The famous American singer Jenni Rivera’s eldest son Michael Marin Rivera was just 20 when his mother died in a plane crash. Moreover, she hasn’t only left a lot of grieving fans but also five kids too. However, it’s her eldest son, who is keeping her memory alive.
So, what happened to Michael, and what is he even doing after her mother’s death? Well, if you are looking to know more about his life story, then give this article a read.
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A Short Bio of Michael Marin Rivera
Michael Marin Rivera was born in the year 1991, on 11th September, in Long Beach, California, USA. Moreover, he is the eldest son of Jenni Rivera and Jose Trinidad Marin. Currently, Michael lives in Los Angeles. As for his nationality, he is a Mexican-American.
Fans would like to know that Michael’s real name is Trinidad Angelo Marin before he changed it to the one we know. In fact, he calls himself ‘Michaelangelo’ on Instagram as well.
Quick Wikis – Bio
|Full Name||Michael Marin Rivera|
|Nick Name||Mikey, Mike, Big Boss|
|Profession(s)||Artist and Reality TV star|
|Birth Year||September 11, 1991|
|Age||30 years (as of 2021)|
|Famous as||Jenni Rivera’s Son|
|Birthplace (Native)||Long Beach, California, United States|
|Net Worth||$1.5 million (As of 2021)|
|Father Name||José Trinidad Marín|
|Mother Name||Jenni Rivera|
|Ex-Girlfriend||Drea Ibarra (2011-2013)|
|Daughter||Luna Amira Marin Ibarra (Born 2012)|
|Siblings||Jenicka Lopez, Jacqie Campos, Johnny Lopez, Chiquis Rivera|
Rough Patch After His Mother’s Demise
Michael’s mother Jenni Rivera was an actress, philanthropist, American singer, and entrepreneur. Her sudden demise due to a plane crash on 9th December 2012, in Monterrey Mexico, shook her fans. After Jenni Rivera’s death, Michael went through a pretty rough patch.
The police arrested him in Miami for petty vandalism. In fact, they caught him tagging a sign. Thereafter, the police released him after a $1000 USD bail.
However, he seems to have moved on from all of these troubles and began to start his life afresh. In other words, he is focusing on his personal growth.
What Does Michael Marin Rivera do Now?
Jenni Rivera’s son Michael Marin Rivera has become a talented artist and a reality TV star. In fact, he has appeared in the reality TV series The Real (2017), The Riveras (2016-2017) as well as ‘I Love Jenni’. The reality show ‘The Riveras’ featured the other Jenni Rivera kids as well.
Moreover, he is also a fantastic artist. One of his famous masterpieces is the beautiful portrait of his mother on the side of a building in North Long Beach.
His Personal Life
Michael Marin Rivera was once in a relationship with Drea Ibarra with whom he has a daughter Luna Amira Marin Ibarra. However, the duo isn’t married. Despite that, they welcomed their daughter on 28th August 2021. Therefore, she is currently 8 years old.
Furthermore, he is super close with his siblings, Chiiquis, Jacqueline, Jenicka, and Juan Angel. While it was tough for them after their mother’s demise, they all seem to have found a healthy way of moving on with their life while keeping her mother’s legacy alive at the same time.
Michael’s Net Worth
Currently, he is the richest member of the family. Through his passionate love for art and a career in reality shows, he has a net worth of $1.5 million approx in 2021. (His Instagram profile)