From Barney to Disney, Selena Gomez Works Her Magic

By September 1, 2009 In the News No Comments

9188rselenagomez1Selena Gomez is an up and coming big star. At the ripe old age of 17 she has appeared on TV shows, movies and stars as Alex Russo in the hit Disney Channel series, Wizards of Waverly Place. She has recenty finshed recording her debut album set to drop in September. If that’s not enough she is also involved in many philanthropic organizations including Disney’s Friends for Change which promotes environmental awareness with her friends Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers. And to think, it all started with Barney

When Selena was 7 years old she got a role on the children’s show Barney. It was there that she met her best friend and future Disney Channel star, Demi Lovato.  She was discovered by the Disney Channel in 2004 and has appeared on Suite Life of Zach and Cody and Hannah Montana before landing the role of Alex Russo on Wizards of Waverly Place in 2007.

Alex Russo is the middle child of 3 kids, all who possess wizard powers thanks to their dad, a former wizard. Their father, Jerry had to give up his magic powers to marry Alex’s  mother who is a mortal. On this show, wizards and mortals cannot marry. Alex is known for her fashion sense and for using magic unsupervised witch usually gets her into trouble.

Costume SuperCenter has officially Disney licensed Alex Russo Halloween costumes, new for 2009!