Selena Gomez Biography

    Published On Jan 05, 2016
    Facts of Selena Gomez
    Date of Birth: 1992 , July-22
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 5 feet 5 inch
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    At the end of 2010, Selena was seen with Justin Bieber having romantic love affairs with him.  Justin Bieber is a well known singer and song writer from Canada. This relationship was not that fruitful as they had on and off relation for several times and they finally broke up in 2013.

    Selena struggled a lot as a child. Her parent’s financial condition was humble and they also didn't have enough money for their food and gas. Her parents dissolved their married life when she was five. As her mother is also an actress, one day she watched her mother prepare for stage productions and after that she became more interested in acting. A young child with a sweet voice, Selena began auditing in several shows and she finally earned her first acting role in 2002 in the television series, Barney & Friends. Her breakthrough role came in 2007 after she began appearing in the Disney series Wizards of Waverly Place. For her role in this series, she earned the salary of $25,000 per episode and her net worth is $20 million.

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    Born in Grand Prairie, Texas

    1992

    Cute and adorable Selena was born as Selena Marie Gomez on the laps of Ricardo Joel Gomez and Mandy Teefey. She was born in humble family in Grand Prairie, Texas, United States of America. She is an American and is of Mexican and Italian descent.

    Her parents got divorced

    1997

    Selena struggled a lot as a child. Her parent’s financial condition was humble and they also didn't have enough money for their food and gas. Her parents dissolved their married life when she was five.

    Began her acting career

    2002

    As her mother is also an actress, one day she watched her mother prepare for stage productions and after that she became more interested in acting. A young child with a sweet voice, Selena began auditing in several shows and she finally earned her first acting role in 2002 in the television series, Barney & Friends.

    First feature film, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over

    2003

    Within a year after she made her acting debut, she played her debut movie in 2003. Her debut movie was Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over and in this movie, she played the role of Waterpark Girl. She played her second movie in 2008 movie, Another Cinderella Story.

    Appeared in Hannah Montana

    2007

    Her breakthrough role came in 2007 after she began appearing in the Disney series Wizards of Waverly Place. For her role in this series, she earned the salary of $25,000 per episode and her net worth is $20 million.

    Formed the band, Selena Gomez & the Scene

    2008

    As she gained critical acclaim from her acting career, she also desired to enter into the music world and earn her name as a music artist. She then formed the band Selena Gomez & the Scene along with bassist Joey Clement, drummer Greg Garman, keyboardist Dane Forrest, and guitarist Drew Taubenfeld.

    Debut studio album, Kiss & Tell

    2009

    After the formation of the band Selena Gomez & the Scene, they went on recording their debut album and finally on 29th of September 2009, they released their debut studio album Kiss & Tell. It was the commercially successful album selling over 900,000 copies in the country. 

    Debut solo album, Stars Dance

    2013

    With Selena Gomez & the Scene, she released the studio albums like Kiss & Tell, A Year Without Rain and When the Sun Goes Down. However, this band went on a hiatus and she began her solo career and finally released her debut solo album, Stars Dance in 2013.

    Won ALMA Awards

    2009

    In 2008, she got nominated in ALMA Awards for Outstanding Female Performance in a Comedy Television Series; however, she was not honored with this award that year. She also got nominated in this award the following year and she won this award for Actress in Television - Comedy.

    Won Imagen Foundation Awards

    2011

    She has been nominated in Imagen Foundation Awards for six different times and put of these six nominations she has been honored only three times. She won this award for the first time in 2011 for Best Young Actress - Television.

    Won Kids' Choice Awards, USA

    2009

    For her role in Wizards of Waverly Place, she got her first nomination in Kids' Choice Awards, USA in 2009. She was also honored with this award that year for Favorite Television Actress. She was also honored with this award from the same category in 2010.

    Won Teen Choice Awards

    2009

    Teen Choice Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and she has also been honored with this award several times. She was honored with this award for the first time in 2009 for Choice Summer TV Star: Female and Choice Red Carpet Fashion Icon Female.

    Began dating Justin Bieber

    2010

    At the end of 2010, Selena was seen with Justin Bieber having romantic love affairs with him.  Justin Bieber is a well known singer and song writer from Canada. He is mainly popular in the world from his massive hit single, Baby.

    Broke up with Justin Bieber

    2013

    Beautiful, cute, lovely and adorable, Selena Gomez and Justin were one of the most talked couple during the start of 2010s. However, this relationship was not that fruitful as they had on and off relation for several times and they finally broke up in 2013.