American actress, Vanessa Villanueva is known for her notable works in Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns (2011) and Forgotten Memories (2015). However, she came to fame as the former wife of guitarist and songwriter, Chris Perez. The duo tied the knot in 2001 and divorced in 2008.
Early Life and Career of Venessa Villanueva
Venessa Villanueva was born in the United States of America to Mexican parents. Her parents shifted to the USA before her birth. She has never been in the big stage despite being the celebrity wife. But after divorcing Chris Perez, she stepped into the world of entertainment.
In 2011, Villanueva became a crew member of the movie Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns. Later, she worked as one of the electricians' units for the Camera and Electrical Department of the film. She appeared in the short TV series Forgotten Memories where she played the role of Gaby Valdez.
Venessa Villanueva's Net Worth
Believing some online sources, Venessa Villanueva has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Apart from that, she received a considerable alimony and child support from her former husband, Chris Perez.
Venessa Villanueva's Personal Life
Venessa Villanueva is possibly single at the moment but previously, she was married to American guitarist, songwriter, Chris Perez. The duo first met on 1998 through a mutual friend, John Garza and after few datings, they eventually fell in love. They tied the knot on October 26, 2001, in an intimate ceremony.
The couple shared two children a daughter, Cassie Perez (born on 1998) and a son, Noah Perez. However, the couple failed to handle their married life and split apart after six years of marriage in 2008. As per some online sources, the reason behind their divorce was Perez alcohol addiction and negligence to his family.
Prior to marrying, Villanueva, Chris was married to American singer, Selena Y Los Dinos in 1992 who was murdered in 1995 by her former friend and former manager, Yolanda Saldívar.