Inside The Life Of Jovan Arriaga, Suzette Quintanilla’s Son & His Girlfriend

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Inside The Life Of Jovan Arriaga, Suzette Quintanilla’s Son & His Girlfriend
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Jovan Arriaga is the son of Suzette Quintanilla, a sister of the late successful and influential Latin singer Selena. His mega-famous aunt was murdered at the hands of fan club president Yolanda Saldivar. Although Jovan never saw Selena, his smile often reminds us of his late aunt Selena.

Besides, Arriaga’s mother served as an executive producer on Selena: The Series‘s which documents the story of late legendary Tejano singer Selena’s rise to fame and tragic murder.

Well, what is Jovan up to these days? In this article, let us try to find out something interesting about his love life, is the young boy dating anyone at present? Here is everything about Suzette Quintanilla’s son Jovan. Take a look!

How old is Jovan Arriaga? All About His Early Life

Arriaga is aged 25 in 2023. He was born on 5th March 1998, in the United States of America, to Suzette Quintanilla and her husband Bill Arriaga. Talking more about his family background, Jovan’s maternal grandparents are Abraham Quintanilla and Marcella Samora.

He is an American by his nationality and has a mixed ethnical background.

Besides, online tabloids say that Jovan played baseball for four years while studying at high school and later graduated with honors.

Jovan played baseball.
Jovan is a former baseball player.
Source: Facebook

Who is Jovan Arriaga’s Father? Details on His Parents’ Marriage

His father Bill Arriaga is a bit of a mystery since the old man has yet to make a social media presence. Talking about his marriage to Suzette, the duo married in 1993 in a low-key ceremony. It’s been around 25 years since the couple has shared marital bliss and their relationship is still going strong.

Jovan's parents
Jovan with his parents.
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Is Jovan Arriaga Looks Like Selena?

Back in years, Jovan’s mother Suzette mentioned in a now-deleted Facebook post that her son’s smiling often reminded her all of her late sister Selena. She wrote that Arriaga, “carries my sister’s smile.”

Sadly, the 23-year-old boy never got to meet his late aunt.

Jovan Arriaga’s Mother Didn’t Play Drum at Selena y Los Dinos After Her Sister’s Death

Selena became a household name for her trademark Tejano sound. She formed a hit American Tejano band Selena y Los Dinos with her father Abraham in 1981. Selena’s older sister Suzette was a drummer for the band but dropped her drumsticks after her sister’s murder at the age of 24. She has since been working actively to preserve Selena’s legacy and also helps manage The Selena Museum in Corpus Christi, Texas.

In memory of her late sister, Suzette has shared a number of beautiful photos of themselves on her social media handles.

Is Jovan Arriaga dating Anyone? If yes, Who is His Girlfriend?

Suzette Quintanilla’s son Jovan is dating a girlfriend Mallory Smith for nearly a couple of years. The two started featuring on each other’s social media by late 2019. Smith shared their first photo on her Insta, showing her beau’s baseball glove. Her caption was, “I was quite the catch.”

Jovan Arriaga girlfriend Mallory
Jovan is now dating Mallory.
Source: Instagram

While Jovan has remained quite secretive when it comes to his social media presence, his partner Mallory often shares their photos on her social media profiles, flaunting their budding romance.

Who is His GF Mallory Smith?

Smith is a 2nd-grade teacher at the School of Science and Technology – Corpus Christi High. Born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas, Mallory completed her education EC-6 at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, graduating in 2019.


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What is Jovan Arriaga Net Worth?

The exact amount of his fortune is still under review. Back in November 2017, the young boy appeared in El Salvador magazine. Sources say that Jovan now works as a hydraulic Civil Engineer.

But, talking about his mom Suzette’s net worth, she worth $1.5 million. On the other hand, his late aunt Selena had an estimated wealth of $5 million at the time of her death.

Social Media Involvement

Jovan is active on Instagram with thousands of followers but has kept his account private. However, no other social media profiles belonging to Arriaga are available.


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