The face of television shows, movies and music studio "Disney", Selena Gomez is recognizable first of all by her role in "Wizards of Waverly Place" TV series where she starred the witch Alex. Despite the fact that the girl is rather young, her biography is full of important accomplishments. Selena was born in Texas, in the city of Grand Prairie on July 22, 1992. The girl was named in honor of the famous Latino singer Selena Quintanilla. Selena's mother, an actress, had a great impact on the choice of her daughter’s profession.
About Selena Gomez
When Selena Gomez was only 10, she got her first role. She passed the audition successfully and participated in the top-rated children's television program "Barney & Friends" for two years. With the popular movie "Spy Kids 3" came her first debut in a big movie, although it was a cameo role.
Starting in 2004, Selena begins her cooperation with the film studio Disney. However, the real popularity appeared when the show "The Wizard of Waverly Place" came out on the big screen. This show received one nomination - "Emmy". After such a successful biography, Gomez signs an agreement with Disney TV company on a long-term cooperation.
Newby on vocal arena
Alongside with the career in the film industry, Selena is trying herself on the vocal arena. The girl has organizes her own group, writing music and lyrics for it. In 2009 the first record of the band - "Kiss and Tell" appeared. In 2010, the band's new album "A Year Without Rain" came out. The single "Love You Like a Love Song", included in "When the Sun Goes Down"(2011) album, became 4 times platinum in the US.
She also participated in voicing the animated film "Monsters on vacation" and starred in the movie "Spring Breakers" in 2012.
The first single "Come & Get It"(2013) went double platinum in the United States. This very year she kicked off two more singles "Slow Down" and "Stars Dance".
In 2012, the singer was named "The Woman Of The Year" by the magazine "Glamour". She starred in commercials and is the face of some brands. She has her own line of clothing and a few wax figures in US museums.
It is worth noting that the actress is engaged in charity, supporting the UNICEF fund. She was named the youngest member of the fund in its history in 2009.