Did You Know... Selena Gomez Used First Check to Pay Parents' Rent?

Selena Gomez used her first wages fromWizards of Waverly Place to keep her parents in their home.

The 19-year-old's family moved from her native Texas to Los Angeles to support her blossoming showbiz career, and when she landed her first starring role in the hit children's TV show, Gomez handed her money to the family to pay its living expenses.

She tells Access Hollywood, "I think (my first pay check) went into living (in Los Angeles) because we had to move from Texas, so I think we just had to pay for it."