Becky G is a known American singer and actress who became popular after the release of her hit “Shower” in 2014. She is of Mexican descent so she sings both in English and in Spanish.
She is very popular amongst teenagers and young girls and especiall popular amongst Mexicans since she is openly showing feelings towards Mexico and sings a lot in Spanish.
Rebbeca Marie Gomez aka Becky G was born on March 2, 1997 in Inglewood (California, United States).
Her parents are Alejandra and Francisco Gomez, and her grandparents came from Mexico. Her parents were born in the United States but they have always cherrished their Mexican roots and followed the traditions. She says she feels very connected to her roots and that she never felt bad about them.
She has three siblings: two brothers and a sister. She also has a half-sister Amber, and she found about her when she was 13 years old. Her brothers are Frankie and Alex, and her sister is Stephanie.
Rebbeca grew up in Moreno Valley in a very poor household. He was only nine years old when her parents lost their home and had to move to their grandparents house. They lived in their garage which was made into a living facility. This was a life experience which taught her the meaning and value of money so she decided to help her parents anyway she could’ve. In interviews from years and years later, she said that she never felt like her parents failed to give her anything.
She was very responsible as a child and always worked to earn money for the family. She had part-time jobs and she started doing a lot of commercials. She was a natural talent and very hardworking so she was liked by the advert producers. This made her more mature than kids her age because she lived in a very tough environment. Many people don’t know this part of Becky’s life.
Rebecca loved music from her early age and always sang whenever she could find time for herself. She was fond of The Temptations and Etta James. She also found herself in James Brown’s music.
She is a proud Mexican and it is in her blood to like traditional Mexican songs so she found great pleasure in singing tradicional songs.
She attended public school but she was often a target of bullying, especially because of her jobs in commercial. The kids used to tease her a lot. Her family decided to home-school her after that. They were understanding and knew how bullying could leave consenquences.
In 2008, she appeared in “El Tux”, a short film (comedy directed by Paco Fareira). She acted alongside Daniel Edward Mar, Harvey Guillen and Shelbie Bruce.
Becky G also had a role in “La Estacion De La Calle Olvera” which was a Discovery Channel’s TV movie. She said this was an amazing experience.
She was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars in 2017 which was broadcasted on ABC Network. She came to the final night with her partner Lindsay Stirling.
She hosted Latin American Music Awards in 2017, alongside Diego Boneta.
“Gnome Alone” is a Canadian-American comedy which came to theaters at the end of 2017 and the main animated character in the movie has the voice of Becky G.
In 2009 she joined a girl group called “GL.M.”. A little after she joined B.C.G., another music girl group. She tried to find a boost for her career…
In 2009 her group G.L.A.M. filmed a video for “Jelly Bean” single. This was a huge hit and has put Becky G in the front.
She created a YouTube account where she posted her own covers of popular songs. She began writing her own lyrics and even taught to play the guitar through internet. It was at the age of 13 and lots of people find this fascinating.
She met a duo “The Jam” which liked her work and helped her produce the covers of many songs: “Lighters”, “Novacone”, “Boyfriend” and more. This was in 2011.
Her cover of the song “Otis” brought attention to her. She was introduced to Dr. Luke, a known producer who worked with Britney Spears. Dr. Luke saw her talent and the way she plays her guitar and decided to put her under his wing. At this moment Becky knew that she made it.
She signed a contract with his “Kemosabe Records”. That meant that her solo album was on the way. She was very excited to start writing.
Becky released her first song called “Problem” featuring Will.i.am for an animated film “Hotel Transylvania”. This brought wider attention to her and her siniging talent, especially because the animated film was pretty popular.
She was a guest appearance on “Wish U Were Here” by Cody Simpson in 2012. She even wrote lyrics for this Cody’s hit single and since Cody had a great admiration for her work, he invited her to go on a tour with him. People claim that she is very hardworking.
Cher Lloyd is an English female singer for whom she also wrote lyrics and she was featured on this single. This song was titled “Oath” and it was her first bigger hit because the song entered Billboard Hit chart list.
In 2012, she attended a Halloween party where she came dressed up as a cartoon character Minnie Mouse. These pictures were very popular on the social media.
She joined Michel Telo on the remix of “Ai Se Eu Te Pego” in 2012 and with Kesha on “Die Young”. Collaboration with Kesha was very important to her because it was a confirmation of her raising career.
