Selena Gomez facts for kids
Selena Gomez in December 2010
|Birth name||Selena Marie Gomez|
|Born||July 22, 1992
Grand Prairie, Texas,
|Genres||Pop, Dance, Pop rock, Electropop, EDM, Dubstep, R&B, Hip hop|
|Occupation(s)||Actress, musician, dancer, singer, songwriter, recording artist, Fashion designer, Philanthropist|
Hollywood Records (2008-2014)Interscope Records (2014-present)
|Associated acts||Selena Gomez & the Scene, Forever The Sickest Kids, Demi Lovato, Drew Seeley|
Gomez's parents divorced when she was only five, with Gomez staying with her mother. Gomez had a close relationship with her grandparents as a child, who said that they "raised her" up until she found success in the entertainment industry. She appeared in various pageants while she was growing up.
Gomez has two siblings. Her sister, Gracie Elliot Teefey, was born to Amanda and Brian Teefey on June 12, 2013. Gomez has a second sister, Victoria Gomez, born to Ricardo and Sara Gomez on June 25, 2014. She earned a high school diploma through homeschooling in May 2010.
She was first featured on the children's series Barney & Friends in the early 2000s. In 2007, Gomez came to prominence after being cast in the Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place. She portrayed the starring character Alex Russo until its conclusion in 2012. Gomez entered the film industry with star billings in feature films including Ramona and Beezus (2010), Monte Carlo (2011), Hotel Transylvania (2012), and The Big Short (2015). She will be in the films The Revised Fundamentals Of Caregiving (2016), Neighbors 2 (2016), and In Dubious Battle (2016).Selena birthday is two days before a little girls birthday. The little girls birthday is two days after Selena's birthday.
She formed her band Selena Gomez & the Scene after signing a recording contract with Hollywood Records in 2008; they released the studio albums Kiss & Tell (2009), A Year Without Rain (2010), and When the Sun Goes Down (2011) before beginning a hiatus in 2012. She released her debut solo studio album Stars Dance in 2013. In 2014, she left Hollywood Records and signed a record deal with Interscope Records.
She released her second solo studio album, Revival, in 2015.
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