In entertainment world Selena Gomez is a very popular name. Her full name is Selena Marie Gomez. She is an American actress and singer. Selena Gomez is best known for portraying Alex Russo in the Emmy Award winning Disney Channel television series Wizard of Waverly Place. Let’s talk about her personal life. Selena Gomez was born in Grand Prairie, Texas on July 22, 1992. She is the daughter of a former stage actress. The name of her mother is Amanda Dawn Mandy and the name of her father is Ricardo Joel Gomez. Selena’s father is of Mexican ancestry and her mother is of part Italian descent. When she was five years old, her birth parents divorced. Then she was raised as an only child by her working mother. In 2006 her mother remarried Brian Teefey. She was named after Tejano singer Selena, who died almost three years after Selena was born. She mentioned that developed an early interest in acting from watching her mother prepare for and act in theater productions, in 2009 interview with the people. In May 2010, she earned a high school diploma through homeschooling. She attended the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party with Canadian singer Justin Bieber, on February 27, 2011. She confirmed several moments of media speculation about a romantic relationship between the pair. The relationship has since continued to garner significant media attention. At the age of seven, Selena began her acting career. She started her acting career with playing Gianna on Barney & Friends. Selena Gomez was discovered by Disney Channel in a USA wide scouting, in 2004. Gomez appeared as a guest star on The Suit Life OF Zack & Cody. She had a guest appearance, that tater turned into a recurring role on Hannah Montana. She previously taped two different pilots that were spin-off to two previous Disney series. The first one was the spin-off to Lizzie McGuire. The second show the spin-off to The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, in which she played Alex. Selena was cast in the Disney Channel series Wizard of Waverly Place as one of the three main characters, Alex Russo, in early 2007. She appeared in Another Cinderella Story the direct-to-DVD sequel to the 2004 Hilary Duff film, opposite Drew Seeley, in 2008. Selena signed on to star as one of the two female leads in Ramona and Beezus, a film adaption of the children’s novel series by Beverly Cleary, in February 2009. She did a guest appearance as herself in one episode of best friend Demi Lovato’s Disney Channel television show, Sonny with a Chance, entitled “Battle of the Network Stars”, in June 2009. On July 2010, Gomez’s first film Ramona & Beezus premiered. Variety reported that Gomez was set to star as one of the three lead roles in Monte Carlo, alongside Leighton Messter and Katie Cassidy. On April 7, 2012, Selena posted a video for fans in which she revealed that she will be filming a new movie named “The Getaway” in Bulgaria.