Selena Gomez.
Selena Marie Gomez (born July 22, 1992) is an
American actress and singer best known for
portraying Alex Russo in the Emmy
Award-winning Disney Channel television series
Wizards of Waverly Place. She subsequently
ventured into feature films and has starred in
the television movies Another Cinderella Story,
Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, and
Princess Protection Program. She made her
starring theatrical film debut in Ramona and
Beezus. Her career has expanded into the
music industry; Gomez is the lead singer and
founder of the pop band Selena Gomez & the
Scene, which has released two RIAA Gold
certified studio albums, Kiss & Tell and A Year
Without Rain and spawned three RIAA Platinum
certified singles, "Naturally", "Who Says" and
"Love You Like a Love Song". As of April 2011,
the band sold 1.354.000 albums in the United
States. Gomez has also contributed to the
soundtracks of Tinker Bell, Another Cinderella
Story, Wizards of Waverly Place, and Shake It
Up after signing a record deal with Hollywood
Records. In 2008, Gomez was designated a
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. Formed in 2009,
Selena Gomez & the Scene is a teen pop band
which consists of Selena Gomez on vocals,
Ethan Roberts on guitar, Joey Clement on bass,
Greg Garman on drums and Dane Forrest on
keyboards. Kiss & Tell is the band's debut
studio album and was released on September
29, 2009 by Hollywood Records.