Jose Trinidad Marin: Net Worth, Biography, Wife, Family & Jail Term 2022


Jose Trinidad Marin is popularly well known as the first husband of Jenni Rivera the legendary American singer. They got divorced in 1992 because she was been mistreated by Jose Marin, the marriage produced three kids before the divorce set in and Jenni Rivera died in a plane crash in 2012. Also, the Mexican-American is currently serving 31 years of a prison sentence for abuse and sexual assault.



Born on February 15, 1964, Trino Marin which is his real name hails from a Christian family and owns a combined heritage. He was born in the United States, California to be precise, but was moved back to Mexico by his parents where he was brought up and trained, he has an American-Mexican passport. He was raised in Mexico before his parents decided to move permanently to the United States of America. 

Jose Trinidad Marin, Jenni Rivera & Ex-Husband | Digitalvaluefeed

Before marrying the legendary singer Trino Marin was an administrator in a Mexican-American café which was his major source of income at the time although prior to that time he had been engaging in a few odd jobs.

He met the singer in high school when they were teenagers, he fell in love with her while she was 15 years old and he proposed to her at the age of 20 and they got married in 1984 and had three children Chiquis, Jacquie, and Michael Rivera.

Jose’s Net Worth

His net worth according to sources is assumed to be around the figures of $600,000 to $800,000.



Jose Marin has a reputation as the ex-husband of a celebrity but this is not the only reputation he has been able to build, he has basically become more famous for his abuse and sexual assault cases over the years. Jose is guilty of crossing the line sexually with many ladies including his daughters, co-workers, and Jeni Rivera’s younger sister.

Jeni’s younger sister Rosie Rivera for the first time on Univision in an interview confessed to being mistreated and also being sexually abused by her sister’s husband, she did not just speak up for herself alone but she also exposed that Jose Marin had also been abusing his two younger daughters Chiquis and Jacquie.

Jose Trinidad Marin Family | Digitalvaluefeed

After a physical assessment was conducted it was evident that the accusation was not baseless and that his daughter was being sexually abused, his dad mistreated and abused his elder daughter Chiquis from the age of 8 till she was 12.

Also, there were accusations of Jose Marin assaulting and sexually molesting a staff at his restaurant, an investigation was conducted and It was found to be true and this was the reason why he lost his job. In his defense, Jose Marin said nothing to the court that could help exonerate him from the claws of the law but in fact accepted the charges against him.

Jose Marin was found guilty for about 6 to 8 crimes, and after several months of trial in 2007, it was proven that Jose Marin was responsible for all the crimes he was charged with such as indecent acts with and against some minors, sexual assault, and rape. He was sentenced to 31 years in prison.

On two separate occasions, sources have it that Jose Marin has appealed to the court to reduce his sentence but the council on both occasions has declined his appeal insisting that he completes his sentence.

Jose Marin at his sentence revealed that he was ashamed of his acts and that he was getting what he deserved. He also stated that he would not talk to his daughter because of his crimes.


Jose Trinidad Marin’s Daughter Chiquis

Contrary to what must have been expected by many his daughter Chiquis actually has come out publicly to declare her forgiveness for her father despite his actions against her, in her words she said ‘I have forgiven my father and I still love him. He may think I disguise him. But the truth will never change that he is my father’

Chiquis Rivera |  Digitalvaluefeed


Also, his youngest daughter Jacquie met with him in 2017 took a picture of them together and posted it on the internet, and requested that other people forgive her father too.

According to sources, there are rumors that Jose Marino was getting out of jail on the grounds of maintaining good conduct and behavior while serving his sentence but several people have signed petitions against his release given the magnitude of his crime and are insisting that Jose Marin must complete his jail sentence.

On his current wife, enough information cannot be gathered on her and her current whereabouts.


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