Selena Marie Gomez is an American singer, songwriter, actress and executive producer who works predominantly in the English film, television and music industries. She made her acting debut in 2002 in the television series Barney & Friends, her movie debut in Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over in 2003 as a waterpark girl. Apart from acting, she has also produced numerous music videos and has received awards for her albums and singles.
Where movies are concerned, Selena has featured in over 25, in some as the voice of a character and in others as herself or as the lead character. In television she has been a part of over 20 productions, appearing as herself or a contestant or a character.
After Barney & Friends, in which she featured in 2002-2004, Selena then starred in television movie Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005), The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2006), Hannah Montana (2007), Wizards of Waverly Place (2007-2012), Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream (2008), Disney Channel Games (2008), Studio DC: Almost Live (2008), Sonny with a Chance (2009), Princess Protection Program (2009), The Suite Life on Deck (2009), Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009), and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (2009).
In 2011, Selena was featured in So Random!, which she followed with The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex (2013), The Voice (Key Advisor-2015), Saturday Night Live (Guest-2016), Inside Amy Schumer (Guest-2016), 13 Reasons Why (Executive Producer-2017/Present), and Living Undocumented (Executive Producer-2019).
After her movie debut in 2003, Selena went on to feature in Another Cinderella Story (2008), Horton Hears a Who! (Voice-2008), Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard (Voice-2009), Ramona and Beezus (2010), Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (Voice-2010), Monte Carlo (2011), The Muppets (2011), Spring Breakers (2012), Hotel Transylvania (Voice-2012), Aftershock (2012), Getaway (2013), Girl Rising (Voice-2013), Rudderless (2014), Behaving Badly (2014), Unity (Narrator-2015), Hotel Transylvania 2 (Voice-2015), The Big Short (2015), Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour Live (2015).
Selena then starred in The Fundamentals of Caring (2016), Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016), In Dubious Battle (2016), Hotel Transylvania (Voice-2017), Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (Voice-2018), The Dead Don't Die (2019), and A Rainy Day in New York (2019). She will next be featured in Dolittle (Voice-2020).
In 2017, Billboard reported that Selena has sold over 7 million albums and 22 million singles worldwide. She has earned numerous awards throughout her career and was recognized as the Billboard Woman of the Year in 2017.
Selena's other ventures include a clothing line, a handbag line, a fragrance line, and a production company named July Moonhead Productions. She has worked with various charitable organizations and became a UNICEF ambassador at the age of seventeen.
Selena Marie Gomez was born on July 22, 1992 in Grand Prairie, Texas to Ricardo Joel Gomez and former stage actress Amanda Dawn "Mandy" Cornett, and she has two younger half-sisters. She earned her high-school diploma through homeschooling in May 2010. Selena was diagnosed with lupus sometime between 2012 and early 2014 and received a kidney transplant from actress and friend Francia Raisa.
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