The mother of famous late American singer-songwriter and multi-dimensional woman Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, Marcella Samora is a renowned personality in social work as an activist. 

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Full NameMarcella Samora
Date of Birth17 July 1944
Birth PlaceUnited States
ProfessionSocial Activist
SpouseAbraham Quintanilla Jr
Age77 years
Weight70 kg
EthnicityMexican- Cherokee
Net Worth50 thousand dollars.


Where was Marcella born and raised?

Born in a family of peasants on 17 July 1944 in the United States, Marcella Samora was from a Mexican-Cherokee ethnicity having Indian roots. Marcella’s father was a Texan, while her mother was Coloradan which made her spend most of her childhood in Washington DC. However, that was only where she met with her future husband, Abraham Quintanilla Jr, who served in the US military. 


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What is the academic qualification of Marcella Samora?

This American journalist has done a master’s in journalism from the New York University. Her early was quite simple, decent, and non-luxurious until and unless she gave birth to Selena and she started earning to make all their life luxurious. Before Marcella gave birth to Selena, she was fighting cancer. Selena was also suspected of having but happily; she doesn’t.


How did Marcella Samora start her Career?

Apart from being the singer-songwriter, model, actress, and fashion designer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, Marcella Samora is well known for her social activism works.  She fights for human rights and currently is handling the Selena Foundation. Marcella has always been someone who keeps her profile very low and secret. Very few of the people know about what she is doing and what’s her next move. 

She has not enclosed her personal details that much.  But this beautiful older woman is still working hard and fighting for Human rights. Especially after her daughter’s death, she chose to stay away from the media and their nonsense.


Cause of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez’s Death

The death of famous pop star Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was not only shocking to her mother but to all world. The youth sensational Selena was murdered by her boutique manager Yolanda  Saldivar after he got fired from this manager post. It was discovered that he used to take money secretly from the boutique and Selena fan pages. He killed Selena with a 38 Taurus model 85 revolver. Selena was too young to take her last breath. Only at the age of 23, she left the whole world and her family.


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What is the relationship status of Marcella Samora?

She is happily married to Abraham Quintanilla Jr. since June 8, 1963. They gave birth to their first child (Abraham Isaac Quintanilla III )on 13th December of 1963, and their second child ( Suzette Michelle) was born on June 29, 1967.  The third and last child of this beautiful couple, i.e., Selena, arrived in this world on April 16, 1971. All of their children were introduced to music while growing up, but the interest, enthusiasm, and talent of Selena crossed everyone.

After Selena’s father recognized her talents and potentials, he immediately formed a new group band named Selena y Los Dinos and started running that band with lead guitarist Chris Pérez (Selena got married) and his daughter Selena Quintanilla-Pérez. After that, this band started going into shows and perform there, which actually made Selena and her talents shine like anything. At the end of 1994, Selena started to enjoy the taste of success and released many albums. Her work was appreciated through Grammy awards along with serval nominations and wins


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Marcella Samora is 77 years now and is keeping herself far from social life. Moreover, after her daughter’s death, she barely comes in front of the media and answers their questions.  She is enjoying her real-life without being part of the virtual world.


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What is the current net worth of Marcella Samora?

At this point, Marcella Samora is running a non-profitable organization named as Selena foundation, which in turn encourages education for unprivileged children. Marcella was also a part of the 1997 biopic about Selena in the character of her mother portrayed by Constance Marie. She was also seen in the same year Netflix series where Seidy Lopez portrayed her. All this works sums her estimated networth to 50 thousand dollars.

Talking about her daughter’s Net worth, it was estimated that Selena used to earn about $10 million a year. Apart from this, her son and her husband earn $5 million and 10 million dollars a year. After Selena’s death, so many of her albums are being sold, and all this goes to her mother’s account. Marcella’s major income sources have not been revealed yet, as she believes in keeping her profile very low.


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