Selena Gomez and Hailey Bieber have recently been making headlines for their unlikely friendship. Despite the fact that Selena was previously in a relationship with Hailey’s husband, Justin Bieber, the two have remained close and even made public appearances together. From matching tattoos to attending events together, the two have shown an unwavering support for one another. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the highlights of their newfound friendship.
Who is Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez is a multi-award winning singer, songwriter, producer and actress. She first rose to fame as a child star on the Disney Channel show Wizards of Waverly Place, receiving the Kids Choice Award for Favorite TV Actress in 2009.
Following her success on the small screen, she launched her music career with her debut album Kiss & Tell in 2009. Since then, she has released five studio albums, four EPs and over 30 singles.
She has also starred in a number of films and television shows, including Spring Breakers, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, The Fundamentals of Caring and 13 Reasons Why.
Hailey Bieber’s career
Hailey Bieber is an American model, television personality and entrepreneur. She began her career as a fashion model at the age of 18 and has since gone on to walk runways for brands such as Guess, Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger. She is currently the face of UGG footwear and a brand ambassador for L’Oreal Paris.
Early Life and Background
Selena Gomez’s upbringing and childhood
Selena Gomez was born on July 22, 1992 in Grand Prairie, Texas to Ricardo Joel Gomez and former stage actress Amanda Dawn “Mandy” Cornett. She has one older sister named Gracie Elliot Teefey. At the age of seven, Gomez began her career as an actress by appearing on Barney & Friends.
Hailey Bieber’s upbringing and childhood
Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin) was born on November 22, 1996 in Tucson, Arizona to actor Stephen Baldwin and graphic designer Kennya Deodato Baldwin. She has an older brother named Alec and two younger siblings, Ireland and Elijah. At the age of three, she moved with her family to New York City, where she was raised in a Christian home.
Selena Gomez’s successful music career
Selena Gomez has become one of the most successful musicians in the world, selling over seven million albums and 22 million singles worldwide. She won her first American Music Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year in 2009 and has since gone on to win numerous awards including two MTV Video Music Awards, nine Billboard Music Awards, four People’s Choice Awards and one Grammy Award.
Breakout albums and hit singles
Selena Gomez has released five studio albums, with her debut album Kiss & Tell being certified gold and spawning the hit singles “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” and “Falling Down”. Her second album A Year Without Rain was also certified gold and spawned the hit singles “A Year Without Rain” and “Round & Round”. Her third album, When the Sun Goes Down spawned the hit single “Love You Like a Love Song”, which was certified triple-platinum in the US. Her fourth album Stars Dance spawned the hit singles “Come & Get It” and “Slow Down”.
Hailey Bieber’s rise in the modeling industry
Hailey Bieber has become a successful model in her own right, having appeared in campaigns for brands such as Guess, Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger. She was also the face of UGG footwear and a brand ambassador for L’Oreal Paris. In 2018, she was named one of the ‘Top 50 Models of All Time’ by models.com. She has also walked the runway for prestigious brands such as Versace, Dolce & Gabbana and Tommy Hilfiger.
Personal Life and Relationships
Selena Gomez’s high-profile relationships
Selena Gomez has been in several high-profile relationships over the years, most notably with fellow singer Justin Bieber and Canadian singer The Weeknd. In 2017, after a brief reunion with Justin Bieber, she was reportedly dating rapper Abel Tesfaye (The Weeknd). In 2018, she rekindled her relationship with Justin Bieber, but the two split again later that year.
Hailey Bieber’s marriage to Justin Bieber
Hailey Bieber and Justin Bieber have been in a high-profile relationship since 2015. They became engaged in July 2018, and married at a New York City courthouse two months later in September. In 2019, they held a more traditional wedding ceremony in South Carolina with family and friends. The couple has been vocal about their commitment to each other, sharing several posts on social media that express their love.
Philanthropy and Advocacy
Selena Gomez’s involvement in charitable causes
Selena Gomez has been an outspoken advocate for charitable causes throughout her career. She has worked with several organizations, such as UNICEF, where she was appointed to serve as a spokesperson in 2009. She is also a part of the Ad Council’s “One Love” campaign which works to end relationship violence and abuse. Additionally, she is involved with Free The Children ( now We Day), a charity which works to empower youth through education.
Hailey Bieber’s philanthropic work and initiatives
Hailey Bieber is an active supporter of numerous philanthropic causes and initiatives. She has partnered with brands such as UGG and L’Oreal Paris to help raise money for charities.
In 2018, she was named the Global Ambassador for the Clean Water Project by charity: water, an organization dedicated to providing clean drinking water to people in need.
She is also an advocate for mental health awareness, and has partnered with the Jed Foundation to support their Love is Louder movement which works to end bullying and stigma around mental illness.
Impact and Influence
Selena Gomez’s impact on pop culture
Selena Gomez has had a profound impact on popular culture in the last decade. She is one of the most followed celebrities on social media, with over 166 million Instagram followers and more than 80 million Twitter followers. Her music career has been successful, with her debut album Kiss & Tell being certified gold and spawning several hit singles.
Hailey Bieber’s influence in the fashion industry
Hailey Bieber has quickly become one of the most influential figures in the fashion industry. She is often seen as a trendsetter, inspiring many young women to dress and look like her. Her fashion sense has been praised by several publications such as Vogue, Elle, and Harper’s Bazaar.
From their early beginnings to their current states of success, Selena Gomez and Hailey Bieber have not only forged a special friendship between them, but also left an indelible mark on pop culture. From music and fashion trends to philanthropic causes and advocacy, the two have demonstrated that female friendships can outlast any obstacles they may face. The bond between them is one of strength and support, and it is a testament to the importance of strong female friendships in our society.