Celebrating Selena: 9 Facts About Selena Quinnte

  • She won many awards including a Grammy award for best Mexican album of the year in 1994

  • She loved collecting hats and shoes and had around 100 pairs of shoes

  • Jennifer Lopez played Selena in a movie based on her life called Selena (1997)

  • Elena’s brother described Selena’s voice( A voice with no limits)

  • English was her first language

  • She died at the age of 23

  • At the age of 10 she became the lead singer in her family’s band

  • Her nickname was “Preciosa” — meaning beautiful, spirited and wonderful

  • Selena was born on April 16th, 1997