Marcella Samora Biography

(Social Worker)

Marcella Samora is a social worker who founded The Selena Foundation.

More about the relationship

Marcella Samora is married to Abraham Quintanilla Jr. Her husband is a military man by profession. Before joining the military, he was a member of the musical art, Los Dinos. After the military, he rejoined the group.

They first met with each other in Washington. They got married on the 8th of June 1963 after two years of dating.

Together, they welcome their first child, A.B. Quintanilla. Quintanilla is a record producer by profession. Later, the couple had two daughters, Selena and Suzette Quintanilla.

She has three grand children including Jovan Arriaga via Suzette Quintanilla and Savani and Giani via A. B. Quintanilla.

Relationship Facts of Marcella Samora

  • Marcella Samora is married to Abraham Quintanilla Jr..
  • Marcella Samora married on June 08, 1963.
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  • She is mother of Three (A.B. Quintanilla, Selena and Suzette ).
  • Marcella Samora is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Marcella Samora?

American Marcella Samora is a social worker. She is renowned as the mother of the pop-sensation, Selena Quintanilla-PĂ©rez.

Currently, she operates The Selena Foundation which works for the education of underprivileged children.

Marcella Samora- Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Career

Marcella Samora was born on the 17th of July 1944 in the United States. Her father was a native Texan whereas her mother is from Colorado. She is of Mexican-Cherokee ethnicity with Indian roots.

Her life is less known however she came from a family of peasants and spent most of her time in Washington. Also, details bout her siblings and educational background are behind the curtain.

Marcella Samora
Caption: Marcella Samora and Abraham (Source: Biography pedia)

As of now, she has remained away from the spotlight, her professional career is not known. However, she runs the non-profit organization, The Selena Foundation.

 The foundation works in the educational sector in impoverished children to pursue education.

Murder of Her Daughter

The singer and songwriter, Selena Quintanilla-PĂ©rez was murder by Yolanda SaldĂ­var. He was the manager of her boutique. He was fired as the manager of the boutique when Selena’s family discovered that he had embezzled money from Selena’s fan club and boutique.

Saldivar shot Selena with a 38 Taurus Model 85 revolver. At the time, Selena went to meet Yolanda to receive the financial records concerned with her boutique. On the 31st of March 1995, she passed away due to excessive blood loss at 1:05 pm.

For the crime, SaldĂ­var is serving a life sentence in Texas, On the 30th of March 2025, he will be eligible for parole.

Marcella Samora- Net Worth, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of $50k. However, the estimated net worth of her daughter, Selena is around $10 million at the time of her death in 1995.

Also, the governor of Texas, George W. Bush declared her birthdate as Selena Day in Texas. As of now, more than 90 million albums were sold making her the third-best Latin selling artist.

Apart from that, her son, A.B. Quintanilla has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Also, her husband, Abraham has a net worth of $10 million.

Controversy & Rumors

As of now, she has not been through any sort of controversy and scandal that created headlines in the media. Similarly, no rumors are linked with her.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Marcella Samora has brown eyes with short blonde hair. She has a decent weight and height. However, details about her body stats are not available.

Social Media Profile

Marcella is not active on any social media platform like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.


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Are Abraham and Marcella Samora still married?

They are living a happy conjugal life.

Where is Marcella Samora from?

She at present lives in the United States.

Who was Marcella Samora to Selena?

Samora was the mother of Selena.