Selena Gomez

by Tori

A star was born

Selena was born July 22nd, 1992, in Grand Prarie, TX. Her mother, Mandy Teefay, had her and married her father, Ricardo Joel Gomez, at age 16. Her parents got a divorce shortly after in 1997. She has two half sisters, Grace Elliot Teefay and Tori Gomez.


Selena always knew she wanted to act, because her mother did theater. In school she was always bullied, but she still stayed positive. In 2001 she landed a role on Barney & Friends as Gianna. That is where she met one of her old friends Demi Lavato.

the fam


After Barney & Friends, Selena decided to go to an open call Disney audition but was cut early on. When she was older she tried again and landed the star role of Wizards of Waverly Place, as Alex Russo. Before she started that though, she was in Hannah Montana for a brief moment as Mikayla.

Here is all the things she's been in


  • 2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
  • 2005 Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire
  • 2006 Brain Zapped
  • 2008 Another Cinderella Story
  • 2008 Horton Hears a Who!
  • 2009 Princess Protection Program
  • 2009 Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie
  • 2009 Arthur and the Vengeance of Maltazard
  • 2010 Ramona and Beezus
  • 2011 Monte Carlo


  • 2003 - 2004 Barney & Friends
  • 2006 The Suite Life of Zack and Cody
  • 2007 - 2008 Hannah Montana
  • 2009 Sonny With a Chance
  • 2009 The Suite Life on Deck
  • 2007 - present Wizards of Waverly Place

time for a change

After Wizard's of Waverly Place ended Selena decided to go into a singing career. She launched her first album, Kiss and Tell through Hollywood Records. Just on that album had 2 reach the charts. She has many more albums that have been top hits.

Some of her top hits

selena's current life

Selena is doing very well and is putting out her new album October 9th, revival. She is also going on tour starting May 6th. She has 69 million followers on Instagram. And current best friends with Taylor Swift. She is confident in her body and happy in her own skin.


Thank you for listening to me talking about Selena Gomez for five minutes straight. Bye.