18 Interesting Facts About Selena Gomez

Her journey started with Disney and then she turned from a Pop star to a movie star. She has been in the limelight when she started dating the Hollywood hottie Justin Bieber. This young star is now on a new journey where she is focusing more on her music and acting and became a buzz with her latest album “Revival”. She is beautiful, sexy, and radiant and has a smile of an angle. Grown up to be an amazing and mature star, here are few interesting facts about Selena Gomez which makes her even more adorable and lovable.

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1. Gets name from famous Tejano singer

selena_gomezThe star was named after Selena, the famous Tejano singer who died 3 years after her birth. Now we know why she can sing like a nightingale.
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2. She is a Disney find

selena_gomez (2)Selena Gomez was discovered by Disney in a Nation-wide casting call. She also received Mickey Mouse charm necklace as a gift from Disney.
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3. Started with Barney

barney and friends

Do you remember the purple dinosaurs who taught us new things? Well Selena’s first gig was at “Barney and Friends” at the age of 7 where she says that she learned everything.
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4. Demi and Selena show

Selena and Demi

Selena and other Disney star Demi Lovato were BFF and met at the sets of “Barney and Friends”. Both these young stars went on to co-host a YouTube show “Demi and Selena Show” but the show didn’t continue for a long.
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5. Canine crush

selena gomez and dogSelena loves dogs and owns 6 dogs. She is an animal lover and rescues dogs. Some of her dogs she adopted are Baylor, Chip Willy, Fina and Wallace. Isn’t she great?
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6. Eco Friendly Clothing Line

Selena Gomez designThis young star loves fashion. She has her own clothing line which she started in the year 2010. She insisted on using Eco-friendly material and the tags have inspirational quotes on them.
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7. Ambassador for Charity

Selena Gomez UnicefIn the year 2009, Selena Gomez became the youngest UNICEF Ambassador in the history of the organization. Joel Madden, Cat Deeley, Clay Aiken, Sarah Jessica Parker and Justin Bieber are some other along with her.
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8. Drinks olive oil

Selena Gomez San DiegoSelena drinks olive oil to protect her voice and keep it going smoothly and no, it’s not her favorite drink.
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9. Pickle flavored gum

Selena Gomez December 2010The star surely has some weird tastes which she shares with Snooki. She loves pickles and wants to invent a pickle flavored gum. Icks!!
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10. Purity ring

Selema gomez purity ringApparently it was known that Selena Gomez used to wear a purity ring which stated “True love waits”. But this ring was never seen when she started dating her ex Justin Bieber.
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11. You can smell just like her

Selena Gomez perfumeIn the year 2012, the star launched her first fragrance, Selena,which she describes as Yummy and Romantic. It comes in a tall bottle and a funky top.
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12. Selena was bullied

Selena side faceWell as hard as it is to believe, Selena was bullied in the elementary and middle school. She said that “It makes you a stronger person to turn your cheek and go the other way.” That is quite mature of her.
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13. She gave voice to 90 characters in ‘Horton Hears a Who’

Selena Gomez 2010Well it is interesting to know that Selena lend her voice to Steve Carrell’s daughter in Horton Hears a Who, but she never got to meet him. She was the voice of all 90 of the Mayor’s daughters in the movie.
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14. Three platinum singles

giphy (1)Selena Gomez, known for her singing and acting has 3 RIAA Platinum Singles “Naturally”, “Who says” and “Love you like a Love Song”. She also has three Golden albums.
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15. She makes to “People with Money’s” list

Selena Gomez 2009In the year 2014, Selena topped the “People with Money’s” list of 10 highest-paid actresses. She had estimated combined earnings of $96 million.
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16. She loves horror movies

Selena loves watching horror movies and it all started when her dad took her for “Seed of Chucky” when she was just 9 years old.
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17. PETA controversy

selena gomez pink horse pictureEven though Selena is known to be an animal lover, she came into a controversy for one of her song’s “Love you like a Love Song” where horses were spray painted pink. This led to an accusation by PETA which was resolved later on.
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18. 21 pairs of Converse

Even though Selena admits to be a shopaholic and loves to buy things, you will be amazed to know that she actually owns 21 pairs of Converse shoes.
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