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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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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6th Biennial UNICEF Ball

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6th Annual UNICEF Ball

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

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

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Selena Gomez Denies Niall Horan Dating Rumours

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Are we looking at another popstar super couple? That's been the question on everybody's lips with Selena Gomez having been spotted in the company of One Direction's Niall Horan a few times recently. Alas, the former girlfriend of Justin Bieber is denying any suggestion of a new romance.

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After Gomez and Horan were seen leaving Jenna Dewan-Tatum's 35th birthday party together on December 4th 2015, the rumour mill got swiftly up and running. Immediately, supposed witnesses flocked to Entertainment Tonight to make claims that they were seen kissing at the event and being very 'flirty' together. Since then, she has been seen backstage at the finale of the UK version of 'The X Factor' where One Direction were performing their songs 'Infinity' and 'History' at Wembley Stadium.

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Billboard Women In Music 2015

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Taylor Swift And Her Girl Squad Criticised As Fascist Blondes

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Taylor Swift’s meteoric rise to super super-stardom has given her a legion of fans, a cupboard full of awards and a lot of approval for her handsome Scottish boyfriend, Calvin Harris. However, it appears that not everyone is impressed with her fabulous life that is also regularly centred around her stylish girl squad.

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Celebrated feminist and cultural critic Camile Pagila has hit out at the successful singer, describing her as a "Nazi Barbie".

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Justin Bieber Talks Selena Gomez And Those Nude Pictures On 'The Ellen Show'

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Justin Bieber has spoken about his painful split from first love Selena Gomez, even hinting that he hopes they might one day get back together. Appearing on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ Bieber also revealed how he found out that nude photos of him were circulating on the internet.

Justin BieberJustin Bieber opened up about his split from Selena Gomez on ‘The Ellen Show’.

“It is tough,” Bieber said during the show which will air on November 9th. “There's a lot of stuff that reminds me of her. You see something on TV and you're like 'I remember when we used to watch this' or 'I remember this smell it reminds me of a time.”

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Amy Schumer And Jennifer Lawrence Have Written A 'Funny, Dirty And Real' Screenplay Together

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Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence have written a screenplay together which the comedienne has described as ‘funny, dirty and real’, much like the two BFFs. While she did slightly tease us, Schumer gave little away about the upcoming project at the Hollywood Film Awards on Monday evening, where she took home the comedy award.

Amy SchumerAmy Schumer has written a screenplay with Jennifer Lawrence.

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly Schumer said: “We just finished a new draft, and we’re just excited about it. It’s funny, it’s dirty, it’s real. It’s like us.” The project was first revealed earlier this year, with Lawrence confirming it would be a comedy where the two play sisters.

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Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez Surprise Fans With Duet 'Strong'

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Justin Bieber fans were left shocked on Saturday night, when a new track from the singer appeared online. But what made the song extra surprising is that it featured Bieber’s former girlfriend Selena Gomez, whom he split from last year.

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Titled ‘Strong’, the duet first appeared on OVO Sound Radio on Beats 1 Radio Saturday night, however uploads of the track to sites such as Youtube and Soundcloud are being quickly taken down.

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Selena Gomez Reveals Lupus Diagnosis And Chemotherapy Treatment

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On the eve of the release of her latest album Revival, Selena Gomez has made the startling revelation that she was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease lupus last year.

“I was diagnosed with lupus, and I’ve been through chemotherapy. That’s what my break was really about. I could’ve had a stroke,” Gomez said by way of explaining why she spent most of 2014 out of the spotlight. Lupus is a condition that has no cure and can only be managed, in which the human body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue, and affects the nervous system as well as the vital organs.

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Selena Gomez Announces North America Leg Of Her ‘Revival’ World Tour

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Selena Gomez is heading back out on the road for her upcoming Revival World tour. The 23-year-old announced her plans on Monday (5th October), just days before her upcoming album of the same name is due to be released. Revival is Gomez’s second studio album and the upcoming World tour will also be her second solo world tour following her 2013 Stars Dance Tour.

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Nick Jonas Refuses To Answer Questions About Kate Hudson: “I Keep Some Things To Myself”

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Not a week goes by without some new rumour about Nick Jonas’ love life springing up online. This week it’s been his possible budding relationship with Kate Hudson. However, although the internet may be crying out for confirmation of their romantic involvement, Jonas wasn’t prepared to give anything away during a recent radio interview.

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Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez

Date of birth

22nd July, 1992








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