Where is Jenni Rivera’s son Michael Marín Rivera Now?

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Michael Marin Rivera is the son of popular American singer and songwriter Jenni Rivera and her ex-husband Jose Trinidad Marin. Clearly, Michael became famous because of his late mother however, people started getting curious after watching him on the television series ‘The Riveras.’

This series is about Jenni’s five children and also shows all her children’s pursuing their dreams to keep Jenni’s legacy. In this piece, we will look into Michael Marin’s early life, his love life, career, and a few other things.

His real name is not Michael

He was named after his father, Trinidad Angelo Marín at birth but for some reason, he goes by the name Michael. He was born on September 11, 1991, in Long Beach, California. As per his date of birth, his zodiac sign is Virgo. He is of Mexican descent.

He went to Lower Merion High School and after graduating, he enrolled at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, and he majored in painting, murals, and more. Furthermore, he is the first son of Jenni Rivera and Jose Trinidad Marin. And as you might have noticed that Michael uses both his parents’ last names.

His mother Jenni was a popular American singer, songwriter, and musician while his Father Jose used to serve at a restaurant as a manager.

Michael and other children of Jenni Rivera

Michael has two siblings from his parents both older than him Chiquis Rivera and Jacqie Campos. He also has half-siblings and they are Jenicka Lopez, Johnny Lopez, Johnny Rivera, and Mikey Marin.

His eldest sister Chiquis is a popular American singer just like their mother Jenni and she has given hit songs like Vas a Volver and Paloma Blanca. Chiquis was married to Lorenzo E. Mendez Ronquillo in 2019. On the other hand, his sister Jacqie has worked in a few television series including Chiquis ‘n Control and I Love Jenni. She was married to Michael Campos in 2012 and is a mother of four.

Michael’s father sexually assaulted his sisters Chiquis and Jacqie

Michael’s father Jose sexually assaulted his own daughter Chiquis. It did not stop there as he even assaulted Jenni’s sister or his sister-in-law, Rosie Rivera. Furthermore, he even went to assault his second daughter Jacqie.

His crimes came to the limelight after Rosie had enough with him and came forward with his doings. In the year 1997, Rosie came up and told everything he did to his daughter Chiquis and her (Rosie). After that, a test was done which revealed that he even had assaulted Jacqie sexually.

Upon knowing what her husband did, Jennie filed a case against Jose but when he did not go to court when he was summoned but he decided to ran away and started living in Riverside County. However, in 2006 he was caught and was sentenced to serve 31 years in prison for sexual molestation or assault.

However, according to People, Chiquis seems to have forgiven her father and she even talked to Jose at the time of her wedding.

Michael’s parents’ marriage and divorce

Michael’s parents started dating back in the 1980s and at the time they were dating Jenni wasn’t even a teenager while Jose was an adult. After dating for some time they got married in 1984 and at the time of their marriage, Jenni was pregnant with Chiquis.

As Jenni was just a minor she was still in high school and after giving birth to their children, Jose started serving as a restaurant manager, and he wanted Jenni to quit college and her job to take care of their children however, Jenni refused to do so. As a result, they used to have frequent quarrels but Jenni could not take any more physical as well as mental torture from Jose so she finally divorced Jose in 1992.

Michael is currently single

Michael used to be in a relationship with a woman named Drea Ibarra and according to the reports, they started dating in 2011 and separated in 2013. They even share a daughter named Luna Marin Ibarra. Their daughter was born in 2012.

Even after they split up Michael and Drea seem to be on good terms as they share joint custody of Luna and take care of her.

Michael Rivera Instagram

Michael is pretty active on Instagram where he often shares various pictures of himself, his family, and friends. From his Instagram bio, we can tell that he is a fan of comics and hip-hop. Since he majored in paintings in college, he also shares his murals occasionally.

He currently has 427k followers on Instagram.

His career

Michael is a television show star and he debuted on television from the 2011 series I Love Jenni. Furthermore, he has also worked in the television series The Riveras.

The Riveras started airing in 2016 however, on May 9, 2019, it was announced that the show or series has now been canceled.

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