Chris Perez: Dating History & Exes

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Chris Perez is a 54-year-old American Guitarist from San Antonio, Texas, USA. He was born on Thursday, August 14, 1969. Is Chris Perez married or single, and who is he dating now? Let’s find out!

As of 2024, Chris Perez is possibly single.


Christopher Gilbert “Chris” Perez is an American guitarist, songwriter and author best known as lead guitarist for the Tejano band Selena y Los Dinos. He married the frontwoman of the group, Selena, on April 2, 1992. Perez grew up in San Antonio, Texas as one of two children of Gilbert Perez and Carmen Medina. In 1986, he joined Shelly Lares’ band. By the late 1980s, Perez was reputed among Tejano musicians for his guitar skills. This caught A.B. Quintanilla’s attention; at the time, Quintanilla was seeking another guitarist for the band he produced, Selena y Los Dinos. Shortly after Perez joined the band, he and Selena began a personal relationship. He began playing with Selena’s band at the age of nineteen.

Real Name
Christopher Gilbert Perez
Place of Birth
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Date of Birth
August 14, 1969 (age 54)
Birth Sign
Marital Status

Fun Fact: On the day of Chris Perez’s birth, "In The Year 2525" by Zager And Evans was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and Richard Nixon (Republican) was the U.S. President.

Chris Perez’s Girlfriend

Chris Perez is single. He is not dating anyone currently. Chris had at least 2 relationship in the past. Chris Perez has not been previously engaged. He had two children with his second wife Vanessa Villanueva, but the couple divorced in 2008. According to our records, he has 2 children.

Chris Perez Girlfriend

Like many celebrities and famous people, Chris keeps his personal and love life private. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. Let’s take a look at Chris Perez past relationships, ex-girlfriends and previous hookups.

Chris Perez’s birth sign is Leo. Leos love being coddled and having their egos stroked. Leos are attracted to someone who's just as vibrant and unique as they are. The most compatible signs with Leo are generally considered to be Aries, Gemini, Libra, and Sagittarius. The least compatible signs with Leo are generally considered to be Taurus and Scorpio. Chris Perez also has a ruling planet of Sun.

Past Relationships

Chris Perez was previously married to Vanessa Villanueva (2006 – 2008) and Selena Quintanilla-Perez (1992 – 1995). He has not been previously engaged. We are currently in process of looking up more information on the previous dates and hookups.

Chris Perez Biography

Chris Perez was born on the 14th of August in 1969 (Generation X). Generation X, known as the "sandwich" generation, was born between 1965 and 1980. They are lodged in between the two big well-known generations, the Baby Boomers and the Millennials. Unlike the Baby Boomer generation, Generation X is focused more on work-life balance rather than following the straight-and-narrow path of Corporate America.
Chris’s life path number is 11.

Chris Perez is known for being a Guitarist. Heavy metal and Latin rock guitarist who is known for being the widower of Tejano legend Selena. He wrote a book in 2012 entitled To Selena, With Love. Christopher Gilbert Perez attended Thomas Jefferson High School, San Antonio, TX.

Chris Perez is turning 55 in

Chris was born in the 1960s. The 1960s was the decade dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon.

The 54-year-old American was born in the Year of the Rooster and is part of Generation X

According to Chinese Zodiac, Chris was born in the Year of the Rooster. People born in the Year of the Rooster are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Chris Perez Facts

What is Chris Perez marital status?


Is Chris Perez gay?


Does he have any children?

Chris Perez has 2 children.

Is Chris Perez having any relationship affair?

According to our records, no.

Was Chris Perez ever been engaged?

Chris Perez has not been previously engaged.

How rich is Chris Perez?

Discover the net worth of Chris Perez on CelebsMoney

Chris Perez’s birth sign is Leo and he has a ruling planet of Sun.


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