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Chris Perez and Vanessa Villanueva Divorced In 2008. Is Chris Perez Dating Someone Else

Updated On 01 Mar, 2019 Published On 12 May, 2017
Chris Perez and Vanessa Villanueva Divorced In 2008. Is Chris Perez Dating Someone Else

Chris Perez will join many legendary artists on the South Texas Music Walk of Fame after he'll be joining the list coming July.

Well, his professional life is delightful because of his sheer dedication to it. But looks like his dedication to his work lead to the ultimate downfall of his marriage and divorce. 

Chris Perez Marriage with Vanessa Villanueva In 2008

Chris Perez is famous for being the lead guitarist of the hit rock band Selena y Los Dinos. Together with the band, he sang some of the most iconic songs of all time.

Chris with his now deceased wife Selena

After the death of his first wife Selena y Los Dinos on 31st March 1995, Chris formed his own band, The Chris Perez Brand, in 1998.

He then married his girlfriend Vanessa Villanueva on October 26, 2001. Many of his fans were happy after their beloved star moved on from his wife's tragic demise.

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Chris was first introduced to actress Vanessa by his good friend John Garza in 1996 and they officially came out as a couple in 1998.

Children Between them

Chris and Vanessa shares two adorable children. One boy named Noah Perez and a beautiful daughter named Cassie Perez born 1999.

Chris with his daughter Cassie and ex-wife Vanessa

His children are all grown-up now and call him 'daddy', which is a very beautiful experience, to say the least. He loves them with all his heart and often takes out time from his busy schedule to play with them.

Filed for Divorce in 2008

In 2008, Chris's wife Vanessa filed for divorce. Although the exact reason for their divorce is not known but according to many websites, the reason for their divorce was because of lack of communication.


Chris divorced his wife in 2008, Source: Houston Press

Seems Chris's career got in the way of his relationship. You see, he need to move from one place to another for many live concerts and due to this, he wasn't able to communicate with his wife more often.

Know More About Chris Perez

Chris Perez was born on August 14, 1969, in San Antonio, Texas to Gilbert Pérez and Carmen Medina. He started his career in 1986 when he joined Shelly Lares.

The Award-Winning and Talented Chris Perez,
Source: Entertainment Affair

His remarkable guitar skill made headlines all over the country and that's when A.B. Quintanilla decided to make him his band's lead guitarist.

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He joined Selena y Los Dinos in early 1990. He won the prestigious Grammy Award in 1998 for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album.

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As of 2016, his net worth is 10 million dollars. And recently, it was officially announced that Chris will be inducted into the South Texas Music Walk of Fame on July 3.

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