Ten Fun Facts about

Selena Gomez

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Selena Marie Gomez is 31. She was born in Grand Prairie, Texas, on July 22, 1992.

Selena is a Cancer and her name means “moon” in Greek.

Selena Gomez began acting aged seven on Barney & Friends.

Her first kiss was with Dylan Sprouse on “Suite Life of Zac and Cody” when she was 12.

Selena was named after Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla Perez. Selena Gomez grew up listening to Selena and desired a rhinestone corset after seeing Jennifer Lopez play her in the 1997 film.

Gomez introduced her first fragrance, “Selena,” in 2012. She calls it delicious, romantic, and not overwhelming.

Before that, she launched “Dream Out Loud” clothes in 2010. Eco-friendly materials and uplifting words are on the tags.

Selena joined UNICEF as the youngest ambassador at 17 in 2009. She joined UNICEF in Ghana for her first expedition.

Selena didn't meet Steve Carrell until after "Horton Hears a Who," where she voiced his daughter.

Selena was the first Instagrammer with 100 million followers. Each social media post is worth $800,000.