|Rikkie Leigh Robertson
|March 14, 1988
|American model, Ex-wife of A.B. Quintanilla
Rikkie Leigh Robertson got popular as the ex-wife of American singer and songwriter Abraham Isaac, A.B. Quintanilla. But she has also carved out a career as a model and actress in the American entertainment industry. Her former husband is the brother of late music icon, Selena, the Queen of Tejano Music.
Selena y Los Dinos was the band where Quintanilla and his sister Selena played. Because of their Mexican descent, the band faced some discrimination in the beginning.
Nowadays, Rikkie Leigh Robertson is a content creator and a makeup artist. She has her own YouTube channel where she regularly posts makeup videos and makeup tutorials.
How much do you know about her? Well, today, we will take a look at Rikkie Leigh Robertson biography and Rikkie Leigh Robertson wealth. Let’s go.
Rikkie’s former husband, American record producer A.B. Quintanilla got famous for his many marriages. His marriage to Robertson is just one of the many. Selena’s brother got married for the first time at 24, and then several times throughout his entire life.
In 2011, he got engaged to Rikkie Leigh Robertson, marking his third marriage. They stayed together for more than five years. And then they got separated. Selena’s brother announced their divorce during a live Tejano music concert on July 5th, 2016.
Following her ugly divorce with Quintanilla, Rikkie got into another relationship, this time with David Gonzales. He remains her present husband. The two tied the knot in February 2020, just months before the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak.
At the moment, Rikkie Leigh Robertson lives in Corpus Christi, Texas, with her husband. He works as a photographer and she used to do modeling for him.
That is how they met. And if you look at David’s Instagram posts, you will see Rikkie modeling for him all the time.
Rikkie Leigh Robertson also works as a receptionist at a law firm in Corpus Christi, represented as an American model at the Blanco Agency.
So far, she has worked for a few modeling agencies. But after her separation from A.B Quintanilla, she tries to keep a low-key life.
Born in March 1988, she is still in her early 30s. There is no information about her early personal life and parents. Looking at her biography, we know she grew up in her hometown of Texas alongside her family.
In the late 2000s, she began dating A.B. Quintanilla. They kept their two-year relationship mostly low-profile before they exchanged vows. They organized an intimate and simple ceremony in Corpus Christi, Texas. But they couldn’t remain as happy as husband and wife. There was no cheating or other betrayal involved in their decision to separate. They had no children together, making the separation easier for both sides.
Now that we know a bit more about her personal life, let’s talk about Rikkie Leigh Robertson’s assets. How much does she earn?
Well, thanks to her marriage with Quintanilla, Rikkie accumulated popularity and fame. After all, he is the older brother of the late Queen of Tejano music, Selena. He is also an American record producer, singer, songwriter, musician, and actor.
But even during their marriage, Rikkie Leigh Robertson never thought to be entirely dependent on him. Before her marriage to the Tejano music musician, Leigh Robertson established herself as a model and an actress in the entertainment industry. She worked as a Blanco Agency model.
According to different sources, Rikkie Leigh Robertson’s wealth is estimated between $1 and $2 million. Models in the US earn between $22,000 and $200,000 per year.
She also receives a decent amount of money from her former husband because of the divorce settlement.
Rikkie is still a young woman. And if her career as an American model takes off, she might find herself earning quite a lot of money. Go through her and her current husband’s Instagram feed, and you will see quite a lot of professional modeling photographs.