About Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez net worth currently amounts to $5.5 million. She ascended to stardom during her two-year run on TV series for kids, Barney and Friends and later got a few minor parts in movies. Selena has also appeared on such Disney channel’s shows as Hannah Montana and The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. In 2007 she began starring on supernatural teen situation comedy Wizards of Waverly Place which aired until 2012. In 2013 the starlet released her debut music album, entitled Stars Dance.
Selena was born in Texas, in 1992, to Richard Gomez and Amanda Cornett. At the time her daughter was born, Amanda was only 16 years old. The career in show business, which eventually boosted Selena Gomez net worth to enviable heights, started when the girl was only 11 years old. That year she was cast as Gina on children’s television series Barney & Friends. Her character disappeared from the show in 2003. For the next two years her career was in a stalemate: the teenager auditioned for variety of shows, but did not land any significant role. She only managed to get bit parts in movies Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire and Brian Zapped.
Selena Gomez net worth growth shifted to the higher gear in 2006, when she landed a major role on the Disney’s series The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, where she guest-starred alongside Cole and Dylan Sprouse. The following year she was cast for one of the main roles on popular TV series Wizards of the Waverly Place. In 2008 Gomez debuted as a voice actor on the animated movie Horton Hears a Who! and was cast for ABC’s film Another Cinderella Story. Following this the young actress appeared on two Disney Chanel’s movies: Princess Protection Program and Wizards of the Waverly Place: The Movie. One of her most recent roles was in Spring Breaks, a comedic crime thriller, where she starred along with Vanessa Hudgens and James Franco.
Another important source of Selena Gomez net worth is her music career. As a singer she debuted in 2008, with a cover of the song “Cruella Devil”. Following this Gomez recorded a number of tracks for movies Another Cinderella Story, Wizards of the Waverly Place and Tinker Bell. Just a couple of weeks ago Selena released her debut studio album, entitled Stars Dance, which includes elements of pop, dance, electronic and dubstep music. Although her vocal performance received rather negative comments, the overall production of the album was evaluated positively by most of the critics. Due to the popularity of such tracks as “Come & Get It”, “Birthday”, “Slow Down”, and “Forget Forever”, the album has already experienced a considerable commercial success.