Selena Gomez

Biography Summary

Full Name Selena Marie Gomez
Nick Names Selly, Selenita
Birthday July 22, 1992
Birth Place Grand Prairie, Texas, U.S.
Country U.S.
Age 27 years
Birth Sign Cancer
Height 5’5”
Weight 59 kg
Religion Roman Catholic
Profession Pop Singer, Actress, Fashion Designer
Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Natural brunette with dark brown hair
Home Town Grand Prairie, Texas
Blood Group A+
Marital Status Single
Father Name Ricardo Joel Gomez
Mother Name Amanda Dawn
Siblings Half sisters: Gracie Elliot Teefey, Victoria “Tori” Gomez
Net worth $275 million
Introduction

Selena Gomez is an American singer and actress. She has earned many numbers of awards throughout her career including an ALMA Award, an American Music Award, an MTV Video Music Award, two Billboard Women in Music Awards a People’s Choice Award,  and eighteen Teen Choice Awards. She was the most followed Instagram user in the world before being improved on by athlete Cristiano Ronaldo in October 2018.

Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez released her own clothing line through Kmart in 2010 and self-titled fragrance in 2013. She released a limited-edition collection of handbags called “Selena Grace” that she designed in collaboration with Coach, Inc in 2017. She has worked with various charitable organizations for many years and at the age of seventeen she became a UNICEF ambassador. Regarding her Hispanic heritage, Selena Gomez has stated, “My family does have Quinceañeras, and we go to the communion church and we do everything that is Catholic, but we really don’t have anything traditional except that, we go to the park and have barbecues on Sundays after church.”

Early Life
Selena Gomez

Grand Prairie, Texas is the place where Selena Gomez was born on July 22, 1992 . Her father is Ricardo Joel Gomez and mother is the former stage actress Amanda Dawn “Mandy” Cornett. Selena Gomez was named after Tejano singer and actress Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, who died in 1995. Her father is of Mexican descent and her mother, who was adopted, has some Italian ancestry Selena Gomez’s parents were divorced when she was five years old, and she stayed with her mother. Selena has two younger half-sisters. Gracie Elliot Teefey  was through Amanda and her second husband Brian Teefey, and Victoria “Tori” Gomez was through Ricardo and his wife Sara Gomez.           

Education

Selena Gomez went to Danny Jones Middle School in Texas. She was home schooled for high school and earned her highschool degree through homeschooling in 2010. Selena isn’t college bound, but very talented. She started home schooling when the Disney show “Wizards Of Waverly Place” started picking up in her life. Since then she has focused on her acting, music, and modeling career with the fullest determination.

Career

Selena Gomez has been nominated on 125 occasions and has won some of the best awards and her songs, as well as acting performances. After her performance in ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’, she has starred ‘Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire’ and ‘Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over’. From 2010-12 ‘Bravo Otto’ awards were presented to Gomez on six occasions. She was also declared the ‘Woman of the Year’ by the ‘Glamour Awards’. Gomez also received the ‘Chris Greicius Celebrity Award’ the ‘Make-A-Wish Foundation’ and the ‘Young Visionary Award’ in 2013.

Selena Gomez

Gomez starred in Harmony Korine’s comedic thriller ‘Spring Breakers’ (2013) alongside Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson. She continued to pursue her musical career releasing ‘Stars Dance’. Gomez released the single ‘Good for You’ in 2015, and in October of that year she released her fifth album ‘Revival’. She enjoyed more success in 2017 when she released tracks as ‘Bad Liar’ and ‘It Ain’t Me’.

Selena also teamed with rapper Gucci Mane for ‘Fetish’ and DJ Marshmello for ‘Wolves’. In 2018 she dropped the track ‘Back to You’ for Netflix’s TV-show ’13 Reasons Why’. The same year she also revived her role as Mavis in Hotel Transylvania 3. Gomez is also set to voice a character in the upcoming ‘The Voyage of Dr. Doolittle’ that will be on the big screen in 2019.

