Selena Gomez Net Worth, Biography and Career

Busytape January 27, 2020
Updated 2020/01/27 at 12:13 PM
Selena Gomez Net Worth

Selena is a popular actress, singer, songwriter, and producer among the youths nowadays. Her movie roles and songs appeal mostly to teenagers and youths.

Selena Gomez net worth is $75 million. Her first appearance on television that launched her into the limelight was playing the role of Alex Russo in the film “Wizards of Waverly Place”. She has earned so much for herself as a singer and actress, winning awards and honorary titles.

Some of the movies she has appeared are “Another Cinderella story” in 2008, “Princess Protection Program” in 2009, “Ramona and Beezus” in 2010, “The Fundamentals of Caring” in 2016.

Her voice has also featured in animations like “Hotel Transylvania” playing the role of Mavis. Then in the Netflix talked about series “13 Reasons Why”, Selena is an executive producer on the drama.

Her first singing debut was in 2009 when she released “Kiss & Tell” with her former band. They released two more singles (“A Year Without Rain” in 2010 and ”When the Sun goes Down” in 2011) that made it to Billboard 200 in the United States. After the band separated in 2012, Selena started her career as a solo artist.

She released her first album “Star Dance” in 2013, and then in 2014, she released another titled “For You”. Ever since then, she has since been singing on her own. She has gotten many awards and sold millions of albums and singles. Back in 2017, Gomez was Billboard woman of the year.

Selena Gomez Early Life

Selena Marie Gomez was born on the 22nd of July, 1992 to Amanda Dawn Cornett, a former actress, and Ricardo Joel Gomez in Grand Prairie, Texas. She has Italian and Mexican ancestry and was named after Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Tejano Singer and actress.  Selena has 3 half-siblings, two (Grace & Elliot Teefey) from her mother and one (Victoria Gomez) from her father. Her parents divorced when she was just five years old. She was home schooled and graduated in 2010 after receiving a high school diploma.

Selena was born to a teen mother who had her at just 16 years and she was mostly taken care of by her grandparents while her own parents finished school. Growing up was not easy for young Selena, they had financial difficulties. Speaking up about her childhood, Selena said her mother practically gave up her life and sacrificed so much to provide for her.

Her interests in entertainment started seeing her mother dress up for stage plays.

Selena Gomez Career


When she was young, Selena started auditioning for roles. Then she landed one for “Barney & Friends” alongside Singer Demi Lovato in 2002. She played the role of Gianna on the series which lasted for 2 years until she was let go because she was getting older. Selena also landed another role in “Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over”, “Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire” in 2005 and she also appeared in “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody”.


In 2007, Selena was appearing as a regular in “Hannah Montana” playing the role of Mikayla. Then her major breakthrough came when she landed the lead role of Alex Russo on “Wizards of Waverly Places”. The series was a huge success that earned different nominations and won several awards. The soundtrack of the series named “Everything is Not What It Seems”.

After that success, she played the role Mary Santiago in “Another Cinderella Story” and she recorded songs for the film and later released one titled “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know”. Later, Selena played a role in the animation “Horton Hears a Who” which grossed about $300 million.

Selena Gomez fame is not only from her on-screen appearance as an actress, she is also a very popular singer. When she was 16 years, she signed to Hollywood Records Label and in 2008, she created her own production company “July Moon Productions”. She formed her band “Selena & the Scene” and that sort of helped her musical career. Their first album sold 66,000 copies in its first week

Clothing Line

In 2010, Selena Gomez launched her own fashion line which she titled “Dream Out Loud” and it consists of floral tops, jeans, skirts, hats, scarves and so on.  This fashion collection also contributes to her net worth and she teamed up with designers like Sandra Campos and Tony Melillo to start her own brand.

Selena Gomez Net Worth

The actress and singer has definitely achieved much for herself at just 27 years. Selena Gomez net worth is $75 million dollars. Her other ventures also contributed to this success. She has a fragrance line and Bag collections titled “Selena Grace” and she collaborated with Coach Brand to create it.

Selena is also an ambassador for brands like Puma, Louis Vuitton, Adidas, and Pantene. She even signed a 3 million dollar deal back in 2015 with the latter.

The actress definitely enjoys some level of comfort but who can blame her though? Gomez has a 3 million dollar mansion in Calabasas, California with five bedrooms and 6 bathrooms.

Selena Gomez Movies

Some of the movies that have contributed to her fame & fortune one way or another are

  • Monte Carlo in 2011
  • Princess Protection Program in 2009
  • Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard in 2009
  • The Muppets in 2011
  • Spring Breakers in 2013
  • Behaving Badly in 2014
  • In Dubious Battle in 2016
  • The Dead Don’t Die in 2016
  • Hotel Transylvnia 3: Summer Vacation in 2018 as a voice actress
  • A Rainy Day in New York in the year 2019

You can also check more on some of the movies Selena has starred in.

Selena Gomez Albums

Selena Gomez net worth of 75 million dollars didn’t just come from just acting. The actress and singer has released 3 studio and 1 compilation album. She has also released 25 singles and 2 promotional singles. The 28-year-old has sold up to 24 million songs and 3.4 albums in the United States alone. Her albums and their hit singles are

  1. Star Dance (“Come & Get It” and “Slow Down”)
  2. Revival (“Good for you”, “Same Old Love”, and “Hands to Myself”)
  3. Rare (“Lose You to Love Me”,  “Look at Her Now” and “Rare”)

Selena Gomez Relationships

In 2008, she was dating Nick Jonas and she also appeared in his video for his band’s song. The relationship ended and in 2010, Selena started dating Justin Bieber. Selena and Justin’s relationship garnered attention from people and they both got the name “Jelena”. They have been on and off dating from 2010 all through 2015. Their relationship officially ended in 2018.

In 2017, while she and Justin were not together, she was dating singer The Weeknd and they were both living together in New York. They both ended things later in 2017.

Personal Struggles

In 2012, Selena got a piece of bad news as she was diagnosed with lupus. Sometime in 2017, her best friend Francia Raisa gave her a Kidney as hers were failing. In the course of the transplant, Selena broke an artery but another one was built for her using a vein from one of her legs.


The actress and singer Selena Gomez has a net worth is $75 million dollars which she had acquired through her career in acting and singing. This post talked about her life as a child, journey to stardom and relationships.

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