This Friday (22), actress and singer Selena Gomez turns 30. To celebrate the date, the ReadNow separated some curiosities about the artist’s career, check it out:
Gomez began her career as a child actress, joined the cast of the children’s program “Barney and Friends” and participated in the film “Spy Kids 3D” (2003).
In 2007, she starred in the Disney Channel series “Wizards of Waverly Place” which won the Emmy Award for “Best Children’s Program” in 2009 and 2012. The production won its own film in 2009.
He also starred in “Princess Protection Program” (2009) alongside Demi Lovato. In addition, the artist appeared in other projects of the broadcaster “Ramona e Beezus” (2010), and made special appearances in episodes of “Sunny Entre Estrelas”, “Zack and Cody” and “Hannah Montana”.
Today, Selena stars in “Only Murders in the Building,” Hulu’s original mystery comedy series, which was nominated as a producer at this year’s Emmy Awards.
In cinema, one of his first works with Selena Gomez as a protagonist was “Another Tale of New Cinderella” (2008), in a modern version of the classic where she is also part of the soundtrack. Which yielded one of her first musical hits “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know”.
The watershed for Gomez’s career came in 2012 when she starred in the A24 adult film “Spring Breakers” alongside Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson.
Among his other major films are: “Monte Carlo” (2011), with Leighton Meester and Katie Cassidy; “High Speed Rescue” (2013) with Ethan Hawke; “The Fundamentals of Caring” (2016) with Paul Rudd and Craig Roberts; and “A Rainy Day in New York” (2019) with Timothée Chalamet.
One of Selena Gomez’s best known productions is “13 Reasons Why”, based on the book by Jay Asher, the series premiered on Netflix in 2017 and has 4 seasons.
Among the films he produced are “This Is This Year” (2020), directed by David Henrie; and “The Gallery of Broken Hearts” (2020), starring Geraldine Viswanathan and Dacre Montgomery.
In addition, she also produces her own culinary reality show on the HBO Max platform called “Selena + Chef”, with 3 seasons.
In 2009, she signed to a record label along with her band “Selena Gomez and The Scene”. The group has released three albums “Kiss and Tell” (2009), “A Year Without Rain” (2010) and “When The Sun Goes Down” (2011), both certified gold. Their main songs are “Naturally”, “Love Like A Love Song”, and “Who Says”.
In 2013, Gomez decided to pursue a solo career and released her first album “Stars Dance”, which debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 ranking, as well as the singer’s later works “Revival” (2015) and “Rare” ( 2020). The 2015 album won Gold and Platinum awards. Among the main hits of this era are “Come & Get It”, “Slow Down”, “Kill Em With Kindness”, “Hands To Myself”, and “Good For You”.
In 2019, the single “Lose To You Love Me” (2019) reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Last year, she released the Spanish-language EP “Revelación”.
Selena Gomez has collaborated with names like Coldplay, Marshmello, DJ Snake, Charlie Puth, Benny Blanco, Tainy, Ozuna, Cardi B, Trevor Daniel, Cashmere Cat and Tory Lanez.