Being in past episodes of Barney when she was younger, Selena Gomez has been filming as lead character Alex ,in the Disney Channel show Wizards Of Waverly Place a TV show based on kids whose parents own a sandwich shop, who can do REAL magic. She has guest starred twice on the Hit Disney Channel show Hannah Montana where she plays Mikayla, Hannah Montana's Rival singer. Even though she is not friendly with Hannah on set, off set she is actually best friends with Miley Cyrus, the actress who plays Hannah.
She has been noted to often work with Alan Cumming, Cheech Marin, Mike Judge, Tony Shalhoub, and Daryl Sabara. Her film credits include an appearance in the movie Spy kids 3-D.
Selena's favorite candies are Snickers and Good & Plenty. She wears a bracelet that her co-star Jake T. Austin gave her. One of her favorite bands is Paramore. She says that she would love to do a collaboration with them one day. Her favorite song to sing is Rockstar by Hannah Montana. Selena prefers acting to singing. Selena loves chocolate! Selena's is in the tenth grade and her favorite school subject is science. Selena's favorite pizza toppings are cheese, mushrooms, and jalapenos. Ryan Gosling is her celebrity crush. Since Selena's stepfather Brian grew up in Detroit, Michigan, her family often returns to visit his relatives for vacation. Her favorite Thanksgiving food is stuffing. She has four dogs, one of them she named Chip. If Selena could have any magical talent it would be to zap food when she's hungry so she could have a snack anytime. Selena has never been to New York City but would like to go. Selena was on the show Barney for two years. Selena counts her young Disney co-stars as some of her best pals. She says she's friends with Miley Cyrus and Emily Osment, who she reports are "some of the sweetest girls ever, I have their number and I text or call them all the time." At 12, she traveled to Austin for a nationwide casting call for the Disney Channel. After Barney, Gomez booked a few commercials and a small part in Spy Kids 3 Selena's first appearance on Radio Disney was on October 26, 2007. Selena went to Danny Jones Middle School located in Texas. Selena received a Mickey Mouse charm necklace as a gift from Disney Channel. Gomez got the acting bug from her mother, who did local theater in Dallas. She attended the World Magic Awards on the 13th October 2007. Her favorite type of shoes are Converses. She owns over 20 pairs. Selena is featured in the November issue of Popstar magazine. She played the character of Emily Grace Garcia in the movie Brain Zapped in 2006. Movie premieres she has attended: Surf's Up, Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix, Pirates Of The Caribbean: At Worlds End, High School Musical 2, Shrek the Third and The Game Plan. She enjoys cheerleading, singing and acting Selena mother is named Mandy and her stepdad is named Brian. Selena is a fan of Lady Sovereign. Selena's a huge Johnny Depp fan. Selena's show Stevie Sanchez was cancelled before it ever aired on Cablevision. She is five feet five inches tall (1.65m) and has brown eyes and black hair. Selena is very good friends with Demi Levato, former co-star on Barney. Selena was discovered in a nationwide casting call in her hometown of Dallas, Texas. Selena starred in Barney as Gianna not the commonly mistaken name, Gionna. Selena is represented by Creative Artists Agency and Jamie Freed of Nine Yards Entertainment. Selena has sung and recorded three songs, the theme song for Brainzapped a TV movie, the theme song for Wizards of Waverly Place called Everything Is Not What It Seems, and If Cupid Had A Heart for Hannah Montana. Her acting career started when she was only in 5th grade as Gianna in Barney. Selena has kissed Dylan Sprouse from the Suite Life of Zack and Cody. She said this was her very first kiss. Although her show supposedly started on certain providers her show Stevie Sanchez is yet to be on cable. Selena loves skateboarding, acting, surfing, cheerleading, dancing, and singing. Selena's name matches Selena Gomez, a Latino singer.
Selena: (about the acting business) It's not as glamorous as it looks. I don't do it for the glamour. I really do it because I love acting. We deal with things at work and we get in trouble every now and then when we have to focus. Selena: I don't really like dressing up. Some people probably think actresses dress up everywhere they go. I'm in sweatpants half the time with my hair in a ponytail. Selena: The day I got my first letter from a fan, I felt like I'd been touched by an angel. I opened the note and read every single word the fan, Taylor, had to say. She told me she'd been to all of the tapings Wizards--it was unbelievable! I almost cried. I wrote her back this really long letter with an autograph to show her how sweet I thought she was.
Selena Gomez was born on July 22, 1992. For her passions, she enjoys cheer-leading, singing and acting. She's been acting since 2002 in her first TV debut on Barney and Friends as Gianna. Selena is very good friends with her old co-star Demi Lovato (who played Angela). Selena will pursue her acting career and will be in more movies and television shows to come.