Selena Gomez, originally named Selena Marie Gomez, is the remarkable actress, singer, TV producer, and songwriter from America. She surfaced as a shiny star on the showbiz sky after her mesmerizing appearance on the children's television series called ‘Barney and Friends’. It was produced by HIT Entertainment and created by the stylish Sheryl Leach. The series was broadcasted from 2002 to 2004. She further received critical acclaim after demonstrating the exceptional acting skills as Alex Russo on Disney Channel’s award-winning series titled ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’. This particular television show has been aired from 2007 to 2012.
After letting the world know about her amazing acting skills through American television, she dared to appear on big-screen by working in films. She has portrayed various fascinating roles in different movies including Wizards of Waverly Place (The Movie), Another Cinderella Story, Romana and Beezus, Princess Protection Program, and Monte Carlo.
She continued to gain appreciation with the next roles in The Fundamentals of Caring, Spring Breakers, The Dead Don’t Die’ and ‘Gateway’. Gomez has been pretty successful in building a massive recognition as an American actress.
Selena has a huge fan following due to her charismatic and soulful voice as a singer. She has launched two solo albums, which contained bombastic music numbers. The debut studio album from Gomez came out on July 19, 2013 through Hollywood Records Label. It turned out to be a great success for the rising solo artist.
After the fruitful accomplishment of the debut solo album, she decided to work further on the next project. The second studio album from the talented lady got released on Oct 9, 2015 through Polydor Records and Interscope Records. This time around she named the album ‘Revival’. It also contained very amazing tracks that helped her expand the fan circle.
Who are Selena Gomez’s Parents?
Marie was born on July 22, 1992 in Grand Prairie, Texas, United States. She is the beloved daughter of a former stage actress named Amanda Dawn Cornett (Mandy). Name of her father is Ricardo Joel Gomez. Parents of the cute woman named her after the Tejano actress and singer called Selena Quintanilla Perez (died in 1995).
The father of the stunning actress belongs to Mexican ancestry while her adopted-mother comes from Italian descent. Her mother was just sixteen years of age when Selena was born. The entire family had to go through financial hard times when the actress was a little kid. They didn’t have money to buy gas for the car.
She was raised in a religious environment where they used to visit Church on Sundays. After prayers, they used to visit the park and enjoy having barbeques there. Gomez has been very close to her parents all the time. She has a special place in the heart of her father and mother. Unfortunately, the parents of the famous singer parted their ways when she was just 5-year old. The girl moved on with her mother. She has two younger half-sisters named Gracie Elliot Teefay and Victoria Gomez. Gomez was homeschooled for some time. She earned a high-school diploma in May 2010.
Selena had a great leaning towards the music industry. She used to copy other artists and followed their tone. After working in back to back hit acting projects, she decided to prove her exceptional singing talent. She formed a music band titled ‘Selena Gomez and the Scene’. The beautiful girl launched top-chart albums through this musical formation. Some of the albums received gold certification including When the Sun Goes Down, A Year without Rain, and Kiss & Tell. Many exciting tracks from these albums reached the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The band couldn’t continue working together with each other. Selena decided to pursue her career as a solo music artist. She started focusing on creating solo albums after collaborating with renowned music labels. The girl with tons of motivation launched her debut studio album as a solo artist on July 19, 2013.
She joined hands with Hollywood Records to make this launch possible in a miraculous way. She kept recording with the music label from October 2012 to March 2013. The main focus of the impressive singer was electro-pop and EDM genres. The full length of the debut solo album is 39 minutes.
After the successful launch and acceptance of her debut studio album as solo singer, she decided to launch another album. The second solo album from Selena Gomez came out on October 9, 2015, through Polydor Records and Interscope Records. She started working on the album in the beginning of 2014. She decided not to work with Hollywood Records and joined hands with new record labels instead.
Who is Selena Gomez Dating?
In 2008, Selena was romantically involved in a relationship with Nick Jonas, the American singer and songwriter. She also made an impressive appearance in Jonas’ music video titled ‘Burnin’ Up’. After two years, she began dating the popular Canadian singer ‘Justin Bieber’. Both of them spent two years together without any conflicts.
Unfortunately, the duo separated in November 2012, but couldn’t stay apart for long. They reconciled in January 2013 to live their love life again together. They remained together in an off and on relationship. However, the couple finally said goodbye to each other in March 2018. Reports suggested that the beautiful singer started dating the famous Canadian singer ‘The Weekend’ in Jan 2017. Both of them couldn’t stay together for long and parted their ways in October 2017.
How much is Selena Gomez's Net Worth?
Although Selena had to suffer from financial troubles in childhood, yet she didn’t lose hope even when she was a little child. She stepped into the world of professional acting and singing. The ambitious girl received critical acclaim for her on-screen work. Music albums of the talented girl were well-received not just within the United States, but everywhere across the globe. Today, she has become one of the most successful artists from the American showbiz industry. According to authentic sources, the total net worth of Selena is above $40 Million USD.