"Be yourself always, there's no one better!"
Selena Gomez, an American actress, singer, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, best known for portraying Alex Russo in the Emmy award-winning Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place, started her career early at age 7, starring in Barney & Friends.
Enhancing her repertoire into the music industry, Gomez is the lead singer and founder of the pop band Selena Gomez & The Scene, which has released two RIAA Gold certified studio albums Kiss & Tell and A Year Without Rain. The band's third album,When the Sun Goes Down, was released in June 2011. It peaked at number 3 on the Billboard 200 and spawned the platinum single "Who Says".
In August 2009, a 17-year-old Gomez became the youngest UNICEF ambassador ever. Gomez participated in a celebrity auction and hosted a live web cast series on Facebook in support of the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign.