Selena Anne Gomez was born on July 22, 1992, in New York City. She then moved to Grand Praire in Texas where she lived until she was 13. Selena is an American actress and singer.
She started her career playing Gianna in Disney’s show Barney & Friends at the age of 12, where she met her current best friend and co-star Demi Lovato.
Then, she guest starred as Gwen in one episode of The Suite Life Of Zack & Cody. In 2003, she played a girl in the waterpark in Spy Kids 3D: Game Over. Selena also starred in three episodes of the second season of Disney’s Hannah Montana, where she performed Mikayla, a pop rival of Hannah Montana.
She currently plays Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place, which aired for the first time on October 2007 on Disney Channel. She sings the opening theme of the mentioned series.
Besides, she co-stars with Drew Seeley in the sequel to the successful film A Cinderella Story titled Another Cinderella Story . She plays the lead role Mary. She also recorded three tunes for Walt Disney corporation, one of them Cruella De Vil for the 101 Dalmations DVD. In 2008, she appeared on the Jonas Brothers music video, ‘Burnin' Up’.