] Movie Review

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Neighbors: Sorority Rising Trailer

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The Big Short Movie Review

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

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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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