Selena was born April 16, 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas. She had Mexican and Cherokee ancestry. She was once named Top Latin artist of the 90’s by Billboard magazine. Her career was stellar yet short. Quintanilla was murdered at the early age of 23 by the former president of her fan club. However, Selena is still very popular today. She’s often compared with Gloria Estefan and Shakira.
Selena Quintanilla Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More
Selena Quintanilla's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:
|Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Date of Birth||April 16, 1971 (age 52 years)||Gender||Female|
|Height||5 Feet 4 Inches (1.65 m)|
Selena recorded her first LP record “Selena y Los Dinos” in 1984, which belonged to the genre of Tejano Music. She then released the records “Alpha” in 1986, “Munequito de Trapo ” in 1987, “And the Winner Is…” in 1987, “Preciosa” in 1988, and “Dulce Amor” in 1988. On the 17th of October 1989, she released the album “Selena.” The album got a great response, and it also became a part of the US Billboard Regional Mexican Albums chart at #7. In the same year, she also became the spokesperson for Coca-Cola.
Selena Quintanilla started dating fellow band member and guitarist, Chris Pérez in 1989. However, she hid her relationship because she felt if her father found out about the relationship, he would try to end it. Years later, her father did find out about the relationship and, as expected, didn’t approve of them and even removed from the band. However, they continued the relationship despite his approval.