Selena Gomez Movies List
The Big Short (2015)

As: Cast
Director: Adam McKay
Genres: Biography, History, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast: Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Casey Groves, Charlie Talbert, Rudy Eisenzopf

The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)

As: Cast
Director: Rob Burnett
Genres: Comedy, Drama
Star Cast: Paul Rudd, Alex Huff, Donna Biscoe, Julia Denton

Rudderless (2014)

As: Cast
Director: William H. Macy
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Music
Star Cast: Laurence Fishburne, Miles Heizer, Alexandra Lovelace, Billy Crudup

The Muppets (2011)

As: Cast
Director: James Bobin
Genres: Adventure, Family, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast: Jack Black, Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones

Ramona and Beezus (2010)

As: Cast
Role: Beezus Quimby
Director: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum
Genres: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast: Ginnifer Goodwin, Bridget Moynahan, Joey King, John Corbett

Monte Carlo (2011)

As: Cast
Role: Grace / Cordelia Winthrop Scott
Director: Thomas Bezucha
Genres: Romance, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Star Cast: Leighton Meester, Katie Cassidy, Cory Monteith, Andie MacDowell

In Dubious Battle (2016)

As: Cast
Role: Lisa
Director: James Franco
Genres: Drama
Star Cast: Zach Braff, James Franco, Robert Duvall, Nat Wolff

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016)

As: Cast
Director: Nicholas Stoller
Genres: Comedy
Star Cast: Zac Efron, Lisa Kudrow, Dave Franco, Kelsey Grammer

The Dead Don’t Die (2019)

As: Cast
Role: Zoe
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast: Adam Driver, Bill Murray, Steve Buscemi, Tilda Swinton

Spring Breakers (2012)

As: Cast
Role: Faith
Director: Harmony Korine
Genres: Crime, Drama
Star Cast: James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine

Getaway (2013)

As: Cast
Role: The Kid
Director: Courtney Solomon
Genres: Thriller, Action, Crime
Star Cast: Ethan Hawke, Jon Voight, Rebecca Budig, Paul Freeman

Aftershock (2012)

As: Cast
Director: Nicolás López
Genres: Adventure, Thriller, Action, Horror
Star Cast: Eli Roth, Andrea Osvárt, Ariel Levy, Natasha Yarovenko

Behaving Badly (2014)

As: Cast
Role: Nina Pennington
Director: Tim Garrick
Genres: Comedy
Star Cast: Elisabeth Shue, Mary-Louise Parker, Nat Wolff, Dylan McDermott

Spy Kids 3: Game Over (2003)

As: Cast
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Genres: Adventure, Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast: George Clooney, Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Alexa PenaVega, Daryl Sabara

Cashmere Cat Feat. Selena Gomez & Tory Lanez: Trust Nobody (2016)

As: Cast
Director: Jake Schreier
Genres: Short, Music
Star Cast: Cashmere Cat, Talia Koylass, Tory Lanez, Dominique McDougal

Searching (2013)

As: Cast
Role: Violet
Director: Victoria Mahoney
Genres: Short
Star Cast: Shiloh Fernandez

TV Movie(s)
The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex (2013)

As: Cast, Producer
Role: Alex Russo
Director: Victor Gonzalez
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast: Jake T. Austin, Jennifer Stone, Gregg Sulkin, Beau Mirchoff

Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009)

As: Cast
Role: Alex Russo
Director: Lev L. Spiro
Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast: David Henrie, Jake T. Austin, Jennifer Stone, Maria Canals-Barrera

Princess Protection Program (2009)

As: Cast
Role: Carter
Director: Allison Liddi-Brown
Genres: Comedy, Family, Drama
Star Cast: Demi Lovato, Nicholas Braun, Molly Hagan, Johnny Ray Rodriguez

Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005)

As: Cast
Director: Aaron Norris
Genres: Thriller, Action, Crime
Star Cast:Chuck Norris, Sheree J. Wilson, Judson Mills, Andre Kristoff

