About Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez is well known for teenagers all over the world as an actress, singer, fashion model and designer. Her most famous role so far was in a TV series Wizards of the Waverly Place where Selena enacted Alex Russo. Her other movies include Another Cinderella Story, Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, Princess Protection Program and Ramona and Beezus. After Selena became famous as an actress she decided to try herself in music history and was just as successful in this sphere.
She has released three albums that were certified Gold by Recording Industries Association of America and numerous singles which have received Platinum certifications from RIAA. Selena Gomez net worth is currently estimated to be over $5 million and is steadily growing.
Selena was born in Texas, in a family of Amanda Dawn Teefey and Ricardo Joel Gomez. Her father was of Mexican descent and her mother was partly Italian, thus Selena inherited their southern looks. Selena’s parents divorced when she was 5 year old and Selena left to live with her single mom. Her mother was a stage actress thus in her childhood Selena used to spend a lot of time in the theatre, watching her mother rehears and getting dressed for the play.
Selena’s professional career began when she was 12 year old with her appearances on Hannah Montana show on Disney Chanel. However her role in this show was rather marginal. A real breakthrough in Gomez’s career came in 2007 when she was given a role in Wizards of the Waverly Place. Selena’s talent unfolded as she enacted one of the main characters, Alex Russo. The show soon became a real hit, attracting an audience of nearly 6 billion people all over the States and elsewhere. That’s when Selena Gomez net worth began to grow.
Of all the actors, Selena attracted the most attention and compliments. Some people compared her to another young starlet, Miley Cyrus, better known as Hannah Montana for her role on the Disney show of the same name. When asked to comment on this comparison, Selena stated that is was flattering for her, as she considered Miley to be a great performer. However, Selena claimed she does not feel like she has yet deserved such honor.
Well we can’t tell if her talent is inferior to Miley’s, but Selena Gomez net worth definitely is. Milley currently owns around $120 million, this is about 20 times more than Selena does!