Selena Quintanilla

Selena Quintanilla

Selena Quintanilla
Quick Facts About Selena Quintanilla
Celebrated Name Selena Quintanilla
Age 53 years old
Nick Name Selena Quintanilla
Birth Name Selena Quintanilla
Birth Date 1971-03-31
Gender Female
Profession Singer
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth Lake Jackson
Education Pacific Western University
Horoscope Aries
Father Abraham Quintanilla Jr.
Mother Marcella Samora
Siblings 2

Who is Selena Quintanilla?

Selena Quintanilla-Perez was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, model, actress, and fashion designer. She is known as the Queen of Tejano. She made her recording debut in the 80s going on to become an award-winning recording artist in the Latin music scene with albums like Amor Prohibido and Selena Live. She was the best-selling Latin artist of the 90s and one of the most noted entertainers of the last century. 

What is the Cause of Death of Selena Quintanilla?

Selena Quintanilla was murdered on March 31, 1995, inCorpus Christi, Texas by Yolanda Saldivar, the founder of the Selena fan club. Saldivar, the manager of her boutiques was about to be fired for embezzling money worth $60,000. She shot Selena, in an act of supposed vengeance. The bullet hit her right lower shoulder. She died of blood loss and cardiac arrest.

Where did Selena Quintanilla grow up?

Selena Quintanilla was born on April 16, 1971, in Lake Jackson, Texas. She holds American nationality. Her birth sign is Aries. She graduated from the American School of Correspondence and got enrolled at the Pacific Western University, at the age of 17.

Who are Selena Quintanilla's Family?

Selena Quintanilla was born to a father named Abraham Quintanilla Jr. and a mother named Marcella Samora. Her father was a former Mexican-American musician who formed a band Selena y Los Dinos. She has two siblings named Suzette Quintanilla and A.B. Quintanilla III. Suzette on drums and A.B. on bass guitar.

Is Selena Quintanilla Married?

Selena Quintanilla married Chris Perez who is bandmate. Abraham Quintanilla Jr. strongly disapproved of the relationship. Quintanilla Jr. disbanded Perez from the band before marriage. In 1992, the two lovers decided to elope and get married. After the marriage, he took him back in. In 1995, Selena was die and Chris Perez remained single until 2001 when he got married to Venessa Villanueva. The marriage produced two children but it ended in a divorce in 2008.

How much is Selena Quintanilla's Net Worth?

There is no information about her net worth and salary.

How many Awards has Selena Quintanilla won?

Selena Quintanilla won the Regional Mexican Female Artist award and the title of the Female Vocalist of the Year for her debut album Selena in 1994. The same year, she won the Grammy Award for Live which was titled the Best Mexican-American Album at the 36th Grammy Awards. Amor Prohibido won Record of the Year at the 1995 Tejano Music Awards and Regional-Mexican Album of the Year at the 1995 Lo Nuestro Awards. She won a host of Billboard Latin Music Awards for tracks like Tu Solo Tu and albums like Selena and Amor Prohibido.

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