Venessa Villanueva Biography

Updated On Jun 06, 2019 Published On Jun 06, 2019
Facts of Venessa Villanueva
Birth Nation: United States
Name Venessa Villanueva
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States of America
Ethnicity Latin
Profession Actress
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Black
Face Color Fair
Famous for her work in Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns
Married Yes
Married to Chris Perez (m. 2001)
Divorce Chris Perez
Movies Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns
TV Show Forgotten Memories
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The American actress Venessa Villanueva is widely known for her outstanding work on the big screen including the hit film Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns and TV series Forgotten Memories. She is also popular for being the former-wife of guitarist and musician Chris Perez.

Venessa Villanueva’s Early Life and Education

Venessa Villanueva was born in the United States of America. Villanueva’s parents moved to the States right before her birth. She holds American nationality and comes from Latin ethnic background.

Young CAPTION: Young Venessa Villanueva SOURCE: Image

Although Venessa has not disclosed her exact birth date, she seems to be in her late 30s or early 40s. Besides this, there are no details regarding her childhood, parents, family, and education. She likes to keep her life under wraps and away from the spotlight.

Venessa Villanueva’s Professional Career

Talking about her career history, there are not many details regarding her career. She made an entrance to the entertainment industry after her divorce with her husband Chris Perez.

She garbed media and public attention after she became the crew member of the 2011 movie Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns. She worked in the film’s camera and Electrical Department as one of the electricians.

In 2015, she made her acting debut from the short TV series Forgotten Memories. She appeared in the show as Gaby Valdez. Since then she is missing in acting.

Venessa Villanueva’s Net Worth and Earnings

There is no doubt that Venessa has earned a decent sum of money from her career. According to various sources, her net worth is estimated at around $1 million as of 2019.

Although she has not disclosed her exact earnings and details about her fortunes, she surely receives a salary in six to seven digits. Her former-husband Chris Perez is reported to have an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

Her net worth is quite lesser in comparison to actresses Dreama Walker ($3 million) and Moira Kelly ($2 million)

Venessa Villanueva’s Personal Life and Relationship

Venessa is a mother of two and a divorcee. Previously, she was married to Chris Perez who was a lead guitarist of Los Dinos. They first met through their mutual friend John Garza in 1998 and became good friends.

Venessa CAPTION: Venessa Villanueva with her ex-husband Chris Perez SOURCE: Google

After dating for about three years, Chris and Venessa tied the knot in a private ceremony on 26th October 2001. Their wedding was witnessed by their folks and a few close friends. Together they shared two children: son Noah and daughter Cassie.

The duo separated in 2008 after Chris started ignoring his family and came home rarely. Villanueva filed for the divorce stating irreconcilable differences. However, there is no information about their divorce date.

Social Media, Height, and Body Stats

Venessa seems to be in her early 40s. She has beautiful Hazel eyes and Black hair. Besides, she is not active on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. She is living a very low-key life at present. 

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Estimated around $1 million


The beautiful actress has earned herself a decent sum of money. Her net worth is estimated at around $1 million as of 2019. 

Became a crew member of Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns


Venessa became the crew member of the 2011 movie Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns. She worked in the film’s camera and Electrical Department as one of the electricians. She appeared as Gaby Valdez in Forgotten Memories. 

Married Chris Perez

October 26 , 2001

Venessa her future husband Chris Perez in 1998 via a mutual friend. They became good friends and started spending time eventually falling in love. Their wedding took place in a private ceremony on 26th October 2001. Together they share two children: Noah and Cassie.

Separated from her Husband


Following the sixth year of their marriage came a twist. Venessa separated from her then-husband Chris in 2008 due to personal issues and filed for divorce. Ther exact divorce date is not revealed yet.