In 2013 she released a single “Becky from the Block”. It was a song made after Jennifer Lopez song “Jenny from the Block” and Jennifer herself appeared in it.
Her new single “Play It Again” was available for digital download. Her song “Can’t Get Enough” from 2014 was featured by Pitbull and was her first No1 on a Billboard Latin chart. She became a Latin heroine and she was only 17. This was huge for her, but also for her parents who were very proud.
She directed her own music video for the song “Built For This”. Her single “Shower” entered Top 20 on the Billboard Hot Chart and became a success in many other countries (even Australia, Netherlands and Germany).
“Shower” became platinum twice in the U.S. which is a great success for such a young singer.
She became the spokeswoman of Cover Girl, an American Cosmetics brand. This meant that she would appear all over billboards and television, and would get a supstantial amount of money for it.
She was the opening act for singers such as Katy Perry and Demi Lovato in 2014/2015 on their concerts. This significantly widened her fanbase.
She was a guest on many songs made by famous artists: Kesha, Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, Cody Simpson, and more.
She released “Lovin So Hard” in 2015. She published a song “We Are Mexico” as a response of Trump’s fight against Mexican immigrants. She is very proud of her origins.
She was one of the performers on a concerts tributed to Jenni Rivera. She sang songs of this Mexican diva who died in a plane crash and left her closest in shock.
She appeared in two episodes of a known TV series “Empire” and brought two singles to it: “Do It” and “New, New”. She gained good critics for the small roles in thus TV series.
Since she always liked acting she appeared in many television productions in 2015, such as Mahomie Madness, Teens Wanna Know, Austin & Ally, and ofcourse the Empire.
She appeared as Trini in the Power Rangers film filmed in Vancouver in Canada. She stated that it was “once in a lifetime” experience.
She had a new collab with Pitbull on “Superstar” whifh became the anthem of “Copa America Centenario”. This song was all over the Latin radio stations.
In 2016 she released her first single song made only in Spanish and it was called “Sola”.
Her second Spanish song “Mangu” came in 2016 and she continued to sing in Spanish whenever she could. She released “Todo Cambio” in 2017.
She likes to collaborate with Latin performers so she guest appeared in a song made by Play-N-Skilz’s “Si Una Vez” and in a song by Axel called “Que Not Animemos”.
She was an opening act for “Fifth Harmony” on their Tour in States, Argentina, Chile and Mexico.
She has appeared in many commercials: McDonalds, CoverGirl, and some for Nickelodeon and Disney Channel.
She has over 400,000 subscribers on her Youtube channel where her journey first began.
She received a lot of awards for a girl of her age: she received Premios Juventuds two times and she has four Disney Music Awards.
She is a sincere family person and would have stopped anything she does if she knew that some family member is in trouble or needs help.
She is especially soft on her brother Alex who has an autism disorder. Every year, on April 2nd (which is a World Autism Awareness Day), she speaks about the illness and tries to raise awareness.
It’s even on that day that she introduced fans to her brother over a post on her Instagram account.It was very emotional and fans respected her honesty and gave her support.
She always answers to invitations for her to sing at events connected with raising awareness for this disease or raising money for research.
In 2015 she dated a singer Austin Mahone but their relationship was short. In the spring 2016 she started dating Sebastian Lletget, an American soccer player. He plays midfield for LA Galaxy club. They are very much in love and their social media accounts are full of their photos and loving words from one to the other.
It takes a lot of effort for a relationship like that to succeed. He has games and travels; she goes on tours and has concerts – they really like each other so they are giving their maximum to find time for one another and for their relationship to succeed.
She is a big fan of Justin Bieber and says that her biggest influences were Christina Aguilera and Jennifer Lopez.
She is a big fan of spicy food, which is not unusual since she is of Mexican decent. She loves hot sauce Cholula best.
Rebecca has a gap tooth but she has learned to embrace it and give it no attention. Although she wore braces as a kid, the gap eventually returned. She used to get teased about this during her childhood, but she toughened up and learned to fight for herself. She now calls it her trade mark.
Full name: Rebecca Marie Gomez
Date of birth: March 2, 1997
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Profession: singer, actress, dancer
Height: 155 cm
Weight: 48 kgs
Net Worth: $3 million