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Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla Biography

Updated On 13 May, 2023 Published On 20 May, 2023
Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla

Facts of Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla

Date of Birth :
Age : 79 years old
Family Name : Ofelia
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Cancer
Height : 5 Feet 6 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla

What is Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla have ? (name): 3 Children
Is Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla Lesbian ? No

Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla is a celebrity mother of the late singer Selena Quintanilla who rose to popularity in America only because of her daughter. The American star mother has been famous in the entertainment industry and established her identity in the media.

How is Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla Married Life? Get Details On Her Personal Life

The Mexican-American personality is married to her longtime spouse Abraham Quintanilla Jr., a renowned musician known for Selena, Love Bites, and many more. The duo had encountered for the first time when the singer joined at US air force in 1961 in Washington.

Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla and her husband Abraham Quintanilla with their superstar daughter Selena.

The lovely pair fell in love with each other and started to date each other for two years. Ofelia walked down the aisle with Abraham on June 8, 1963, in an intimate wedding ceremony. They made their marriage ceremony memorable with their close friends and relatives away from the limelight.

Mr. and Mrs. Quintanilla were blessed with three children during their nuptial life who followed the footprints of their father and made a successful careers in the music industry. Interestingly, the married duo is still enjoying each other's companionship for almost sixty years with no rumors of affair or controversy.

Who Are Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla's Famous Children? Get Details On Their Relationship Status

Well, the beautiful woman, Marcella is a proud mother of three where she along with her husband became parents for the first time when they welcomed their first child Abraham Quintanilla III  born on December 13, 1963. The lady was expecting a child before getting married to her partner.

Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla with her husband and three children. 

The media star's son, Quintanilla is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer who is known for Como la Flor, Amor Prohibido, and No Me Queda Más. The celeb had married for the fifth time and currently, he is blissfully marriage period with his wife, Anjelah Orellano where both tied the knot on 16 September 2019.

The Fast&Furious star was previously hitched with his former spouses Vangie Almeida, Heather Grein, Brenda Ramirez, and Rikkie Robertson. The star is the father of eight children from his previous relationship and a grandfather of one, who is happily living a beautiful life with Orellano.

Similarly, Quintanilla's second child, Suzette Michael Quintanilla was born to the family on June 29, 1967. The gorgeous star daughter is an actress and producer known for Untl. Selena Musical, Selena: La carcacha (1992) and Selena: No me queda más (1994). She married her long-time boyfriend  Bill Arriaga in 1993 and was blessed with a child from the relationship.

Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla with her superstar daughter Selena and husband.  

Whereas Abraham and Suzette's younger sibling, Selena Quintanilla born as the third and last child of the family on 16 April 1971. The personality was one of the most famous household names in Hollywood out of her family member. Queen of Tejano music is better known for Don Juan DeMarco, Selena, and Someone Great.

The late music icon exchanged vows with her love partner Chris Pérez an American actor and producer on 2 April 1992 and never share a child during their affair. The long-time companion, unfortunately, had to be set apart due to the tragic death of the singer.

The Truth Behind Selena Quintanilla's Death

Unfortunately, Hollywood had to suffer from immeasurable loss after the death of Selena on  31 March 1995. The celebrity's family and fans were devasted by the tragic news as they never expected that the talented personality would leave the world sooner only at the age of twenty-three.

The  Entre a Mi Mundo singer was murdered by her business boutique manager Yolanda Saldivar who claimed himself a big fan of the star. Before becoming a manager in Selena's business, she was hired as the fan club's president in 1991 but who knows the woman will be the killer of the talented personality three years later.

Likewise, Quintanilla's family had known Saldivar for years who was found to have done $30,000 in fraud through a business and fan club. The vocalist confronted her about inappropriate acts where Yolanda shot her with a gun during their meeting at the Days Inn in Corpus Christi.

The late singer was shot dead at the time when she was taken to the Corpus Christi Memorial Hospital. The murderer was arrested by the police authority and later the woman was lifetime sentence in Texas in October 1995.

Everyone who love her skills and music was saddened by the incident however she was paid tribute in her last rites by her family and fans On April 1, Bayfront Plaza in Corpus Christi. The fans remembered how the young star established herself as one of the best singers and Hollywood stars at a very young age.

What is Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla's Net Worth? 

Well, the stunning celebrity mother, Quintanilla rose to popularity because of her star family who had made great contributions to the American entertainment media. While talking about her source of income, the mixed descent origin is a normal homemaker who is away from the limelight and Hollywood.

Marcella is a good housewife and mother who took the responsibility to take care of her family after her marriage. The lady however starred in Selena ¡vive! which was a musical tribute to her late daughter to revive her memory.

Apart from that the internet personality runs a charity with her son-in-law Chris The Selena Foundation to provide help and support to needy children. While talking about her net worth and assets she hasn't disclosed them to the media which is why no one is are of her net worth to date.

On the contrary, Marcella's beau, Abraham has a staggering net worth of $10 million which earned throughout his successful career in the entertainment media. He began his singing career through one of the popular 60s musicals group Los Dinos. The American personality supported his three children to pursue a career in the music industry as well. Later he became the executive producer of the film Selena based on the real-life story of the musician.

Similarly, the songwriter and singer, Selena were one of the highest-paid singers of the generation who achieved enormous love and support from the fans at a very young age. She was the one who made the Tejano genre mainstream in Hollywood in the 1990s.

The late music artist was only six years old when she initiated her music profession, and she was encouraged by her family the same. The beautiful vocalist debuted on the music scene as a member of the band Selena y Los Dinos. Thereby she started to give music hits  Entre a Mi Mundo, Como la Flor,  Amor Prohibido, Dreaming of You, and so on.  Likewise,  Netflix released Selena: The Series starring Christian Serratos in 2020.

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The Grammy Award winner will complete twenty-eight years of her death anniversary on March 31, 2023.  It is very tough to remain in the remember of the fans even after her death, which proves that she was one of the most legendary musicians and singers of all time. 

Selena won her Grammy Award for Best Mexican/American Album in 1994.  

Moreover, even after her demise, Quintanilla became the first-ever Latin artist to sell more than 30 million records. Her net worth was $5 million before her death which would have surely raised but destiny wanted a different thing for her.

Quick Facts About Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla

Marcella Ofelia is of Mexican and Cherokee ethnicity.

She was born to parents a Texan Father and a Colorado-born Mother.

Her mother-in-law is  Maria Tereza Calderon and father in law is  Abraham Gonzalez Quintanilla Sr.

The lady is not available on social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Quintanilla is the former mother-in-law of Chris Perez.

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Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla Married

Marriage with Abraham Quintanilla Jr.

The lovely pair fell in love with each other and started to date each other for two years. Ofelia walked down the aisle with Abraham on June 8, 1963, in an intimate wedding ceremony.

Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla Children

SON : Abraham Quintanilla III

Father: Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla

Abraham Quintanilla III is the first child of Marcella.

DAUGHTER : Suzette Quintanilla

Father: Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla

Suzette Quintanilla is the middle child of Marcella.

DAUGHTER : Selena Quintanilla

Father: Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla

Selena Quintanilla is the youngest child of Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla.

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