Enemies do not have a thing that friends do, that is trust. A betrayal of a friend can be considered as one of the most dangerous things in the world. Imagining being at gunpoint of a trusted person comes with quite a bit of shock, such a shock, and fear that it may result in a cardiac arrest.
In these circumstances, a person questions one’s judgment so badly that it breaks that person emotionally and also those who loved that killed person. This is the story of Selena Quintanilla – Perez.
An American singer was murdered by her fan club president Yolanda Saldivar. Yolanda Saldivar before becoming president of Selena’s fan club was a nurse and used to save lives but, in the end, she ended taking up her trusted friend’s life.
Though she is serving her sentence in jail still there is a lot more to unravel about this friend cloaked enemy. We will further see how she managed to kill a sensational singer of her time and a friend. We will further unravel Yolanda Saldivar age, family, net worth.
Who is Yolanda Saldivar?
Yolanda Saldivar is a former nurse and present prisoner in Mountain View Unit, Gatesville in Texas. She is renowned for murdering famous singer and entrepreneur Selena Quintanilla. Selena Quintanilla was a sensational singer during the 80s.
After her death, the whole nation was in shock and sadness, especially the Latina community. The reason behind all of this was one woman who murdered Selena, that was Yolanda Saldivar. Though Yolanda was not Selena Quintanilla’s enemy she was one of her closest friends.
Yolanda Saldivar and Selena Quintanilla were so good friends that Selena trusted her with her boutiques and even monetary functions. Further, we will know about Yolanda Saldivar’s age and many other facts.
Yolanda Saldivar age, date of birth
Yolanda Saldivar age is now 6 1 years. She was born on 1 9 September 1 9 6 0. Right now she is serving her sentence in jail and will continue serving, it was lifetime imprisonment she is serving.
Yolanda Saldivar family, siblings
Yolanda Saldivar’s mother’s name is Juanita Saldivar and her father’s name is Frank Saldivar. She is one of the seven children of Saldivar’s.
She has many siblings, few names are only known because those names were involved in the Selena Quintanilla murder case, like Armando Saldivar, Maria Elida, these names were involved in Selena’s murder case. Till now we know about Yolanda Saldivar’s age, later we will know about her nationality and height and other facts.
Yolanda Saldivar nationality, ethnicity, religion
Yolanda Saldivar’s nationality is American. She is of mixed ethnicity. She is a Christian.
Yolanda Saldivar height, weight, body stats
We don’t know what is her present weight because she is in prison and no one knows how she looks now. Her height is 5 feet 2 inches, she is relatively shorter compared to an average women’s height. Before going to jail her physique was on the fat side.
Yolanda Saldivar education
Nothing is known of her education, but it is for sure that she was a trained nurse and used to treat patients with care.
Yolanda Saldivar career
Yolanda was a nurse and a good one indeed, but after visiting Selena Quintanilla’s concert she proposes an offer to Selena’s father about opening a fan club in San Antonio.
Though Selena’s father was reluctant at first but then Yolanda Saldivar was made president of Selena’s fan club. After that, she was also made business manager of Selena Quintanilla’s boutique.
Yolanda’s crime journey
She was a fan of country music. She attended Selena Quintanilla’s concert in San Antonio. After attending her concert Yolanda Saldivar, she proposed an offer to Selena’s father Quintanilla Jr. of starting a fan club.
At first, Selena’s father was reluctant but later for her more popularity Selena’s father allowed Yolanda to open a fan club and she was made president of the fan club.
She continued the fan club for quite some time. She didn’t meet Selena until quite some time. She started the fan club on June 1 9 9 1, and they didn’t meet until December 1 9 9 1.
Yolanda Saldivar and Selena Quintanilla’s relationship
Initially, Yolanda had good relations with Selena and her family members. Saldivar was to be said obsessed with Selena. She had her posters filled the room, she even had a library of Selena’s music. Initially, it was labeled as devotion but after the crime, it was understood that she was obsessed with Selena.
She was so obsessed with Selena that Yolanda Saldivar told the employees at Selena Etc. that she wants to become like Selena. One of the ex-employees even said that she was possessive for her relationship with Selena.
She never used to let anyone come closer to Selena. With Yolanda’s obsession, she was successful to gain Selena’s trust. Yolanda Saldivar became so trustworthy of Selena that Selena trusted her with her finances and also regarding Selena’s boutique. It was said by many people that Yolanda wanted to get ahold of Selena’s life.
Yolanda’s explanation for this situation was that she wanted to shield Selena from petty issues. Yolanda Saldivar was not only managing Selena’s boutique and finances but also, accompanied her on trips and concerts.
Yolanda was so close to Selena that she even had the key to Selena’s house. Everything was going well till 1 9 9 4. During this time Selena and Yolanda’s situation started deteriorating.
During this time the financial blunder done by Yolanda was caught by Selena and Selena started doubting her. Yolanda Saldivar was caught by Quintanilla Jr. that she was forging bank documents, and moving money.
She made a scam of 60,000 USD. She tried to murder Selena four times before actually murdering her. She even scammed fans from the fan club. She promised several “Selena merchandise” but the fans didn’t receive it.
These scams exposed her but still, Selena decided to keep her in her boutique to gradually take over the financial quotations from her.
Yolanda murdering Selena
Yolanda murdered Selena in a motel, initially, she shot Selena but she ran from the room to outside the motel. Then she got a cardiac arrest after coming out of the motel room. This is how Yolanda Saldivar became a murderer from a caregiver.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)
Who killed Selena Quintanilla Perez?
What did Yolanda Saldivar use to do before?
She was a nurse before starting the fan club.
What is Yolanda Saldivar age?
Her age is 61.
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