Selena Gomez is an American singer and actress. After a number of smaller roles on children's TV shows, Selena was cast as Alex Russo in the Disney Channel's 'Wizards of Waverly Place'. The show became an instant hit she successfully made a transition to the big screen, appearing in 'Ramona and Beezus', the teen blockbuster 'Monte Carlo', 'Spring Breakers' and 'Getaway'.
Selena then turned her attention to the music business, signing a record deal with Hollywood Records and releasing an album, Kiss & Tell, with her band, The Scene, in 2009 before going solo. Her career quickly skyrocketed as a solo artist - according to Billboard, Selena has sold over 7 million albums and 22 million singles worldwide, as of 2017.