Ricardo Joel Gomez (Selena Gomez’s father) Biography, Wikipedia, Wife, Age, Family & Net Worth

Ricardo Joel Gomez is the father of American Singer, Selena Marie Gomez Popularly known by his stage name as Selena Gomez. Lets talk about his full biography, Wikipedia, Age, Wife and net worth below.

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Ricardo Joel Gomez


March 6, 1975

47 Years old

United States



Father of TV personality and pop sensation Selena Gomez.  Father of TV personality and pop sensation Selena Gomez.

Ricardo Joel Gomez was born on 6 March 1975, in Texas, USA, and is best known for being the father of singer/actress Selena Gomez. His daughter has gained international acclaim for her acting work and musical releases – some of her most notable projects include “Wizards of Waverly Place” and “13 Reasons Why”.


She’s also released hits such as “Good for You”, “Hands to Myself”, and “We Don’t Talk Anymore”.The Wealth of Ricardo Joel GomezAs of early-2020, Ricardo Joel Gomez has a net worth estimated to be over $100,000, earned through success in his various endeavors.

He probably benefits from the success of his daughter too, as Selena Gomez has a net worth estimated to be over $75 million, thanks to a successful career in the entertainment industry.

Life and Relationships

Ricardo met stage actress Amanda Dawn Cornett sometime in the late-1980s, and the two began dating, leading to their marriage. Their daughter Selena was named after singer and actress Selena, who was one of the most celebrated Tejano musicians before her sudden passing. He lived and raised his family with his Hispanic heritage in mind.

He also raised them Catholic though didn’t adhere strictly to the beliefs of the church though they attended regularly.His relationship with Amanda only lasted for five years after Selena’s birth, as they eventually divorced, with their daughter living mainly with her mother.

It took some time before he reconnected with his daughter, though he later had a purity ring blessed for her. For some time following her daughter’s rise in the entertainment industry, he became an internet celebrity and had a significant following on Instagram, but later deleted his social media accounts, preferring to have a more private life.


Family Life

He married Sara Gomez in 2012. Associated WithHe and Sara have a daughter named Tori Gomez, the paternal younger half-sister of Selena.

Before Fame

He married Selena’s mom Mandy Teefey in 1992. They divorced when Selena was 5 years old.

Ricardo Joel Gomez Instagram

He became a popular Instagram personality on the account wrikster where he gained 80,000 followers.

Daughter – Selena Gomez

Selena had a lot of trouble financially growing up, especially after her parents divorced.

Selena Gomez

Her mother barely had any experience with work, as she was a teenager when she had her child. They frequently ate spaghetti at a dollar store to get by.

Her mother worked three jobs, and they moved away from Texas to find better opportunities. With both her parents also working towards completing school, she was raised mainly by her grandparents.

However, in her youth many noticed her beauty and this led her to compete in several pageants. She was inspired to pursue acting after she saw her mother in one of her stage productions.

She later auditioned for “Barney & Friends”, which led her to meet and befriend Demi Lovato – the two appeared in the show in 2002 with Selena playing the character Gianna. She stayed with the show for two years before leaving, as it was deemed that she was getting too old for the role. In 2003, she made an appearance in “Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over”, and also had a guest role in “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody”.

Selena Gomez – Rise to FameIn 2007

Selena was cast as the character Mikayla for the series “Hannah Montana”, appearing in several episodes.

She achieved her breakthrough when she successfully auditioned for a role in the Disney show “Wizards of Waverly Place”; she played the lead character Alex Russo, but the role required her to move to Hollywood, with her mother.

The show followed her character who is a part of a family of wizards owning a New York Restaurant. During this time, she began recording music, beginning with the theme song for her show. She also worked with the Jonas Brothers for the song “Burnin’ Up”.


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