Selena Gomez

Actress + Singer
Born Jul 22, 1992

Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress, singer and humanitarian, best known for portraying Alex Russo, the protagonist in the Emmy Award-winning television series Wizards of Waverly Place. She subsequently ventured into feature films and has starred in the television movies Another Cinderella Story, Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, and Princess Protection Program. She made her starring theatrical film debut in Ramona and Beezus.… Read More

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1992 Birth Selena Marie Gomez was born in Grand Prairie, Texas on July 22, 1992, to Ricardo Joel Gomez and former stage actress Amanda Dawn "Mandy" Cornett. … Read More
…  Both girls were later selected to appear on the series in 2002, with Gomez portraying the character Gianna. … Read More


2006 13 Years Old With experience now under her belt, Gomez auditioned for roles under the Disney channel company along with Lovato. Gomez made a guest appearance in a 2006 episode of the Disney series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. … Read More
2008 15 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Forbes magazine later listed Gomez as one of the "Eight Hot Kid Stars to Watch" in 2008. … Read More
…  Gomez, along with Lovato, starred in the Disney Channel film Princess Protection Program, which aired in June 2009. … Read More
2010 17 Years Old After having previously announced plans to launch a fashion line, Gomez launched "Dream out Loud by Selena Gomez" in 2010. … Read More
2011 18 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 27, 2011, Gomez attended the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar party with Canadian singer Justin Bieber, confirming several months of media speculation about a romantic relationship between the pair. … Read More
2012 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Gomez confirmed in January 2012 that she would be taking a musical hiatus, opting rather to focus on her acting career. … Read More


Her debut album, Stars Dance, was released on July 23, 2013. … Read More
2014 21 Years Old 1 More Event
On November 24, 2014, Gomez released a compilation album, For You, to finalize her deal with Hollywood Records.
As of 2015, Gomez has been working with Dreamlab and the LA-based producer Ruffian on her second solo album.
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