Birth name: Selena Marie Gomez
Birth date: July 22nd, 1992
Birth place: Grand Prairie, Texas
Name meaning: Goddess of the moon
|001. Biography (below)
004. Name meaning
005. Throughout the years
Selena Marie Gomez (born 22th of July, 1992) is an American singer, actress, fashion designer and philanthropist. Born in Grand Prairie, Texas, she began her acting career with a two-year run on the kids’ show Barney and Friends. After a few cameos and small roles, Gomez guest starred on Disney Channel’s The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and Hannah Montana. In 2007, she was cast as the lead role of Alex Russo in the new series Wizards of Waverly Place. The hit series ran until 2012.
In 2008, Gomez starred in the ABC Family movie Another Cinderella Story with fellow Disney Channel actor Drew Seeley. Gomez starred filmed two more projects for the Disney franchise as well. The first was Princess Protection Program, released in 2009, also starring her ex-bestfriend Demi Lovato. Later in 2009, she starred in Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie.
Growing music career
Selena recorded a song for her hit series called “Everything’s not what it seems“. She recorded a few more songs for the soundtracks of her movies. She singed a record
contract with Hollywood Records, Disney Channel’s recording company. She began working on her debut album, Kiss & Tell, which was released in September 2009. Gomez also starred as a cameo in Jonas Brothers’ music video for “Burnin’ Up”. She started dating Nick Jonas later in 2009.
In 2012, Gomez recorded the voice of Mavis in the animation Hotel Transylvania. She then starred alongside James Franco and Vanessa Hudgens in Spring Breakers. In 2013, she co-starred with Ethan Hawke in the action thriller Getaway. She also continued to pursue her musical career, releasing Stars Dance in 2013 and a greatest hits collection, For You, in 2014. The same year, she starred in the comedy movie Behaving Badly.
Gomez returned to the charts with the single “Good For You” in the summer of 2015, and in October of that year she released her fifth studio album, Revival. She also contributed vocals to Hotel Transylvania 2 and joined the cast of Season 9 of The Voice as a menthor for Gwen Stefani’s team.
In early 2008, Selena began her relationship with Nick Jonas. The couple went to a lot of break-ups and make-ups before calling it quits in 2010. Rumors say that she had а short-time relationship with Taylor Lautner. Then in late 2010, she met Justin Bieber and began dating him. They made their relationship official in February 2011 at Vanity Fair’s party after the Grammys. Their on-and-off-relationship lasted through 2014, but they were seen together in 2015, kissing and holding hands, they were even on a vacation together. The last known boyfriend of Selena Gomez is the DJ and producer Zedd, who she made a song with. They dated for a several months (Selena confirmed on Twitter) but ended their relationship in April 2015. Selena is rumored to be dating Samuel Krost or Niall Horan, but none of this information seems to be true.