Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla

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Relationship Timeline Of Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla

Husband : Abraham Quintanilla
Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla married to Abraham Quintanilla in 1963.

Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla is an American citizen who got big fame for being the mother of a very talented American singer Selena Quintanilla.

She was born on July 17, 1944, somewhere in The United States of America, a well-developed country in the current scenario. Quintanilla is also very popular for being the wife of a great American singer and songwriter, Abraham Quintanilla.

Family Details

The celebrity mother Marcella was born and raised in her hometown in the United States of America with her family since her childhood. She grew up under the supervision of her parents with a lot of love and care.

Her father was originally from Amarillo, Texas, and her mother was a Colorado native. She doesn't like to keep her personal information on social sites. She hasn't revealed much information regarding her parents and their professions on any social sites.

Physical Appearance

Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla looks gorgeous with her light brown color and short hair and attractive dark eyes. She has an oval face type with a fair complexion.

Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla's image
Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla looks gorgeous in her light brown hair (Image source: affair posts)

Furthermore, she stands at a height of 5 ft and 6 inches (167 cm) and has a weight of 57 kgs (125 lbs). She is very health conscious and cares about her looks and appearance. She looks very fit and goes to the gym regularly.

Mother Of Three Children

After just two years into the marriage, Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla gave birth to the couple's first child, Abraham Issac Quintanilla III. The pair welcomed Issac on December 13, 1965, and after that, the duo moved on with their family to Corpus Christi.

On June 29, 1967, Marcella became a mother for the second time. She gave birth to Suzette Michelle Quintanilla, who also gathered fame in the music industry like her father. In addition to that, the couple welcomed Selena Quintanilla on April 16, 1971, who is their third child.

The family, finally, settled down in Texas, USA, after finding a better job opportunity. Together with their three children, the pair faced some ups and downs. Abraham soon became a famous singer, songwriter, and musician.

How Much Marcella Earned?

Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla is a well-known celebrity's wife. But she has not revealed any information about what actually is her profession. She earned a decent amount of money from her professional career.

Marcella's total net worth is estimated at about $500 thousand. Knowing her total net worth as well as her husband's and daughter's net worth, she seems to live in a luxury house with her family.

Additionally, we also know about Marcella's husband Abraham has earned a lot of amounts of money from his career. But he has not revealed any sort of information about his salary and contract made with productions companies. His total net worth can be estimated at about $10 million.

Is Quintanilla married?

Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla first locked eyes with Abraham Quintanilla in 1961. Quintanilla served in the US military at the time and was stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord when he first met his love.

The lovely couple started dating, and in two years, they were head over heels in love with each other. Marcella and Abraham decided to get into a bond with each other for the rest of their life.

Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla with her husband
Picture of Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla with her husband Abraham Quintanilla (Image source: celebrity biography)

The pair exchanged wedding vows on June 8, 1963, in an intimate ceremony. They were surrounded by their loved ones when the duo was pronounced husband and wife. Apart from this, no details about the wedding ceremony are revealed as of now.

About Quintanilla's Husband 

Abraham Quintanilla is a well-known American singer and songwriter who wrote a lot of songs in his career. He was born on February 20, 1939, in Corpus Christi, Texas, The United States of America. He began his music career as a member of the singing group the "Dinos". His full name is Abraham Isaac Quintanilla Jr.

Roxann and Casey officially got married in 1985. Furthermore, they have not revealed any information about where they met and their dating history. But as they are American citizens, we can say they had met each other somewhere in the United States.

Besides being a singer, he is also a famous director and producer. Abraham produced a lot of TV series, such as Selena: The Series, Selena, su ultimo adios, Selena Remembered, Selena, and more. Selena ¡vive, Selena: Greatest Hits, All-Star Cast: Viviras Selena are some famous TV series and music videos directed by Abraham.

About Marcella's Daughter - Selena

The daughter of Marcella Selena Quintanilla was born as the third child of Marcella on April 16, 1971, after eight years of her parent's marriage. She was born in Lake Jackson, Texas, The United States of America. Her full name is Selena Quintanilla Pérez.

Selena became a very successful American singer and got big fame as a singer at a small age. Selena got international fame as a member of Selena y Los Dinos and also called Queen of Tejano music. She was also a famous model.

Death of Selena Quintanilla

Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla, along with the world, mourned the death of her youngest child, Selena, on March 31, 1995. Selena was shot dead by her boutique manager Yolanda Saldivar after the Quintanilla family confronted Yolanda on $200 thousand fraud.

Selena Quintanilla in a casket after her death (Image Source: Superbhub)

The singer Selena received the title "The Queen of Tejano Music" and not just that, Selena became the most celebrated Mexican-American celebrity of the 20th century. Her death in 1995, is compared to the likes of John Lennon, John F. Kennedy, and Kurt Cobain, and the reaction to her death is compared to the great depression of the 1930s.

After nearly four attempts, Yolanda managed to kill Selena. All the evidence was against Saldivar, and currently, she is serving her life imprisonment at the Mountain View Unit in Gatesville. Recently after twenty years, she revealed the exact reason for the murder.

IMDb Profile Of Abraham 

Abraham owns an IMDb page in his name with four credits as a producer. Further, he has also got three credits as a director.

His profile consists of his short biography, awards, nominations, and other personal details. The rest of the credits are given to him as a soundtrack, self, and Archive footage.

Social Media Presence

Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla does not seem to be active on any social media platforms. No verified user account is found with her name. But there are some accounts present on Instagram and Twitter which may be created by her fans.

Marcella is a secretive person and she has not revealed her personal life information. Basically, she loves to spend time with her family rather than spending it on social media and internet surfing.


Marcella van der has never been in any kinds of rumors or controversies. She likes to keep herself away from all the unnecessary attention which is why there are no rumors about her yet. 

Quintanilla also keeps her personal life private and doesn't share many details about her family and personal life. She is also very humble by nature which makes her a rumor-free personality.

Facts About Marcella

  • Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla was a mother of three children but sadly she lost her youngest daughter on March 31, 1995.
  • All Marcella's family members, husband, and children are involved in the music industry
  • Not being active on social media, Marcella, loves to spend her free time with her family.
  • Being a humble person, Marcella does not like to be part of any controversy.

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