Selena Maria Gomez is popularly known as an actress and a singer, with her first appearance on television being on the children’s television series Barney And Friends. The American actor and singer is a native of Texas: Grand Prairie to be precise. She was born on the 22nd of July 1992.
As a child, Selena lived with her mom who raised her as a single mother. She also had a close relationship with her grandparents because she spent most of her time with them while her parents tried to finish up their education. Her grandparents took care of her until she attained success in the entertainment world. Selena was always appearing in different beauty pageants as she grew up.
Her first TV show appearance was in 2002 when she was chosen alongside Demi Lovato to feature on the Barney And Friends TV show. She went on to appear on fourteen episodes of the show from 2002 to 2004 and was later released as she became too old for the role. During that period she also took brief roles in the films Spy Kids 3D, game over. In 2006 she made a guest appearance in an episode of the Disney series The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.
From 2007 to 2012 Selena had a breakthrough with Disney series and was handed a regular role on the famous Disney channel series Hannah Montana, where she was a pop star Mikayla. She also auditioned for a role in the Disney series Wizard of Waverly Place and finally won the lead role to act as Alex Russo.
As she took on the role she gained more popularity and was very successful throughout
the year that followed. She also appeared as Alex Russo in an episode of Suite Life on deck, and made a guest appearance on the Disney series (Sonny With A Chance) which also starred Lovato.
After these she started a pop rock band called Selena Gomez and the Scene. The name of
the band was an indirect means to hit on people who believed she was a wannabe. This group released their first album in August 2009 and it debuted at number 9 on the billboard 200 albums chart in the United States, selling up to 66,000 copies in the first week.
In 2010 the band released their second album and it was ranked at number 4 on the billboard top 200. In 2011 Selena starred in the movie Monte Carlo and she started dating Justin Bieber that year. The relationship lasted until 2014.
About two months ago Selena Gomez announced that she will be taking a break from her