Selena Quintanilla Bio, Wiki, Height, Husband & Net Worth

Selena Quintanilla

Full name: Selena Quintanilla-Pérez
April 16, 1971
Lake Jackson, Texas
Died: March 31, 1995 (aged 23)
Death Place:
Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.
Pacific Western University
Singer, Actress, Model
Years active:
Spouse (s):
Chris Pérez
Not Kown
Net Worth: $5 million
Zodiac sign:

Selena Quintanilla was a popular American singer, songwriter, and model who is best known as the Queen of Tejano song. Her new stylish fashion and singing capacity turned her into a leading Mexican-American entertainer. The media called her the ‘Tejano Madonna’ for her stylish clothing. She was murdered by the president of the fan club. The beautiful singer also enlisted as the most influential Latin artist of all time.

Early Life:

Selena Quintanilla was born on April 16, 1971, in Lake Jackson, Texas to Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla and  Abraham Quintanilla, Jr. Her father Abraham Quintanilla was a musician. She was the youngest child of her parents. Her father had a restaurant business but it was forced to close by the 1980s oil glut.

Following the incident, the family declared bankruptcy and was evicted from their house. The family moved to Corpus Christi, Texas. The family desperately needed money eventually they began to street concerts and weeding performances as well at fairs.

Selena’s father took her out of school during the eighth grade due to the huge demand for her musical performance. But her teaches Marilyn Greer condemn her musical career and threatened to report her father to the Texas Board of Education as she was short of age to do the work. from the American School of Correspondence, she received a high school diploma. Later she enrolled at Pacific Western University.


Selena Quintanilla released her debut music album named by herself ‘Selena’ in 1989. Frequently she was referred to as the ‘Mexican Madonna’ for her attractive outfits. She was very popular with Tejano music fans and won Tejano Music Awards. In 1990, she released her second album ‘Ven Conmigo’ and sold more than 500,000 copies.

Selena’s recordings continued for record scale sales eventually her album ‘Love’ turned dream into truth and won the Grammy Award in 1993. Her final album ‘Dreaming of You’ was released posthumously in 1995 and sold 331,000 copies in its first week.

Personal Life:

Selena Quintanilla married Chris Pérez in 1992 after a mooted courtship. The couple decided to elope before marriage and hide for sometimes and the media declared their elopement. In 1995, she was killed by a gunshot of her friend and buried at the Seaside Memorial Park in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Height, Weight, and Body Measurement:

Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Weight: 57 kg
Bra Size: 34B
Waist Size: 26 inches
Hip Size: 37 inches
Body Measurement: 34-26-37 inches
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Body Shape: Hourglass
Shoe Size: 7.5 US

1 thought on “Selena Quintanilla Bio, Wiki, Height, Husband & Net Worth”

  1. Trevion

    Her religion was Jehovah’s Witness. It’s a very known fact.

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