Michael Marin Rivera posing for a photo. Michael is the youngest child of Jenni Rivera and Trino Marin. Source: Instagram

Get to Know Michael Marín Rivera, Son of Jenni Rivera!


Michael Marin Rivera is famous for being the son of late Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera and her former partner, Jose Trinidad Marin. He is also the brother of singer, Chiquis Rivera.

Michael Marin Rivera was born on September 11, 1991, in Long Beach, California as Trinidad Angelo Marin Rivera. He completed his schooling at Lower Merion High School.  

Raised alongside Four Siblings

Michael Marín Rivera was born to Jenni Rivera and Trino Marin. His parents divorced when he was one year old.

Jenni Rivera with Michael Marin Rivera.
Jenni with her youngest child, Michael.
Source: Instagram

He has two elder siblings, Janney Marin Rivera AKA Chiquis (1985), and Jacqueline AKA Jacqie Campos (1989). Similarly, he has two step-siblings, Jenicka Lopez (1997), and Johnny Lopez (2001) from his mother’s marriage with Juan Lopez.

Michael Marin Rivera with his sister Chiquis Rivera.
Michael with his eldest sister, Janney.
Source: Instagram

Lost His Mother in a Plane Crash

On December 9, 2012, his mother died at the age of 43 in a plane crash. It crashed near Iturbide, Nuevo Leon while she was flying to Toluca in Learjet 25. She was returning from Monterrey Arena after a concert. The accident was likely caused by the loss of control of the aircraft.

Death of Jenni Rivera!

Father Jailed for 31 years

His dad, Jose Trinidad Marin was sentenced to prison for around 31 years in 2007. He was charged with eight felonies; one count of aggravated sexual assault, one count of continuous sexual assault, three counts of oral copulation of a child, and three counts of lewd act upon a child.

Has a Daughter

The 30-year-old Michael Marin Rivera has a daughter named Luna Amira Marin Ibarra who was born on August 28, 2012. Michael shared his daughter along with his longtime partner, Drea.

Jenni officiated the news of his granddaughter’s birth through her Twitter!

Now. Thank God for another blessing in my life. My second granddaughter has arrived. Thank you all for your prayers.

A few months later, Jenni lost her life in an unfortunate accident.

His daughter has her own fan club called Luna Amira Marin Fan Club.

Career as an Artist

Professionally, Michael Rivera is a muralist and goes by the moniker, “Michelangelo“. He even painted a mural of his mom at 5459 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, California with Levi Ponce and Tetris Wai.

Jenni Rivera's Mural by Michael Marin Rivera.
Michael drew a mural of his mother’s face in Long Beach, CA.
Source: Instagram

Oh, and have we mentioned his appearances on his family’s reality TV shows?

Arrested for Vandalism

Jenni Rivera’s son was arrested for vandalism on February 21, 2013, at around 3 am in Washington Avenue, Miami Beach.

He got arrested after he was spotted tagging a sign with a marker and placing a sticker on another sign. He was later released on a $1,000 bond.

Back in 2010, he was arrested for a molestation case. He pled guilty to sex with a minor. At that time the girl was 16 and he was 19.

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