Abraham Isaac Quintanilla, popularly known by his stage name as A.B. Quintanilla, is a well-known musician, songwriter, and record producer who hails from Toppenish, Washington. After working with some famous musical groups, including ‘Family Band,’ ‘Los Dinos,’ and Kumbia Kings. He is the elder brother of late singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez. Abraham has amassed a net worth of $5 million with sheer hard work and determination.
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Profession:||Musician, Songwriter, and Record Producer|
|Birth Date:||December 13, 1963|
|Birthplace:||Toppenish, Washington, United States|
Abraham Isaac Quintanilla was born on 13th December 1963 in Toppenish, Washington, United States. He was raised by his father, Abraham Quintanilla Jr., and his mother in Lake Jackson, Texas. He spent his childhood with his two younger sisters, including Suzette Quintanilla, popularly known as Los Dinos, and Selena Quintanilla, murdered on 31st March 1995.
Abraham had deep inclinations towards music since a tender age. His love for music made him began learning musical instruments such as guitar and bass at a young age. After an extended period, A.B.’s sister Selena became a well-known singer and a song producer. He kicked off his career by writing famous songs for his sister, including Como La Flor and Amor Prohibido. Besides this, there isn’t any information available regarding his mother and educational background.
Quintanilla’s personal life has been quite controversial due to his number of marriages. In 1988, he tied the knot for the first time with Evangelia Almeida. Later in 2002, he had his second marriage with Heather Grein, which lasted for two years. The couple got divorced in 2004. Later, in 2014, A.B. got married for the third time to Brenda Ramirez. This marriage didn’t turn out to be good same as the previous ones and the couple divorced after a few years. Afterward, he started dating Rikkie Leigh Robertson, and after few years, the couple got married on 12th November 2011. However, the couple got divorced on 5th July 2016 after spending four years together. On 16th September 2019, he shared the wedding vows with Anjelah O. Currently, Abraham has eight kids and one grandchild.
- His primary source of income comes from his professional career as a musician, songwriter, and producer.
- His estimated net worth stands at $5 million as of 2022.
Abraham started as a songwriter and producer while writing some hit songs for his sister and a famous singer Selena Quintanilla. Unfortunately, Selena was murdered on 31st March 1995, which left A.B. in misery. After mourning, he produced a song named ‘Como Te Exrano’ and dedicated it to his late sister. The song was sung by famous singer Pete Astudillo, which later earned A.B. an award for ‘Best Song of the Year’ in 1996.
In 1999, Abraham created a group named Kumbia Kings, well-known for creating songs with a mix of cumbia and pop music. Abraham shot to fame after his group released some CDs and participated in various shows. He worked as a dedicated member of the band till mid-2006 after getting involved in some controversy with his fellow band members named Cruz Martinez. After some time, A.B. came up with a brand-new band called Kumbia All Startz. The group had some new members along with the two ex-members from Kumbia Kings, Chris Perez & Pee Wee. The popular band has fabulous songs, including Chiquilla, Speedy Gonzales, and Parece Que Va a Llover.
Over time, the band performed in various concerts and music and shows, which earned them fame and recognition in 2014. Later, in 2016, he got an opportunity to sign a recording deal with DEL Records. After some time, he created a group named Elektro Kumbia. Later on, he released an album with the same name on 30th June 2017. His well-known song includes ‘Pina Colada Shot,’ which he created with the band.
Famous Quotes by A.B. Quintanilla
“We have to be more Mexican than the Mexicans and more American than the Americans, both at the same time! It’s exhausting!”― A.B. Quintanilla
“And all the barriers that have stopped people before…and you went through them like they didn’t exist. Maybe for you they don’t exist. I love you, and I’m very proud of you.”― A.B. Quintanilla
As of 2022, A.B. Quintanilla’s net worth is $5 million.
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