Marisela Vallejos Felix is the wife of late Mexican singer-songwriter Chalino Sanchez. Marisela is a normal housewife but what makes her popular is because of her husband’s fame. We are going to look into her early life, love life, children etc.
Quick Biographical Information
Marisela Vallejos Felix was born in 1970, though it is not revealed officially but it is believed to be true according to many sources. She was born in Mexico City, Mexico. So, she is 54 years old as of 2024. She stands 5’6” tall and weighs around 55kg. She has dark brown eyes and blonde hair.
She was born to a mixed racial heritage family, her father’s name is Gabriel Sanchez and mother’s name is Ramona Hernandez. They brought her up with love, care and attention. She is vegan. Although she is a native Mexican, she spent almost two decades of her life in America. She is a learned person.
About Her Love Life
She had fallen in love with the famous singer Chalino Sanchez Felix. They first met through Chalino’s cousin, Rosalba. After dating they got married in 1984 in a very simple way with limited guests. She was pregnant at the time of their marriage with her first son Adan Sanchez. They also had a second child, Cynthia Sanchez. They had lived together happily only for nine years because Chalino was shot dead in 1992 and she became a widow.
Chalino Sanchez Felix
Chalino Sanchez Felix was a Mexican singer-songwriter, born on “Las Flechas”, a small estate in Sinaloa. He had six siblings and he was the youngest of them. He struggled a lot in his life. He belonged to a poor family. He always dreamt of becoming a singer. His real name was Rosalino, but he liked to be known as Chalino.
In 1977, he shot a man at a party who is no one but his sister’s rapist then he left for Tijuana. He used to take illegal immigrants into the United States, he himself crossed the border as an undocumented illegal worker, the same year. After doing all kinds of odd jobs he finally got the chance to make her dream of becoming a singer come true. He for the first time sang his songs to a studio named San Angel Records, owned by Angel Mariscal. He recorded his first cassette of 15 songs in 1989.
On 25 January 1992, Chalino was performing at the Plaza Los Arcos restaurant and nightclub in Coachella, when a local unemployed mechanic Eduardo Gallegos, 32, came as an audience and started firing at Chalino. They both opened fire at each other but both of them survived. After four months of the incident, Chalino was ultimately killed by some men disguised as policemen on 15 May 1992.
Marisela’s Son Adan Sanchez
Like his father Adan also became a successful Regional Mexican singer. But he lost his life in a car accident while heading to Sinaloa, 2004. That incident just aggravated her grief.
- Marisela’s net worth is $3.2 million
- She got American citizenship after 30 years of her husband’s death
- She is not active on social media.
Despite being a wife of a popular singer Marisela was living a very simple life, taking care of her children. She does not want to come in the spotlight but she gains popularity because of Chalino.