Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez

Considered a sweet-heart among young adults, Selena Gomez is an American recording artist, actress and fashion designer. She was born on 22nd July 1992 and was raised in Texas by her mother. Young Selena got a role at the age of seven in Barney & Friends and then Spy Kids 3D: Game Over.  While Disney Channel was searching for talents nationwide, Gomez was discovered and appeared for the first time on television by doing a cameo role on Hannah Montana and The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. Following this, she performed for the TV series Wizards of Waverly Place on Disney Channel, which garnered much popularity and success for Gomez. Consequently, she appeared in several series on the same channel, including Disney Channel Games, 2008; and in the same year, she also did Jonas Brother: Living the Dream. Starting from 2009, she acted in movies as well, such as Wizards of Waverly Place (movie), and Princess Protection Program. Then she released her album, Kiss and Tell which peaked on Billboard‘s top ten. Moving on, she appeared in Ramona and Beezus, a film outside the Disney sphere. A year later, she released her second album, titled A Year Without Rain, with the Gomez and the Scene.

In 2011, Selena Gomez confirmed her relation with Justin Bieber and the duo was dubbed as Jelena throughout the media. She then began appearing in some more movies, such as The Muppets, and Monte Carlo, around the same time. During this time, she released When the Sun Goes Down, which spawned the successful single, known as Love You Like a Love Song. No doubt the year was full of personal and professional excitement for Gomez. Following back to back musical ventures, she started to focus on her acting and appeared in films like Spring Breakers, Aftershock, and Hotel Transylvania.

Apart from all this, she is involved in philanthropy through working on environmental and social causes plus charity. In the 2008 presidential elections, she participates in the campaign, UR Votes Count and during the same year she was involved in the Runway For Life by St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Moreover, she is DoSomething.org ambassador. In addition to this, she is caught up with a charity initiative, RAISE Hope For Congo, a plan by Enough Project. Furthermore, she is a part of Disney’s Friends for Change organization and conveys public service messages for them. Along with Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato and Jonas Brothers, she recorded a single for charity and gave all the proceeds to Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund. Just like these, Gomez is involved with some other associations as well. She has also worked with UNICEF in order to promote their campaigns.

Moving on,  Selena Gomez is enriched with the talent of designing as well. Since she was born a tom boy in Texas, it took her to travel the world to realize how interested she was in clothes. The multi-talented young woman introduced her clothing line, Dream Out Loud, in 2010. She launched bohemian style dresses, jeans, jackets, skirts, floral blouses, hats, scarves made from materials that are eco-friendly. She collaborated with designers Sandra Campos and Tony Melillo. A year earlier, she took part in the back to school fashion commercial campaigns by Sears. Gomez also collaborated with Adidas to produces her signature collection, Neo, for the brand.  A lot more is going on in her life – she is beautiful, rich and talented then why not.


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