Chalino Sánchez born on 30 August 1960 in Sinaloa, Mexico is a Mexican singer and songwriter. Even today he is well known for his corridor recording. Being born and raised in a poor family he has experienced poverty and tragedies from a very early age.
No one had ever imagined that a guy selling cassettes out of the trunk of his car would gain so much fame and respect. Tragically he was murdered at the very young age of 31.
Chalino's Early Life
Rosalino Sánchez Félix was his actual birth name but he later change it to Chalino which ultimately became his professional name. Among 7 siblings he was the youngest. He was a child who always dreamed of becoming a singer. All the respondents were under his shoulder as his parents died at a very early age.
Re-calling a tragic incident, his sister was raped by a vicious man named Chapo Perez. Being a brother he took revenge and shot the perpetrator dead. As a result, he moved to America.
Before their popularity, in order to make a living, he undertook various work such as selling automobiles and washing the dishes. Rumors have it that he even sold marijuana, and engaged in the people-smuggling business.
Chalino Sánchez and Marisela Vallejos had a marvelous relationship. These love birds met through Chalino's cousin when the singer was working in LA. Later in 1984, the couple had an intimate wedding in Los Angeles, California which was attended by close family and friends.
They were together until the singer passed away in 1992. So, basically, they were together for nine years. The duo was graced with two children's named Adan and Cynthia.
Chalino Sanchez's Wife
Marisela Vallejos was born and raised in Mexicali, the capital city of Baja California, Mexico. She is 5 feet and 5 inches tall and she weighs around 50 kg. The reason behind her limelight is her husband's fame but recently she has been living away from the public eye after Chalino's death.
She lost her beloved son in 2004 which distressed her more. Including her business and royalties from her husband and son her net worth is around $3.2 million.
Chalino'sheight is 5 feet 3 inches and he weighs around 42 kg. The color of his eye is black and brown is the color of his hair. 34,15 and 30 are his chest, biceps, and waist sizes respectively.
He is of Hispanic ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. Well, Virgo is his zodiac sign.
The couple had two children, a son Adan "Chalino" Sanchez, and a daughter named Cynthia Sanchez Vallejo. Adan died at the age of 24 because of a road accident.
He was carrying his father's legacy from a very early age. His first full-length album was released in 1995. Almost every album of his is dedicated to the pain he suffered because of his father's demise.
Chalino Sánchez is one of the richest singers born in Mexico and his net worth is considered to be $1.5 million before his death. He earned it from his music career and those royalties are transferred to his wife.
His previous year's net worth is estimated at around $1.4 million dollars. He is listed among the most popular world music singer.
Tragic Death of Chalino Sanchez
Sanchez's unfortunate death occurred on 16th May 1992. The Mexican singer was supposedly handed a death note during his on-stage performance. While he was driving away at midnight a vehicle disguised as a police van approached him, and forced him to move aside.
The cause of his death was the gunshot wounds as he was shot two times at the back of his head. His death was found in a miserable condition in an irrigation canal with a blindfold on his eyes and wounds on his head.