• Selena Quintanilla Net Worth


    Do you want to know who is Selena Quintanilla? How did Selena Quintanilla die? Who killed  Quintanilla Perez? how old was Selena when she got married? Well, Don’t fret all your questions about Selena are covered in this article. 

    Name: Selena Quintanilla-Pérez
    Age: 51
    Born: 04/16/1971
    Died: 03/31/1995
    Country: American
    Profession: Model, Dancer, Singer-songwriter
    selena net worth

    She was an American model, singer, songwriter, actor, spokesperson, and fashion designer. She is well-known as “Queen of Tejano music” and she was one of the best-selling Latin artists of the 1990s. Her work in the fields of music and fashion made her the most famous Latin artist of the late 20th century. Along with other artists, she is credited for turning Tejano music into a well-known music category. Born to a singer-songwriter, She made her debut in 1980 and she became part of the family band, “Selena y Los Dinos.” The single ‘Como La Flor’ became her signature song. 

    Selena’s album ‘Live!’ won the “Grammy” for American Album/Best Mexican. This album is becoming the first album to win the award by a female Tejano artist. Apart from being an entertainer, She was also a spokesperson for coca-cola. In the year of 1995, she was shot dead by Yolanda Saldivar. She was a former employee of her fan club. After her death, George W. Bush who was the governor of Texas announced her birthday as “Selena Day” in Texas.

    Early Life

    Selena Quintanilla Family:

    What year was Quintanilla Perez born? She was born on April 16, 1971, in Lake Jackson, Texas.Selena’s Quintanilla mom name is Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla . Her dad, whose name is Abraham Quintanilla, was a former musician. He produced and managed his family’s group, Selena Y Los Dinos. She grew up speaking English, but her daddy taught her to sing in Spanish so she could also resonate with the community of Latino. Quintanilla learned the lyrics phonetically at first and finally learned to speak Spanish fluently. She starts performing as a child.

    When she was at the age of 10, She became the lead singer in her family’s band. The musical group started out playing clubs and weddings in their native Texas. The band featured Selena’s sister Suzette on the drums and her brother Abraham on the bass guitar.

    She was considered the “Queen of Tejano,” a kind of Mexican Music that contained other styles, such as western and country. She was also a few times referred to as the “Mexican Madonna” for her sexy dance moves and outfits.

    Career Beginnings

    She released her first self-titled debut album on October 17, 1989. The album produced by “EMI Latin Records” was recorded in Texas at ‘AMEN Studio.’ The song “Sukiyaki” and its album debuted on the “US Billboard Regional Mexican Albums” chart. The same year, She became a spokesperson for Coca-Cola. The first two songs that she sang were composed by her brother and the new guitarist of their band Chris Perez.

    In 1990, she released her second studio album. Baila Esta Cumbia became one of the most popular songs of Selena’s. Her 1991 album “Nada Se Compara Contigo” featured a duet titled ‘Buenos Amigos’ by Alvaro Torres and Selena’s Quintanilla. The song not only topped the ‘US Billboard Top Latin Songs’ chart but also expand her airplay on popular radio channels. 

    In 1992, she released “Entre a Mi Mundo” which is her breakthrough album.  And, in 1993, She released her Grammy Award-winning album “Live!.” In 1994, She started her line of clothing and her two boutiques called “Selena Etc.” These boutiques were opened in San Antonio and Corpus Christi. In the year 1994, she release her fourth album “Amor Prohibido” which became one of the best-selling Latin albums in the United States. 

    Personal Life

    Salena Quintanilla height was 1.65m and his weight was 57 kilograms 

    She married on April 2, 1992, and Selena’s Quintanilla husband’s name is Chris Perez. The couple met and started privately dating in 1990 when Perez joined Selena’s band as the lead guitarist. They were married for almost 3 years before She was killed in 1995. Selena’s older brother recruited Chris in 1990 to join Los Dinos. In his 2012 book, To Selena, With Love,  Chris Perez wrote that he was amazed by how the band was ‘adding a unique sound to Tejano music’ and most of all, by its lead singer’s powerful voice.

    She was hardly 18 years old when she met Chris Perez, who was about two years old. Chris described them as being “opposites.” saying, “she was lively and loved being in the center of attention. Meantime, I quietly observed whatever was going on in the fringes. At the time of their meeting, Chris had a girlfriend. The relationship between Chris and She was started after a” fateful” trip to Mexico. 

