Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. Having appeared as a child in the children’s television series Barney & Friends, Gomez rose to fame as the leading role in the Disney channel series Wizards of Waverly Place. Due to the success of the series, Gomez worked on various films, television shows, and musical collaborations for the network in the following years. Gomez also formed her own production company in 2008, titled July Moon Productions; she is set to produce the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why. She signed a recording contract with Hollywood Records in 2008, and subsequently formed her band Selena Gomez & the Scene the following year. The band released three studio albums by 2011.
Gomez hoped to focus on her acting career by transitioning into film work, earning starring roles in films such as Ramona and Beezus (2010) and the romantic comedy Monte Carlo (2011). Gomez hoped to achieve a more mature image with a role in the exploitation film Spring Breakers (2013), as well as with the release of her solo debut album Stars Dance (2013). The album debuted atop the Billboard 200 in the United States, and included the top ten single “Come & Get It”. Gomez embarked on her Stars Dance Tour (2013), though it was later cancelled due to personal and medical struggles.
In 2014, Gomez fired her parents as her managers, and signed with the WME and Brillstein companies. During this time, she signed a new recording contract with Interscope Records, releasing a compilation album as her fifth and final release through Hollywood Records. Gomez released her second studio album, Revival, in October 2015. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, while the first three singles all topped the Mainstream Top 40 chart in the United States. She embarked on her worldwide Revival Tour in 2016. Gomez is currently working on her third studio album.
Outside of entertainment, releasing her own clothing line through Kmart in 2010 and a self-titled fragrance in 2013. She has worked with various charitable organizations for years, and became a UNICEF ambassador at the age of seventeen. Since the start of her career, Gomez has gone on to sell over 6.7 million albums and 22 million singles worldwide, according to Billboard. Gomez has earned a number of awards and nominations for her work as an actress and singer, and has won an ALMA Award, a MTV Video Music Award, a Billboard Women in Music award, a People’s Choice Award, two Young Hollywood Awards and fifteen Teen Choice Awards.
Selena Gomez Body Statistics
- Born – Name Selena Marie Gomez
- Nick Name – Sel, Selly, Selenita, Conchita, Mamachita, See
- Age – Selena Gomez is currently 24 according to her birthdate July 22, 1992
- Sun Sign – Cancer
- Born Place – Grand Prairie, Texas, USA
- Occupation – Actress, Pop Singer and Fashion Designer
- Build – Slim
- Genre – Dance, pop, electropop, pop rock, dubstep
- Instruments – Vocals
- Labels – Hollywood Records, Interscope Records
- Height – 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
- Weight – 59 kg or 130 pounds
- Hair Color – She is naturally brunette (dark brown hair).
- Eye Color – Dark Brown
- Sexual Orientation – Straight
- Distinctive Features – Baby face and Thick hair
- Measurements – 36-28-35 in or 91.5-71-89 cm
- Dress Size – 8 (US) or 38 (EU)
- Bra Size – 34B
- Shoe Size – 7 (US)
- Religion – Roman Catholic
- Best Known For – Her portrayal of Alex Russo on the Disney Channel Original Series ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ and of course for her ongoing singing career.
- First Album – Solo – Gomez released her debut studio album “Stars Dance” on July 19, 2013 via Hollywood Records.
- First TV Show – Selena appeared in children’s TV series, Barney & Friends from 2002 to 2003 as Gianna. She had recurring roles in season 7 and season 8.
- First Film – Gomez appeared in 2003 film Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over for her role as Waterpark Girl.
Selena Gomez Favorite Things
- Favorite Food – Pickles, Pizza with jalapeño and mushrooms, Mango
- Favorite TV Programs – Wizards Of Waverly Place (2007-2012), Hannah Montana (2006-2011), Shake it up (2010), Friends (1994-2004)
- Favorite Actress – Rachel McAdams
- Favorite Movies – Titanic (1997), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), Howl’s Moving Castle (2004), Spirited Away (2001)
- Favorite Actor – Johnny Depp
- Favorite Number – 2
- Favorite Animal – Dog
- Favorite Band – Paramore
- Favorite Color – Green
- Favorite Ice-Cream – Rocky Road
- Favorite Horror Movies – Halloween (2007), I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
- Favorite Songs – Baby One More Time (Britney Spears), Party Rock Anthem (LMFAO), What Makes You Beautiful (One Direction in 2012)
- Favorite Restaurant – Maggiano’s Little Italy, Los Angeles, USA
- Favorite Accessories – Bracelets, Earrings, Shoes
- Favorite People – Shia LaBeouf, Lady Sovereign, Justin Bieber (maybe not now)
- Favorite Idol – Britney Spears
- Favorite Places – Malaysia, Hawaii, Paris
- Favorite Candy – Snickers Bars, Good & Plenty Candy
- Favorite Clothing Company – Urban Outfitters and American Apparel
- Favorite Island – Tropical Island of Puerto Rico
- Favorite Perfume – Frilly Lily
- Favorite Drink – Pickle Juice (She has been told by other people that she is weird and disgusting about her favorite drink)
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