Selena Quintanilla

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Selena Quintanilla was a singer, actor, model, songwriter, fashion designer, and spokesperson. Selena Quintanilla is widely known as the Queen of Tejano music.

Early life and death

On April 16, 1971, Selena Quintanilla was born in Lake Jackson, Texas, USA. As of now, she is 22 years old. She was born to her father Abraham Quintanilla Jr and her mother Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla. Her father was a musician and formed a band called Selena y Los Dinos. She also has siblings named A.B Quintanilla and Suzette Quintanilla.

Thus, she attended the American School of Correspondence. And, she got enrolled at the Pacific Western University at the age of 17. And, on March 31, 1995, she was shot and killed in Corpus Christie, Texas. Later, Yolanda Saldivar was charged and sent to prison for Selena’s murder.

Selena Quintanilla was a singer, actor, model, songwriter, fashion designer, and spokesperson. Selena Quintanilla is widely known as the Queen of Tejano music.  Early life and death On April 16, 1971, Selena Quintanilla was born in Lake Jackson, Texas, USA. She was born to her father Abraham Quintanilla Jr and her mother Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla. Her father was a musician and formed a band called Selena y Los Dinos. She also has siblings named A.B Quintanilla and Suzette Quintanilla. Thus, she attended the American School of Correspondence. And, she got enrolled at the Pacific Western University at the age of 17. And, on March 31, 1995, she was shot and killed in Corpus Christie, Texas. Later, Yolanda Saldivar was charged and sent to prison for Selena's murder.  Career Selena Quintanilla recorded her first LP record, ‘Selena y Los Dinos, in 1984. Later, she appeared on a popular Spanish-language radio program titled Johnny Canales Show. It was to promote the album. At Tejano Music Award, she won the ‘Female Vocalist of the Year, in 1987. Moving on, she had released five other LP records, by 1988. They are as followed Alpha, And the Winner Is…, Munequito de Trapo, Dulce Amor, and Preciosa. She released her self-titled debut album, on October 17, 1989. In addition, the album was produced by ‘EMI Latin Records,’ and was recorded at ‘AMEN Studios. Fortunately, the album and song ‘Sukiyaki’ debuted on the ‘US Billboard Regional Mexican Albums chart. Moreover, she became a spokesperson for ‘Coca-Cola, in the same year. Thus, the 1st 2 jingles that she sang were composed by her brother Quintanilla III. She came up with her second studio album Ven Conmigo, in 1990. One of the singles from the album titled Baila Esta Cumbia became one of her most popular songs. More about career In 1991, she came up with her album titled Nada Se Compara Contigo. The album also featured a duet titled ‘Buenos Amigos’ by Selena and Álvaro Torres. Hopefully, the song topped the ‘U.S. Billboard Top Latin Songs chart. Besides that, it also increased her airplay on popular radio channels. She finally released her breakthrough album ‘Entre a Mi Mundo, in 1992. For 32 consecutive weeks, it peaked at number one on ‘The Regional Mexican Albums chart. In 1993, she finally released her Grammy Award-winning album, titled Live!. During that time, she had started appearing in cameo roles.  Furthermore, she started her own line of clothing, in 1994. In the year 1994, her 4th album ‘Amor Prohibido’ which became one of the best-selling Latin albums in the US. Besides that, she supported the formation of ‘The Congressional Hispanic Caucus.’ For organizations like Dep Corporation, D.A.R.E, and Tech the Children Festival, she performed for free at fundraising concerts. Moreover, she recorded pro-education videos like Selena Agrees and My Music.  Awards and achivements Selena Quintanilla won the ‘Regional Mexican Female Artist award, in 1994. And also won ‘The Female Vocalist of the Year award for her debut album ‘Selena.’ For Live!, she won the ‘Grammy Award, in the same year. Additionally, she received the award for the ‘Best Mexican/American Album. At the 1995 Tejano Music Awards, for Amor Prohibido, she won Record of the Year. Additionally, at the 1995 Lo Nuestro Awards, it also won the Regional/ Mexican Album of the Year. For tracks like Tu Solo Tu, and the album Selena and Amor Prohibido, she also won several ‘Billboard Latin Music Awards.  And, also was inducted into the ‘Hard Rock Cafe Hall of Fame,’ and the ‘South Texas Music Hall of Fame.’ She was listed as the ‘100 most influential Latin musicians of the 20th century, by Orange Country Register. Personal life Selena Quintanilla was in a relationship with Chris Perez. And, her father was against her relationship. On April 2, 1992, they both eloped and were married for 3 years until his death.  Body measurement and social media There is no information about Selena Quintanilla's body measurement. But, she had black hair color and dark brown pairs of eyes. Additionally, she did not have any social media sites. 

