Selena Gomez Kidney Transplant: Meet the Friend Who Saved Her Life

Selena Gomez received a new kidney from her BFF Francia Raisa, who has been a close friend and confidante to Selena over the years and ended up giving her the organ she desperately needed.

Francia¬†Raisa is a 29-year-old actress who is best known for starring in “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” and played a cheerleader in “Bring it On: All Or Nothing.”

Raisa most recently landed a big role in the “Black-ish” spinoff, “Grown-ish.”

The girls originally met at a charity function for a children’s hospital after being paired up in the same group.¬† According to Raisa, they just “clicked.”

We are told that the two have been inseparable ever since, with Francia even dancing on Selena’s tour.

When Selena’s family was not a match for a kidney, Francia stepped up to the plate without hesitation.

The Blast broke the story, Selena underwent kidney transplant surgery back in June.