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Selena Gomez Biography & Net Worth

Selena Gomez Biography & Net Worth

 

Selena Gomez Biography & Net Worth 

Selena Gomez is an American actress and singer best known for her role as Alex Russo in the Disney Channel’s ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’.

NameSelena Gomez
Full NameSelena Marie Gomez
Net Worth$85 Million
Date of Birth22 July 1992
Age29 Years
Birth PlaceGrand Prairie, Texas, United States
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Producer, and Actress
NationalityAmerican
HometownGrand Prairie, Texas
Zodiac SignCancer
SchoolHome Schooling, Texas, United States

 

Childhood: Selena Gomez was born in Grand Prairie, Texas. Her parents are Amanda Teefey, a stage actress, and Ricardo Gomez but they divorced when she was 5 and she was then raised by her mother. She was named after Mexican singer Selena and she developed an interest in acting from watching her mother act. She was homeschooled as a child. Her first acting roles were on children’s TV program ‘Barney & Friends’ and ‘Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over’.

Acting career: Selena Gomez had small roles in ‘Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial By Fire’, ‘Brain Zapped’, ‘The Suite Life of Zack & Cody’ and ‘Hannah Montana’ after being scouted by the Disney Channel. She was cast in ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ in 2007 as Alex Russo and the show immediately became a hit. In 2008, she appeared in ‘Another Cinderella Story’ alongside Drew Seeley and had a minor voiceover role in ‘Horton Hears a Who!’. In 2009, she starred in Ramona and Beezus and made an appearance in Demi Lovato’s show, ‘Sonny with a Chance’. They were then both in ‘Princess Protection Program’ which became the third most watched Disney Channel Original Movie of the time. Also in that year, she shot ‘Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie’. In 2010, ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ won an Emmy award and the movie later won then another. In 2011, she was reported to be making a cameo appearance in the Muppets film and the final season of ‘Wizards.’ ended. In that year she also co-hosted the 2011 MuchMusic Video Awards and the 2011 MTV EMAs. In 2012 she voiced the character of Mavis in ‘Hotel Transylvania’. In 2013, appeared in ‘Spring Breakers’ alongside James Franco. She had a brief role in the Eli Roth horror ‘Aftershock’ that same year, and joined Ethan Hawke and Jon Voight in the thriller ‘Getaway’. She was also in the film ‘Rudderless’ directed by William H. Macy.

In August 2017, she was also cast in the film ‘A Rainy Day In New York’, the salary of which she donated to ‘Times Up’ due to an allegation of sexual abuse on Allen Gomez.

In 2015, she was diagnosed with Lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease, and entered rehab to undergo chemotherapy. Due to panic attacks and depression, she also had to cancel her Europe and South Africa Tour.

In April 2014, she fired her stepfather and mother as her managers at this position for her since the very beginning of her career.

Selena Gomez Net Worth

As of 2022, Selena Gomez’s net worth is $85 million. She mainly earns from acting, singing, productions, and her various endorsements.

Selena Gomez Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2022$85 Million
Net Worth in 2021$75 Million
Net Worth in 2020$70 Million
Net Worth in 2019$65.5 Million
Net Worth in 2018$50 Million
Net Worth in 2017$40 Million

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