Selena Gomez is an American singer, actress and producer. After appearing on the children’s television series Barney & Friends, she received wider recognition for her portrayal of Alex Russo on the Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place, which aired for four seasons from 2007 until 2012. She has also earned six top-ten entries on the US Billboard Hot 100: “Come & Get It”, “The Heart Wants What It Wants”, “Good for You” with ASAP Rocky, “Same Old Love”, “Hands to Myself”, and “It Ain’t Me” with Kygo. In 2017, Billboard reported that Gomez has sold over 7 million albums and 22 million singles worldwide.

Birth Name

Selena Marie Gomez

Nicknames

Sel, Selly, Selenita, Conchita, Mamachita, See

Profession

Actress, Pop Singer, Fashion Designer

Genre

Dance, Pop, Electropop, Pop Rock, Dubstep

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Hollywood Records, Interscope Records

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Selena was born on July 22, 1992 in Grand Prairie, Texas, United States.

Age

She’s currently 26 years old.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Ethnicity

Italian, Mexican

Religion

Roman Catholic

Education

She went to Danny Jones Middle School, Texas, USA (dropped out due to bullying) and was then homeschooled. She grabbed her diploma from homeschooling.

Family Details

  • Father –  Ricardo Joel Gomez, Brian Teefey (Stepfather)
  • Mother – Amanda Dawn “Mandy” Teefey
  • Siblings – Gracie Elliot Teefey (Half Sister), Scarlett Teefey (Half Sister) (Deceased Sister), Tori Gomez (Half Sister)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Selena Gomez dated –

  • Justin Bieber (2010 – 2014) – Selena started dating Canadian Singer Justin Bieber in November 2010 and broke out in November 2012. The couple reconciled again in April 2013 but it only lasted up to June 2013.
  • Austin Mahone (2014) – She dated American singer Austin Mahone in 2014.
  • Tommaso Chiabra (2014) – She had a brief relationship with Italian businessman Tommaso Chiabra in 2014.
  • Zedd (2015) – She was rumored to be dating German DJ Zedd in 2015. But the couple were spotted at several places during that time.
  • Charlie Puth (2015) – Selena Gomez was again rumored to have had a fling, this time, with Charlie Puth in November 2015.

  • The Weeknd (2017) –Gomez started her relationship with Canadian singer The Weeknd in January 2017. They dated for 10 months and called it quits in October 2017.
  • Caleb Stevens (2018) – In 2018, Selena was rumored to be dating Caleb Stevens who is the brother of one of her close friends.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 59 kg
  • In Pounds – 130 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 36-28-35
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist – 28 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 34B

Body Build

Body Build

Slim

Body Shape

Banana

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Brunette

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Album Debut

She launched her own pop-rock band, Selena Gomez & the Scene in 2009 and released their debut album in August 2009. It was ranked no.9 at the US Billboard 200 in its first week. Selena released her solo album titled Stars Dance on July 23, 2013 under the recording label, Hollywood Records. The album reached no.1 on the US Billboard 200 chart in the first week of release and gradually declined. It received mixed reviews from critics.

Film Debut

Gomez appeared in 2003 film Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over for her role as Waterpark Girl.

Television Debut

The children’s TV series Barney & Friends marked her first appearance on television. She was featured in the 7th and 8th season between 2002 and 2003.

Brand Endorsements

She has been associated with several brand including Sears, UNICEF, Adidas, Eco, Adrenalina (perfume company), Coca-Cola, Louis Vuitton, and Pantene among others. She also did many tv commercials.

Trivia

  • Her performance in the television series “Wizards of Waverly Place” gained her seven Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards, American Latino Media Arts Award, Gracie Awards and the ‘Imagen Awards.
  • Gomez has earned a number of awards throughout her career, including an ALMA Award, a Billboard Women in Music award, an MTV Video Music Award, an American Music Award, a People’s Choice Award and fifteen Teen Choice Awards.
  • She was the youngest ambassador in UNICEF history. She was just 17 then.
  • She was ranked #19 on Maxim’s “Hot 100” in 2014.

