The world music singer Jenni Rivera died at the age of 43 . Below is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Born Dolores Janney Rivera, she became immortalized for her 2008 album Jenni, which hit #1 on the US Billboard 200. She died in a plane crash in 2012.
She was born to Rosa Rivera and music producer Pedro Rivera. She had five siblings named Lupillo, Juan, Rosie, Pedro Jr. and Gustavo. She was married three times, to Jose Trinidad Marin, Juan Lopez and Esteban Loaiza. She had five children named Chiquis, Jenicka, Jacqie, Johnny and Michael.
“When I started getting so many haters and closed doors, I decided to prove that it could be done. I was a divorced single mother of three at the time and a size 12 – not your typical model artist that labels feel work for the music industry.” (Jenni Rivera)
“I’ve been recording since 1993. It was a hobby for six of those years. In 1999, I decided to do it full time and take it seriously.” (Jenni Rivera)
“If I had the opportunity to speak to a young immigrant girl that just arrived to the U.S. the advice I would have for her would be: ask, speak, search; because there are opportunities out there. And, know that you aren’t the only immigrant or the last to come to this country. Many that have come before you have succeeded. It is possible.” (Jenni Rivera)
“My inspiration is always what I think my fans want to listen to. I often write about social problems. If I’m not going through it or I haven’t gone through it, I want to make sure it touches someone. That’s what I base my music on.” (Jenni Rivera)
“No one else has ever opened doors for me. I opened them myself.” (Jenni Rivera)