Alejandra Fernández Biological Parents: Truth About Vicente Fernández’s Daughter

By Aarone Hernandez | Published on: February 17, 2024 | Updated on: February 17, 2024
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Alejandra Fernández is the adoptive daughter of the late iconic Mexican singer Vicente Fernández and Maria del Refugio Abarca Villasenor. Not only this but she is also a recognized fashion designer and businesswoman.

In this article, we will discuss, Alejandra’s biological parents, career, love life, and much more.

Key Takeaways:

  • Alejandra Fernández was born and raised in Mexico.
  • Vicente Fernández and Maria del Refugio Abarca Villasenor adopted her when she was 40 days old.
  • Alejandra’s biological mother is Gloria Abarca Villasenor.
  • Alejandra is the owner of her bag brand Alleza.
  • She married Mexican pianist and composer Jose Luis Altamirano in 2014 but they divorced in 2015.

Has Mexican Roots

39 years old Alejandra was born on March 11, 1984, in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She is of Latino origin and has Mexican nationality. The celebrity kid currently resides in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Who Are Parents?

Alejandra is the adoptive daughter of the late Mexican singer Vicente Fernández and Maria del Refugio Abarca Villasenor (Dona Cuquita). According to reports, the late Mexican singer adopted Alejandra because he didn’t have a daughter.

Since their adoption, they have raised their daughter with the same care and affection as their biological parents.

Who Are Alejandra’s Biological Parents?

Alejandra’s biological mother is Gloria Abarca Villasenor, who is Vicente’s sister-in-law per the reports. And interestingly, Vicente Fernández is claimed to be the biological father of Alejandra. In fact, a journalist named Olga Wornat made these claims. As per her, Vicente hid the truth to hide his relationship with his sister-in-law.

However, unfortunately, despite all the claims, Alejandra has remained silent and has so far not given a nod to the rumors.

Is There A Connection Between Vicente And Gloria?

Though there are speculations that Vicente and Gloria had a secret affair from which they had a daughter, the late Mexican artist hadn’t commented anything regarding his romance with Gloria.

During an interview, he said that “My sisters-in-law are like my sisters.” Further, he stated that;

Alejandra is the daughter of Gloria, a sister of my wife.

Was Close To Her Father Vicente

She had a strong connection with her dad. Alejandra’s dad always wanted the best for her and raised her like her biological children.

The late iconic singer shared a picture of him and his daughter on his Instagram account writing “Congratulations on your day! Your hanging is my heart. I love you… your dad.”

Her dad passed away at the age of 81

Vincente died on December 12, 2021, in a hospital in Guadalajara because of complications from his cervical spine injuries. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition after falling at his ranch near Guadalajara,

Similarly, he also suffered from Guillain-Barre Syndrome.

Is A Successful Designer And Businessperson

She is an entrepreneur, a fashion designer, and a skilled graphic designer. She is a handbag designer who owns a handbag brand known as Alleza.

Alejandro has established herself as a successful businesswoman. Although her father was a well-known singer, actor, and film producer, she didn’t focus to choose her career in the entertainment industry.

The celebrity daughter has managed to stay away from the media’s attention and she is living a low profile life.

The Story Behind Alejandra’s Adoption

Alejandra was adopted by the late Mexican artist when she was 40 days old. If the story is to be believed, Gloria Abarca Villasenor, the child’s biological mother, reportedly left her daughter in Vicente’s care.

Well, with time, both Vincente and Maria got attached to the child. When Gloria finally takes back her daughter when she turns four, both Vicente and Maria go through emotional trauma. While Vicente goes through drastic weight loss, Maria develops a voice disorder.

Considering their deteriorating health, Gloria allegedly let her daughter live with the Fernandez family.

She Has Three Brothers

Alejandra has three oldest brothers Vicente Fernández Jr, Alejandro Fernández, and Gerardo Fernández.

Vicente Fernández Jr

He is the eldest brother of Alejandra who was born on November 11, 1964, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Like his father, Vicente Jr is also a singer who has worked with renowned bands.

With his dad, he released the album Los 2 Vicentes in 2012.

Alejandro Fernández

Alejandro is a Mexican singer born on April 24, 1971, in Guadalajara, Mexico. He has made a successful singing career by following in his dad’s footsteps, selling more than 20 million records worldwide.

Also, he has been nominated on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and earned two Latin Grammy Awards.

Gerardo Fernández

Gerardo is the youngest brother of Alejandra, who was born in 1976. He is 47 years old as of 2023. He is interested in the real estate business and raising thoroughbred horses.

Is Married?

She was married to Mexican pianist and composer Jose Luis Altamirano on May 24, 2014, in a beautiful wedding venue at the Church of Josemaría Escrivá in the Colinas de San Javier neighborhood.

Alejandra looked pretty in a white bridal outfit and Jose looked dashing in a grey outfit. Besides, the couple first met each other for the first time in 2012 and they dated for two years before they walked down the aisle.

Alejandra Divorce Her Now Ex-Husband Back In 2015

After one year of marriage, Alejandra and Jose decided to separate and divorce in 2015. While they have not revealed the exact reason for their divorce, the former couple could not agree on a lot of internal issues leading to the split.

Well, Jose moved on and is now happily married to Gabriela Romero with whom he has one daughter. However, Alejandra hasn’t revealed her current relationship status.

Net Worth

Alejandra has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Her primary source of income is from her career as a designer and also she owns a handbag brand.

On the other hand, her father Vicente had a net worth of $25 million.