Early Life and Career
Rivera was born Dolores Janney Rivera Saavedra in Long Beach, CA. My parents were Mexican migrants who raised me and my four brothers (including Lupillo Rivera) in a tight-knit musical household. While still in high school i became pregnant with the first of my five children, and eventually married the child's father, José Trinidad Marín
When i first started singing i Jenni "La Fea" Rivera.
In 1995 i released my first album Chacalosa, on the Capitol/EMI label, which became popular in Mexico and the American Southwest.
I Jenni Rivera is a Mexican-American singer/songwriter raised in Long Beach, has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. I was nominated at the 2003, 2008 and 2010 Latin Grammys. A successful Regional-Mexican artist and entrepreneur, including Divina Realty, Divina Cosmetics, Jenni Rivera Fragrance, Jenni Jeans, Divine Music and The Jenni Rivera Love Foundation. Jenni Rivera became the first female Banda artist to sell-out a concert at the world famous Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, CA and most recently became the first artist up-to-date to sell-out two back-to-back nights at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California on
August 6, 2010 and August 7, 2010. On August 6, 2010, Jenni Rivera was named spokeswomen for the National Coalition against battered women and domestic violence in Los Angeles. A proclamation was given "officially naming" August 6th “Jenni Rivera day” by the LA City Council for all her charity work and involvement in the community.i Jenni Rivera is also the producer to her oldest daughter's (Janney Marin) reality tv show on the cable network MUN2, "Chiquis y Raq-C". is all around the world.