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Venessa Villanueva


Facts of Venessa Villanueva

Full NameVenessa Villanueva
First NameVenessa
Last NameVillanueva
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
No Of Children2

Venessa Villanueva is popularly known for being the former wife of Chris Perez, a popular guitarist, songwriter and author.

Venessa Villanueva Good Looking
Venessa Villanueva Good Looking Source: ecelebfacts

Dating and Married With Ex-Husband Chris Perez

The couple met for the first time from their mutual friend named John Garza in 1998

They began dating after a short time of their first meeting. 

The duo were dating each other for more than three years and then they decided to get married. 

They tied the knot in 2001, in front of close friends and family members.  She is the second wife of her then-husband as it was not Chris first marriage. 

Venessa Villanueva Dating Days With Then Husband
Venessa Villanueva Dating Days With Then Husband Soucre: Marriedbiography 

Her ex-husband

Chris Perez's real name Christopher Gilbert Perez was born on 14 August 1969 in San Antonia, Texas, United States

His parents are Gilbert Perez and Carmen Medina.  

He came to prominence after appearing as the lead guitarist of the Selena y Los Dinos band

Venessa Villanueva Ex-Husband
Venessa Villanueva Ex-Husband Source: Instagram

Their Adorable Children

She gave birth to her first baby on 22 December 1998  and it was before their wedding. 

Their first baby was their cute little daughter, and they named her Cassie Perez. She is already 21 years old and into her teenage. 

Chris has shared lots of photos of her on his Instagram account. His relation with his children seems so close.

 He shared a photo on 12 august 2017 of the father-daughter duo in the moment of his daughter a first car, and the caption is 

“Well, its official Cassie…”

Venessa Villanueva Ex-Husband With Daughter
Venessa Villanueva Ex-Husband With Daughter Source: Instagram

The couple welcomed their second baby, who was their first boy together on 6 April 2005. They named him Noah Perez

Chris wished him in his 12 birthday on Instagram, where he is holding his baby boy up with the caption 

“I thank God for…”

Venessa Villanueva Ex Husband And Baby Boy
Venessa Villanueva Ex Husband And Baby Boy Source: Instagram

Divorce Heart Breaking

After six years of married life and ten years of relationship, the couple filed for divorce in 2008

It was rumored that Venessa wanted to fix the problem and didn’t want a divorce but later, they both realized they couldn’t be happy together.

The couple separated and shared their children's custody. They are still in touch for the sake of their children. 

After that, both of them are enjoying their single life.

The First Wife Of Her Former Husband

Her ex-husband's first wife was Selena Quintanilla Perez. She was an American singer, model, actress, songwriter and fashion designer

She had made her debut in her music career in 1981 as she is also a member of the Selena y Los Dinos band. They were in the same band. 

How They Fell In Love?

He fell in love with her when they were on vacation with band members though he had a girlfriend at that time. 

After sometimes, they both expressed their feelings in Pizza Hut restaurant.

In April 1992, she tied the knot with him and got married because she knew that his father would never permit their marriage. 

After three years of marriage, she was shot and killed in 1995. The murder of her beloved wife was very shocking for him and was heart wrenching to say the least. 

He was depressed and he left the band after that.

Net worth

She has a massive amount of net worth and her salary is in huge amount. 

After her divorce, she has appeared in some television shows which helped her to add in her income. 

It was said that her alimony amount was in prominent figure but the exact amount hasn’t revealed to date. 

So her that amount is also one reason of having a hefty income.

Ex Husband's Net Worth

Her ex-husband's net worth is 1.2 million dollars. He manages to earn that sum of money from her long career in music. 

His debuted album was Resurrection, which was released in 1999. He won Grammy Awards for that album. 

Some of the best guitarists nowadays and their net worth are shown below. 

Billy Gibbons's real name William Frederick Gibbons is an American guitarist. He was born on 16 December 1949

His fortune is 60 million dollars.

Eric Gales is an American guitarist. He was born on 29 October 1974. His net worth is 11 million dollars.

Mark Knopfler is also one of the popular British guitarists. He was born on 12 August 1949. His net worth is 95 million dollars

NameDate of BirthNet Worth (Dollars)
Billy Gibbons16 December 194960 million
Eric Gales29 October 197411 million
Mark Knopfler12 August 194995 million


  1. She was born in the United States. Her exact birthday and age are not available in her wiki sites.
  2. She is an American by nationality.
  3. Her parents are Mexican.

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Updated On Wed Feb 17 2021 Published On Sat Jan 18 2020 By paper-boat

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