Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer-songwriter best known for her portrayal of Alex Russo on the Emmy Award winning Disney Channel Original Series Wizards of Waverly Place. She has starred in the television movies Another Cinderella Story and Princess Protection Program. In 2010, Gomez made her theatrical film debut as Beatrice “Beezus” Quimby in Ramona and Beezus.
Before Disney, she had one of the kid roles on Barney & Friends. In 2008, she signed a record deal with Hollywood Records and contributed to the Tinker Bell, Another Cinderella Story and Wizards of Waverly Place soundtracks. Her band, Selena Gomez & the Scene, released their debut studio album Kiss & Tell on September 29, 2009, which was certified Gold by RIAA on March 5, 2010. The album’s single, “Naturally”, was certified Platinum by RIAA on July 15, 2010.
- Birth name : Selena Marie Gomez
- Born : July 22, 1992, Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
- Genres : Dance-pop, Electronic rock, Electropop, Pop, Pop rock
- Occupations : Actress, singer, songwriter
- Years active : 2002–present
- Labels : Hollywood (2008–present)
- Associated acts : Selena Gomez & the Scene, Forever the Sickest Kids, Demi Lovato, Drew Seeley