Selena Gomez

Biography

Actress and singer Selena Gomez was born on July 22, 1992 in Grand Prairie, Texas. She is the daughter of Mandy Teefey and Ricardo Gomez. Her mother is of part Italian ancestry, and her father is of Mexican descent. She was named after Tejano singer Selena, who died in 1995. Her first acting role was as "Gianna" in the popular 90's children's television show Barney e Seus Amigos (1992), alongside Demi Lovato from 2002-2004. Gomez also had roles in Pequenos Espiões 3-D: Game Over (2003), Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005), and House Broken (2006). Gomez moved to Los Angeles, California when she booked the lead role of "Alex Russo" and rose to fame in the Disney Channel series Os Feiticeiros de Waverly Place (2007). She then starred in Outro Conto da Nova Cinderela (2008) on ABC Family, had her first voice-role in the animated film Horton e o Mundo dos Quem! (2008), and co-starred with childhood friend, Demi Lovato, in Programa de Proteção para Princesas (2009). In 2009, Gomez released her first album with her band called "Selena Gomez & the Scene," which ranked #9 on the Billboard 200 album charts. Gomez later released two other albums with her band and starred in Monte Carlo (2011), Spring Breakers: Garotas Perigosas (2012), and Hotel Transilvânia (2012). In 2013, she released her first solo album "Stars Dance" and the lead single "Come & Get It" from the album, became Gomez's first top ten entry on the Billboard Hot 100 list. She starred in Resgate em Alta Velocidade (2013), Sonhos à Deriva (2014), and Tudo para Ficar com Ela (2014). In 2015, she released her second solo album "Revival," which debuted #1 on the Billboard 200 list, and starred in Hotel Transilvânia 2 (2015), Amizades Improváveis (2016), Batalha Incerta (2016), and Vizinhos 2 (2016).

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Hotel Transilvânia 3: Férias Monstruosas July 12, 2018