Selena Gomez Biography
The adorable star of the Disney television series Wizards of Waverly Place, Selena Gomez, whose real name is Selena Marie Gomez, was born on July 22, 1992, in Grand Prairie, Texas (2007–12).
Gomez, given the name Selena Quintanilla-Perez in honour of the well-known Tejano singer, was raised in a suburb of Dallas. The mother of Gomez, an aspiring actress, persuaded her to apply for a role on the PBS children’s programme Barney & Friends. She frequently appeared on the programme from 2002 to 2004. try on the show from 2002 to 2004.
Before auditing for the Disney Channel, she first appeared on the big screen in the family film Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003), which led to a cameo appearance on The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. On the new Disney series Wizards of Waverly Place, Gomez was cast as Alex Russo, a cunning tomgirl with supernatural abilities.
She also sang the theme song for the show, which quickly gained popularity among preteens. She was compared favourably to Miley Cyrus, the channel’s top newcomer.
Gomez continued to star in Wizards of Waverly Place while appearing in several tween-oriented videos and TV movies. Additionally, she provided the voice for the animated film Horton Hears a Who! (2008). She was then given prominent roles in the 2010 theatrical releases Ramona and Beezus, based on the Beverly Cleary children’s book, and the romantic comedy Monte Carlo (2011).
Gomez broke away from her image as a family-friendly actress by playing a college student looking for excitement in Florida in the obscene Spring Breakers movie (2012). She then played a sorority sister in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and the girlfriend of a college student killed in a campus shooting in the drama Rudderless (2014).
Additionally, Gomez voiced Dolittle in the animated movies Hotel Transylvania (2012) and its follow-ups (2015, 2018). (2020). In 2019, she appeared in the Woody Allen film A Rainy Day in New York, and the Jim Jarmusch zombie movie The Dead Don’t Die. She returned to television with Only Murders in the Building (2021-), a comedy series in which she teamed up with Martin Short and Steve Martin to solve a case.
Gomez started her career in music as the lead vocalist of Selena Gomez & the Scene, an electronic pop band with many dance hits. The band released the albums, Kiss & Tell (2009), A Year Without Rain (2010), and When the Sun Goes Down before announcing their split in 2012. (2011).
With the release of the 2013 album Stars Dance, which featured the seductive song “Come & Get It,” Gomez began a solo career. His two successive solo albums, Revival (2015) and Rare (2020), both contained the number-one song “Lose You to Love Me.”
A love connection with pop artist Justin Bieber increased Gomez’s fame as she entered adulthood. Her charity work was particularly well-known; a large portion was done through UNICEF, which designated her as a goodwill ambassador in 2009. Gomez revealed in 2015 that she had been diagnosed with lupus.
Due to the disease’s consequences, she required a kidney transplant in 2017. Gomez was open about her battles with depression and anxiety throughout this time, and in 2020 she disclosed that she had been given a bipolar disorder diagnosis. She revealed her challenges with stardom and mental health in the documentary Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me (2022).