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Selena Quintanilla

Biography

Tejano performing designer who sold over twenty-one mil albums and earned a Grammy Honor for Best Mexican/American Recording for Live! in 1994. She was murdered by Yolanda Saldivar, the previous chief executive of her lover golf club who she experienced previously terminated for embezzling cash. She sang at her parents’ cafe, which went of business, and remaining college when she is at eighth quality. Her track, “Thinking of You” became a thirty-five-times Platinum-selling strike. She wedded Chris Perez on Apr 2, 1992. Jennifer Lopez starred inside a 1997 film predicated on her existence and murder, that was titled Selena.

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Full Name Selena
Date Of Birth April 16, 1971
Died March 31, 1995, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Place Of Birth Lake Jackson, TX
Height 1.65 m
Profession World Music Singer
Education American School of Correspondence, West Oso Junior High School, Oran M. Roberts Elementary School, California Miramar University, Como la Flor, Bidi Bidi Bom Bom, Dreaming of You
Nationality American
Spouse Chris Pérez
Parents Marcella Samora, Abraham Quintanilla Jr.
Siblings A.B. Quintanilla III, Suzette Quintanilla, Como la Flor, Bidi Bidi Bom Bom, Dreaming of You
Awards Grammy Award for Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album, Billboard Latin Music Award for Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Female, ALMA Award for Outstanding Album, Como la Flor, Bidi Bidi Bom Bom, Dreaming of You
Music Groups Selena y Los Dinos
Nominations Billboard Latin Music Award for Latin Pop Album of the Year, Billboard Latin Music Award for Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Solo, Texan Music Awards, Como la Flor, Bidi Bidi Bom Bom, Dreaming of You
Movies Don Juan DeMarco
Star Sign Aries

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Selena1997performer: "Amor Prohibido" 1994, "Baila esta Cumbia" 1992, "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" 1994, "Como la Flor" 1992, "Dreaming of You" 1989, "I Could Fall in Love" 1995, "El Chico del Apartamento 512" 1994, "La Carcacha" 1992, "Funky Town" 1979, "I Will Survive" 1975, "Last Dance" 1978, "No Me Queda Mas" 1994, "On the Radio" 1979, "Si Una Vez" 1994, "Regresa a Mi" 2004, "Where Did the Feeling Go?" 1984 / writer: "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" 1994 - as Selena Quintanilla-Perez
Selena Live: The Last Concert1995Video performer: "I Will Survive / Funky Town / Last Dance / The Hustle / On the Radio", "Amor Prohibido", "Baila Esta Cumbia", "Tus Desprecios", "Cobarde", "Techno Cumbia", "La Carcacha", "No Me Queda Más", "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom", "Si Una Vez", "El Chico del Apartamento 512", "Ya Ves", "Como La Flor" / writer: "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom"
Cara & Coroa1995TV Series performer: "I Could Fall in Love"
Blue in the Face1995performer: "God's Child"
Don Juan DeMarco1994performer: "El Toro Relajo", "No Me Quieras Tanto"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Don Juan DeMarco1994Singer

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lea Sunshine Covering Dreaming of You by Selena2012TV Movie

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Selena ¡vive!2005TV Movie dedicatee
Selena1997dedicatee - as Selena Quintanilla Perez

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Selena, su ultimo adios2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
Selena: Greatest Hits2003VideoHerself
Selena Live: The Last Concert1995VideoHerself
Latin Nights1995TV Movie documentaryHerself
Pa'lante con Cristina1994TV SeriesHerself
The 36th Annual Grammy Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
Sábado gigante1994TV SeriesHerself
Two Women, One Road1993TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Latin Explosion: A New America2015TV Movie documentaryHerself - Musician
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHerself
Reel Crime/Real Story2012TV Series documentaryHerself
Biography2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Selena: Queen of Tejano2007Video documentary shortHerself
Rumbo a los premios furia musical 20042004TV MovieHerself
101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Greatest2001TV Series documentaryHerself
American Justice1998TV Series documentaryHerself
Behind the Music1998TV Series documentaryHerself
Selena: The Final Notes1997VideoHerself
Selena Remembered1997VideoHerself
Selena1997Herself (uncredited)
E! True Hollywood Story1996TV Series documentaryHerself
15th Annual Tejano Music Awards1995VideoHerself - Special Tribute

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