Brain Zapped(2006)

As: Cast
Role: Emily Grace Garcia
Director: Eliud George Garcia
Genres:  Short, Family
Star Cast: Haley Hill, Lewis Parry, Emily Grace Garcia, Devyn S. Crook

House Broken (2006)

As: Cast
Role: Alexa
Director: Luke Greenfield
Genres: Comedy
Star Cast: Chad Broskey, Stacy Choe, Logan Grove, Haley Hill

Arwin! (2007)

As: Cast
Role: Alexa
Director: Rich Correll
Genres: Family, Comedy
Star Cast: Chad Broskey, Samantha Droke, Logan Grove, Haley Hill

Animation(s)
Hotel Transylvania (2012)

As: Cast
Role: Mavis
Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Genres: Fantasy, Comedy, Family, Animation
Star Cast: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Kevin James, Fran Drescher

Horton Hears a Who! (2008)

As: Cast
Director: Jimmy Hayward, Steve Martino
Genres: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Family, Comedy
Star Cast: Jim Carrey, Jaime Pressly, Steve Carell, Will Arnett, Selena Gomez

Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)

As: Cast
Role: Mavis
Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Genres: Animation, Fantasy, Family, Comedy
Star Cast: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Kevin James, Steve Buscemi

What’s Stevie Thinking? (2007)

As: Cast
Role: Stevie Sanchez
Genres: Comedy, Animation
Star Cast: Lalaine, Armando Molina, Charlie Stewart, Loren Berman

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)

As: Cast
Role: Mavis
Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Genres: Horror, Animation, Crime, Fantasy, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Mel Brooks, Steve Buscemi

Puppy (2017)

As: Cast
Role: Mavis
Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Genres: Fantasy, Family, Short, Animation, Comedy
Star Cast: Adam Sandler, Asher Blinkoff, Andy Samberg, Joe Whyte

Arthur 3: la guerre des deux mondes (2010)

As: Cast
Director: Luc Besson
Genres: Fantasy, Family, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast: Jimmy Fallon, Mia Farrow, Ron Crawford, Robert Stanton, Penny Balfour

Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard (2009)

As: Cast
Role: Selenia
Director: Luc Besson
Genres: Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast: Jimmy Fallon, Freddie Highmore, Mia Farrow, Omar Sy

TV Shows and Videos
Selena Gomez: Forever (2014)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Genres: Biography
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

13 Reasons Why (2017)

As: Producer
Director: Gregg Araki, Kyle Patrick Alvarez, Carl Franklin, Tom McCarthy, Helen Shaver
Genres: Mystery, Drama
Star Cast: Jesus N Jimenez, Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford, Christian Navarro, Alisha Boe

Selena Gomez: Reinvention (2013)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Genres: Biography
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

Kygo Feat. Selena Gomez: It Ain’t Me (2017)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Phillip Lopez
Genres: Fantasy, Music, Short, Musical
Star Cast: Georgia Fowler, Nathan Mitchell

Selena Gomez: The Heart Wants What It Wants (2014)

As: Cast, Writer
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Dawn Shadforth
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: Mandell Frazier

Selena Gomez: Bad Liar (2017)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Jesse Peretz
Genres: Short, Music
Star Cast: Arden Belle, Chandra Bond, Cole Carter, Nick de Graffenreid

Selena Gomez Feat. Gucci Mane: Fetish (2017)

As: Cast
Director: Petra Collins
Genres: Short, Music
Star Cast: Gucci Mane

Selena Gomez & the Scene: Who Says (2011)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Chris Applebaum
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

Zedd: I Want You to Know Ft. Selena Gomez (2015)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Brent Banacorso
Genres: Short, Music
Star Cast: Alexia Bergamin, Zedd

Taylor Swift: Bad Blood (2015)

