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Mexican American singer Jenni Rivera stole millions of hearts through her Mexican music. In a dominant male society, she was the one who advocated for women’s voices throughout the world.
With her status as the “Best selling Latin artist of 2013“, Jenni Rivera was seen as the Power Woman not just in the media industry but in the entire American and Mexican community.
Her sudden demise in the 2012 plane crash left a hole in the Mexican-American music industry that cannot be filled. Jenni had five children, Michael Marín Rivera, Juan Angel, Chiquis, Jacqueline, and Jenicka, at the time of her death.
Her children were very close to Jenni, and Jenni’s untimely death left a hole in their hearts that was very difficult to fill.
Her eldest son Michael Rivera was the eldest son of the Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera. Michael, her first son, had a special place in her heart even though she was very close to all of her children.
Like his mother, Michael is also a renowned artist and a reality TV celebrity. He grabbed media attention due to his presence in the famous reality show The Riveras.
So, if you are interested in knowing more about the life of this famous reality TV star, then I suggest you read the whole article.
Early Life And Birth
Michael was born in Long Beach, California, USA on September 11, 1991. Michael Marín Rivera was the eldest son of Jenni Rivera and Trino Marin, and they named him Trinidad Angelo Marin Rivera.
At the time of Michael’s birth, Jenni Rivera was just a teenage girl. Michael had a rough childhood because his parents’ marriage was not blissful, and he witnessed his mother’s torture at the hands of his father. His father was a restaurant manager.
According to Jenni Rivera, her first husband was abusive, and he used to torture his wife both physically and mentally. Still, she didn’t give up on her education and finished her education by earning a degree in business.
However, after spending eight years in this relationship, Michael’s mother decided to file for divorce in 1992. In addition, Jenni filed a case against him, and her ex-husband spent nine years on the run before he was caught.
After this, he was sent to prison for 31-year long without permission to request parole as he was a child molester and molested his own daughter.
Profession And Career
Like his mother, Michael Marin Rivera was blessed with natural artistic talent, and he polished his skills to become a successful mural artist. In 2019 he painted a mural of Jenni Rivera to pay tribute to his late mother.
For this mural, he chose the building in North Long Beach, California, where he spent his childhood with his mother and siblings.
Michael is currently residing in Los Angeles. He solidifies his name as a successful mural artist through his drawing and is now earning quite a handsome amount from this career. He even takes orders for his work.
Reality TV Star
Michael Marin Rivera’s mother, Jenni’s fame, grew when she married former baseball player Esteban Loaiza and started several reality TV shows based on her family life.
These shows were a hit, and they made all her children, including Michael, quite famous. The reality TV shows in which Michael appeared are.
I Love Jenni: This was released shortly after Chiquis & Raq-C in 2011, and it was quite successful.
The Riveras: After his successful appearance in “I Love Jenni”, he starred in The Riveras, based on his family life drama. This season was aired from 2016 to 2020.
The Real: He also appeared in 2017.
Love Life And Relationships
Michael is currently enjoying his life as a single man, but he enjoyed an intimate relationship with Drea Ibarra.
The couple dated for three years (2011-2013) and had a beautiful daughter named Luna Amira Marina Ibarra. She was born on August 28, 2012.
Michael shared a close bond with her daughter and often posts lovely pictures of his daughter, who is now 11 years old, on his account. His daughter suffered from autism, and he paid special attention to her daughter.
To this date, Michael is neither married nor has a girlfriend that the media knows about.
Unlike his other siblings, Michael often faces trouble keeping his record straight. When he was just a 19 years boy, he got arrested for molesting a 15 years old girl in 2010. Fortunately, all of these charges were dropped, and he didn’t face a long sentence in prison.
His troubles with law enforcement did not end there. Shortly after the death of his mother, he again got caught for minor acts of vandalism. Michael was bailed after paying $1,000 as bail money. However, the damage he caused was around $200-1000.
Michael is blessed with a height of 5 feet and 10 inches, but unfortunately, his weight is not known to the media. He also possessed green eyes and brown hair but now the mural artist is bald.
Being a mural artist, Michael is pretty active on social media and often shares his masterpieces with his art-lover fans. He also uses social media platforms for advertising his crafts and getting orders for paintings.
However, The Riveras actor’s major artworks include mural painting, and Michael mentioned several times on his account that he doesn’t do residential work, canvas painting, and paper drawing.
Besides this, he also posts pictures of his daughter and siblings with wholesome captions that can easily melt one’s heart away.
His Instagram account is under the user’s name of @mighk_rivera has gathered more than 428k followers.
Besides this, he also holds a Twitter account under the user name of @mighk_rivera where he has more than 19.2K Followers.
Michael Marin Rivera Net Worth
Michael Marin Rivera has a distinguished career as a mural artist. As a result of his profession, he has amassed a large amount of money. According to media sources, he has gathered around $1 million to $5 million, which he loves to spend on his lavish lifestyle.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Jenni Rivera’s son Michael Marin Rivera
- Michael is expected to be 31 years in 2022, as he was born on September 11, 1991.
- Michael’s parents named him Trinidad Angelo Marin Rivera at his birth.
- Michael was 20 years old when he became the father of Luna.
- Michael’s net worth is estimated at around $1 million to $5 million.
- Michael is a successful mural artist, and he drew his mother’s mural in 2019 to pay her tribute.
- Michael has one brother Juan Angel and three sisters, Chiquis, Jacqueline, and Jenicka, with whom he shares a close bond.
- Michael’s father’s name is José Trinidad Marín, and he is currently serving time in prison.