Selena Marie Gomez, popularly known as Selena Gomez, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, producer, and social media celebrity. As of 2023, Selena has a net worth of $95 million.
The 30-year-old pop star, Selena Gomez, set a phenomenal record on March 18, 2023, by becoming the first woman to reach 400 million followers on Instagram, weeks after Kylie Jenner was ousted. Her social media milestone came less than a month after she surpassed Jenner as the most followed woman on the social media platform. Selena is now the third most followed person on Instagram, behind footballers Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
She is one of the most famous characters on social media having above 40 million fans on TikTok and more than 30 million subscribers on her YouTube channel with approximately 12 billion views.
With her several ventures, in particular Coach, Puma, and Instagram, Selena makes between $10-$15 million a year. She is the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador as well.
Her breakthrough television role was the series, “Wizards of Waverly Place”, which released 106 episodes between 2007-2012. Wizards also broadcasted two films. Selena was paid $30k per episode for her work on Wizards of Waverly Place. She has also appeared in numerous films and previously founded her own production company, “July Moon Productions”.
Selena Gomez Biography
American singer Selena Gomez was born on July 22, 1992, and is 30 years old as of March 2023. She was born in a middle-class family background in Grand Prairie, Texas, United States. She owns American citizenship and to be of the Christian religion.
Her father is of Mexican ancestry while her mother is of Italian ancestry. Gomez’s grandparents frequently helped to raise her during her childhood years. She attended Danny Jones High School until eighth grade. Selena got her high school certificate in May 2010 through homeschooling.
Her mom and dad divorced whilst she became 5 and Selena stayed together along with her mother. They had money issues due to the fact her mom did many private jobs to brought up Selena.
Selena became interested in acting and singing after watching her mother prepare for the stage, after which she decided to pursue her career in the entertainment industry.
Selena Marie Gomez
Date of Birth
22 July 1992
Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
30 Years Old
Singer, songwriter, producer, actress, and social media star
Disney series, “Wizards of Waverly Place”
Danny Jones Middle School
Selena’s parents are Mr. Ricardo Joel Gomez and Mrs. Amanda Dawn or Mandy Teefey. By profession, her father is an entrepreneur and her mother is a former stage actress. Her mother also worked as a private employee in various jobs. Her mother was just sixteen at the time of Selena.
Selena has two younger half-sisters. Her sisters are Gracie Elliot Teefey from her mother and her second husband, Brian Teefey, and Victoria Tori Gomez from her father and his second wife, Sara.
Selena’s marital status is unmarried. On January 16, 2023, Us Weekly reported that Selena and Taggart are dating, though they have yet to confirm the news. The singer and musician did not immediately respond to POPSUGAR’s request for comment, but an official told Us Weekly, “they are not trying to hide their devotions by sneaking into a members only club”, the couple is ” very casual and low key”, added more.
The source said that when they spend time together, they usually “go bowling and watch movies”. Also revealed that Selena Gomez is “so affectionate” with Taggart that she would “barely walk away from him”, adding that they had “a lot of fun together”.
Afterwards, she put an end to the dating rumor by posting “I LIKE BEING ALONE TOO MUCH” on a recently deleted Instagram Story. However, according to photos obtained by Entertainment Tonight, she was seen holding hands with Taggart in New York a few days later.
Selena dated her ex-boyfriend, The Weeknd, from January 2017 to October 2017. His album, “My Dear Melancholy”, released in March 2018, contains many references to Gomez.
Before that, Selena had a long on-again, off-again relationship with Justin Bieber, popular singer, songwriter, and actor. The couple began dating in December 2010, after which they split several times until 2017. They reportedly parted ways in March 2018.
She also dated Nick Jonas, a famous American actor, singer, and songwriter. The couple dated for a year from 2008-2009.
Selena had a brief relationship with Twilight star, Taylor Lautner, in 2009 at the height of his fame. Though they broke up shortly after, they promised to remain friends.
Father: Ricardo Joel Gomez Mother: Mandy Teefey
Half-Brother: Victoria Tori Gomez Half-Sister: Gracie Elliot Teefey
Drew Taggart (Rumours) The Weeknd (Ex) Justin Bieber (Ex) Nick Jones (Ex) Taylor Lautner (Ex)
Selena Gomez is a sexy and beautiful girl with awesome looks and charming personality. She has an incredibly attractive body with impressive body measurements of 36-28-35 inches. She is blessed with an adorable cute smile and is one of the most popular girls among boys around the world.
