Selena Marie Gomez (born July 22, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television producer. After appearing on the children's series Barney & Friends (2002–2004), she received wider recognition for her portrayal of Alex Russo on the Emmy Award-winning Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place, which aired from 2007 until 2012.
Gomez also starred in the films Another Cinderella Story (2008), Princess Protection Program (2009), Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009), Ramona and Beezus (2010), and Monte Carlo (2011). Thereafter, she focused on more mature roles in Spring Breakers (2012), Getaway (2013), The Fundamentals of Caring (2016), and The Dead Don't Die (2019). She voices the character of Mavis in the Hotel Transylvania film franchise, and serves as an executive producer of the Netflix television drama series 13 Reasons Why (2017–present) and the Netflix documentary series Living Undocumented (2019).
Selena Gomez is looking for love! The singer and actress took to the stage in her hosting debut over the weekend, and used her monologue to find a date.«One reason I've been very happy to host is because I'm single,» Gomez shared. «And I've heard SNL is a great place to find romance!»«Emma stone met her husband here,» Gomez shared, listing couples who met on the sketch series. «Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost, and Pete [Davidson] and Machine Gun Kelly.»Gomez explained that, since she doesn't want to try any dating apps, «I just want to put it out into the universe that I'm manifesting love.
I'd like to say that I'm looking at my soul mate but at this point I will take anyone.»This, of course, led to cast members Kyle Mooney, James Austin Johnson and Punkie Johnson vying for her interest — all to no avail.Before addressing her love life, she also talked about making her hosting debut and how she got some advice from legends — and her co-stars — Steve Martin and Martin Short.«Steve said, 'Trust no one,' and Marty said, 'I think Steve Martin has been using my credit card,» Gomez joked. «I also asked one of my oldest friends, Miley Cyrus, and she said, 'Just be yourself, and have fun,'» Gomez said, using this as the chance to bust out her surprisingly spot-on Cyrus impression. «I was like, 'Miley, is that just an excuse for me to do an impression of you on the show?' And she was like, 'Hell yeah, I'm Miley Cyrus.'»Later in the evening, Gomez had a bit of a little reunion when she got some help from Martin for one pre-recorded sketch.In the segment, «Inventor Documentary,» Gomez hosts a TV series looking at the lives of some of history's most famous inventors.Read more on etonline.com