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Chris Perez

Chris Perez Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1969
Place of Birth San Antonio, Texas
Age 51 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
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Chris Perez

Christopher Gilbert Pérez is the best known American guitarist, songwriter and songwriter as the lead guitarist of the group Tejano Selena y Los Dinos. He married the group's main wife, Selena, on April 2, 1992. Pérez grew up in San Antonio, Texas, as one of two children to Gilbert Pérez and Carmen Medina. In 1986, he joined Shelly Lares' group. At the end of the 1980s, Pérez was respected by the musicians of Tejano for his talents as a guitarist. This caused A.B. Quintanilla's attention; At the time, Quintanilla was looking for another guitarist for his produced group, Selena y Los Dinos. One to two years after Pérez joined the group, he and Selena began a personal relationship. Selena's father Abraham Quintanilla forced them to end the relationship because he believed Pérez's image could ruin Selena's career. They ignore his threats to dissolve the group and continue their relationship. Quintanilla Jr fired Pérez from the group, banning Selena from accompanying him.

Born Christopher Gilbert Pérez, August 14, 1969, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Guitarist, songwriter, singer, author
Children 2
Family Suzette Quintanilla (sister-in-law), A.B. Quintanilla III (brother-in-law), Abraham Quintanilla (father-in-law), Marcella Quintanilla (mother-in-law)
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About Chris Perez

Heavy metal and Latin rock guitarist who is known for being the widower of Tejano legend Selena.

Chris Perez before fame

He began playing with Selena's band at the age of nineteen.

Achievement of Chris Perez

His band, the Chris Perez Band, earned a Grammy Award for Best Latin Rock Album in 2000.

Chris Perez family life

He had two children with his second wife Vanessa Villanueva, but the couple divorced in 2008.

Associations of Chris Perez

He wrote a book in 2012 entitled To Selena, With Love.

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  • Pop musician Tejano
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  • Musician San Antonio
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  • Hollywood Records artists
  • Musicians of Hispanic and Latin American descent
  • Singer from Texas
  • Capitol Records Artists

Latest information about Chris Perez updated on June 14 2021.

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