Jenni Rivera

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Jenni Rivera

Jenni Rivera in August 2009
Background information
Birth name Dolores Janney Rivera Saavedra
Born July 2, 1969(1969-07-02)
Long Beach, California, United States
Origin Long Beach, California,
Los Angeles, California
Died December 9, 2012(2012-12-09) (aged 43)
Iturbide, Nuevo León, Mexico
Labels Fonovisa, Universal
Associated acts Lupillo Rivera
Website Jenni Rivera

Jenni Rivera (Jenny Dolores Rivera Saavedra,[1] July 2, 1969 – December 9, 2012) was an Mexican-American singer who is known for her spanish albums such as La Gran Señora, Jenni, Parrandera, Rebelde Y Atrevida, and Tema Eva Luna. She was nominated for three Latin Grammys.

Rivera was born on July 2, 1969 in Long Beach, California.[2] Her parents were Mexican immigrants. She was raised in Long Beach, California and in Los Angeles, California. She studied at Long Beach City College.

Rivera was married to José Trinidad Marín from 1984 until they divorced in 1992. Then she was married to Juan Manuel López from 1997 until his death in 2003. Then she was married to Esteban Loaize from 2010 until they separated in 2012. They filed for divorce, but the divorced was not finalized due to her death. Rivera has three children with Marín. She also has two children with López.

On December 9, 2012, a plane that Rivera was flying in lost contact to air traffic control off the coast of Monterrey, Mexico.[3] Mexican authorities confirmed that Rivera and four other people that were on the plane were dead.[4]

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