You may know that Selena Gomez starred in Wizards of Waverly Place and rocks the music world in Selena Gomez & the Scene. But did you know that Selena: - got her big break in show business playing Gianna on Barney & Friends? - was named after Latina singer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez? - thought she'd blown her screen test with the Disney Channel-only to be offered the chance to become a major Disney star? Want to know more about the life of this talented celebrity? Read on to learn all about Selena's childhood, career, best friends, boyfriends, favorite things, and more!