Selena Gomez, the teen fashion icon is best known for portraying Alex Russo in the Emmy Award-winning Disney Channel television series "Wizards of Waverly Place."

She featured in films and has starred in the television movies "Another Cinderella Story," "Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie," and "Princess Protection Program." She made her starring theatrical film debut in "Ramona and Beezus."

She is the founder and lead singer of the pop band "Selena Gomez & the Scene," and has released two RIAA Gold certified studio albums, "Kiss & Tell" and "A Year Without Rain" and spawned two RIAA Platinum certified singles, "Naturally" and "Who Says". Gomez has also contributed to the soundtracks of "Tinker Bell," "Another Cinderella Story" and "Wizards of Waverly Place" after signing a record deal with Hollywood Records. In 2008, Gomez was designated a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.