Selena Gomez is an American actress and singer. As a child she had appeared in the children's television series Barney & Friends. Selena Gomez rose to fame as the leading role in the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place (2007–12). Due to the success of the series, Gomez worked on various films, television shows, and musical collaborations for the network in the following years. She later formed her own production company in 2008, titled July Moon Productions; she is
set to produce the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why. She signed a recording contract with Hollywood Records in 2008, and subsequently formed her band Selena Gomez & the Scene the following year. The band released three studio albums by 2011. Selena Gomez appeared in various Hollywood films such as Ramona and Beezus (2010) and the romantic comedy Monte Carlo (2011). Gomez hoped to achieve a more mature image with a role in the exploitation film Spring Breakers (2013), as well as with the release of her solo debut album Stars Dance (2013). The album debuted atop the Billboard 200 in the United States, and included the top ten single "Come & Get It" Outside the entertainment arena, Gomez released her own clothing line through Kmart in 2010 and a self-titled fragrance in 2013. She has worked with various charitable organizations for years, and became a UNICEF ambassador at the age of seventeen.