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Who was Selena Quintanilla's Husband? Learn the Details of Her Married Life Here

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Who was Selena Quintanilla's Husband? Learn the Details of Her Married Life Here

Let's know about Selena Quintanilla's married life here !!

Many celebrities are famous till they are alive; however, many never fade away. Even after their demise, they stay alive in the heart of many. 

Selena Quintanilla was one of those celebrities who doesn't exist in this world anymore but has a good name, mainly in America. Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was one of the American singers whose contributions to music and fashion made her the most celebrated Mexican- American entertainer of the late 20th century.  

Selena Quintanilla's Husband, Chris Perez? 

Selena Quintanilla's-Pérez and Christopher Gilbert Pérez tied their knot on 2 April 1992. Within an hour, the media openly announced their wedding. Facing different kinds of difficulties, Selena and Chris thought of the only possibility of being together was escaping and getting married. Chris wrote, "What a rollercoaster ride that day was" back in 2017.

Selena Quintanilla's-Pérez and Christopher Gilbert Pérez tied their knot on 2 April 1992.

American singer Selena Quintanilla and her American guitarist husband Chris Perez.
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Selena and her beau Chris, 51, were in their early twenties when they tied the knot. Chris's first expression towards Selena was ''Beautiful and Talented" when he joined the band Selena y Los Dinos as their lead guitarist in 1989. Chris told, "I'm a shy person by nature, and there was just something about her that she was able to pull me out."

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As soon as Chris was first introduced to Selena, he fell in love with her. It was love at first sight for Chris. Likewise, it was the same for Selena. After knowing one another for some time, finally, they confessed their feeling to one another at Pizza Hut. Then, they secretly start dating in 1990 because Selena's father wants her to focus only on her career and family. The couples were worried that her father, Abraham will make a stop to their relationship.

Chris told, "We were married and together 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We had to learn how to handle that and that was both of us," to CNN, in 2012. Further, he confessed that they were about to contemplate divorce at one point, but they shouted the things up and thought of starting a family. 

Unfortunately, the duo was separated after Selena was fatally shot at 23 years old, 16 days before her 24th birthday. The late star was murdered by the president of her club, Yolanda Saldivar, on March 31, 1995.

Who was Selena Quintanilla? Know Her More

On April 16, 1971, Selena Quintanilla (net worth) was born in Lake Jackson, Texas, U.S, to make Abraham Quintanilla Jr. and Marcella Quintanilla proud on this date. Selena was well known as an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, businesswoman, model, actress, and fashion designer. 

Selena Quintanilla was born on 16 April 1971 in Lake Jackson Texas, U.S.

Selena was a female singer in a male-driven industry.
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At the age of 6, Abraham recognized Selena's singing talent and thought to form Selena y Los Dinos, a band along with her and his other child. Moreover, everyone used to sing a song in the family restaurants, at weddings, and at parties. Selena, in 1994 with Orale Promo, said being a female singer in a male-driven industry was difficult for her.

Selena Quintanilla's Husband, Chris Perez's Second Wife, Vanessa Villanueva 

Of course, Chris Perez was devasted by the untimely death of his late wife, Selena Quintanilla. He truly loved his sweetheart; however, she was taken away from him. 

After Chirs' wife passed away, he stayed unmarried for some years, but he moved on with time. He then tied the knot with his second wife, Vanessa Villanueva. They tied the knot in 2001; however, their marriage only survived for seven years. The duo parted ways in 2008. 

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