Today we celebrate the queen bee, Selena Gomez who is an actress, singer, producer and songwritter who turns 27 today.
If the name doesn’t ring a bell, at least the song “We Don’t Talk Anymore” a star collaboration with Charlie Puth will do.
Selena Gomez has been a motivation to many, an ICON in the music industry and a lover to a few. Her art came to limelight when she first starred in the Disney TV series Barney and Friends as a child, she gained wide recognition from then.
Her musical career has been like a work in the park ever since. As a star act for her former band Selena Gomez & the Scene, she attained the top-ten albums Kiss & Tell (2009), A Year Without Rain (2010) and When the Sun Goes Down (2011) on the US Billboard 200.
As a solo artist, Gomez has released two number-one albums: Stars Dance (2013) and Revival (2015). She has earned herself seven top-ten entries on the US Billboard Hot 100 with “Come & Get It”, “The Heart Wants What It Wants”, “Good for You” with ASAP Rocky, “Same Old Love”, “Hands to Myself”, “We Don’t Talk Anymore” with Charlie Puth, and “It Ain’t Me” with Kygo.
In 2017, Billboard reported that Gomez has sold over 7 million albums and 22 million singles worldwide.
She finally broke up with Justin Bieber in March 2018, after series of break up and make ups.
The “We Don’t Talk Anymore” crooner has earned numerous awards throughout her career, including an ALMA Award, an American Music Award, an MTV Video Music Award, a People’s Choice Award, two Billboard Women in Music Awards, and eighteen Teen Choice Awards.
Miss Gomez used to be the most followed Instagramer in the world before being surpassed by the footballer Cristiano Ronaldo in October 2018.
And Gomez earns a whooping sum of $800,000 for every single Instagram post she creates 😃.
Apart from her music, Gomez opened her own clothing line through Kmart in 2010 and an eponymous fragrance in 2013.
In 2017, she released a limited-edition collection of handbags called “Selena Grace” that she designed in collaboration with the luxury brand Coach, Inc.
She has partnered with various charitable organizations for decades which earned her recognition from UNICEF, making her a UNICEF ambassador at the age of seventeen.
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