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Quick Timeline Of Jovan Arriaga
Having a famous family background not only gives you access to luxury but also provides a fair share of glamour and fame. Likewise, Jovan Arriaga, a young Mexican-American celebrity family member enjoys the spotlight as the son of Suzette Quintanilla. You must be familiar with the late, Selena Quintanilla, one of the most popular Latin entertainers of the 20th century. Well, Suzette is Selena's elder sister.
Jovan who was born on March 5, 1998, is the only child of Suzette and Bill Arriaga. His parents have been married for over 27 years as of 2021. During high school, Arriaga played baseball for four years. Further, he graduated with honors from high school in May 2017. He studied at the University of Texas.
Jovan never got to meet his aunt but he has the same captivating smile as hers. After Selena's death, Suzette vowed to preserve her sister's legacy. She hopes one day her son, Jovan will take care of the family business.
Jovan Arriaga Relationship Status
The 22-year-old, Jovan Arriaga seems to enjoy his romantic life with his girlfriend, Mallory Smith. The couple first met while studying at the Texas A&M–Corpus Christi Islanders. Jovan is quite secretive when it comes to his relationship. He rarely talks about his girlfriend and doesn't share pictures on social media. Meanwhile, Smith has no problem flaunting romantic pictures on Instagram.
On January 1, 2020, Mallory and her boyfriend visited Las Vegas on a vacation. Smith shared a picture on her Instagram with the caption: Sin City with my angel. Since then the couple hasn't shared any pictures together. It is not known if they are still together or not. However, everything seems fine because neither of them has spoken about having a break-up. Further, Jovan is not married yet.
Mother: Suzette Quintanilla
Suzette currently is an actress and the manager of the Selena Museum. She is also the CEO and president of her family's music production company, Q Productions. The 53-year-old, Quintanilla married her husband, Bill Arriaga on September 12, 1993. Jovan is their only child.
Suzette, her brother, Abraham III, and sister, Selena formed a band, Selena y Los Dinos. After Selena was shot and killed, the Quintanilla family was devastated. Additionally, the whole world mourned her death. At a young age, Selena left an impact that is now maintained by her sister. Suzette wants the new generation to know Selena's contribution to the music industry.
Like Jovan, Michelle Gallego is the only child of singer, Luis Miguel and his ex-lover, Stephanie Salas.
The celebrity son, Jovan is just beginning his professional career. According to his Facebook page, Quintanilla currently works as a Hydraulic Civil Engineer. Meanwhile, his mother has a net worth of $3 million as per celebrity net worth.
Talking about Jovan's late aunt, Selena had a net worth of $5 million at the time of her death. She was Billboard's top-selling Latin artist of the 1990s decade and was the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the late 20th century. She had sold around 30 million records worldwide.
World-famous Aunt died at age 23!
Selena had multiple businesses such as boutiques and cosmetics. So, the Quintanilla family hired Yolanda Saldivar to manage the boutique. She also developed a close relationship with Selena. However, Yolanda began taking advantage of her position and her actions raised eyebrows.
Watch Selena's death scene from the 1997 movie, Selena!
On March 31, 1995, Selena confronted Yolanda and demanded financial records. They had met in Yolanda's motel room at the Days Inn in Corpus Christi. During the confrontation, Yolanda took out her gun and shot at Selena's right lower shoulder.
Unfortunately, Selena died upon arrival at Corpus Christi Memorial Hospital. Talking about Yolanda, she will be eligible for parole on March 30, 2025.