Selena Quintanilla was born on April 16, 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas. She was the youngest child of Marcella Ofelia Quintanilla (née Samora) who had Cherokee ancestry and Abraham Quintanilla Jr., a Mexican American former musician. Selena was raised as a Jehovah's Witness.
Selena's father, Abe Quintanilla, told KRIS-TV in Corpus Christi that he decided to close the boutique because coupled with a weak economy the boutique was outside of the main focus of "Q Productions" which has always been on the music.She was shot and killed by Yolanda Saldivar. Saldivar was an employee and manager for Selena's boutiques and fan club and was found to have been embezzling money. Selena did not believe her best friend could do something like that and tried to maintain their friendship.Cause of death: Gunshot wound to subclavian .Selena open her boutique on Corpus Christi
In 1994, Selena opened up her first boutique in Corpus Christi , Texas .
Selena Quintanilla changed the music industry is many different ways. ... Selena proved them all wrong just by being herself and using the talent she was born with. Many record labels and producers looked at Selena and saw that women could sing and dance to Tejano music just as well as Men could (if not better).Selena was an amazing artist. She sang alongside her family and friends and designed all her outfits. She became known for breaking stereotypes in music by becoming the first mainstream female artist in Tejano music which was mostly men back in the day.Apr 3, 2017.Selena was at the highest point in her career, but she was still striving for more. She enrolled in college to study business and was active in urging kids to better themselves by staying in school, abstaining from drugs and working hard to attain their goals. Her message was simple: Follow your dreams and work hard.Oct 16, 2018