Chris Perez is an American Personality known as songwriter, author and guitarist. Perez is famous as a lead guitarist for band Selena y Los Dinos. For his guitar skills, he appreciated by Tejano musicians. A.B. Quintanilla gave him a chance in his band where he came into the relationship with Selena. Selena’s father A.B. Quintanilla didn’t accept their relationship and forced them to stop. They both disagreed with the father’s decision, and Chris later kicked out of the group by Quintanilla. After little time, his father accepted their relationship, and they worked together in the group. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Chris Perez in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Chris Perez was born to Carmen Medina and Gilbert Perez on August 14, 1969, in San Antonio, Texas. He is of Mexican-American ancestry. At the age of four, his parents divorced and separated in 1974. His mother married the second time after four years. He always interests in playing the guitar which learns by its practice.
Chris came into the relationship with Selena at the time of joining Quintanilla’s music group. Selena’s father did not accept their relationship and ready to make him as a son in Law in future. Selena was murdered by Saldivar when she met him for an agreement.
Career Awards & Nominations
Perez started working in the group with Quintanilla who selected him as a guitarist of his Selena y Los Dinos group. He received an offer from Quintanilla to perform with Selena which Chris accepted. After, he gave an audition for the manager of the group which was disliked by A.B.’s father Abraham Quintanilla and told him to change his appearance to work on the band. He was encouraged by the members of the group who advise Chris to explore some different genres of music and change the tracks on it feels.
After little collaboration, he became a good friend to A.B. and performed together on his written songs for the records of Selena. He learned Spanish by Ricky Vela who served as keyboardist. The police caught Perez for driving fast and under the influence.
Later, he joined by two brothers of Selena y Los Dinos group who were intoxicated. They started fighting with each other and made several holes in the wall. At that time Chris was drunk and joined them in horseplay. He decided to sleep in the home instead of a hotel. Next morning, A.B. fired the brothers and accepted Chris for his apology.
In 2010, he started working in his new group with Puerto Rican and released Todo es Diferente album. He also released ‘To Selena, With Love’ which describes their relationship before she dies.
Net Worth & Earnings
Chris Perez has an estimated net worth of around $2 million. Most of his earning considered from the group where he performed as a guitarist. He also made several stage performances which helped him to get more revenue. His lifestyle changed after joining A.B. and got everything required in his life.
Perez is famous as a guitarist and released numerous records. He supported by his wife Selena who was murdered by Saldivar. His journey started with the group Selena y Los Dinos and worked several years for them. Later, he came up with his group and got fame which he deserves.