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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 2 July 1969Long Beach, California, USA
Date of Death 9 December 2012near Iturbide, Nuevo León, Mexico  (airplane crash)
Birth NameDolores Janney Rivera
Nickname La Diva de la Banda

Mini Bio (1)

Jenny Dolores Rivera Saavedra (July 2, 1969 - December 9, 2012), better known as Jenni Rivera, was a Mexican-American singer known for her work within the banda and norteña music genres. She began recording in 1992, and her recordings often have themes of social issues, infidelity, and relationships. Her tenth studio album, Jenni (2008), became her first number-one album in the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart in the United States. In 2010, she appeared in and produced the reality TV show Jenni Rivera Presents: Chiquis & Raq-C. She also appeared in and produced I Love Jenni starting in 2011 and Chiquis 'n Control in 2012. Rivera, along with six others, died in a plane crash near Iturbide, Nuevo León, México, on December 9, 2012

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Wikipedia

Spouse (3)

Esteban Loaiza (8 September 2010 - 9 December 2012) (her death)
Juan Lopez (1997 - 2003) (divorced) (2 children)
José Trinidad Marín (1984 - 1992) (divorced) (3 children)

Trivia (10)

Daughter of the actor, singer, & composer Pedro Rivera.
Sister of singer Lupillo Rivera, singer Juan Rivera, pastor Pete Rivera and Gustavo Rivera.
Her brothers are also singers. Her brother, Lupillo Rivera, is a very successful singer, who has won many awards in the Latino community. Her brother, Pete Rivera, is a pastor.
Her mother is from Sonora, Mexico and her father is from Jalisco, Mexico.
Has four siblings.
Make-up artist Jacob Yebale also perished in the same airplane crash that claimed Rivera's life.
Three time Latin Grammy Award nominee. in (2002) for 'Best Banda Album ("Se Las Voy A Dar A Otro"), in (2008) for 'Best Ranchero album' ("La Diva En Vivo"), in (2010) for 'Best Banda Album' ("La Gran Señora En Vivo"), and in (2011) 'Best Banda Album' ("La Gran Señora En Vivo").
Just days before her death, ABC announced the development of "Jenni," a show starring Rivera and centering on the Mexican-American singer and actress as a struggling single mom. Robert L. Boyett and Robert Horn were attached to write and executive produce the project.

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