Selena Quintanilla

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Birthday
16, 1971
Birthplace
Lake Jackson, TX
Death Date
Mar 31, 1995 (23)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1971
Birthplace
Lake Jackson, TX
Death Date
Mar 31, 1995 (23)

About

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. 

Before Fame

She sang at her parents' restaurant, which went out of business, and left school when she was in eighth grade. 

Trivia

Her song, "Dreaming of You" became a thirty-five-times Platinum-selling hit.  

Family Life

She married Chris Perez on April 2, 1992. 

Associated With

Jennifer Lopez starred in a 1997 film based on her life and murder, which was titled Selena