She’s an American singer, actress and producer, but what is Selena Gomez’s net worth?
Born to stage actress Amanda Dawn Cornett and Ricardo Joel Gomez, on July 22, 1992, in Grand Prairie, Texas, Selena Marie Gomez began living with her mother after her parents divorced when she was five.
Watching her mother (who juggled three jobs) prepare for stage plays got Gomez interested in acting and her first role was in the children’s TV series Barney and friends (2002-2004).
Gomez also appeared in the films Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003) and Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005).
In 2007, she was given a recurring role in Disney’s Hannah Montana, followed by the lead role in another Disney series Wizards of Waverly Place (where she sang the theme song). Gomez and her mother soon shifted to Hollywood.
She then won a Young Artist Award for her voice-role in the film Horton Hears a Who! and contributed the song “Fly to Your Heart” to the soundtrack of another animation Tinker Bell, in 2008. That year, Gomez launched July Moon Productions, her own company.
In 2009, she created the pop band Selena Gomez & the Scene, with her first two albums (Kiss & Tell and A Year Without Rain) debuting in Billboard 200’s top 10.
Gomez’ first two solo albums, Stars Dance (2013) and Revival (2015) topped the US Billboard 200. Her single “Wolves” (with Marshmello) topped the US Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, among others, while achieving Platinum certification in 10 countries.
Her film credits include Another Cinderella Story (2008, whose soundtrack includes three of her songs), Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009), Ramona and Beezus (2010), Monte Carlo (2011), Spring Breakers (2012), Hotel Transylvania (2012), Getaway (2012), Girl Rising (2013), Rudderless (2014), Behaving Badly (2014), Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015), The Fundamentals of Caring (2016) and In Dubious Battle (2016).
Her TV appearances include: Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream (2008), Studio DC: Almost Live (2008), Sonny with a Chance (2009), Princess Protection Program (2009), The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex (2013), The Voice (2015) and 13 Reasons Why: Beyond the Reasons (2018). She is also executive producer of 13 Reasons Why (2017-present).
In 2010, Gomez unveiled her eco-friendly clothing line, Dream Out Loud, with designers Sandra Campos and Tony Melillo.
Gomez’ endorsements include Puma (2017, $30 million deal), Louis Vuitton (2016), Coca Cola (2016) and Pantene (2015, $3 million deal) and a distribution deal with Coach for her handbag collection ‘Selena Grace’ (2017). Earlier, she had distribution deals with Adrenalina, for her perfume ‘Selena Gomez by Selena Gomez’, and Nicole by OPI for her nail polish range and perfume ‘Vivamore’. She had also endorsed Adidas (2013-2015).
Her award list includes one ALMA Award (2009), 16 Teen Choice Awards (2009-17), 14 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards (2009-18), Nine Bravo Otto Awards (2010-16), one Glamour Women of the Year Award (2012), one MTV Video Music Award (2013), seven Radio Disney Music Awards (2013-18), two Billboard Women in Music Awards (2015 and 2017), two Latin American Music Awards (2015 and 2017), one American Music Award (2016), four ASCAP Pop Music Awards (2016-18), one People’s Choice Award (2016) and 10 Guinness World Records (2015-18).
Working with charities such as Island Dog and Time’s Up, Gomez’ most noted is UNICEF, of which she became the youngest ambassador at 17.
Diagnosed with the autoimmune disease lupus when she was around 21, her friend and actress Francia Raisa donated Gomez a kidney (2017).
Gomez owns a $2.9 million mansion in Fort Worth, Texas and a $2.8 million house in Studio City, California.
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018), A Rainy Day in New York (2018) and The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle (2019) are her upcoming films.