Janney Marin Rivera, better known as Chiquis Rivera, is a US-based singer and media mogul who is widely known as the oldest child of the famous Latino singer, Jenni Rivera. She comes from a family of musicians, which probably must have influenced her into becoming a musician herself. Chiquis had a tough childhood; it was revealed that she was sexually harassed by her own father and later had a fallout with her mother over her stepfather. To learn more about Chiquis Rivera, read her profile below.
Chiquis Rivera – Bio, Age
She was born as Janney Marin Rivera on June 26, 1985, to her Latino father – Jose Trinidad Marin, and mother – Jenni Rivera in Long Beach, California. The media is yet to discover information concerning her siblings, but we do need that she is the oldest child of five children. Unfortunately, the information regarding her educational background is not yet available to the media. But, judging from the success she has gained so far, it is safe to say that she indeed is a smart woman and seems very much enlightened.
Chiquis’s first appearance on the silver screen was when she premiered her reality show Jenni Rivera Presents: Chiquis & Raq-C, a show that was all about her lifestyle and that of her friends. She later went on to part take in her mother’s real-life event show, I Love Jenni, and also appeared in another of her TV show Chiquis n’ Control which was focused on her opening a blow-dry salon.
Chiquis Rivera was later involved in a family scandal after her aunt, Rosie Rivera revealed to her mother that Chiquis’ father – Jose Trinidad Marin – used to sexually assault her and has now moved on from her to his daughter, Chiquis. Shocked and angered by the news, Jenni Rivera filed a sexual assault case against Jose which saw to him running from the law for 9 years. He was finally arrested in April 2006 and was sent to over 30 years in prison without parole in May 2007.
On December 8, 2013, tragedy struck the Rivera family as Chiquis lost her mother to a plane crash when she was on her way back to America after she had finished a music performance in Mexico. The following year, Chiquis released her first song Paloma Blanca in honor of her late mother. The next year, she released a memoir called Forgiveness where she shared to the world the reasons why she was no longer in communication with her mother a few months before her death.
According to the revelations in her memoir, her mother accused her of sleeping with her step-father, Esteban Loaiza, while she was staying with them. This was the cause of the rift between the two of them. Chiquis Rivera, on June 2, 2015, released her debut album called Ahora and later released her second album titled Entre Botellas in 2018, which had features from her mother, Jenni Rivera, and uncle, Juan River.
The talented Latino musician has also received awards for her outstanding musical skills. She won the Lo Nuestro Award for Female Artist of the Year in 2016 and 2017 respectively. She also won the Premios De La Radio award for Female Artist of the Year. in 2015.
Chiquis Rivera Net Worth
The singer has garnered a lot of wealth over the years through her works. According to several sources, Chiquis Rivera has accumulated a net worth of $6millon, although there is no information about how much she earns per month/year. But judging from her net worth, it is obvious that she earns a decent amount of money.
Personal Life – Boyfriend/Partner
When it comes to her personal life the singer bears it all for everyone to see. Chiquis Rivera is in a relationship with her boyfriend, Lorenzo Mendez. As a matter of fact, the couple took things to the next level in 2018 when they became engaged.
Lorenzo popped the question in April 2018 and of course, Chiquis said yes, leaving everyone excited. She was formerly in a relationship with Ángel del Villar, a businessman. They dated for a while before they called it quits.
The musician is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about 123lbs (56kg). Her body stats have been given as 37-27-39 inches for her chest, waist, and hips respectively. There is no doubt that she is a very beautiful woman with an enviable curvaceous figure.