Selena Marie Gomez (born July 22, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television producer. After appearing on the children’s series Barney & Friends (2002-2004), she received wide recognition for her portrayal of Alex Russo on the Emmy Award-winning Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place, which aired from 2007 until 2012. Gomez also starred in the films Another Cinderella Story (2008), Princess Protection Program (2009), Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009), Ramona and Beezus (2010), and Monte Carlo (2011). Thereafter, she focused on more matured roles in Spring Breakers (2012), Getaway (2013), The Fundamental Of Caring (2016), and The Dead Don’t Die (2019). She voices the character of Mavis in the Hotel Transylvania film franchise and serves as an executive producer of the Netflix television drama series 13 Reasons Why (2017- present) and the Netflix documentary series Living Undocumented (2019).
|Born||Selena Marie Gomez July 22, 1992 (age 27) Grand Prairie, Texas, U.S.|
|Occupation||Singer-songwriter Actress Television producer|
|Awards||ALMA Award American Music Award Billboard Woman in Music Award (twice) iHeartRadio Music Award MTV Video Music Award Teen Choice Award Seven Guinness World Records Seven Billboard Music Awards|
|Genres||Pop Dance-pop Electropop|
|Associated Acts||Selena Gomez &the Scene Julia Michaels Rock Mafia|
With her former band Selena Gomez & the Scene, she attained the gold-certified top-ten albums, Kiss, & Tell (2009), A year without Rain (2010) and when the Sun Goes Down (2011) on the US Billboard 200. In 2012, the band went on hiatus, and Gomez focussed work on her debut album as a solo artist. The pop and dance influence Stars Dance (2013) became her first number-one album on the Billboard 200 and included “Come and Get It”, which became her first top ten entry on the US Billboard Hot 100. To finish out her contract with Hollywood Records, she released the compilation album For You (2014). It included the single “The Heart Wants What It Wants”, which became her second top ten entry.
After signing with the Interscope Records in late 2014, she released her second studio album, Revival (2015). It became her second consecutive number one regular album on the Billboard 200, with the highest first-week sales of her career. The album was well-received by music critics, who praised the album production and lyrical content and became Gomez’s first album to achieve platinum by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA). The first three singles, “Good for You” with ASAP Rocky, “Same Old Love”, and “Hands To Myself”, all became top-ten entries on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached number one on the Mainstream Top 40 chart. Since then, she was featured on several collaborations, including “We Don’t Talk Anymore” with Marshmello, and “Taki Taki” with DJ Snake. After a short absence from the music scene, Gomez returned with new music, including “Lose You To Love Me” which became her first number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
In 2017, Billboard reported that Gomez has sold over 7 million albums and 22 million singles worldwide. Gomez has earned numerous awards throughout her career and was recognized as the Billboard Woman of the Year in 2017. She has a large following on social media, and was at one time the most followed individual on Instagram, before being surpassed by athlete Cristiano Ronaldo in October 2018. Gomez’s other ventures include a clothing line, a handbag line, a fragrance line, and a production company named July Moonhead Productions. She has worked with various charitable organizations and became a UNICEF ambassador at the age of seventeen.
Gomez’s vocal range is mezzo-soprano possessing 3 octaves, she’s describing as a pop singer and songwriter, showcasing in the genre in form of dance-pop and incorporating EDM into her sound. As her career has been progressing, she has been experimenting with a large number of music genres. While her debut album with The Scene was inspired in electronic rock and pop-rock, her following records with the band opted for a dance-pop sound. A Year Without Rain noted synth-pop characteristics and When The Sun Goes Down went into a more electropop and electro-disco-influenced musical direction. Her debut solo record Stars Dance was rooted in the EDM-Pop genre, and Gomez herself described it as “baby dubstep”, featuring elements from multiple genres as electronic, disco, techno or dancehall. Her songs “The Heart Wants What It Wants” and “Good For You” has been described as “minimalistic” and “grown-up”, transitioning her sound into adult pop.
Early in her music career, Gomez cited Bruno Mars as an influence, for “his style of music, his style in general, the way he performs, the way he carries himself”. Gomez also named Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, Beyonce and Rihanna as influences. Gomez has stated that she finds English singer Cheryl Cole as a significant influence to her artistry, “She made me feel better, I just love her music and I think she’s really a nice person. She’s been through a lot, but she carries herself with a lot of class and I love that.” Gomez’s debut solo album Stars Dance (2013) was prominently influenced by Spears, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, and American electronic producer Skrillex. Her second album, Revival (2015), was mainly influenced by Christina Aguilera’s album Stripped (2002) and singer Janet Jackson.
Gomez was raised Catholic. When she was 13, she wanted a purity ring, and her dad went to the church and got it blessed. She stated, “He actually used me as an example for other kids. I’m going to keep my promise to myself, to my family and to my God’. The singer stopped wearing the ring in 2010.
Gomez was diagnosed with lupus sometime between 2012 and early 2014. On September 14, 2017, she announced via Instagram that she had withdrawn from public events during the previous few months because she had received a kidney transplant from actress and friend Francia Raisa. During the transplant, Gomez broke an artery. Emergency surgery was conducted to build a new artery using a vein from her leg.
Gomez dated Nick Jonas in 2008. She appeared in Jonas’ band music video for “Burnin Up”. In December 2010, Gomez began dating Justin Bieber. After separating in November 2012, they reconciled a few weeks later before splitting up again in January 2013.
Gomez reportedly started dating The Weekend in January 2017 and they moved in together in September 2017 in Greenwich Village, New York. They broke up in October 2017. The Weekend released My Dear Melancholy in March 2018, which according to media outlets-referenced Gomez in several songs.
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