Style Quotient

Cars & Bikes

Selena loves expensive cars and was spotted driving around in Ford Escape. One of the popular SUV in America, it boasts a 2.5-liter four cylinder mill that is good for 168hp. She also owns a Mercedes, a BMW and a Jaguar. She was usually seen cruising on an aqua blue Vespa buddy scooter enjoying the summer.

House

She owns a lavish $3 million mansion near the popular Hidden Hills neighborhood of California. The luxury house features five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a spa, gym and a pool.

Selena Gomez Favourites

  • Favorite Actor – Johnny Depp
  • Favorite Actress – Rachel McAdams
  • Favorite Food – Pickles, Pizza with Jalapeño and Mushrooms, Mango
  • Favorite Restaurants – Maggiano’s Little Italy, Los Angeles, USA
  • Favorite Band – Paramore
  • Favorite Number – 2
  • Favorite Animal – Dog
  • Favorite Songs – Baby One More Time (Britney Spears), Party Rock Anthem (LMFAO), What Makes You Beautiful (One Direction in 2012)
  • Favorite Movies – Titanic (1997), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), Howl’s Moving Castle (2004), Spirited Away (2001)
  • Favorite TV shows – Wizards Of Waverly Place (2007-2012), Hannah Montana (2006-2011), Shake it up (2010), Friends (1994-2004)
  • Favorite Holiday Destination – Malaysia, Hawaii, Paris, Tropical Island of Puerto Rico
  • Favorite Drink – Pickle Juice
  • Favorite People – Shia LaBeouf, Lady Sovereign, Justin Bieber
  • Favorite Idol – Britney Spears
  • Favorite Color – Green
  • Favorite Perfume – Frilly Lily
  • Favorite Candy – Snickers Bars, Good & Plenty Candy
  • Favorite Fashion Brands – Urban Outfitters and American Apparel
  • Favorite Fashion Accessories – Bracelets, Earrings, Shoes

Selena Gomez Net worth

Selena Gomez has an estimated net worth of $70 million dollars as of 2019. Her majority of fortune comes from music, movies and endorsements. In September 2017, Selena singed a $30 million deal with Puma for two years. With that lucrative endorsement deal, she is the new face of Puma.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Selena Gomez

  • Selena Gomez was born when her mother was 16.
  • Selena Gomez has 5 pet dogs, namely, Chip, Willy, Fina, Wallace and Baylor. These dogs were mostly stray dogs adopted by Selena Gomez.
  • Selena Gomez was named an ambassador to the Ryan Seacrest Foundation in April 2012.
  • Selena was named after Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez. Selene means “Goddess of the moon.”
  • She launched her own line of perfume called “Selena Gomez” in July 2012 and it is exclusive to Macy’s.
  • Selena was chosen as the cover girl of Elle Magazine for July 2012 issue.
  • Selena changed the way of signing autographs after watching the movie “Ramona and Beezus”. Earlier, she used to write “S” followed by “♥.” Now, she just writes her full name.
  • She has a celebrity crush on Logan Lerman.
  • Selena Gomez had received a Mickey Mouse charm necklace from Disney Channel.
  • In September 2017, Selena’s close friend Francia Raisa gave her a kidney as her kidneys were not functioning well due to her fight with Lupus.
  • In April 2018, Gomez attended the WE Day California event in Los Angeles. During the event, Gomez introduced Nellie Mainor, a young fan who had a rare kidney disease.
  • In September 2018, she got to know about her low White Blood Cells (WBC) count which made her emotional. She was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. But, because the problem didn’t resolve, she was again rushed to the hospital. All these things further broke her emotionally and she had to then undergo dialectical behavior therapy.
  • In 2018, Selena Gomez joined hands with the fashion brand ‘Coach’ for their ‘Dream It Real’ initiative. Coach has further partnered with The Future Project to make their initiative a success.
  • In October 2018, she was pushed back to #2 on Instagram in terms of the number of Instagram followers by Cristiano Ronaldo.
  • Visit her official website @ selenagomez.com.
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