Abraham Quintanilla Jr. is a songwriter as well as producer who began his career as a vocalist. Abraham is mostly known as the late Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla’s father. He is now the Selena Foundation’s founder.

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Full NameAbraham Quintanilla Jr.
Date of BirthFebruary 20, 1939
Birth PlaceCorpus Christi, Texas
FatherAbraham Gonzalez Quintanilla Sr.
MotherMaria Tereza Calderon
SpouseMarcella Samora
Body Measurement
ChildrenAbraham Isaac Quintanilla III, Suzette Michelle Quintanilla and Selena Quintanilla
Net Worth$10 Million


Where was Abraham born and raised?

On February 20, 1939, Abraham Quintanilla Jr. was born. He is a male who is 82 years old. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas. As a result, he is an American citizen. Similarly, he was born under the sign of Pisces. Quintanilla Jr. was born to parents Maria Tereza Calderon (Mother) and Abraham Gonzalez Quintanilla Sr. (Father).

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His folks used to glean vegetables, cotton, and fruits for a living. However, to support his family, his father, Abraham Quintanilla Sr., worked as an autobody repairman. Abraham had five siblings.


Where did Quintanilla Jr go to School?

He attended Roy Miller High School in his hometown. He wasn’t the most studious person. As a result, Abraham and his high school buddies founded the Gumdrops, a chorus. Abraham was a quick learner. Abraham was interested in music and wanted to test his ability. As a result, Abraham dropped out of high school in his senior year to pursue his aspirations. Quintanilla’s mother, on the other hand, was not pleased with his decision.


How did Quintanilla Jr. start his Career?

He first gave his goal of becoming a professional singer wing in 1957, when he saw his former colleagues perform. Just thereafter, he learned that one of the band members was leaving, leaving the group without a vocalist. That’s when he fired his shot and walked up to the band. Los Dinos was the name of the band.

In 1959, the band released its first single. The song’s title was “So Hard To Tell,” and it quickly became popular on a radio station in Abraham’s hometown. Their song single, like their previous, was a hit and garnered a lot of radio in South Texas. Their status as a musical ensemble expanded even more after this song.

After leaving the band, he began working full-time for Dow Chemical. However, he is not currently employed there. He most likely resigned from his job at Dow Chemical following the death of his daughter Selena.

While Quintanilla’s daughter was still alive, Abraham began working on CDs that would never see the light of day. Following the loss of his daughter Selena, he became involved in a number of projects including his daughter Selena’s conversations. He was invited to appear on many television shows to speak about his late daughter.

Similarly, there are a few documentaries and films about Selena Quintanilla in which Abraham appears too. Similarly, Abraham and the rest of his family established the Selena Foundation to assist youngsters in need.

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Physical Description

Abraham Quintanilla Jr. has dark brown eyes and black hair. Aside from these, the remainder of his body measurements is not currently available on the internet. More information is currently being gathered.


Who is Abraham married to?

Quintanilla Jr., who is married to Marcella Samora, is a family man. He met his wife while serving in the military, and the couple married in 1963. He’s the father of three kids. Abraham Isaac Quintanilla III was named after Quintanilla after he had his first child. Likewise, his first daughter, Suzette Michelle Quintanilla, was born in the year 1967.

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Selena, his third child, was born in April of 1971. He is devoted to his family. However, Abraham and his entire family were forced to deal with the tragic loss of their beloved daughter Selena.


Social Media

Unlike most individuals, Abraham is not a big fan of social media. As a result, he does not have a social media account. His son, on the other hand, posts images of him on various occasions on his personal account.


Net Worth

Abraham Quintanilla Jr.’s net worth is estimated to be around $10 million, according to various publications. He is a record producer as well as the creator of the Selena Foundation. Although specifics about his salary and other assets are not yet public, it is safe to assume that he earns a good living.


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