Jenni Rivera Net Worth 2022: Bio, Family, Income, Husband, Death

Jenni Rivera Net Worth

Who Is Jenni Rivera

Jenni Rivera Net Worth: Dolores Janney Rivera Saavedra was born on the 2nd of July 1969 in Long Beach, California, USA. She was a famous and cherished singer whose impact was felt in Mexico and extended to some parts of the United States of America. She was able to build a reputation for herself through the channels of music and her footprints cannot be erased in the sands of time with regards to Regional Mexican music.

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She was an entertainer who took the job of entertainment seriously as she was noted for songwriting, acting, singing, television productions for main screens, and entrepreneurship. Her genre was Regional Mexican music and she adopted the Banda style which happened to be a masculine style of music at the time, Mariachi and Nortena.

History Of Jenni Rivera’s Career And Husbands And Children

History has labeled Jenni Rivera as the most important female figure and personality in Regional Mexican music. She is also said to be the top-selling female Regional Mexican music artist of all time. This label was placed on her by some top media outlets including CNN, Fox News, and the New York Times. In 2013 the Billboard magazine named Jenni Rivera as the ‘’top Latin artist’’ and also the ‘’best selling artist of 2013.’’

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Jenni Rivera grew up around music owing to the fact that she had a music-oriented father who created and owned a record label in 1987 named Cintas Acuario. She was introduced to music at a young age through her family who was responsible for introducing her to traditional Mexican music which included the Banda, ranchera, and nortena genres. Although she attended Long Beach College and obtained a degree in business administration despite getting pregnant at 15 for her first husband she was not famous in the years to come as a business administrator.  

Jenni Rivera’s career kicked off in 1992. She recorded her first song as a present to her father on father’s day. She signed her first contract with Capitol/ EMI’s Latin division and went on to release her first album ‘’Somos Rivera’’ in 1992. She later some albums independently, these albums were Poco a Poco, Por Un Amor, La Chacalosa, and Adios a Selena.

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She was signed to Balboa Records in 1993, to Sony Music in the late 1990s, and went on to sign with Fonovisa Records in 1999. Jenni Rivera gained attraction following the release of her Que Me Entierren Con La Banda. This album featured the hit track Las Malandrinas which was dedicated to her female fans.

This fame came after having had her own share of hardship, rejection, and discouragement in the Regional Mexican music sphere which was mostly traceable to her chosen genre as it was too masculine for many to even allow go on air in some radio stations because it was sung by a woman.

She got her first Latin Grammy Award nomination for best Banda album following the release of her 2001 records Dejate Amar and Se Las Voy a Dar o Otro. She was the first American-born artist to be nominated for the award in 2003. And in 2004 she released her first compilation disc titled Simplemente La Mejor which was her first record to detonate a chart in the United States of America.

Her achievements are so numerous in the American music industry. She has debuted as number 1 on the Regional Mexican Album chart, she also received an award for ‘’Mexican album of the year’’ in 2008 by Latin Billboard Music award. She was the first Latin artist to sell out the Nokia theatre on July 9, 2009. She was later signed to Universal Music Latin Entertainment. And by early 2013 Jenni Rivera had sold about 20 million albums worldwide. Even after her death her album still went on to top the Billboard chart as number 1 on the Top Latin Album chart.


Jenni Rivera was married three times, two ended divorce successfully and the last one was being processed before she died. She ended the first marriage which was to her high school lover Jose Trinidad Marin on basis of emotional abuse. Jose was further accused of sexually abusing a number of women including their daughters and Jenni Rivera’s younger sister Rosie. 

In 1997 she got married to her second husband was Juan Lopez and they got divorced in 2003. In 2007 Lopez was convicted for selling drugs and later died of complications of pneumonia in 2009 while still in prison.

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Her third husband was the baseball player Esteban Loaiza and they got married in 2010 and filed for a divorce in 2012 just months before Jenni Rivera’s death.

She was a mother of 5 children, three of which she had with Jose Trinidad Marin Chiquis being her first child, followed by Jacqueline and Michael. She also had 2 children with Juan Lopez. They had a daughter named Jenicka Lopez and a son named Juan Angel.

Rivera’s Death

Jenni Rivera died in a plane crash on December 9, 2012. She died along with 6 other passengers who had boarded the Learjet 25 with her. The plane crashed near Monterrey in Mexico. She was buried on December 31, 2012, at All Souls Cemetery in Long Beach, California. 

Jenni Source of Income

Jenni Rivera’s main source of income was music. She sold about 20 million albums, sold out concerts, starred in a movie, and produced the popular TV shows ‘I love Jenni’ and ‘Rivera presents’. According to Forbes, she was named as one of the richest dead people after her death making an estimated $7 million. She also had endorsements, contracts, stocks, and much more.

Jenni Rivera has a net worth of 25 million, a sum that reflects her degree of impact throughout her music career. Her salary and income per year were $400,000, breaking that down we have $32,000 per month and $8,000 per week.

Before Jenni Rivera’s death, she is said to have had a net worth of $63 million. After her death, her family sued Starwood Management Inc, which was the owner of Learjet which crashed to Jenni’s death and received $70 million dollars in 2016.

Jenni Rivera lived to impact the music sphere and her impact yet remains visible after her death. She made history and her bank statement before and after her death is a reflection of that. After her passing, in her honor, the city of Los Angeles declared August 6th Jenni Rivera’s day.


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