From Disney star to businesswoman! Selena Gomez took her career to new heights after her Wizards of Waverly Place days.

Aside from starring in blockbuster films, producing TV shows, creating her own cooking show and releasing music, Selena has also become an entrepreneur and started her own makeup line called Rare Beauty. Not to mention the company also launched the Rare Impact Fund with the goal to raise $100 million over 10 years to help those in need get access to mental health services.

“When I was younger I was lucky enough to find my passion, and from that point on, I kind of had to go with it no matter what happened,” the multi-faceted celeb said during the 2020 Teen Vogue Summit. “And because of that, a lot of people told me ‘no,’ a lot of people said … that I wasn’t capable.”

In 2021, Selena even announced her first-ever Spanish-Language EP, Revelación. “You know what’s funny, is I actually think I sing better in Spanish,” Selena told Zane Lowe on Apple Music in January 2021. “That was something I discovered. It was a lot of work, and look, you cannot mispronounce anything. It is something that needed to be precise, and needed to be respected by the audience I’m going to release this for. Of course I want everyone to enjoy the music, but I am targeting my fan base. I’m targeting my heritage, and I couldn’t be more excited.”

She continued, “I think that it’s something that I’ve always loved … It really kind of became prominent, and you’re starting to listen to half-English, half-Spanish on the radio more than ever. And it’s a really exciting time. And I think that I just hope that people understand how much I put my heart into this, and how amazing I feel about it.

Selena definitely has no plans to slow down any time soon. In fact, the actress has a lot of new projects in the works!

“The theme of everything I do is good quality,” she also said during her speech at the the Teen Vogue Summit. “I want to make sure the stuff that I have, whether it’s all the business stuff to my work acting and singing, it’s important for me to be authentic and to connect to something. Otherwise, it seems a bit pointless to me. It requires a lot of hard work. But the payoff is amazing.”

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