American songwriter Ricky Vela, aged 60 to 65, has been portrayed really well in the Netflix series Selena. Explore more about him in this article.
Ricardo Vela, professionally known ad Ricky Vela, is an American songwriter and musician. He is known for his wonderful lyrics in Tejano, Latin, Pop, and many other musical genres.
He is mostly known for being the lead keyboardist of the band Selena y Los Dinos formed by Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez and her father.
Selena died really early as she was murdered by her sister’s friend and nurse, a woman named Yolanda Saldívar. There is a Netflix series based on her life and success, named Selena.
Ricky Vela Age
Ricky Vela’s age is expected to lie somewhere around 60 to 65 years old.
However, his exact age and date of birth are not revealed as of now.
Based on his current appearance and his colleagues’ age, Ricky’s current age is estimated to fall in the given range.
Ricky Vela Parents
There is no information regarding the parents of Ricky Vela.
He never seems to be involved in talking or mentioned anything about his personal life. Even though he is mentioned on Wikipedia, such information is not available on the web.
Ricky Vela Net Worth
According to NetworthPost, Ricky Vela’s net worth is valued at about $20 million.
Since he is a talented songwriter and musician of numerous genres, his impressive net worth is not surprising at all.
Selena Fact – ‘No Me Queda Mas’ (I Have Nothing Left) was written by Ricky Vela, who had been heartbroken that Selena’s Sister Suzette had gotten married and he had kept his feelings to himself.
📸 from the 1994 TMA’S pic.twitter.com/N6PUbSXUru
— best of selena (@selenasmedia) January 10, 2021
Was Ricky Vela in Love With Selena?
No, Ricky Vela was not in love with Selena Quintanilla-Pérez.
However, he was in love with her elder sister Suzette Quintanilla. It is mentioned on the Netflix series as well as by the father of Selena and Suzette, Abraham Quintanilla.
They have mentioned in the series that Ricky had a crush on Suzzete, but he could not do anything since she got married to her lover in the year 1993.