Selena Gomez is an American actress and singer. Selena Gomez is the lead singer and founder of the pop band Selena Gomez & the Scene. She has also contributed to the soundtrack of Wizards of Waverly Place after signing a record deal with Hollywood Records.
She is the daughter of Mandy and Ricardo Joel. Her father is Mexican American. Her birth parents divorced when she was five years old. In a interview, Selena Gomez mentioned that she developed an early interest in acting.