Vanessa Villanueva Bio, Age, Married, Gay, Actress and Net Worth

Vanessa Villanueva Biography

Vanessa Villanueva is an American actress who made her acting debut in “Memphis Rising: Elvis Return” which was released in 2011.


She is also known for the TV series, “Forgotten Memories” which got released in the year 2015. She has been married to Chris Perez since 26th October 2001.

Chris Perez is also known for marrying the frontwoman of the Tejano band Selena y Los Dinos, Selena Quintanilla, on April 2. 1992. He and Selena were husband and wife but the story did not have a happy end because Selena was murdered. Chris Perez later met Vanessa Villanueva and decided to remarry.

On the other hand, she is not famous for anything else except being the wife of Chris Perez. They started off really well but this was the second marriage that did not go well for Chris. This time it was Vanessa who demanded a divorce and their loving marriage fell apart in the end.

They tried to keep it together for the sake of their kids, but even that was not enough for them to continue living together.

Vanessa Villanueva Age | Vanessa Villanueva Birthday

Vanessa Villanueva is the ex-wife of a famous musician and guitarist Chris Perez. She is younger than Chris Perez. She is in her late 30s now while her former husband is 47 years old as of 2019.

Vanessa Villanueva And  Chris Perez | Vanessa Villanueva Married | Vanessa Villanueva Kids

She is a former wife of a Chris Perez(guitarist). The two had to be together for about a decade. Vanessa filed for divorce making their relationship cease.

The couple met in 1998 and started dating, and got married in 2006 after dating for about 8 years. But their marriage lasted for about two years. They started not getting along well together and not even the kids could help them separate. Vanessa and Chris have two children together, a son and a daughter named Cassie and Noah.

Cause of Venessa divorce with Chris Perez

However, the relationship between Venessa and Chris deteriorated as the pair got divorced officially in 2008. The reason behind the couple separation and eventual divorce was due to Venessa accusing Chris of his wild outdoor activities.

Venessa further claimed that Chris was fond of using a lot of alcohol and recreational drugs. He never took good care of her as he was busying partying while avoiding her.

It was also further reported that Venessa demanded all of Perez’s property and assets as a part of the final property settlement. It was done to conclude the final legal separation for the couple. She was even labeled as The Lady of Luxury by Perez’s family. The reason for their naming as such is due to the luxurious and extravagant lifestyle that Vennessa indulges in.

Vanessa Villanueva Actress

She managed to find recent work in the film industry and contributed to the making of two pieces. Her IMDB record states that she helped in the making of “Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns” 2011 and also had a small part in “Forgotten Memories” 2015. This all came after her divorce from the former husband which means that she is trying to branch out and use her popularity in many new ways.

Vanessa Villanueva Net Worth

Venessa rose in the entertainment industry in 2011 when she becomes a crew member of the action movie Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns. She was in the Camera and Electrical Department, and she becomes one of the unit electricians while in the film. She has an estimated net worth of $100,000 thousand.

In 2015, she played the role of Gaby Valdez in short American TV series Forgotten Memories. Her profession took the most significant stride after she split up with her former husband, Chris. She was able to fork out her popularity in her ways.

Vanessa Villanueva Gay | Is Vanessa Villanueva a Lesbian?

She, not gay, she could not afford to be a lesbian. She is a faithful Catholic so it immediately does not allow her to have gay relationships. She was raised in a good way and has always had an interest in men. Thus you can be sure that her’s sexuality is straight.

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She works on the protection of coastal environments and communities. Prior to joining NRDC, She worked on the social and environmental effects of Amazonian crude extraction and foreign exportation.

As a Doris Duke Conservation Scholar, she focused on the interaction between traditional knowledge and Western science, and how this shapes indigenous land management.

She has a background in education and teaching, as a previous instructor and tutor for formerly incarcerated men and immigrant high school and college students.

She received her bachelor’s degree in environmental economics and policy from the University of California, Berkeley. Villanueva is based in NRDC’s San Francisco office.

Vanessa Villanueva Movies

Elvis Returns
Forgotten Memories

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