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Marcella Samora - Singer Selena Perez's mother

sajju Published On Wed Sep 29 2021   Modified On Wed Sep 29 2021
Marcella Samora - Singer Selena Perez's mother

Marcella Samora is a celebrity spouse who gained popularity as well as recognition as the wife of the renowned American singer-songwriter and record producer,  Abraham Quintanilla. 

Likewise, she is also known as the mother of the late American singer and businesswoman, Selena Quintanilla-Perez who was murdered on 31st March 1995.

Early Life:

Samora was born on 17th July 1944 somewhere in the cities of the United States. She was born to a Texan father and a mother from Colorado.

As per her DOB, she belongs to the birth sign Cancer. By nationality, she is half Mexican-American & half Cherokee Indian and belongs to the white ethnicity. 

Mother of the Late American singer, Selena:

Marcella Samora walked down the aisle with her soulmate, Abraham Quintanilla on 8th June 1963. By profession, he is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. 

Marcella Samora's husband, Abraham Quintanilla Source: CelebCritics.com

Soon after their wedding, the couple welcomed two children named Selena Quintanilla-Perez and Abraham Quintanilla III (born 13th December 1963). He is an American record producer, songwriter, and musician.

 As of now, it's been more than five decades since they've been married together and still counting.

Who is her daughter, Selena?

Marcella Samora's daughter Selena Quintanilla-Perez was born on 16th April 1971. Following her father's footsteps, she also made her career as a singer.

Marcella Samora's daughter, Selena Perez Source: Google

She began her career in 1971 and had released studio albums including Selena (1989), Ven Conmigo (1990), Entre a Mi Mundo (1992), Amor Prohibido (1994), Dreaming of You (1995), etc.

Similarly, the singer had also made her appearance in TV Shows and documentaries. Furthermore, Selena worked as a social worker who served for the welfare of the helpless and needy children by educating them and raising money.

Murder of her daughter: Yolanda Saldivar

It was a black day for the Quintanilla family on 31st March 1995 when their only daughter Selena Perez passed away due to excessive blood loss at the age of 24. Actually, she was murdered by shooting her with a 38 Taurus Model 85 revolver. 

Selena Quintanilla-Perez's murderer, Yolanda Saldivar Source: Elite Daily

It was none other than the manager of her boutique, Yolanda Saldivar. Past few days, she was fired from his post for embezzling money from Selena's fan club and boutique. As of now, she is serving a life sentence in Texas which will end on 30th March 2025.

Net Worth & Earnings:

Marcella Samora has an estimated net worth of $50 thousand. On the other hand, her daughter, Selena Perez had a net worth of $10 million when she was alive. Meanwhile, her husband holds a net worth of $5 million as of now.

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