Selena Gomez

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Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez in December 2010
Background information
Birth name Selena Marie Gomez
Born July 22, 1992 (1992-07-22) (age 23)
Grand Prairie, Texas,[1]
United States
Genres Pop, Dance, Pop rock, Electropop, EDM, Dubstep, R&B, Hip hop
Occupations Actress, musician, dancer, singer, songwriter, recording artist
Years active 2002–present

Hollywood Records (2008-2014)

Interscope Records (2014-present)
Associated acts Selena Gomez & the Scene, Forever The Sickest Kids, Demi Lovato, Drew Seeley

Official Website

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Selena Marie Gomez[2] (born on July 22, 1992)[1] is an American actress and singer.

Early Life[change | change source]

Gomez's parents divorced when she was only five, with Gomez staying with her mother who was sixteen years old when Gomez born.[3][4] Gomez had a close relationship with her grandparents as a child, and appeared in various pageants growing up and the pair went as far as stating that they "raised her" up until she found success in the entertainment industry.[5][unreliable source?][6][unreliable source?]

Gomez has two siblings. Her sister, Gracie Elliot Teefey, was born to Amanda and her second husband Brian Teefey on June 12, 2013.[7][8] Gomez has a second sister, Victoria Gomez, born to Ricardo and his wife Sara on June 25, 2014.[9] She earned a high school diploma through homeschooling in May 2010.[10]

Acting Career[change | change source]

She was first featured on the children's series Barney & Friends in the early 2000s. In 2007, Gomez came to prominence after being cast in the Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place. She portrayed the starring character Alex Russo until its conclusion in 2012. Gomez entered the film industry with star billings in feature films including Ramona and Beezus (2010), Monte Carlo (2011), and Hotel Transylvania (2012). You will also see her in many movies Including The Big Short (2015) , The Book-Turned-Movie Adaption The Revised Fundamentals Of Caregiving (2016) ,Neighbors 2 (2016), And An Indie Film Directed by her fellow Spring Breakers castmate James Franco. In Dubious Battle (2016)

Singing Career[change | change source]

She formed her band Selena Gomez & the Scene after signing a recording contract with Hollywood Records in 2008; they released the studio albums Kiss & Tell (2009), A Year Without Rain (2010), and When the Sun Goes Down (2011) before beginning a hiatus in 2012. She released her debut solo studio album Stars Dance in 2013. In 2014 She parted ways with her record deal of 6 years Hollywood Records and signed a record deal with Interscope Records

Releasing her second solo studio album, Revival (2015)

Released Singles[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Celebrity Central - Selena Gomez: Snapshot". People Magazine. Retrieved 2009-01-30. "Birth Date July 22, 1992 Birth Place Grand Prairie, Texas"
  3. "". Retrieved November 7, 2014.
  4. Olly Richards (July 14, 2013). "The wonderful world of Selena Gomez". The Guardian (London). Retrieved July 23, 2013.
  5. "Radar Online | Selena Gomez’s Grandparents Share Her Intimate Childhood Photo Album". Retrieved November 7, 2014.
  6. "Radar Online | Selena Gomez’s Grandparents Share Her Intimate Childhood Photo Album". Retrieved November 7, 2014.
  7. Natalie Finn (June 13, 2013). "Selena Gomez Has a Baby Sister! Demi Lovato Congratulates Singer and Mom Mandy on New Arrival". E! News. Retrieved June 14, 2013.
  8. Gomez, Selena (June 14, 2013). "Momma, Brian, and me are all so grateful for all your well wishes. My lil sissy Gracie Elliot Teefey was born on June 12th. Luv you all XO". Twitter.
  9. "Selena Gomez Has Another Baby Sister". Retrieved October 18, 2014.
  10. Selena Gomez Graduates High School – On Screen & Off | Access Hollywood – Celebrity News, Photos & Videos. Access Hollywood (May 12, 2010). Retrieved November 17, 2010.