Selena Gomez

Occupation: Actress, musician

Nationality: American

Born: July 22, 1992 (23)

Selena Gomez, born in Texas, came to public attention when she starred as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place. Later years have seen her moving away from her origins at the Disney Channel with movies such as Monte Carlo and Spring Breakers. Her pop band Selena Gomez & the Scene have released two albums, all of which have made the US top 10 in the Billboard 200, and her first solo record Stars Dance topped the charts in summer 2013.

Gomez has repeatedly made tabloid headlines thanks to her on-again, off-again relationship with popstar Justin Bieber. Away from her acting and singing careers, she is an ambassador for both UNICEF and the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, and owns five rescue dogs.
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