Selena Quintanilla-Perez

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Singer, Songwriter, Publicist, Businesswoman, Model, Actress, Fashion Designer (1971)
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Relationship Timeline Of Selena Quintanilla-Perez

Husband : Chris Perez
Selena Quintanilla-Perez got hitched with Chris Perez in 1992. They lived a healthy married life till the death of Selena in 1995.

Selena Quintanilla-Perez aka Selena was a singer, songwriter, publicist, businesswoman, actress, and fashion designer from the United States. Her musical and fashion abilities have earned her the title of Queen of Tejano music. She went on to become one of the most popular Mexican-American entertainers of the late twentieth century.

As of now, Perez is no more. She died on March 31, 1995, at twenty-four, but did her funeral on April 3, 1995. Moreover, she passed away due to Gunshot in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. Let's find out more about her in the given sections.

Was Selena Quintanilla-Perez Married? Who is Her Husband?

Yes, Selena Quintanilla-Perez was happily married to her husband Chris Perez, a guitarist, and author. The couple met in a Coca-Cola commercial for the first time. Chris proposed to Selena in Mexican at the Pizza hut Chain and started their romantic connection in 1989.

Selena Quintanilla-Perez Married Chris in 1992.
Image: Selena Quintanilla-Perez With Her Husband, Chris Perez.

However, they decided to keep their connection private because they were frightened her father would disapprove. But unfortunately, her sister made it public. As a result, her father removed Chris as a member of the band.

Later, the lovebirds got married secretly in 1992 in Nueces County. The news of their marriage was leaked within hours, and her father eventually accepted it. They had lived a happy married life for around three years until the death of Quintanilla.

How Rich Was Selena Quintanilla-Perez?

The 165 cm tall Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Grammy award-winner, had a net worth of $5 Million during the time of her death. She had gathered all her fortune from her successful career. In contrast, John Hambrick has a wealth of around $1 million at his death.

Besides this, Quintanilla-Perez has earned a hefty amount of money from her endorsements. She had previously appeared in advertisements for Coca-Cola, Para HSN en Español clothing line, Battered women's shelter, Agree Shampoo, Southwestern Call Notes, D.A.R.E., AT&T, Southwestern Bell, M.A.C. cosmetics, and No More Guns.

Selena Quintanilla-Perez Started Singing At The Age of Three.
Photo: Selena Quintanilla-Perez Was a Singer, Songwriter, Publicist, Businesswoman, Model, Actress, And Fashion Designer.
Source: Moreno Valley College

The Hollywood songwriter has earned a handsome amount of money from her boutique stores in 1994 (in San Antonio and Corpus Christi) under the Selena Etc. Name. The boutique also featured its beauty salon.

Apart from this, she had an interest in music from a very young age. She started singing at the age of three. Her most famous songs include Como la Flor, I Could Fall in Love, and No Me Queda Más.

Selena Quintanilla-Perez: Bio And Wiki

Selena Quintanilla-Perez was born Selena Quintanilla on April 16, 1971, in Lake Jackson, Texas, United States. Her father, Abraham Quintanilla Jr. (former musician), and mother, Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla, raised her. 

Moreover, the late singer has an elder brother A.B. Quintanilla III and an elder sister, Suzette Quintanilla. Her brother is a record producer by profession, whereas her sister is an actress. So far, Abraham Gonzalez Quintanilla Sr. is her paternal grandfather, and Maria Tereza Calderon is her paternal grandmother.

Selena Quintanilla-Perez Has Two Siblings.
Photo: Selena Quintanilla-Perez Was Born as Selena Quintanilla.
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Talking about her education, she went to Oran M. Roberts Elementary School for her junior education. Then she joined West Oso Junior High in Corpus Christi and then the American School of Correspondence in Chicago.

She was then admitted into Louisiana State University, but she enrolled in Pacific Western University, majoring in business administration. Similarly, Susan Stafford completed her P.h.d from the same university in clinical psychology.

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