Legal name: Selena Marie Gomez
Date of Birth: 22nd July 1992
Current Age: 26 years
Height: 1.65 m
Weight: 130 pounds (59 Kg)
Biological Mother: Mandy Teefey
Biological Father: Ricardo Joel Gomez
Most Recent Education: Home-schooled
Current Profession: Singer, actress, producer
Overall Net Worth Income: $60 million dollars
Who is Selena Gomez?
Selena Gomez’s full name is Selena Marie Gomez. She was born on the 22nd July 1992 in the state of Texas. She now is a very famous singer, actor and producer who has won the hearts of millions of fans as the bubbly star of Wizards of Waverly Place that aired on Disney.
Selena Gomez was into acting and singing since a very young age. Born in Texas, she was brought up in rural Dallas. Since a young age, Selena was inspired by her mother who had newly started acting. Watching her mother prepare for stage productions, Selena gave an audition for Barney & Friends and got selected. She started appearing on the show and acted in it for 2 years. After this, she appeared in the movie Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over and later gave an audition for Disney channel, which got her a spot as a guest on the TV serial Suit life of Zack and Cody. Gomez was given a role as Alex Russo in the series Wizards of Waverly Place in 2007.
Early years and Personal life
Selena Gomez belongs to an Italian mother who had been adopted and a Mexican father. Selena was born when her mother was only 16 years of age and her parents filed for divorce when she was only 5 years old. After their divorce, Selena lived with her mother. Since her mother was very young when Selena was born, the family had to go through a financial crisis after her parents divorced. It became very difficult for her mother to provide for her and her siblings. Selena once said that they had to search and collect quarters just so they could buy gas for their car. She saw her mother as a very strong woman, especially considering how she had given up everything just to fulfill her responsibilities as parent. Selena was really close to her grandparents and she participated in a number of pageants in early age. While her mother was completing her education, her grandparents would often look after her.
As far as her personal life is concerned, she was born and raised as a Catholic. At the age of 13, she asked for a purity ring that her father went and got from the church and had it blessed. However, she took the ring off in 2010. She later said that the term religion freaked her out. She stated that it was more important for her to believe in relationship with God and faith and she was not sure if she actually believed in religion. Even though the term religion is not liked by her she still attends Hillsong Church.
In between the years 2012 and 2014, she was diagnosed with lupus and she made the news public though Instagram on 14th September 2017. She told her fans that she was taking her time off from public events in the past few months since she had needed a kidney transplant. Her friend Francia Raisa donated a kidney to Selena when she got to know that Selena was struggling to find a match.
In 2008, Selena Gomez was in a relationship with Nick Jonas from the Jonas brothers. She made an appearance in the music video of Jonas band song ‘’Burnin up”. After her breakup with Jonas, Selena began seeing Justin Bieber in December 2010. After their breakup in November 2012 she got back together after a few weeks before breaking up again in January 2013. They patched up again for a few months in the years 2013, 2014 and 2014. It was later reported again in 2017 that the couple had got back together before they split up again in March 2018.
Selena also dated The Weeknd in the year 2017. They got into an official relationship in January 2017 and temporarily moved in together in September 2017. However, they split up in October 2017. In March 2018, the album My dear Melancholy was released by the Weeknd which referenced Selena in most of the songs, according to the media.
Net Worth and Career Today
The singer has been nominated on 125 occasions and also has been awarded for several songs and acting performances as well. She was presented ‘Bravo Otto’ awards between the years 2012 to 2012 on six occasions. Also, Glamour Awards declared Selena as the Woman of the Year which was a big achievement for her. Furthermore, in 2013 she was also awarded the ‘Young Visionary Award’, ‘Chris Greicius Celebrity Award’ and the ‘Make-A-Wish Foundation’
In 2013 she starred in ‘Spring Breakers’ along with Ashley Benson and Venessa Hudgens. She continued her singing career and released singles ‘Good for You’ and ‘Stars Dance’ in 2015. Her album ‘Revival’ was released in the October of the same year.
The tracks she released in 2017 made her even more successful when she released tracks ‘It Ain’t Me and ‘Bad Liar’. Gomez also worked with rapper Gucci Mane for ‘Fetish’ and DJ Marshmello for ‘Wolves’. Later she dropped the track ‘Back to You’ for Netflix’s TV-show ’13 Reasons Why’ in 2018.
As of 2019, Selena Gomez’s net worth is $60 million dollars.
Selena Gomez and The Scene
Selena Gomez and the Scene is a well known music band in which Selena Gomez was the lead vocalist. Selena thought she wouldn’t like to be a solo artist at first, however she thought it would be nice to be a part of a band. Hence, she made a band and named it “Selena Gomez and The Scene”. Their first two albums were very successful as they went gold and more than 500,000 copies were sold. The band won Teen Choice Awards and Breakout Artist of the Year on the Teen Choice Awards un 2010
Is Selena currently dating anyone?
Selena is constantly in the eyes of paparazzi who are eager to know if she is seeing anyone new after her breakup with Justin Bieber. But for now, she’s mainly focusing on herself, her physical and mental health and is not dating anyone. At this point in her life, she feels peaceful and content on her own.