Selena Marie Gomez popularly known as Selena Gomez is an American singer, songwriter and actress born on July 22, 1992 in Grand Praire, Texas.
Her father, Ricardo Joel Gomez is of Mexican descent while her mother, Amanda Dawn “Mandy” Cornett has some Italian ancestry.
Selena has two younger half sisters; Gracie Elliot Teefey through Amanda and her second husband Brian Teefey, and Victoria “Tori”Gomez through Ricardo and his wife Sara Gomez.
She had her breakthrough in 2011 for her role in the Disney Channel series Hannah Montanna.
Here are the 10 other interesting things you don’t know about her.
1. Selena Gomez was named after Tejano singer and actress Selena Quintanilla-Perez who died in 1995.
2. She was born when her mother was 16 years old and her parents divorced when she was just five years old.
3. She earned her high school diploma through homeschooling in May 2010.
4. She made appearance in the movie Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, the made for-television film Walker and also a guest appearance in a 2006 episode of the Disney series The Suite Life of Zak & Cody.
5. Selena was signed to a recording contract with the Hollywood records label at 16, which was at that time a home to singers such as Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato.
6. Selena Gomez dated the Canadian singer, Justin Bieber before they went their separate ways in 2014 and also had a relationship with The Weeknd in 2017.
7. She has appeared in a number of television commercials and had featured in fashion campiagn for big brands such as Louis Vuitton.
8. She has a clothing line, Dream Out Loud by Selena Gomez, through retailer Kmart.
9. She has won numerous awards which include, Teen choice awards, iHeartRadio Music Award, ALMA Award and so on.
10. Selena Gomez is one of the most influential American actress and singer with an estimated net worth of $60 million dollars as 2018 according to forbes.
- Selena Gomez Songs & Albums
Solo Albums – Stars Dance (2013), Revival (2015)
- Selena Gomez & The Scene – Kiss & Tell (2009), A Year Without Rain (2010), When the sun Goes Down (2011).
Selena Gomez Movies
- Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
- Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
- Another Cinderella Story (2008)
- Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard (2009)
- Ramona and Beezus (2010)
- Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)
- Monte Carlo (2011)
- Fifty Shades of Blue (2012)
- A Love Story (2018)
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Twitter – @selenagomez