Caption: People after Selena Quintanilla’s death. Source: Getty Image

Career

Selena Quintanilla recorded her first LP record, ‘Selena y Los Dinos, in 1984. Later, she appeared on a popular Spanish-language radio program titled Johnny Canales Show. It was to promote the album. At Tejano Music Award, she won the ‘Female Vocalist of the Year, in 1987. Moving on, she had released five other LP records, by 1988. They are as followed Alpha, And the Winner Is…, Munequito de Trapo, Dulce Amor, and Preciosa. She released her self-titled debut album, on October 17, 1989.
Selena Quintanilla

Caption: Selena Quintanilla during her performance. Source: Getty Image

In addition, the album was produced by ‘EMI Latin Records,’ and was recorded at ‘AMEN Studios. Fortunately, the album and song ‘Sukiyaki’ debuted on the ‘US Billboard Regional Mexican Albums chart. Moreover, she became a spokesperson for ‘Coca-Cola, in the same year. Thus, the 1st 2 jingles that she sang were composed by her brother Quintanilla III. She came up with her second studio album Ven Conmigo, in 1990. One of the singles from the album titled Baila Esta Cumbia became one of her most popular songs.

More about career

In 1991, she came up with her album titled Nada Se Compara Contigo. The album also featured a duet titled ‘Buenos Amigos’ by Selena and Álvaro Torres. Hopefully, the song topped the ‘U.S. Billboard Top Latin Songs chart. Besides that, it also increased her airplay on popular radio channels.
She finally released her breakthrough album ‘Entre a Mi Mundo, in 1992. For 32 consecutive weeks, it peaked at number one on ‘The Regional Mexican Albums chart. In 1993, she finally released her Grammy Award-winning album, titled Live!. During that time, she had started appearing in cameo roles.
Furthermore, she started her own line of clothing, in 1994. In the year 1994, her 4th album ‘Amor Prohibido’ became one of the best-selling Latin albums in the US. Besides that, she supported the formation of ‘The Congressional Hispanic Caucus.’ For organizations like Dep Corporation, D.A.R.E, and Tech the Children Festival, she performed for free at fundraising concerts. Moreover, she recorded pro-education videos like Selena Agrees and My Music.

Awards and Achivements

Selena Quintanilla won the ‘Regional Mexican Female Artist award, in 1994. And also won ‘The Female Vocalist of the Year award for her debut album ‘Selena.’ For Live!, she was awarded the Grammy Award. Additionally, she received the award for the ‘Best Mexican/American Album. At the 1995 Tejano Music Awards, for Amor Prohibido, she won Record of the Year.
Additionally, at the 1995 Lo Nuestro Awards, it also won the Regional/ Mexican Album of the Year. For tracks like Tu Solo Tu, and the album Selena and Amor Prohibido, she also won several ‘Billboard Latin Music Awards.  And, also was inducted into the ‘Hard Rock Cafe Hall of Fame,’ and the ‘South Texas Music Hall of Fame.’ She was listed as the ‘100 most influential Latin musicians of the 20th century, by Orange Country Register.

Personal life

Selena Quintanilla was in a committed romantic relationship with Chris Perez. And, her father was against her relationship. On April 2, 1992, they both eloped and were married for 3 years until his death.

Body measurement and social media

There is no information about Selena Quintanilla’s body measurement. But, she had black hair color and dark brown pairs of eyes. Additionally, she did not have any social media sites.