What happened to Vanessa Villanueva [Chris Perez ex-wife]? Her Wiki/bio.

Vanessa Villanueva found fame following her marriage to Chris Perez, who himself found fame as a part of the band Selena y Los Dinos. Chris played the guitar for the band, which was led by Selena. The pair eventually fell in love but had to face Selena’s father who wanted the band to be kept clean. The pair secretly tied the knot and were together until Selena was murdered by her manager. As Chris ventured around the world, he tied the knot with Vanessa Villanueva and the pair were around for six years. Even though the pair called things off in 2008, Vanessa is still recognized as Chris’s ex-wife. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Vanessa Villanueva.

Early Life and Career:

Vanessa Villanueva was born in 1987 in the US. Little is know about Vanessa’s early life and the actress has done little to change it. For most of her early life, Vanessa stayed out of the spotlight and had a normal life. The actress doesn’t have much going on and has been credited for two movies, Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns (2011) and Forgotten Memories (2015). Apart from her appearances in the movies, not much is known about Vanessa’s career.

Chris Perez ex-wife Vanessa Villanueva

Meeting Chris and Marriage:

By the time Vanessa met Chris, he was reeling from the death of his first wife, Selena, and was still trying to come to grip with the reality. The pair were introduced by a mutual friend, John Garza in the late 1990s. The pair began dating shortly after and decided to tie the knot on the 26th of October, 2001. In their time together, the pair had two lovely children, a son named Noah Pérez & a daughter named Cassie Pérez.

During their time together, Vanessa helped Chris to look beyond the death of Selena. Around the same time, Chris released his first album with his band Resurrection and nabbed a Grammy Award for Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album. Even though things were looking good for the pair, they filed for divorce in April of 2008. The divorce was finalized the same year and Vanessa decided to spend a quiet life.

While no official reason was given for the divorce, fans claimed that Chris could never see past the death of Selena. While it was revealed that Vanessa was against the divorce and wanted to work things out, Chris was having none of it.

Life after:

After the divorce, Vanessa disappeared from the media along with her kids and is rarely seen these days. On the other hand, Chris joined up with Selena’s brother A.B. in the Kumbia Kings and the duo often worked on songs honoring the legacy of Selena. In 2012, Chris released a book entitled To Selena, With Love, which described their relationship and struggles. Talking to Hollywood reporter, Chris revealed that the book has helped him move on from the death of Selena and how he wants people to honor Selena’s legacy by doing the right things.

“People need to remember what she stood for, the values she had. If she gave any message to the younger generation, it would be: Stay in school, and anything is possible as long as you work for it. If people remembered her in that way, I’d be happy and I’m sure she would be happy, too.”

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