Selena Gomez Red Carpet Pic

Selena Gomez is a Disney Channel star. She appears on the hit show Wizards of Waverly Place and is considered by many fans to be "the next Miley Cyrus."

The young actress has been acting since way back in 2002, when she debuted on Barney and Friends.

Selena Gomez was in New York City at the time. Here are some fun facts about this rising star:

  • She is of Mexican descent.
  • Her favorite subject is science.
  • Her favorite sport is basketball.
  • She is best friends with Demi Lovato.
  • She's rumored to be with Nick Jonas.
  • Miley Cyrus and Selena supposedly have a rivalry, but such rumors have been shot down by Gomez.

Gomez has been linked romantically to both Taylor Lautner and Justin Bieber. In other words, man, she has great luck with guys!