If you are a follower of Selena Quintanilla, then you may have heard of Suzette Quintanilla. Yes, we are talking about the famous musician from Texas. Suzette is the sister of the popular American musician from Texas, Selena, the Queen of Tejano.
It’s worth noting that Selena had a band and the name of that band is Selena y Los Dinos. However, it’s quite sad that we will not see Selena anymore on the stage. It’s because she’s not with us anymore as someone very close to her has murdered her. Selena’s murder has quite naturally shaken the entire American music industry. After that, even Suzette Quintanilla too has left the band.
On this note, it’s worth adding that Suzette was a pro drummer and she played drums for the band. Since the death of her sister, she is not into the drums anymore. So, what happened to Suzette and what is she doing right now? If you want to know some riveting facts about Suzette, then it’s time to go through this article. Here we will share some cool facts about her life.
A Short Bio On Suzette
According to the sources, Suzette Quintanilla was born in the year 1967, on 29th June, in Lake Jackson, Texas, USA. Therefore, she’s currently 53 years old. As for her zodiac sign, it’s cancer.
So, we have already mentioned that Suzette belongs to a celebrity family. In other words, she’s the daughter of Abraham Quintanilla jr and Marcella Samora. Abraham is quite a famous US Singer. On the other hand, her mother Marcella is a homemaker. If you want to know about her religion, then it’s worth noting that she follows the Christian religion.
Furthermore, she also has a brother and a sister. The name of his brother is AB Quintanilla III and her sister was Selena. Everyone in the family either sings or writes songs. The same is true for the Quintanilla siblings as well.
In fact, together they formed their own band as well. However, all fell apart when Selena was shot dead in 1995 by the club’s manager Yolanda Saldivar.
Now, let’s move to her educational background. As per the sources, we have gathered that she went to a local private school. After her graduation from school and college, she devoted her entire time to the music. Needless to say but her family supported her decision.
The Professional Life Of Suzette
As we mentioned earlier, Suzette Quintanilla was a musician and she just loved to play the drums. It is exactly what she did in her band Selena y Los Dinos. People also came to know her as the younger sister of Queen Of Trejano, Selena.
However, on March 31st, 1995, the club manager Yolanda Saldivar shot Selena. After the death of her sister, Suzette left the band and her music profession as well. So, the sources tell us that she’s currently working at her father’s entertainment company Q Productions inc.
Apart from that, she’s also working as a manager at Selena Museum in Corpus Christi, Texas. Furthermore, it’s worth noting that Netflix made a movie on the life of Selena, Suzette’s elder sister.
Suzette Quintanilla tied the marital knots with her husband Bill Arriga in the year 1993. Her husband is a businessman but there’s no clue about what his business is. Furthermore, it’s also worth adding that the couple has a son, Jovan Arriga. Currently, Suzette is living a happy life with her husband, son, and three pet dogs.