Who is Marcella Samora? Biography, Age, Height, Life Story

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Who is Marcella Samora?

Marcella Samora is known to be the mother of late American singer and song writer Selena Quintanilla-Perez.

Early Life & Education

Marcella Samora was born Marcella Ofelia Samora on July 17, 1944, in the USA. Part-Mexican and part-Cherokee Indian, Samora’s father was from Amarillo, Texas, and her mother, from Colorado.

Marcella was raised in Washington, D.C. Earlier she lived her life away from the spotlight, and thus there is very little data available about her childhood and her education.

Professional Career

She was a home maker and a social worker. She manages The Selena Foundation, which was formed by her and her family to fulfill every kinds of needs of underprivelged.

Following her daughter’s death, Marcella was devastated. Still, she had done a lot in order to get justice for he daughter. She ultimately got success in getting justice when Yolanda, the murderer of Selena was given life imprisonment.

After the death of her daughter, she worked hard to keep her legacy alive. Her more true accomplishment was the struggle for justice for her late murdered daughter. This had made her won the title of a strong woman.

Awards & Achievements

Her daughter Selena won several awards along with the Grammy award.

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Personal Information

Real Name: Marcella Ofelia  Samora
Nick Name: Marcella
Born: July 17, 1944
Age: 77 years
Profession: Social Worker
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Mixed
Religion: Christian

Body Measurement

Height: 5 feet 6 inch
Weight: unknown
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown


Father: Not known
Mother: Not known
Siblings: None
Spouse: Abraham Quintanilla Jr.
Children: Son: Abraham Quintanilla III

Daughters: Suzette Quintanilla, Selena Quintanilla

Love Affairs &  Marriage

Marcella got married to Abraham Quintanilla  on June 8, 1963. And he was a military person at that time.


On March 31, 1995, Selena passed away on arrival at the Corpus Christi hospital. She was 23 years old at the time. Marcella and the rest of the family were devastated.


  • She spends her time with kids.
  • Marcella also likes outings with her family.
  • She enjoys her time in performing duties of organization.

Marcella Samora Net Worth

Marcella estimated net worth is $50,0000 US.

Name: Marcella Samora
Wealth: $500000 US
Source of Wealth: Social Worker


Q1. How Did Selena Die?       

She Murdered by her best friend and the former manager of her Selena Etc. boutiques, Yolanda Saldívar, on March 31, 1995.

Q2. Where Is Marcella Now?

She is  serving her foundation which runs the basic needs of many privileged children.

Q3. Where does Marcella Samora live now?

Presently, she resides in the United States of America .

 Q4. How old is Marcella Samora?

Marcella is now 77 years old.

Q5. When did The Selena Foundation had formed?

The Selena Foundation was established three months after her death of Selena to carry out her mission of encouraging children to stay in school.

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