Selena Gomez: 5 Interesting Facts About The Singer—Former Band, Celebrity BFFs
- Her First TV Appearance Was In Barney & FriendsHer First TV Appearance Was In Barney & Friends
- Selena Gomez's Celebrity BFFsSelena Gomez's Celebrity BFFs
- Her First Band's Name Was 'Selena Gomez & The Scene'Her First Band's Name Was 'Selena Gomez & The Scene'
- UNICEF's First Youngest AmbassadorUNICEF's First Youngest Ambassador
- First Person To Hit 100M Instagram FollowersFirst Person To Hit 100M Instagram Followers
Through the years, actress and pop star Selena Gomez has not only topped the charts but also won people's hearts over and over again. In this article, Tatler lists things about her that you may not know yet.
Fans can't miss a single detail about American singer and actress Selena Gomez. The celebrity already appeared on TV screens at a very young age, carrying different roles in different shows.
As the pop star celebrates her birthday, Tatler lists fantastic things about her that most people may not have heard of yet!
Her First TV Appearance Was In Barney & Friends
Gomez had her first official acting job on the children's show Barney & Friends at the age of seven. She also got few smaller roles until the age of 12 when she started working for the Disney Channel. She appeared in the Suite Life of Zack And Cody, Hannah Montana, and Wizards of Waverly Place in the network.
Selena Gomez's Celebrity BFFs
In various interviews, many celebrities have opened that having friends in Hollywood isn’t the easiest thing to achieve. Luckily, Gomez has celebrity BFFs who have her back. These include Taylor Swift, Ashley Benson, Francia Raisa, Jennifer Aniston, and Vanessa Hudgens.
Her First Band's Name Was 'Selena Gomez & The Scene'
Gomez used to be the lead singer of 'Selena Gomez and The Scene'. The band's first two albums went gold, selling more than 500,000 copies. In 2010, they won Breakout Artist of the Year on the Teen Choice Awards.
UNICEF's First Youngest Ambassador
In 2009, Gomez joined the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) when she was just 17. For her first mission, she travelled to the African nation of Ghana. "I got to meet teens, I got to meet children, I got to meet families," Gomez said in an interview. "It was completely life-changing and eye-opening, and when we came back we definitely had nothing to complain about."
First Person To Hit 100M Instagram Followers
Gomez's Instagram account became the first to hit the 100-million follower mark in 2016. At the time, the singer surpassed fellow celebrity Instagramers Taylor Swift (91.4 million), Beyonce (85.3 million), Ariana Grande (85 million) and Kim Kardashian (83.6 million).