Selena Gomez

  • Celebrity
  • Birth Name: Selena Marie Gomez
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Singer

Fast Facts

  • Debuted in Barney & Friends at age 7.
  • Discovered by Disney in a nationwide talent search when she was 10.
  • Appeared in an episode of The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and in two episodes of Hannah Montana before landing her own show, The Wizards of Waverly Place.
  • Sings the theme song for The Wizards of Waverly Place, "Everything Is Not What It Seems."
  • Released her first album as part of the band Selena Gomez & the Scene, Kiss & Tell, in 2009.
  • Was named a UNICEF Ambassador in 2009; her first field mission was a week-long trip to Ghana.
  • Released her first solo album, Stars Dance, in 2013.
  • Won a Latin American Music Award for Favorite Dance Song for "I Want to Know You" in 2015.
  • Donated money in 2017 to the University of Southern California for the Selena Gomez Fund for Lupus Research after she was diagnosed with the disease herself.

Awards

  • 2016, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Animated Movie Voice: Winner

Relationships

  • Justin Bieber — Ex-significant Other
  • Brian Teefey — Stepfather
  • Nick Jonas — Ex-significant Other
  • Ricardo Gomez — Father
  • Mandy Teefey — Mother
  • Gracie Elliot Teefey — Half Sister

Details

  • Birth Name: Selena Marie Gomez
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Singer

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