Who Is Bill Arriaga, The Husband Of Selena y Los Dinos Drummer, Suzette Quintanilla?

By Yubesh Koirala | Updated on December 1, 2022
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    Bill Arriaga is an American businessman by profession who has gained attention as the husband of a Mexican-American Drummer, Suzette Quintanilla. People also know Suzette as the sister of the late singer, Selena and A.B. Quintanilla. She is the former drummer of the band Selena y Los Dinos which is an American Tejano band that was formed in 1981. It was formed by singer Selena, herself, and her father Abraham Quintanilla.

    But the headers down below will rather highlight the life of Selena’s brother-in-law, Bill. The details will also include stories about his early life, how he met Suzette, and how many kids the couple shares.

    To read all that in addition to Bill’s career, scroll through the descriptions below.

    Bill Arriaga’s Early Life

    As mentioned, Bill is an American businessman born on 6th June 1971 in the United States. But the confirmed date of his birth and year is yet to be known. There is also no proper information regarding his siblings, educational qualification, and parent.

    Tejano de Madonna, Selena Quintanilla's brother-in-law, Bill Arriaga.
    Suzette Quintanilla’s husband, Bill Arriaga with J Lo in June 2019. Instagram.

    Furthermore, Bill seems to love to live a private lifestyle. In fact, Arriaga came to the media spotlight only after he became part of the Netflix show, Selena: The Series. He holds American nationality and belongs to the Hispanic (Mexican, Central American, Cuban) ethnicity.

    How Did Suzette Quintanilla And Bill Arriaga Meet: When Did They Marry?

    Bill Arriaga and Suzette met each other for the first time when Suzette and a friend of hers named Rod walked by Bill’s house on the same day. Bill’s friend Rod was familiar with both Bill and Suzette so, he introduced Suzette to him and after they met the couple began their friendship.

    Bill Arriaga And Suzette Quintanilla at their wedding
    Bill Arriaga with his wife, Suzette.

    They became good friends and Bill often used to travel to watch Suzette’s performance and leave some bouquets behind her. Later, they started to date each other, and after two years Arriaga and Suzette decided to get together in 1993.

    They tied the knot the same year however the couple hasn’t disclosed the date and place of marriage. Since their marriage, the pair has been living happily with no issues in the media. The couple is still together and the husband and wife occasionally give shoutouts to each other on their respective Instagrams.

    Quick facts, Bill is four years younger than his wife, Suzette Quintanilla.

    Do Bill And Suzette Have Any Children?

    Bill Arriaga and Suzette Quintanilla share one child, a son, Jovan Arriaga. The couple welcomed him on 5th March 1998 in, the United States. As of now, he is 24 years old. Till now, he is the only child of Bill and Suzette. He holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.

    Bill Arriaga Son with his spouse, Suzette
    Bill Arriaga and Suzette’s Son, Jovan Arriaga.

    Talking about Jovan’s education, there is not much information on where he studies, he, however, used to play baseball at high school.

    Jovan, though now is an ambitious songwriter and singer. Back in November 2017, he got a chance to appear in the EL Salvador magazine. Some sources, on the other hand, claim Jovan is also a Hydraulic engineer by profession.

    Bill Arriaga Life Partner Suzette Quintanilla

    As mentioned above, Suzette Quintanilla is a famous American-Mexican drummer. She is also famous as the sister of Selena and A.B. Quintanilla III., and drummer of the band Selena y Los Dinos. Suzette was born on 29th June 1967 in  Lake Jackson, Texas, United States.

    Furthermore, she is the daughter of famous American singer, lyricist, film, and record producer, Abraham Quintanilla Jr (father) and Marcella Quintanilla (mother). Arriaga’s wife, Suzette holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.

    Bill And his partner, Suzette Quintanilla
    Bill Arriaga With His Life Partner, Suzette.

    Much like Suzette, her brother, A.B. Quintanilla III, the oldest among the three is also a musician and plays guitar and bass. A.B learned guitar and bass with his late sister, Selena. A. B. has eight kids in total including Giani Quintanilla.

    About Arriaga’s Famous Sister-In-Law, Selena Quintanilla: What Happened To Her?

    Suzette’s sister and Arriaga’s sister-in-law, Salena, born in Lake Jackson, Texas, was an iconic singer and fashion designer. She was popular among the Latin community for her musical profession. She rose through the ranks of fame through her family band, Selena y Los Dina. In her career, she sang on several albums and songs and also received several nods. As such, she was the winner of the Tejano Music Award for Female Vocalist of the year.

    Even after her death, she is famous among the people as the Queen of Tejano Music. In fact, the media often refer to her as the “Tejano Madonna.”

    Arriaga’s sister-in-law, Selena’s life ended when she was shot and killed on March 31, 1995, by Yolanda Saldivar. Saldivar was Selena’s friend and the ex-manager of the singer’s boutiques, Selena Etc.

    Does Bill Arriaga On Social Media?

    Yes, Bill Arriaga is active on his social media handles. He has an Instagram account under the name @arriagabillOn his Instagram account, there are altogether, 29 posts and 1768 followers, and 171 followers.

    On the other hand, his wife, Suzette is also active on social media. She also has an Instagram account by the name @suzettesyld which has 765k followers, 356 followers, and 975 posts.

    What Does He Do?

    Although Bill’s Instagram doesn’t reveal much about his life either personal or professional, it is believed he now mostly engages himself with his wife, Suzette’s musical endeavors.

    Speaking of which, she now is mostly busy working for her father’s Latin entertainment company, Q Production, Inc. She likewise also manages Selena Museum, a collection house named after her late sister, Selena. She furthermore is also one of the executive producers in the Netflix biopic series, Selena: The Series.

    Bill Arriaga Net-Worth

    As of now, there is not much detailed information on Bill’s profession. However, according to some websites, in the past, he worked in law in a big craft business. For whatever the work Arriaga has done or been doing, it has been assumed he is quite a loaded person on his own with some reports believing his net worth is in the range of over a million dollars.

    On the other hand, Bill’s wife, Suzette too has been able to earn a good amount of money through her singing and musical career. She apparently has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

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