18 Interesting Facts About Selena Gomez

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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 Justin Bieber. She is beautiful, sexy, and radiant and has a smile of an angel. Grown up to be an amazing and mature star, here are few interesting facts about Selena Gomez worth knowing:

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1. Named After A famous Tejano Singer!

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The 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. A Disney Product!

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Disney discovered Selena Gomez 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

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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.
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4. Demi And Selena Show!

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Selena and another 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!

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Selena loves dogs and owns 6 dogs. She also rescues them. Some of her dogs are Baylor, Chip Willy, Fina, and Wallace.
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6. Eco-Friendly Clothing Line

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This young star loves fashion. She has her own clothing line which she started in the year 2010. She insisted on using Eco-friendly materials and the tags have inspirational quotes on them.
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7. The Youngest UNICEF Ambassador!

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In the year 2009, Selena Gomez became the youngest UNICEF Ambassador in the history of the organization.
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8. Drinks Olive Oil!

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Selena has shared an unusual secret for keeping her vocal chords fit. She says, “Before I go onstage, I drink olive oil. It’s disgusting, but it’s good for your throat.”
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9. She Loves Pickles!

The star surely has some weird tastes as she loves pickles and wants to invent a pickle flavored gum.
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10. Purity Ring!

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Apparently, it was known that Selena Gomez used to wear a purity ring engrained with “True love waits.” But this ring was never seen when she started dating her ex, Justin Bieber.
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11. Selena Gomez Fragrance!

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In 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. When She Was Bullied!

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Well, Selena was bullied in the elementary and middle schools. She said that “It makes you a stronger person to turn your cheek and go the other way.”
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13. Gave Her Voice to 90 Characters!

Selena Gomez 2010

Well, you would be amazed 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!

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Selena Gomez 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. Million Dollar Baby!

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In 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!

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Even 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. Just 21 Pairs of Converse!

Even though Selena admits to being 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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