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Meet Ricardo Joel Gomez – Singer Selena Gomez’s Father

Published Mon Dec 23 2019 By DGM
Meet Ricardo Joel Gomez – Singer Selena Gomez’s Father

Ricardo Joel "Rick" Gomez is a Mexican-American citizen who is known as the father of the famous American singer-songwriter, actress, and TV producer, Selena Marie Gomez aka Selena Gomez.

Gomez was born on the 6th of March, 1975, in Grand Prairie, Texas, of the United States. Here are some facts about him:

What's his Net Worth?

Ricardo Gomez holds an estimated net worth of $1 million from his professional career. His daughter, Selena also holds a whopping fortune of $60 million from her successful career as a singer, actress, songwriter, and TV producer.

Spouse - Sara Gomez

Gomez is married to Sara Gomez for more than seven years now. They tied the knot back in 2012 and have been going strong as before. The couple shares a beautiful daughter from their marriage making Selena an elder half-sister.

Ex-Spouse : Mandy Teefey

Rick was previously married to the mother of Selena Gomez, actress Mandy Teefey for about five years. The two walked down the aisle in 1992 after they came to know that the actress was pregnant with Selena. But as they couldn't hold on their marital relationship for so long, they parted their ways in 1997 when their daughter was just five years old. After their divorce, both of them went to marry different people as Teefey married Brian Teefy and Rick married Sara.

A picture of Ricardo's ex-wife, Mandy Teefey and daughter Selena Gomez.
Ricardo's ex-wife, Mandy Teefey and daughter Selena Gomez.
Image Source: News Week

Children - Two Daughters

Gomez, who has already crossed 40, is a proud father of two beautiful daughters which he had from his two marriages. Selena is his elder daughter from ex-wife, Many and Victoria "Tori" Gomez is his younger daughter born in 2014 from his current marriage with Sara. His elder daughter has made a big name of herself in the industry and is living a prosperous life whereas Victoria is currently studying in elementary school and resides with her parents.

Also Has a Step-Son

Ricardo also has a step-son from his wife's previous relationship. The child has filled the gap of having a son in his life and he doesn't think that he is his step-child. He considers the child as his own son and doesn't discriminate between his kids. The kid has also bonded up very nicely with his step-siblings and often spend their time together.

A picture of Ricardo Joel Gomez with his wife, Sara and younger kids.
Ricardo Joel Gomez with his wife, Sara and younger kids.
Image Source: Instagram@wrilster

Is a Basketball Fan

Ricardo Joel Gomez is a huge basketball fan and has a big heart for the game. Talking about his favorite team, he is a fan and supporter of the team 'San Antonio Spurs'. He has been supporting the team for a log time now and makes it to the arena most of the time to watch the game of his team. As a fan, he used to admire the bank shot ability of the now retired Spurs player, Tim Duncan a lot.

Used to Use Selena as a Bait

It was back in 2013, when Selena Gomez revealed to Harper's Bazaar that she used to help her dad pick up waitresses at Hooter. She said that when she was a child, her father used to take her to the restaurant in order to hit on the waitresses who thought young Selena was too cute. 

A picture of Ricardo Joel Gomez (wearing Spurs' jersey) with his daughter Selena Gomez.
Ricardo Joel Gomez (wearing Spurs' jersey) with his daughter Selena Gomez.
Image Source: Twitter@SelenaGActuFr

The incident was of the time after Selena's parents divorced and parted their own ways. And the Disney star also didn't seem to hesitate to help her dad flirt with the waitresses. The father-daughter duo used to call it 'their thing' which they used to do a long time ago.

Social Media Presence

When it comes to social media presence, Ricardo is an active Instagram user. He is present on the platform by the name @wrikster. He has over 85.6k followers and has posted 650 posts up to now. Most of the pictures that he has posted on his account are with Selena, current wife and younger daughter. Other than that, he also owns multiple accounts on Twitter which haven't active for a long time. He has stated that he is proud to be the dad of Selena's dad on bio of his every Twitter account.

Loves Travelling

If you have followed Rick on his Instagram account, you might surely know that he is an avid travel lover. He loves traveling to different parts of the world with his wife and does every single activity that's fun. Whether be boating in river or swimming in oceans, the half Mexican never fails to take his family with him. He also takes Selena with his most of the time if she is free.

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