Selena Gomez

Some surprising facts about Selena Gomez that you might find interesting:

  1. Selena Gomez was named after the famous Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, whom her parents were big fans of. It’s an interesting story as they decided to name their daughter after the singer when they found out they were expecting a girl.
  2. In 2015, Selena was diagnosed with lupus, a rare autoimmune disease. She took a break from her music career to focus on her health, which was a big step for her.
  3. Selena Gomez became the youngest UNICEF Ambassador in 2008. She is passionate about promoting children’s rights and has been actively involved in raising awareness about poverty and access to education.
  4. You might not know this, but Selena Gomez started her career as a child star on the TV show “Barney & Friends.” She played the character Gianna in two seasons of the show.
  5. Selena Gomez is fluent in Spanish and has always been proud of her Mexican heritage, which has influenced her music and style.
  6. Selena is a self-proclaimed pickle fanatic and always has a jar of pickles in her dressing room when she’s on tour.
  7. She owns a record label called “July Moon Productions,” which she started in 2010. The label has signed artists such as Madison Beer and Trevi Moran.
  8. Selena Gomez is also an executive producer, and one of her producing credits is the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why.” She was involved in the development of the show from the beginning and helped bring it to the screen.
  9. Selena Gomez is terrified of sharks, and the mere idea of them freaks her out. It’s interesting to note that she’s not afraid of the ocean but just scared of sharks.
  10. She’s a huge sports fan and has been spotted at various sports events, including basketball and ice hockey games. She’s also a massive fan of Liverpool FC, the soccer team.