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Selena Quintanilla

NET WORTH: $10 Million

World Music Singer

#424 Most Popular
PROFESSION Singer, Actor
BIRTH PLACE Lake Jackson, TX
HEIGHT 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
FULL NAME Selena Quintanilla
NATIONALITY United States of America
DATE OF BIRTH April 16, 1971
Tejano performing artist who sold over twenty-one million albums and earned a Grammy Award for Best Mexican/American Album for Live! in 1994. She was murdered by Yolanda Saldivar, the former president of her fan club who she had previously fired for embezzling money. She sang at her parents' restaurant, which went out of business, and left school when she was in eighth grade. Her song, "Dreaming of You" became a thirty-five-times Platinum-selling hit. She married Chris Perez on April 2, 1992. Jennifer Lopez starred in a 1997 film based on her life and murder, which was titled Selena.