Selena is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about 59 kg. She has beautiful shiny dark brown hair and innocent mesmerizing dark brown eyes.
5′ 5″ (1.65 m, 165 cm)
59 kg (130 lbs)
Selena Gomez started out performing professionally on TV series, “Barney & Friends”, from 2002-2004 at the age of 7. She appeared in the series as Gianna along with fellow actor Demi Lovato in 13 episodes.
Selena made a cameo appearance in Disney series, “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody”, in 2006. She then worked in a recurring role for the Disney Channel as the pop star Mikayla in season 2 and 3 of “Hannah Montana”. She has starred in the film, “Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire” in 2005 and “Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over”.
In 2007, she was cast as a co-lead in the Disney series, “Wizards of Waverly Place”, in which she played the lead role of Alex Russo. From then on she appeared in numerous films like “Another Cinderella Story”, “Princess Protection Program”, and “Ramona and Beezus”.
Gómez starred alongside Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson in Harmony Korine’s comedic thriller, “Spring Breakers” in 2013.
She endured to pursue her musical profession with the release of, “Stars Dance”.
Selena signed to Hollywood Records at age 16, the same label that had signed Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato. She has launched 3 studio albums, two EPs, and one compilation album. Gomez turned into additionally the lead singer of the band, “Selena Gomez and the Scene”. They launched 3 studio albums and one remix album. All 3 albums have achieved Gold status. She has performed two solo excursions and 3 excursions together with her former band.
In July 2014, she released the single, “The Heart Wants What It Wants”, which became her second top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. Later in November 2014, she released her first solo compilation, “For You”, and in December 2014, she officially signed with Interscope Records.
In December 2014, she released “I Want You To Know” along with Zedd, which became her fourth top 20 entry on the Billboard Hot 100. In June 2015, starring ASAP Rocky, she debuted with lead single “Good For You”, which became her first top 5 single on the Billboard Hot 100.
Selena launched the single, “Good for You” in 2015, and in October of that year she launched her 5th album, “Revival”.
She loved greater achievement in 2017 whilst she launched tracks like “Bad Liar” and “It Ain`t Me”. Moreover, Gomez teamed with rapper Gucci Mane for “Fetish” and DJ Marshmello for “Wolves”. In 2018, she launched the song, “Back to You” for the Netflix TV-show, “13 Reasons Why”. The same year, she also reprised the role as Mavis in “Hotel Transylvania 3”.
In September 2017, it was discovered that Selena had signed a $30 million deal for two years with Puma, a shoe corporation, after which Selena became the brand new face of Puma alongside Rihanna. In 2017, Billboard mentioned that Gomez has sold more than 7 million albums and 22 million singles all over the world.
Selena also voiced the character of “The Voyage of Dr. Dolittle” in 2019. Now, she is a highly-sought-after actress and endorser. In 2021, Selena started starring along with Steve Martin and Martin Short in the Hulu series, “Only Murders in the Building”.
Selena Gomez in total to date has won about 182 awards and nominated for 459 awards. She has won
16 Guinness World Records
1 Gracie Award
1 Glamour Woman of the Year Award
4 Glamour Beauty Awards
2 Billboard Women in Music Awards
2 iHeartRadio Titanium Awards
2 MTV Millennial Awards
2 iHeartRadio Much Music Awards
1 iHeartRadio Music Award
12 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards
2 RTHK International Popular poll Awards
1 Alma Award
1 American Music Award
7 ASCAP Pop Music Awards
10 Bravo Otto award
1 Hispanic Heritage Awards
1 MTV Video Play Award
2 Nickelodeon Australian Kids’ Choice Awards
1 NRJ Music Awards
4 People’s Choice Awards
1 WWD Beauty Award
1 Young Artists Award
2 Young Hollywood Artists Award
And many more.
Facts and Information
Gómez was named after well-known Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez, who died in 1995.
Selena loves animals and she also has a pet dog.
In April 2014, she fired her stepfather and mother, who were her managers from the beginning of her career.
In 2015, she was diagnosed with lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease, and was admitted to a rehabilitation centre and received chemotherapy. Her panic attacks and depression also forced her to cancel tours to Europe and South Africa.
In August 2017, she appeared on ‘A Rainy Day in New York’ and donated the proceeds to ‘Times Up’ following Allen Gomez’s sexual assault allegations.