Then & Now: Selena Gomez
Monday 3:18 PM, 24/09/2012
THEN: Selena Gomez was born in Grand Prairie, Texas. Her father is of Mexican ancestry and her mother is part Italian. Selena's parents divorced when she was five years old and she was raised by her single mother.
NOW: Right now Selena is one of the hottest young stars in Hollywood, everyone from editors to directors and paparazzis are fighting for her attention!
THEN: At age 15, Selena had a brief fling with Nick from The Jonas Brothers. The two met at the Disney network. Awww... puppy love!
NOW: Selena is an animal lover and proud owner of six rescue dogs! We bet she is a great mistress!
THEN: In 2009, Gomez formed the teen pop band Selena Gomez & the Scene. The quickly became a popular band. Meanwhile Selena's future boyfriend was still an unknown kid from Canada..
NOW: Selena is a big fan of pop music and her good friend Katy Perry is a her biggest role model. Katy has been writing songs for Selena's band, how nice of her!
THEN: In 2009 Selena dated Taylor Lautner who was in the process of shooting 'Twilight: New Moon'. The two broke up after a few months because the media pressure became too much... As we all know Selena also layed her eyes on another superstar, The Biebs!
NOW: Selena has put her music career on hold to once again pursue her acting career. At the moment she is filming for comedy 'Feed The Dog'. Sounds like fun!
THEN: In 2004 Selena was featured in Forbes' ranking list of "Eight Hot Kid Stars To Watch". How right were they...?!
NOW: Halloween is one of Selenas favorite holidays... coming right up!
Oh wow, we hardly recognized you Selena Gomez! This 20-year old superstar has really completed the challenge of becoming a worldwide teenage idol! Do you know what hot Twilight-actor Selena used to date or in which year she got ranked one of Forbes' "Eight Hot Kid Stars To Watch"?! Click on the pictures to see and read more of Selena Gomez - from then to now!