|Dolores Janney Rivera Saavedra
|Age of Death
|July 2, 1969
|Singer-songwriter actress author spokesperson fashion designer television producer entrepreneur
|5 ft 1 in (1.55 m)
|Place of birth
|Long Beach, CA
Jenni Rivera Net Worth: Dolores Janney Rivera Saavedra (July 2, 1969 – December 9, 2012) was born in Long Beach, California, United States. Mexican-American singer-songwriter and businesswoman, known by her stage name Jenny Rivera who had a net worth of $25 million at the time of her death. She died in a plane crash on December 9, 2012, in Nuevo León, Mexico.
During her musical career, she sold copies of her albums for millions and had the opportunity to perform on important stages in Latin America and the United States. She was nominated for multiple awards and won on many of those occasions.
Childhood, Youth and Family Life of Jenni Rivera
Jenni Rivera was the daughter of Mexicans Pedro Rivera and Rosa Amelia Saavedra. Among her siblings are Pedro Rivera Jr., Gustavo, Rosie Rivera, Lupillo Rivera, and Juan Rivera; these last two are also singers. Based on their studies in Business Administration, she worked in real estate sales and production activities at her father’s label, then she devoted herself entirely to singing.
Jenni Rivera’s Beginnings in Music
From the beginning of the nineties, she began to show her inclination to musical activities, in particular singing. In 1991 she began working in her father’s studio, Cintas Acuario, together with her brothers Pedro, Gustavo, and Juan, with whom she created the group La Güera Rivera. Two years later they released their self-titled debut album; to which it followed in 1994 “With the travelers of the north”. In 1995 they released “Chacalosa” , “Somos Rivera” and “Adiós Selena” .
After eight years in the group, at the end of the nineties, Jenni Rivera decided to start her career as a soloist, managing to sign a contract with the Sony Music label.
Jenni Rivera’s musical genre
Jenni Rivera performed various musical genres and subgenres, characteristic of the time and place in which she had to develop; She excelled in each of her songs in banda, norteño, ranchero, regional, ballad, bachata, acoustic, narcocorrido, and pop styles. She became the most successful female figure of the Mexican regional genre, precisely in the banda subgenre.
Career and Legacy of Jenni Rivera
In 1999 she released her debut album “Si Quieres verme llorar”, which earned him some recognition in the music scene; That album was followed by “Reyna de reynas”, which earned her the title of La Primera Dama del Corrido.
At the beginning of the year 2000, she decided to sign a contract with the Fonovisa record label and, shortly after, with the performance of the corrido “Las malandrinas”, she gained acceptance from a wider audience and the piece became her first radio success. Through that medium, her third album “Que me entierren con la banda” was also released. Another work by Jenni Rivera, “Déjate Amar”, in particular, the song “Querida socia”, in record time it was located in the first places of popularity.
In 2001 she released her album “Se las voy a dar a otro”, with which she got a Latin Grammy nomination for the first time; from then on her followers began to call her “La Diva De La Banda”. Two years later she caused a great impact on the record market with the release of the album “Tribute to the greats . ” Shortly after, Fonovisa canceled the exclusive contract they had had for the last three years and Jenni Rivera signed with Univision Music Group.
In 2004 she published the compilation album “Simplemente la Mejor“. In the edition of her next work “Party, rebel and daring”, again had the support of Fonovisa; That 2005 album consolidated her as the highest representative of band music, by the success obtained with almost all the songs on the album.
successful in Jenni Rivera’s career
Another album that was very successful in Jenni Rivera’s career was “Mi Vida Loca”, released in 2007 with great acceptance from the public and specialized critics. The following year he released “Jenni”, an album that achieved number one in the Top Latin Albums of Billboard magazine, classified as one of the most important and demanding musical lists in the valuation of Latin music.
Her first album of mariachi music “The great lady”, published by Jenni Rivera in 2009; with that work she also achieved great success on the music scene. The following year she made a pop version of the single “Ya lo sé”, backed by Fonavisa, the song obtained millions of downloads quickly.
Jenni Rivera’s “Joyas prestadas” was an album released in November 2011, with that album Jenni Rivera became, after Alejandro Fernández, the first Latin American interpreter to make two versions of the same album: the first in a band, the genre that characterizes her; and the second in pop, in which she ventured as a balladeer. The following year she obtained the record by simultaneously placing an album in the first position of the Regional Mexican Albums and another number one in the Latin Pop Albums of Billboard.
Sold millions of copies worldwide
Also, in 2012 released the discography works “La misma gran señora”, “The most complete collection: first stage” and “Preserved Jewels: Pop Deluxe”, with which she sold millions of copies worldwide.
Unfortunately, at the end of that year 2012, an aviation accident cut off the development of such a brilliant and promising artistic and musical career. At the time of her death, Jenni Rivera had managed to sell more than fifteen million copies of her record productions; She was consecrated as the most successful group singer at the box office, with sold-out performances in important venues in the United States, particularly in Los Angeles, California, such as the Staples Center, Kodak Theater, Nokia Theater, and Gibson Amphitheater. In Mexico it also filled emblematic theaters such as the National Auditorium, Auditorio Telmex, Arena Monterrey, Auditorium Siglo XXI, and Foro Imperial; without diminishing the importance of her presentations in group dances, mass events, and palenques where she managed to gather thousands of people each time.
Eleven of Jenni Rivera’s albums were on the Top Latin Albums and the Billboard 200; more than twenty of her songs entered the Latin Regional Mexican Airplay and four in the Hot Latin Songs of Billboard magazine. Monitor Latino considered her the most listened to artist in the United States, within the musical genres and subgenres she performed. Among the numerous recognitions, several Billboard Latin Music Awards and Latin Grammy nominations stand out. In total, she received fifteen gold records and as many platinum records.
After her death, her music became even more popular with fans of the genres she performed.
Personal Life of Jenni Rivera
From 1984 to 1992 she was married to José Trinidad Marín, father of her three children: Janney Marín Rivera, Jacqueline Marín Rivera, Michael Marín Rivera; the father sexually abused his daughters and the singer’s younger sister, for which it was denounced by Jenni Rivera
From her marriage to Juan Manuel López in 1997, which lasted until 2003, Jenicka López Rivera and Juan Ángel López Rivera were born
Jenni Rivera was married for the last time on September 8, 2010, in Simi Valley, United States, with former baseball player Esteban Loaiza; In 2012, in an interview for a media outlet, she announced what would be her last separation.
Jenni Rivera’s death
Jenni Rivera, La Diva De La Banda, died in a plane crash after the private plane she was traveling on crashed; The accident occurred on December 9, 2012. She was going to fulfill commitments as a judge for the musical program La Voz México. In addition to the plane’s crew, the entire work team that accompanied the singer died in the accident: lawyer, publicist, hairdresser, and make-up artist.
The singer had performed in Monterrey, Mexico. The aircraft, which left at 3:30 in the morning bound for Toluca, also in Mexico, was expected to land an hour later; but contact with the control station was lost ten minutes after take-off. The plane, in which seven people, five passengers, and two pilots were traveling, was found in the mountainous part of the Sierra de Galeana, south of the city of Monterrey.