Facts of Abraham Quintanilla
|Full Name:||Abraham Quintanilla|
|Age:||80 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||February 20, 1939|
|Birth Place:||Corpus Christi, Texas, USA|
|Father's Name:||Abraham Gonzalez Quintanilla Sr.|
|Mother's Name:||Maria Tereza Calderon|
|Education:||Roy Miller High School|
|Profession:||Singer, songwriter, Record producer|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed(Spanish, Indigenous Mexican)|
Relationship Statistics of Abraham Quintanilla
|What is Abraham Quintanilla marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Abraham Quintanilla get married ? (married date):||June 08, 1963|
|How many children does Abraham Quintanilla have ? (name):||Three(A.B. Quintanilla III, Suzette Quintanilla, and Selena)|
|Is Abraham Quintanilla having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Abraham Quintanilla gay ?:||No|
|Who is Abraham Quintanilla wife ? (name):||Marcella Samora|
More about the relationship
Abraham Quintanilla is a married person. He has been married to his wife Marcella Samora since June 8, 1963. He met his wife during his service as a US military in the Lewis-McChord Joint Base near Tacoma, Washington.
The couple welcomed their first child, A.B. Quintanilla III on December 13, 1963, the very day his father received his discharge papers. Then, they welcomed Suzette Quintanilla on June 29, 1967, and Selena on April 16, 1971.
His daughter, Selena was murdered by Yolanda Saldivar on March 31, 1995. The murderer was her personal friend and also used to run her boutiques. The early death of his daughter led him to various mental health problems including suffering, depression and emotional trauma.
In order to maintain the legacy of his daughter, he founded the Selena Foundation in order to help children in crises. Also, he made several appearances on TV shows in order to talk about Selena.
- 1 Who is Abraham Quintanilla?
- 2 Abraham Quintanilla: Age(80), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity
- 3 Abraham Quintanilla: Education, School/College University
- 4 Abraham Quintanilla: Professional Life and Career
- 5 Abraham Quintanilla: Awards, Nominations
- 6 Abraham Quintanilla: Net Worth($10M), Income, Salary
- 7 Abraham Quintanilla: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 8 Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 9 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Who is Abraham Quintanilla?
Abraham Quintanilla is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. He is also known as the father of singer Selena and he executively produced the 1997 biographical film about her life.
Abraham Quintanilla: Age(80), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity
He was born on February 20, 1939, in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. His birth name is Abraham Quintanilla Jr. and he is currently 80 years old. He was born as the middle child of six siblings, to Abraham Gonzalez Quintanilla Sr. and Maria Tereza Calderon. His parents worked along the Rio Grande in Texas, gleaning vegetables, fruits, and cotton.
At the age of 14, his parents left the Catholic Church and converted to Jehovah’s Witness. His father later worked as an autobahn repairman whereas his mother began door-to-door to preach to other Hispanic and Latino Americans.
Abraham holds American citizenship but his ethnicity is a mix of Spanish, Indigenous Mexican.
Abraham Quintanilla: Education, School/College University
He joined Roy Miller High School and joined to form a high school choir called the ‘Gumdrops’ along with two friends. In order to pursue his career, he dropped out of Roy Miller High School.
Abraham Quintanilla: Professional Life and Career
He saw the performance of a group in 1957 and that turned his alumni classmates into a high school dance. He then decided to join the group and practice with them and also became a member of the group.
The group was named as Los Dinos and the group released six albums. The group’s self-titled album was released in 1963, ‘Con Esta Copa’ in 1964, ‘The Dinosaurs’ in 1965, ‘2000’ in 1962, etc. The group experienced many racism and discrimination and were not allowed to play in white facilities.
Also, they suffered problems with the Mexican audience and they later switched to Chicano rock music. He left the group in 1971 and he settled in Texas in order to raise his family.
Abraham Quintanilla: Awards, Nominations
It seems Abraham has not been awarded and nominated for his work till date.
Abraham Quintanilla: Net Worth($10M), Income, Salary
He has an estimated net worth of around $10 million and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career. Also, his son has an estimated net worth of around $5 million.
Abraham Quintanilla: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
This musician is far away from controversies. There are no solid rumors about him also.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Abraham Quintanilla has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches and he has brown eyes and black hair. Other information regarding his weight, shoe size, dress size, etc. are not available.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Abraham Quintanilla does not seem to be active on social networking site such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.