As: Cast
Role: Arsyn
Director: Joseph Kahn
Genres: Short, Fantasy, Music, Thriller
Star Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Cara Delevingne, Cindy Crawford, Taylor Swift

Selena Gomez & the Scene: Love You Like a Love Song (2011)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Georgie Greville, Geremy Jasper
Genres: Short, Music
Star Cast: Charan Andreas

Disney’s Friends for Change: Send It On (2009)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Genres: Short, Music
Star Cast: Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas

Selena Gomez & the Scene: A Year Without Rain (2010)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Chris Dooley
Genres: Short, Music
Star Cast: Niko Pepaj

Selena Gomez: Hands to Myself (2015)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Alek Keshishian
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: Christopher Mason

Selena Gomez & the Scene: Naturally (2009)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Chris Dooley
Genres: Short, Music
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez: Birthday (2013)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Ben Renschen
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez: Same Old Love (2015)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Michael Haussman
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: Steve Filice, John Venable

Selena Gomez: Kill Em with Kindness (2016)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Emil Nava
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez: Come & Get It (2013)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Anthony Mandler
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

Charlie Puth Feat. Selena Gomez: We Don’t Talk Anymore (2016)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Phil Pinto
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: Mirella Cardoso, Charlie Puth

Selena Gomez: Good for You (2015)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Sophie Muller
Genres: Short, Music
Star Cast: Rakim Mayers

Ben Kweller & Selena Gomez: Hold On (2014)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: William H. Macy
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: Ben Kweller

Wizards of Waverly Place (2007)

As: Cast
Role: Alex Russo
Director: Victor Gonzalez, Bob Koherr, Robert Berlinger, Mark Cendrowski, Guy Distad
Genres: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast: Bridgit Mendler, Brenda Song, Cindy Crawford, David Henrie

Fifty Shades of Blue (2012)

As: Cast
Role: Woman
Director: Lauryn Kahn, Lauren Palmigiano
Genres: Comedy, Short
Star Cast: Nick Kroll

Selena Gomez: Slow Down (2013)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Philip Andelman
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez: Cruella De Vil (2008)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Genres: Short, Music
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez & the Scene: Falling Down (2009)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Chris Dooley
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

Inside Amy Schumer (2013)

As: Cast
Director: Ryan McFaul, Neal Brennan, Steven K. Tsuchida, Daniel Powell, Amy Schumer
Genres: Comedy
Star Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Missi Pyle, Amber Rose, Natasha Lyonne, Zach Braff

Pantene: Love Your Hair Longer (2016)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Genres: Short
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005)

As: Cast
Director: Rich Correll, Jim Drake, Lex Passaris, Danny Kallis, Kelly Sandefur
Genres: Comedy, Family
Star Cast: Emma Stone, Zac Efron, Brenda Song, Vanessa Hudgens

Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana (2009)

As: Cast
Role: Alex Russo
Genres: Family, Comedy
Star Cast: Emily Osment, Brenda Song, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin

Selena Gomez: Tell Me Something I Don’t Know (2008)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Elliott Lester
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

The Suite Life on Deck (2008)

As: Cast
Director: Rich Correll, Phill Lewis, Shelley Jensen, Bob Koherr, Ellen Gittelsohn
Genres: Comedy, Family, Adventure, Action
Star Cast: Emily Osment, Brenda Song, Dylan Sprouse, Cole Sprouse

Selena Gomez & the Scene: Hit the Lights (2011)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Philip Andelman
Genres: Short, Musical, Music
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

Jonas Brothers: Burnin’ Up (2008)

As: Cast
Director: Brendan Malloy, Tim Wheeler
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: David Carradine, Joe Jonas, Robert Davi, Brothers The Jonas

Selena Gomez & the Scene: Round & Round (2010)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Director: Philip Andelman
Genres: Music, Short
Star Cast: Selena Gomez

Another Cinderella Story (2008)

As: Cast
Role: Mary Santiago
Director: Damon Santostefano
Genres: Musical, Music, Family, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast: Jane Lynch, Drew Seeley, Katharine Isabelle, Emily Perkins

