Selena was an American singer, songwriter, and aspiring fashion designer. She was murdered by a jealous assistant at the young age of 23.
Selena Quintanilla-Perez was a Tejano musician who won a Grammy Award in 1994 for her song “Como La Flor”. She was the 1st Tejano musician to win a Grammy Award.
Selena was married to her guitarist, Chris Perez. She was on the verge of becoming an international megastar when her young life was cut short. On March 31st 1995, Selena was murdered by her assistant and friend, Yolanda Saldivar. There was a worldwide mourning period with even then-Governor George W. Bush declaring her birthday ‘Selena Day’. There is a movie starring Jennifer Lopez called “Selena” as well as a number of books on her life and tragic death.
Selena was a famous American singer-songwriter, who was born on April 16, 1971. As a person born on this date, Selena is listed in our database as the 8th most popular celebrity for the day (April 16) and the 12th most popular for the year (1971).
People born on April 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Selena is the 147th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Selena's birthday, Selena is the 1043rd most famous American.
In general, Selena ranks as the 1543rd most popular famous person, and the 159th most popular singer of all time. “The Famous Birthdays” catalogs over 25,000 famous people, everyone, from actors to actresses to singers to tiktok stars, from serial killers to chefs to scientists to youtubers and more. If you're curious to see who was born on your birthday, you can use our database to find out who, what, where, when and why. You can search by birthday, birthplace, claim to fame or any other information by typing in the search box, or simply browse our site by selecting the month, the day, the horoscope, or any other clickable option.
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