Suzette Quintanilla

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Actress (1967)
Fri Dec 11 2020
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Quick Timeline Of Suzette Quintanilla

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Husband : Bill Arriaga
Suzette Quintanilla Married To Bill Arriaga In 1993

Suzette Quintanilla is an American actress and former drummer of the band named Selena y Los Dinos. She is best known as the elder sister of Selena, who was one of the most prominent entertainers of the late 20th century. The Mexican-American singer was shot dead on March 31, 1995, two weeks before her 24th birthday.

Suzette with her siblings, Abraham III and Selena formed the band called, Selena y Los Dinos. Currently, Quintanilla works to preserves her late sister's legacy. Suzette was born on June 29, 1967, in Lake Jackson, Texas, the United States. Middle of three children, she was born to Abraham Quintanilla Jr. (father) and Marcella Ofelia Samora Quintanilla (mother). Her parents have been married for 57 years.

Suzette Quintanilla Husband and Kids

The 53-year-old, Suzette is married to her husband, Bill Arriaga since September 12, 1993. On the day of their wedding ceremony, Quintanilla's family was present. Additionally, Selena was seen accompanying her sister and they looked happy. So, who is Suzette's husband? When did they meet?

Suzette and her spouse, Bill Arriaga has been married since 1993.
Image: Suzette with her husband, Bill Arriaga, and their son, Jovan.
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Selena: The Series, Netflix's biographical drama shows the first meeting of Suzette and Bill. Their relationship blossomed and the couple tied their knot in 1993. They have been married for over 27 years as of 2021. Suzette and Bill has a son named, Jovan Arriaga who was born on March 5, 1998.

Bill Arriaga is a low-key individual, despite his wife is a renowned celebrity. He is often seen on Suzette's social media, but the man rarely makes a public appearance. Also, the details about his professional career is a mystery.

Net Worth

Suzette Quintanilla has a net worth of $3 million as per celebrity net worth. After Selena's death, she halted her music career but is still active in the entertainment industry. Quintanilla works as the CEO and president of her family's music production company, Q Productions. Some of the famous Latin personalities are Luis Miguel and Ninel Conde.

Suzette standing next to her late sister's wax statue.
Image: Suzette Quintanilla has a net worth of $3 million as of 2020.
Source: Instagram@suzettesyld 

As Selena was the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainer of the late 20th century, Suzette focuses on maintaining her late sister's legacy. She is the manager of the Selena Museum. Additionally, Quintanilla oversees licensing for ventures for the best-selling Selena MAC Cosmetics Collection.

Meanwhile, Selena had a net worth of $5 million at the time of her death. She had sold over 30 million records worldwide and is still remembered for her albums like Entre a Mi Mundo, Amor Prohibido, Dreaming of You, etc.

Netflix's Selena: The Series

On December 4, 2020, Netflix released a biographical drama Selena: The Series which quickly caught the storm. Suzette served as the show's executive producer. In the show, Christian Serratos portrayed Selena, while Noemi Gonzalez played Suzette. Meanwhile, Jennifer Lopez portrayed Selena in the 1997 movie.

Watch the official trailer of Selena: The Series!

Suzette along with her family attended the 2017 ceremony during which Selena was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Further, the ceremony set records for the number of fans in attendance.

Tragic Death of Sister

The Queen of Tejano music, Selena Quintanilla was shot and killed on March 31, 1995. She was just 23 years old. Yolanda Saldivar, who was Selena's friend and her former manager shot Selena in a motel room at the Days Inn in Corpus Christi. Yolanda surrendered after she failed to flee up the scene.

Selena Quintanilla died at age 23.
Image: Selena Quintanilla was shot and killed in 1995. She was 23 years old.
Source: Instagram@suzettesyld

Despite being a friend, Yolanda began misusing Selena's trust and became a bad influence. Additionally, she had Selena's bank and financial records. She will be eligible for parole on March 30, 2025.

Selena was buried at Seaside Memorial Park in Corpus Christi, Texas. Although she has gone for more than 25 years, Selena is still very popular for her music. She is one of the most influential Latin artists of all time.

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