Selena Gomez is famous among people as a singer and movie star in the USA. She writes songs and is a producer also. The singer gained fame as an actor in a television series when she was just a teenager. She has acted in a huge number of English movies. Fans like the television series that Selena Gomez has produced for Netflix. People who are close to her and know her well call her by the nickname Sel. Selena Gomez has some other nicknames like Conchita and Selly. Her height is 5 feet and 5 inches. The pop songs that Selena Gomez has sung have become a hit. She is also known for her interest in Latin music. While many movie lovers her fan, Selena considers Rachel McAdams a role model for her. Selena Gomez got a chance to start an acting career when Disney organized a casting hunt and chose her for a role in their television series.
Selena Gomez is a well-known singer born in Texas. Her date of birth is 22nd July 1992. Ricardo Joel Gomez is the father of Selena and he is from Mexico. Her mother’s name is Mandy Teefey, and she was a stage performer. Mandy has ancestors from Italy. The descendants of the family are American-Mexican. Ricardo and Mandy separated by the time Selena Gomez had turned 5.
Mandy was given the responsibility to take care of the little girl. Selena used to speak Spanish when she was a kid. She has half-sisters who are less than her age. Selena has a stepbrother also. Selena was born when her mother was 16 years old. Mandy and Selena Gomez faced a financial crunch in the early days. Mandy was an amateur actress, who was given roles to play in theater productions. Seeing her mother acting on the stage, Selena Gomez too developed an interest in acting at an early age.
Selena Gomez inherited acting from her mother, Mandy. Her first acting assignment was a role in “Barney & Friends” in 2002. The child star played the role of “Gianna” in the show. Selena Gomez was chosen to play the character of a pop star in “Hannah Montana”. It is a Disney Channel show that was telecast in 2007. Selena Gomez is recognized for her acting and singing talent. She has been given awards many times. Her role in Wizards of Waverly Place won her a TV comedy award in 2009. Selena Gomez was the winner of a Pop/Rock music award in 2016. In 2019, she won an ASCAP Latin Music award for her song “Taki Taki”. She won Allure Best Beauty Award for the years 2021 and 2022. Selena Gomez got an award for songwriting in 2022 for the song “Baila Conmigo”.
Selena Gomez started her acting career with a role in Disney’s show “Hannah Montana”. She played the role of a pop star, Mikayla in this show. She was chosen to act in Disney’s show “Wizards of Waverly Place” and played the role of the character “Alex”. Selena Gomez had an interest in music also so she made a pop-rock band in her name. She launched her 1st music album in 2009. Selena’s songs have won top positions in “US Billboard 200”. She acted in the movie “Hotel Transylvania” which was released in 2012. Selena Gomez released her solo music album “Come & Get It” in 2012.
She worked on her 2nd album, “Revival” which was released in 2015. Selena Gomez produced a series made on the book “Thirteen Reasons Why” in 2017. The show was a hit on Netflix. Selena Gomez released her 3rd music album “Rare” in 2019. She sang the song “999” in 2021 and the “Calm Down” remix in 2022. We wish good luck to Selena Gomez and hope that she gives great music to her fans and continues acting in movies.