Selena (I) (1971–1995)

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Selena was born in Lake Jackson, Texas, a city 50 miles southeast of Houston, to Abraham Quintanilla Jr. and Marcella Quintanilla. Abraham opened a Mexican restaurant, Papagayo, in Lake Jackson. Selena was 9-years-old when her father discovered her talent for singing. He formed a band consisting of Selena on vocals, her brother A.B. Quintanilla on... See full bio »

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Cara & Coroa Soundtrack
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 1998 Selena: Missing My Baby (Remix) (Video short) (singer)
 1997 Selena: A Boy Like That (Video short) (singer)
 1996 Selena: No quiero saber (Video short) (singer)
 1996 Selena: Siempre hace frio (Video short) (singer)
 1995 Selena: Fotos y Recuerdos (Video short) (singer)
 1995 Selena: I'm Getting Used to You (Video short) (singer)
 1995 Selena: I Could Fall in Love (Video short) (singer)
 1995 Selena: No debes jugar (Video short) (singer)
 1995 Selena: Techno cumbia (Video short) (singer)
 1995 Selena: Tú sólo tú (Video short) (singer)
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Other Works:

Album: "Preciosa" See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 8 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 54 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Selena Quintanilla | Selena Quintanilla-Pérez


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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I'm in charge of the uniforms and outfits. I design clothes and jewelry on the side. So we make our own things, which I love to do. I love shiny things and clothing. - on fashion business See more »


Was in the 1999 Guinness Book of Records as "Most Dominating Artist". See more »


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