Yolanda Saldívar Rank
About Yolanda Saldívar
Yolanda Saldívar is an American woman who gained worldwide notoriety for murdering the 23-year-old Latino singing sensation Selena in 1995. She was found guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced to life behind bars for the murder.
She was the youngest of the seven children born to Juanita and Frank Saldívar. She never married but had three adopted children.
She was the president of Selena's fan club and the manager of Selena’s clothing line Selena Etc., but was fired from both positions in 1995 after being accused of embezzling about $60, 000 from Selena’s accounts.
She shot and killed Serena on March 31, 1995 in a hotel room in Corpus Christi, Texas where the singer met with her to collect the financial papers of the fan club and her clothing line.
During her trial, she claimed the shooting wasn’t deliberate and that her gun accidentally went off and fatally wounded the singing sensation.
Prior to working with Selena, she worked as a nurse.
She was portrayed by actress Lupe Ontiveros in the 1997 biographical musical drama film Selenastarring Jennifer Lopez as Selena.
Yolanda Saldívar Rank
Yolanda Saldívar's Popularity
Yolanda Saldívar is a famous Mexican-American murderer of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, who was born on September 19, 1960. As a person born on this date, Yolanda Saldívar is listed in our database as the 33rd most popular celebrity for the day (September 19) and the 50th most popular for the year (1960).
People born on September 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Yolanda Saldívar is the 751st most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Yolanda Saldívar's birthday, Yolanda Saldívar is the 13th most famous Mexican-American and ranks 20th in famous people born in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
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