Selena Marie Gomez is widely known for her role as Alex Russo in the Disney Channel Original TV sitcom "Wizards of Waverly Place". Along with being an actress, Selena is also a singer and song writer.
Selena has a Mexican and Italian origin. Her father, Richardo Gomez is a Mexican and Mandy Teefey her mother, was a stage actress and has an Italian descent. Selena was born on July 22, 1992 at Grand Prairie, Texas. Selena has never attended school; she finished her high school through home schooling.
Selena's acting career began when she was in 1st grade, at age 7. She appeared as Gianna on Season 7 of Barney and Friends. Selena then made guest appearances in "Spy Kids: Game Over" and "Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire".
The turning point in Selena's career was when she was chosen in the n
ation wide scouting by Disney Channel. In 1997, Selena was cast as Alex Russo in the Original Disney Channel Sitcom "Wizards of the Waverly Place". She also made guest appearances on Hannah Montana and Suite Life of Zack and Cody.
Selena's first movie was direct to DVD type in which she appeared against Drew Seeley, "Another Cinderella Story" in 2008. Her second movie was "Princess Protection Program" along with Demi Lovato. Her third movie was "Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie" which directly premiered on TV.
Selena's first movie to be released in theatres was "Ramona and Beezus". Just now, Selena is working on a movie "Monte Carlo" in a lead role.
In 2008, Selena recorded a song for Disney Mania 6. She also sung three awesome songs for "Just another Cinderella Story". She also sung "Fly to your Heart" for the Disney animated movie "Tinker Bell".
Selena and the Scene is a pop rock band formed in 2009, Dane Forrest with Keyboards, Greg Garman on Drums, Ethan Roberts with Guitar, Joey Clement on Bass and Selena herself on Vocals. Their debut album was "Kiss and Tell". It was a hit and was certified Gold by RIAA.
Why do we like Selena Gomez?
We like Selena for her role as the notorious Alex Russo in the TV sitcom "Wizards of the Waverly Place"
Why is Selena Gomez famous?
Selena is famous for her role as Alex Russo in "Wizards of the Waverly Place" and also her debutant album "Kiss and Tell".
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