Selena Gomez is an American singer and actress from Grand Prairie, Texas. She appeared on Barney & Friends and is best known for her role as Alex Russo on Wizards of Waverly Place. Her most recent album, Revival, was certified Gold in the United States and has spawned three platinum singles since its release in October 2015.
Selena is a practicing Christian. She wore a purity ring for most of her teenage years, but has since removed it, saying “it isn’t for everyone.” She isn’t shy about her religous views on social media and is often seen posting biblical quotes on her instagram account.
Her favorite subject in school was science, particularly earth science. Although her breakthrough was on Wizards of Waverly Place, Gomez has stated that she was not a fan of magic or Harry Potter before winning the part. She also enjoys watching horror movies when she can.
Selena has stated that she is in favor of gay rights and supports the LGBTQ community. She once asked fans to ‘pray for Palestine’ on her Instagram account, a position which resulted in backlash from some Israeli fans.
When she was younger, Selena Gomez dated Justin Bieber for some time. But they later broke up for various reasons. Currently Gomez is rumored to be dating singer Charlie Puth.
Selena Gomez has the most followers on Instagram. She has over 70 million followers and has surpassed her friend, Taylor Swift.
Selena Gomez was born on July 22; she is a Cancer sign, though she falls on the cusp between Cancer and Leo.