Latinos and non-Latinos love Selena. Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was born on April 16, 1971. She was a Mexican-American (Texana) singer, composer, and fashion designer. Rated by Billboard as the Best selling Latin artist of the decade. Selling over 21 million albums worldwide.
Selena was murdered at age 23 by Yolanda Saldivar. Saldivar was a former nurse and the president of the Selena fan club. Never stating why she did it. Saldivar was sentenced to life in prison. (With the possibility of parole after 30 years.)