Saludos Hispanos

S AL U D O S H I S PAN O S It seems like Selena Gomez is doing everything, everywhere all at once. The Gen Z multitasker is only 31, but she’s been in the spotlight most of her life and has become of the most globally and culturally celebrated artists, actors, producers, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists of her generation. She is also a social media superstar and was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. As a GRAMMY nominated recording artist, Gomez has sold more than 210 million singles worldwide and has over 45 billion global streams. Her acting career has been just as successful, and as a television producer, her projects have included the controversial Netflix series 13 Reasons Why; the lauded Netflix docu-series Living Undocumented+ ; and her popular cooking show Selena + Chef for HBO Max and Food Channel. Currently, Selena executive produces and stars in the critically acclaimed Hulu series Only Murders in the Building opposite comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short. Gomez received a Critics Choice Award nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series as well as a SAG Award nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series. In addition, last year she became only the second Latina to receive an Emmy nomination for executive producing a comedy series. The list of projects and accomplishments goes on and on for this hardworking pop princess. In 2019, Gomez pursued her entrepreneurial and philanthropic interests by launching her beauty line Rare Beauty. The brand embodies her maturing sensibility. As Gomez says, “Being rare is about being comfortable with yourself. I’ve stopped trying to be perfect. I just want to be me.” As part of the line’s partnership, Gomez created the Rare Impact Fund, pledging to raise $100 million for mental health services for individuals in underserved communities. Gomez is also the cofounder of a website called Wondermind that helps people take care of their mental health.