Jose Trinidad Marin aka Trino Marin was not famous only for being the husband of late singer Jenni Rivera, but he is also famous due to the most extreme sexual abuse scandals of all time. When Jenni and Jose were married, it was found that he was sexually abusing his daughters and his sister-in-law. Later, everything was opened up and he ended up in jail for 31 years, which he truly deserves.
But many fans of Jenni and those who are familiar with this incident may be interested to know if this guy is still in jail or is he dead, and many things related to him. So, in this article, we will tell you everything about this guy as far as we know.
Who is Jose Trinidad Marin?
Jose Trinidad Marin was born on February 15, 1964, in California, United States. He was unknown to the media and world before getting married to American singer Jenni Rivera. Everything was looking fine and Jenni was also keeping her relationship very secret from the world. So, there was no news or rumors about this couple at the time.
He spent most of his childhood in Mexico even though he was born in California. Later his whole family permanently moved to the United States with the dream of pursuing a better life and the American dream.
He did a lot of odd jobs
After meeting each other, the couple began to date and later they started to date, talking about Jose’s career he did a lot of odd jobs to fulfill his needs, and after getting a job as a Restaurant manager he started to earn a good amount of money.
Jose was a very restricted and bad guy from an early age when he started to work as a manager he started to force Jenni to not study and not even let her go to the job. But Jenni refuses this which led the fight among them and she got physically abused by Jose.
Releasing that Jenni was living with the bad guy she filed a divorce and since then the couple separated started to live on their way, starting a new life in Riverside County.
His relationship with his wife Jenni Rivera
After dating for some time the couple decided to walk down the aisle in 1984. At that time Jose was only 20 years old and Jenni had just turned 15. Their marriage life started at an early age and they were not even mature at that time. They welcomed their first child only after getting married for a year.
Marrying at an early age comes with lots of problems and obstacles but still, she was expecting a happy life like any other couple. But unfortunately, her life was full of problems and abuses. Her life was completely ruined because she was not just a victim of abuse but her own two daughters were also the victim of this beast.
When Jenni became a mother she was not even near to completing high school. Her first birth was to her eldest daughter Chiquis Rivera who was born on June 26th, 1985. Her first birth happened when she was just 15 years old. But still, she managed to take care of her daughter and even complete her high school.
Later, the couple was once again blessed with a second child named Jacqueline, and she was born on November 20th, 1989. When Jenni was still a teenager, she became a mother of two daughters with Jose.
The couple not only has two daughters but also has a son named Michael and he was born on September 11, 1991. Their childhood was not so fun and good but by now every one of them are walking on their path and they are also a successful person. Chiquis their oldest daughter followed her mother’s path and she now becomes a singer.
Whereas, Michael and Jacqueline are actors and actresses who are working on television series and films in Mexico.
Jose Trinidad Marin and Jenni Rivera divorced in 1992
With lots of mental torture and pressure from Jose, Jenni finally gathered the courage to speak up for herself and she filed a divorce in 1992. Their divorce was finalized in the same year and the custody of the daughters was handed over to the Rivera. Since then they started to live their life in their way.
Jenni filed a divorce indicating that she was mentally and physically abused. But, Jenni got to know about her daughters getting physically abused including her sister only in 1997 or about 5 years later after the divorce.
Jose Trinidad Marin sexually abused his daughters
Jose was an abusive guy and he used to abuse Jenni for small reasons. But after the investigation, shocking news came into the light as he was not just abusing his wife but was also abusing his daughters and sisters-in-law sexually.
Rosie, the sisters-in-law of Jose talked about this topic in 1997 after the couple got divorced. She confessed that Jose molested her and his older daughter Chiquis. But there was a physical test for all of the daughters and it was found that they all were abused by Jose.
After this news was heard by Jenni she immediately complained about a file against Jose and the court order him to appear. But he ran away and started his new life with a new name in Riverside country. However, the authorities caught him in April 2006 when he was somewhere near his house.
Jenni’s music may be enjoyable to listen to but her life ended with misery and heartbreak only. The moment was very devasting when she got to know that her husband sexually abuses his daughter including her sister as well.
Here’s a video where Chiqui opens about her father’s sexual abuse.
Jose Trial begins
After Jose was caught by the FBI in 2006, he was sentenced to 31 years in jail by the court. Talking with the media, Diva de la Banda told that this moment was very hard for her. Every time she thought to give up, she gathered courage that made her brave enough to fight for her daughter and sister’s justice.
She became a good example for all women who are victims of abuse. When Jose was on the court, all family member of Jenni’s was over there including the children. After the court finalized the punishment for this guy, the eldest daughter who was the victim of molestation for about 4 years said that, “I just would like to tell my father that I love him and I forgive him. He may not think that I love him, but I do.”
Once Jose also asked his counsel if he can lower the sentence for his good behavior but the council denied it.
Jose’s Relationship with his Children
Despite this much incident the daughters seem to love their father very much and they are also in contact with him. Chiquis got a call from an old man straight from prison on her wedding day. It was no other than her father who wished her the best life ahead.
This incident and phone calls everything was recorded by Chiquis on her YouTube videos, in the video, we can see the guy named Jackie come to Chiquis’s room and say, “Hi, Dad, I have your little girl here,” and give the phone to her.”
On their marriage date, Chiquis also asked her father if he can lead the role of prayer for the marriage. So, looking at all these incidents and acts we can easily get to know that the family is in contact and the relationship between daughters and father is good.
Jenni died in a plane crash
Jose’s ex-wife Jenni has already died in 2012 and the cause of her death was a plane crash. The plane had crashed near Monterrey, Mexico, where six other passengers including Jenni died on the board.
She was in the city for her performance but sadly, she died and the concert ended in misery. Her dead body was brought back to her hometown in Long Island where her body was going to be buried.
Jose was aware of this news and when this incident happened he was in jail.
Is Jose Trinidad Marin still in jail or got out?
There was a rumor once that Trinidad has got out of jail because of his good behavior. But there is no proof, and no media coverage has focused on this news as well.
This issue made his daughter interview the media where she told, “I’ve heard that but I haven’t talked to him. He hasn’t confirmed anything to me. I haven’t been able to go see him. So we’ll see what happens. I don’t want to say much because I don’t know if that’s true.”