Rebecca Marie Gomez, known professionally as Becky G, was born on March 2, 1997. She first became famous by uploading videos of her singing covers of hit songs and posting them on YouTube. She caught the attention of Dr. Luke, a producer, which earned her a record deal with RCA Records and Kemosabe Records. After her debut single, ‘Becky From the Block,’ became a success, Becky G’s career took off and has shown no sign of slowing down ever since. We will help you celebrate her on this special day!
Rebecca Marie Gomez, professionally known as Becky G, was born in Inglewood, California, to Mexican-American parents Alejandra and Francisco Gomez on March 2, 1997. She lived in Moreno Valley with her family before moving into her grandparents’ garage due to financial problems. At the young age of nine, she decided she wanted to pursue music to support her family and began to think of ways to make that happen. At that time, she was bullied at school and had to pull out to be homeschooled. Then she began to work part-time, doing commercials and voice overs.
Becky G began her acting career in the films “El Tux” (2008) and “La Estación de la Calle Olvera” (2008). She became a member of the female groups GLAM and BCG and began recording herself singing and rapping. Becky G’s YouTube videos were mostly renditions of popular songs. She taught herself to play the guitar when she was 13 years old. She eventually began writing songs with The Jam, a production crew who had listened to her music. After hearing her cover of the song ‘Otis,’ a notable producer named Dr. Luke signed her to a record deal.
Due to her tenacity and creativity, Becky G achieved success with her single, ‘Shower’ (2014), which became one of the top 20 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. It went double platinum and won multiple awards. She then released her next three singles, ‘Can’t Stop Dancing,’ ‘Lovin’ So Hard,’ and ‘Break a Sweat.’ After this, she went on tour with J. Balvin and played a role in the “Empire” series, which turned out to be a huge success. She worked with Bad Bunny on her single, ‘Mayores,’ in 2017, and other artists like French Montana and Daddy Yankee. In 2018, she released another single, ‘Sin Pijama,’ which topped the Hot Latin Songs chart.
Becky G has been in a relationship with American soccer player Sebastian Lletget since 2016. She has never entirely left where she was born, getting a permanent residence at Lawndale, Los Angeles. Becky G has drawn many famous friends like Balvin and Pitbull with her bubbly personality. She lives with anxiety but is getting it under control with the help of her family.
After catching the eye of a famous producer, Becky G signs a joint record deal that helps her career trajectory.
With the release of her single, 'Shower,' Becky G gains worldwide recognition and a fanbase.
Becky G plays the role of Valentina Galindo in the "Empire" series and Trini Kwan in the "Power Rangers" movie.
'Zooted' is Becky G’s first English single in three years, featuring French Montana and Farruko.
Why We Love Becky G
She can do it all
Becky G is very talented. She can sing, rap, dance, act and write in Spanish and English.
She remains true to herself
Originality and down-to-earth personality always shine true in every aspect of Becky G’s life. She admits that she did not come from much and, despite her popularity, has managed to remain humble.
She is very confident
Her charisma is one of the contributing factors to her fame. Even when working with stars, she does not shy away from the spotlight and remains confident about her abilities.
5 Surprising Facts
She has written music for big stars
Before Becky G began to put out her music, she wrote songs for famous musicians like Cody and Cheryl Lloyd.
She is a big Jennifer Lopez fan
She deeply admires Lopez and even remixed her song, ‘Jenny On The Block.’
She has a tooth gap
And she will never change it because she loves it.
She always wears wigs
Taking the advice of famous musician Katy Perry, she decided to preserve her hair's health and always wear wigs.
She has never released an album
She is waiting for the perfect time to release her first album.
Becky G FAQs
Is Becky G related to Selena Gomez?
Though they have the same last name, the stars are not related.
Is Becky G married?
No, she is yet to tie the knot.
Does Becky G’s brother have autism?
Yes, her 19-year-old brother is on the autism spectrum.
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