Jenni Rivera

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Jenni Rivera
Jenni Rivera in August 2009
Jenni Rivera in August 2009
Background information
Birth nameDolores Janney Rivera Saavedra
Born(1969-07-02)July 2, 1969
Long Beach, California
DiedDecember 9, 2012(2012-12-09) (aged 43)
Monterrey, Mexico
LabelsFonovisa, Universal
WebsiteJenni Rivera

Jenni Rivera (Jenni Dolores Rivera Saavedra),[1] July 12, 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, Joyas Prestadas She was nominated for four Latin Grammys.

Early life[change | change source]

Rivera was born on July 2, 1969, in Long Beach, California Her parents were Mexican immigrants. She was raised in Long Beach California.

Rivera married José Trinidad Marín from 1984 until they divorced in 1992. After this, she married Juan López from 1997 until 2003. Finally, she married Esteban Loaiza in 2010 and they separated in 2012. They filed for divorce, but the divorce was not finalized due to her death. Rivera had three children with Marín and had 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.[2] Mexican authorities confirmed that Rivera and four other people that were on the plane were dead.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "SCT investiga desaparición de avión de Jenni Rivera". El Financiero (in Spanish). Grupo Multimedia Lauman. December 9, 2012. Retrieved December 9, 2012.
  2. Staff, CNN. "Authorities search for missing singer in Mexico after suspected plane crash". Cable News Network. Retrieved 9 December 2012. {{cite web}}: |first= has generic name (help)
  3. Associated Press (December 9, 2012). Jenni Rivera, Mexican-American singer, killed in plane crash in northern Mexico; she was 43 years old. New York Daily News

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