Marcella Samora is known to be the mother of late American singer and songwriter Selena Quintanilla-Perez. Marcella suffered a tumor that needed to be removed when she was pregnant with Selena. Her daughter, who demised at a very young age, has always remained in the hearts of many.
How Much Is Marcella Samora’s Net Worth?
Marcella Samora, who is currently at the age of 74, gets acknowledgment from her daughter and husband’s music profession. Her husband, American singer and song recorder, Abraham Quintanilla Jr. have accumulated a net worth of $10 million from his musical journey.
Abraham has made many hit records and has added tremendous values of earnings in his net worth. Some of his success include 1963’s Los Dinos, and Costa Esta Copa in 1964.
Marcella's husband is also the executive producer of their daughter’s biopic Selena released on 21 March 1997. Selena is the 12th top-grossing musical biopic of all time with a lifetime collection of $35,281,794. The critically acclaimed biopic also added a significant portion of earnings towards their increasing wealth.
Selena's Death: Murdered By Colleagues
Selena was murdered at the age of 24 by the alliance of Selena’s boutique manager, the administrator of her fan club, and former nurse Yolanda Saldivar, who used to be her friend. She was shot by a gun on 31 March 1995 by her former colleagues in Corpus Christi.
Selena's death created a lot of rage in Latin community across the United States and Mexico. Even the former President of US, George W. Bush announced her birthday as Selena’s Day in Texas, which happens to be on 16 April 1971.
Marcella And Abraham’s Committed Matrimony
Marcella and Abraham tied the nuptials on 8 June 1963. The pair has been living together for almost 55 years along with their two children. The couple gave birth to their first child Abraham Isaac Quintanilla III on 31 December 1963. Their second child, a daughter named Suzette Michelle Quintanilla was born on 29 June 1977. And on 16 April 1971, the pair welcomed their third child, Selena.
Both the siblings have collaborated with their youngest sister, Selena. Some of their collaboration includes 1984’s Mis Primeras Grabaciones and And the Winner Is of 1987.
In the yeat 2017, all the family members attended the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017 to pay homage to the youth singer. Marcelle, Abraham their two children would have been so proud of Selena if she was alive. There would have been many achievements that the singer would have accomplished.
Marcella, Abraham Qunitilla Jr with their children and Selena's husband, Chris Perez paying tribute to the singer on 3 November 2017 (Photo: telesurtv.com)
Along with Marcella and her family, Selena's husband, Chris Perez and around 4000 people who acknowledged the late singer attended the event held at Vine Street, Hollywood.
Marcella Samora was born in the year 1944. The famous wife and a mother hold an American Nationality. She is half-Mexican American and half-Cherokee Indian and comes from a different family background, as per wiki. Her father was from Amarillo Texas, and her mother was a Coloradoan.