|$ 70 million
|Source of Wealth:
|Actress, Singer-Songwriter, Producer
|July 22, 1992
|Pop, Dance-Pop, Electropop
|Selena Marie Gomez
Selena Gomez is an American singer-songwriter, actress and producer. She is one of the most successful actress and singer in the Hollywood industry. In her television career, she won several awards including Emmy Award and most of her released songs and albums peaked on the US Billboard.
Selena Gomez Early Life
Selena Gomez was born on July 22, 1992 in Grand Prairie, Texas. Her parents, Ricardo Joel Gomez and Amanda Dawn Cornett decided to divorced when she was five years old. She have two younger half-sisters Gracie, from her mother's side and Victoria through her father's. Selena Gomez was born when her mother was still 16 years old. She grew up and was raised by her grandparents. In May 2020, Gomez earned her high school diploma through home-schooling.
Selena Gomez Career
Selena got her start in show business when she auditioned for Barney and Friends, where she met Demi Lovato. She had a brief appearance in the film Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over in 2003 and made a guest appearance in two films Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire in 2005 and The Suite Life of Zack and Cody in 2006.
In the following years, she earned more work from Disney including its hit series Hannah Montana in 2007 and was cast as the pop star Mikayla. On the same year, she also filmed two spin-off film of Suite Life series titled Arwin and the series Lizzie McGuire titled Stevie Sanchez. She later joined the Disney series Wizards of Waverly Place as the lead role of Alex Russo which became a hit for the network and receives numerous awards and nominations. Later that year, she appeared on numerous Disney series and voiced an animated film Horton Hears a Who for the character of Helga. The film was a success and grossed almost $300 million worldwide.
Throughout her television career, she starred in numerous films including Another Cinderella Story, Princess Protection Program, Monte Carlo, Spring Breakers, A Rainy Day in New York and even the voice behind the character of Mavis in Hotel Transylvania. She later executive produce a television adaptation of Thirteen Reasons Why.
Gomez signed a recording contract with the Hollywood Records label at the age of 16 and formed her own production company called July Moon Productions. She released three albums Kiss and Tell, A Year Without Rain and When the Sun Goes Down which peaked within the top ten in the US Billboard. Additionally, she released another three albums as a solo artist: Stars Dance, Revival and Rare which also ranked at the Billboard 200.
Selena Gomez worked with various charity organizations. In 2009, she was appointed as the youngest UNICEF's ambassador.
Selena Gomez Personal Life
In 2008, Selena Gomez reportedly dated the American singer-songwriter and actor, Nick Jonas. After two years, she began dating Justin Bieber. They've been together since 2010 until 2015 with an on and off relationship. In January 2017, she started dating The Weekend but broke up later on. Selena went back to date Justin Bieber on the same year, however, they broke up again in 2018.
Selena Gomez was raised as a Catholic. In between the year of 2012 and 2014, she was diagnosed with Lupus. She conducted and received a kidney transplant from her best friend Francia Raisa.
Selena Gomez Net Worth
As of 2020, Selena Gomez has an estimated worth of $70 million. She earned her net worth through her singing, songwriting and acting career and several endorsements for almost two decades now. She also sold over 7 million albums and 22 million singles worldwide.