    Chris Perez wrote On this trip, their dynamic changed. And also wrote, “Our feelings for each other had started to build after that trip to Mexico.” They started seeing each other privately and finally confessed their feelings for one another. We were in Laredo when we had our discussion about how we both felt the same way about each other. She had a beautiful smile on her face when we were walking back to the bus thereafter. Chris told Texas Monthly that I wanted to tell her, “Hey, stop smiling! You are going to convey it away.” 

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    But later her brother found out about their relationship and he fired Chris from his band. After so many complications they were seeing each other. Perez wrote in his book, She said that we should get married. And finally, Abraham accept their relationship and he also gave them the 3 houses he owned in Texas.

    Quintanilla Perez buys three houses on Bloomington street in Corpus Christi. Do you know? Salena Quintanilla height was 1.65m and his weight was 57 kilograms.

    Selena Quintanilla Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/selenaqofficial

    Selena Quintanilla Outfits

    There are many outfits of Salena like Iconic Outfits or Black Outfits. Her costume was very stylish and beautiful.

    Selena Quintanilla Outfits

    Humanitarian Works

    She supported the formation of the organization “Congressional Hispanic Caucus.” She also performed for organizations like ‘D.A.R.E,’ Teach the Children festival,’ and ‘Dep Corporation’ for free at fundraising concerts. She recorded pro-education videos like “Selena Agrees” and “My Music.” She mostly reached out to those who are homeless and suffered from abusive relationships.

    Albums of Quintanilla Perez

    Popular Albums of Selena’s Quintanilla:

    Ven Conmigo (1990)

    In 1990 her album was the first Tejano record to earn gold record status, which means this song sold more than 500,000 copies. 

    Live! (1993)

    She was the first female Tejano artist who wins a Grammy for best Mexican- American Album. Selena’s album ‘Live!’ hit on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart on Number 2.

    Amor Prohibido (1994)

    Selena’s and the band played different tour dates in New York, Puerto Rico, Argentina, and California in 1994. This album was released that same year and went gold.

    Dreaming of You (1995)

    Dreaming of You was released after Selena’s death and became a giant hit. The album hit No.1 on the Billboard Top 200 the week of August 5, 1995. That made this album the first predominantly Spanish-language album to top the chart. Famous compilation albums of Selena’s music include All My Hits Todos Mis Exitos (1999) and 12 Super Exitos (1994).

    Selena Quintanilla Songs

    She saw seven songs hit No. 1, and 14 more songs hit the top 10 on the Hot Latin Songs List. Her song ‘Dreaming of You’ hit on the Hot 100 charts at number 22. There are many other famous songs by her including:

    • No Me Queda Mas
    • Bidi Bidi Bom Bom
    • Amor Prohibido
    • Tu Solo Tu
    • I Could Fall in Love
    • El Chico del Apartamento 512
    • Que Creias
    • Baila Esta Cumbia
    • I’m Getting Used to You
    • Techno Cumbia
    • La Llamada
    • Como La Flor
    • No Quiero Saber

    Selena Death

    She was shot and killed in March 1995 in Corpus Christi, Texas when she was just 23 years old. Her murder sent shockwaves all over in the Latino community, and her fans all over the world grieved the singer’s passing. She was killed at the age of twenty-three, her killer is  Yolanda Saldívar. She had run Selena’s fan club.

    Chris Perez celebrated what would have been their 25th anniversary with a Facebook post and a picture of their marriage license. “Selena’s impact all over the world is still being felt today…. as it deserves to be.

    Selena Quintanilla Funneral 

    When did she die? The date of Salena being buried is April 3, 1995, and the name of the place where she was buried in Seaside Memorial Cemetary.

    Selena Quintanilla Funneral 

    Selena Quintanilla Net worth

    Selena Quintanilla estimated net worth is around $5M.The Selena Quintanilla net worth 2020 is $5M.The Selena Quintanilla net worth 2021 is $5M. At the time of death, Selena Quintanilla net worth was $5M. 

    Frequently Asked Questions

    When is Selena Quintanilla Perez birthday?

    The date of birth of Selena Singer is April 16, 1971

    Who is Quintanilla Perez husband?

    An American guitarist Chris Perez was the husband of Selena.     

    Who killed Quintanilla Perez?

    The cause of her death is that Yolanda Saldívar shot him to death.

    How old is Selena Quintanilla now?

    She was an American singer, model, and actress. If Selena were alive his age would be 50 years old.

    When is Selena’s Quintanilla Day?

    In the memory of the contributions of Tejano music of her 

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