Barney: Best Manners – Invitation to Fun (2003)

As: Cast
Role: Gianna
Director: Jim Rowley
Genres: Family
Star Cast: Julie Johnson, Greta Muller

Drew Seeley Feat. Selena Gomez: New Classic (2009)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Genres: Short, Music
Star Cast: Drew Seeley

Selena Gomez & Demi Lovato: One and the Same (2009)

As: Cast
Role: Selena Gomez
Genres: Short, Music
Star Cast: Demi Lovato

Hannah Montana (2006)

As: Cast
Director: Roger Christiansen, Rich Correll, Shannon Flynn, Bob Koherr, David Kendall
Genres: Family, Music, Comedy
Star Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles, Billy Ray Cyrus

Barney & Friends (1992)

As: Cast
Director: Jim Rowley, Fred Holmes, Steve Feldman, Bruce Deck, Alexander Laughton
Genres: Musical, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Family
Star Cast: Demi Lovato, Bob West, Dean Wendt, David Joyner

Awards and Nominations
Year Association Category Work  Result
2010 Teen Choice Award Choice Music: Group Selena Gomez and the Scene Won
2010 Teen Choice Award Choice Music: Breakout Artist Selena Gomez and the Scene Won
2010 MTV Europe Music Award Best Push Act Selena Gomez and the Scene Nominated
2011 Kids’ Choice Awards Argentina Favorite International Singer Selena Gomez and the Scene Won
2011 People’s Choice Awards Favorite Breakout Artist Selena Gomez and the Scene Won
2011 MuchMusic Video Awards International Video of the Year-Artist “A Year Without A Rain” Nominated
2011 MuchMusic Video Awards Ur Fave International Video “A Year Without A Rain” Nominated
2011 MuchMusic Video Awards MuchMusic.com Most Watched Video of the Year “A Year Without A Rain” Nominated
2011 Teen Choice Award Choice Music: Group Selena Gomez and the Scene Won
2011 Teen Choice Award Choice Music: Single “Who Says” Won
2011 Teen Choice Award Choice Music: Love Song “Love You Like A Love Song” Won
2012 MuchMusic Video Awards International Video of the Year- Group “Love You Like A Love Song” Nominated
2012 Teen Choice Award Choice Music: Group Selena Gomez and the Scene Won
2012 Teen Choice Award Choice Music: Single By Group “Hits The Lights” Nominated
2012 Kids’ Choice Awards Mexico Cancion Favorita “Love You Like A Love Song” Nominated
2012 MTV Video Music Awards Best Female Video “Love You Like A Love Song” Nominated
2012 Vevo Certified Vevo Certified 100 Million Views “Naturally” Won
2012 Vevo Certified Vevo Certified 100 Million Views “A Year Without A Rain” Won
2012 Vevo Certified Vevo Certified 100 Million Views “Who Says” Won
2012 Vevo Certified Vevo Certified 100 Million Views “Love You Like A Love Song” Won
Net Worth (Now and Previous)

Remuneration: $3 million.

Net Worth: $275 million.

Interesting Facts About Selena Marie Gomez
  1. She loves eating pizza crust – it’s her favorite part of the pizza.
  2. Selena’s favourite fruit is mango.
  3. Selena loves to surf and skateboard.
  4. Selena received a Mickey Mouse charm necklace as a gift from Disney Channel.
  5. Selena Gomez is a huge fan of Cheryl Cole and wishes to record a duet with her.
  6. 34. Selena’s favourite movie genre is horror.
  7. She is a huge fan of Johnny Depp.
  8. Her favorite actress is Rachel McAdams.
  9. Gomez spent weeks learning two different British accents for her 2011 role in Monte Carlo. The actress played Grace in the flick, a girl who gets mistaken for a socialite while vacationing in Paris. “Accent training was the hardest thing on top of learning lines,” she said.

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