Suvbharat Times, 09/01- Selena Marie Gomez is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television producer. Billboard reported that Gomez has sold over 7 million albums and 22 million singles worldwide in 2017. She was recognized as the Billboard Woman of the year in 2017. Once Gomez stated, “I was frustrated that my parents weren’t together, and never saw the light at the end of the tunnel where my mom was working hard to provide a better life for me > FollowUs: twitter.com/@Suvbharat_Times
When Gomez was born, her mother was sixteen years old. The family had financial troubles during Gomez’s childhood, with her mother struggling to provide for the pair. Her grandparents often took care of her while her parents finished their schooling, and the pair went as far as stating that they “raised her” up until she found success in the entertainment industry.
Gomez reacted, “I’m terrified of what I would have become if I’d stayed in Texas”. She later added that her mom was really strong. Having her at 16 had to have been a big responsibility. She gave up everything for Gomez. Once the family members had to search for quarters just to get gas for their car. Her mother later recalled that the two would frequently walk to their local dollar store to purchase spaghetti for dinner. She has a large following on social media, and was at one time the most followed individual on Instagram, before being surpassed by athlete Cristiano Ronaldo and fellow singer Ariana Grande in 2018. Gomez’s other ventures include a clothing line, a handbag line, a fragrance line, and a production company named July Moonhead Productions. She has worked with various charitable organizations and became a UNISEF ambassador at the age of seventeen > FollowUs: twitter.com/@Suvbharat_Times