American singer, songwriter and guitarist
A pioneering Latino rocker of the '50s, Richie Valens had several big hits -- including "La Bamba," "Donna," and "Come on, Let's Go" -- before dying tragically in a plane crash with Buddy Holly.
|Born||May 13, 1941|
|Hometown||Los Angeles, California, United States of America|
|Net worth||$500 thousand|
|Parents||Joseph Steven Valenzuela , Connie Valenzuela|