Jose Trinidad Marin, better known as Trino Marin, is the ex-husband of famous American songstress, songwriter, producer, actress, and entrepreneur Jenni Rivera. Trino is not a celebrity himself and had a pretty ordinary life before meeting and marrying Jenni in high school.
Unfortunately, things didn’t work out and both parted ways after 8 years of marriage. Apart from being famous as Jenni Rivera’s first husband, Trino Marin also made global headlines for his criminal acts and sexual molestation case.
As of 15th February 1964, Jose Trinidad Marin is 58 years of age. He was born in California, USA. He is an Aquarius, believes in Christianity, and is multi-ethnic having Mexican roots though his nationality is American-Mexican.
He is 5 feet 10 inches in height, has dark brown hair and eyes, and has a strong masculine physique with a weight of 67 kilograms.
Jose had multiple jobs before working as an administrative manager in a local American-Mexican café when he met Jenni Rivera. He is currently married but almost no information is available related to his wife.
Trino Marin Quick Overview
Let’s have a quick overview of Jose Trinidad Marin.
|Real Name||Jose Trinidad Marin|
|Nick Name||Trino Marin|
|Birthday||15th February 1964|
|Birth Place||California, USA|
|Children||Chiquis Rivera, Jacqie Campos, Micheal Marin|
|Current Relationship Status||Married|
Jose Trinidad Marin’s Birth and Parents
Trino Marin was born in the state of California but spent most of his childhood in Mexico. In his teenage years, he moved permanently to the US with his parents.
As a high school student, he made friends with Jenni Rivera and things took off for both of them. No information is available regarding the names and backgrounds of Trino’s parents on any social platform.
Trino Marin’s Ex-Wife Jenni Rivera
Coming to the main reason for Jose’s fame, Jenni Rivera was born to Mexican parents Rosa Saavedra and Pedro Rivera on July 16, 1967. She began her singing career in the 80’s and debuted her album ‘Enamorada’ in 1995. It was a huge success and triggered the top ten singles in the US including ‘La Bic’ and ‘I Bet You’.
Jenni Rivera was a very successful singer and performer who loved and valued her fans very much. She was very young when she met Trino Marin. They kept their relationship private for a while and married in 1984 in an intimate ceremony. Jenni was only 15 years old at that time while Trino was a 20-year-old man.
Just two years after their marriage, 17-year-old Jenni gave birth to her and Trino Marin’s first daughter Chiquis Rivera. Today, she is 37 years of age and a successful American television personality and singer making her late mother proud.
Jenni and Trino had three kids namely Chiquis Rivera, Jacqie Campos, and Micheal Marin before getting divorced on serious grounds. The kids were given under the custody of their mother when their father was proven badly guilty.
Jenni Rivera enjoyed 20 successful years of music and released 12 albums including Rebelde, Parrandera, Jenni, and many more. She was rewarded with a Latin Grammy Award and ‘Staron Las Vegas walk of the star’.
Apart from being a Mariachi vocalist and music composer, Jenni also appeared in famous shows like ‘Chaquis and Rag-C’, ‘I Love You’, and others.
Jenni Rivera continues to be an inspiration for people even after her death. She always found and spread love and happiness through music. She never gave up on life and always gave her best in every situation. She bore many life disasters but continued to be a queen.
She died suddenly in an aircraft accident on December 9th, 2012 at the age of 43. She was one of the best Latin American singers of her time and sang in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Jenni Rivera Quick Bio
|Real Name||Dolores Janney Rivera Saavedra|
|Stage Name||Jenni Rivera|
|Birthday||2 July 1969|
|Birth Place||Long Beach, US|
|Profession||Singer, writer, actress, entrepreneur|
|Husbands||Jose Trinidad Marin (1984-1992), Juan Lopez (1997-2003), Esteban Loaiza (2010-2012)|
|Net Worth||$7 Million|
|Children||3 sons, 2 daughters|
|Married in||Last married in 2010|
|Death||December 9, 2012|
Jose Trinidad Marin and Jenni Rivera Divorce
Jenni Rivera and Trino Marin met at a very young age and although their married life was very beautiful and romantic initially things quickly went south for the two. Jenni reported Jose to be very dominating and abusive in their relationship.
As the family continued to live in the cruelty of Trino Marin, Jenni’s sister Rosie came forward and revealed how she was a victim of Trino’s abusive sexual acts. He had also raped his two daughters between the ages of 8-12. Once his daughter woke up in the bathroom to know that her father had sexually abused her. Rosie filed a lawsuit against Trino Marin in 1997. But he flew away and spent life as a fugitive in Riverside County for 9 years.
He was caught in April 2006 and imprisoned for 31 years without parole. He is still in jail and waiting for the day he might be set free.
Death of Ex-Wife Jenni Rivera
After divorce from Trino Marin, Jenni moved on and took custody of her children to give them a safe future. She married Juan Lopez in 1997 but divorced in 2003. She later remarried a retired baseball player named Esteban Loaiza.
Jenni Rivera was about to appear in the show ‘The Voice’ when she died in a helicopter crash while traveling to Toluca, Mexico on the 9th of December 2012. Rumors are that she was divorcing her third husband at that time but could not due to her sudden demise.
She dies at the age of 43 years along with all the ones who accompanied her on that helicopter. She was buried on 31st December 2012 and despite such a great loss, her children remained strong and supportive. Her eldest daughter Chiquis played the role of a mother to her siblings.
Trino Marin’s Children
Jenni Rivera and Trino Marin became parents to three children named Chiquis Rivera, Jacqui Campos, and Micheal Rivera who were born on June 26th,1985, November 20th,1989, and September 11th,1991, respectively.
All of the kids made their mark in the world of entertainment just like their mother. Chiquis is an American singer and television personality, and has a YouTube channel. Jacqui is an actress and reality star while Micheal is an actor, artist, and reality star too. Both have appeared in many English and Mexican shows.
First Daughter Chiquis Rivera
Chiquis Rivera resembles her mom the most. She is a well-known businesswoman, singer, songwriter, and television star. Chiquis began her career as a child actor by appearing in her mother’s music videos. In 2009, she released her debut album ‘Ahora’ as a solo artist.
She got married to a musician named Lorenzo E. Mendez Ronquillo in June 2019 but announced her break up in 2020 revealing it to be the decision from both sides.
Second Daughter Jacqie Campos
Trino Marin’s second daughter is Jacqui Campos who has followed her mother Jenni Rivera’s exact steps calling herself an American-Mexican actress and singer. She was raised in the beautiful city of Long Beach US but had the most traumatic childhood as her father traumatized her for life with his repeated sexual assaults.
She made her debut in acting with the TV show ‘I Love Jenni’ in 2011. She has divorced Danny Yanez and is presently in a close relationship with Mike Campos.
Trino Marin’s Son Michael Marin
Micheal Marin is the youngest child and only son of Trino Marin and Jenni Rivera. He is a famous muralist and actor and is well-known for his paintings and appearances in ‘The Real’, ‘The Riveras’, and ‘I Love Jenni’.
Micheal has a two-year love relationship with Drea Ibarra from 2011 to 2013 after that no public information is available regarding his relationships.
Trino Marin’s Net Worth
Though Trino Marin is a criminal in the eyes of the world he still has a net worth of six figure dollars. He owns an overall property and bank balance of around $600-800K.
Trino Marin’s Jail Life and Release Date
Jose Trinidad Marin has been spending his days in jail since 2006. It is rumored that he will be out of prison very soon and is often seen requesting the officials based on his good habits and changed behavior.
The media and public on the other hand have still not forgotten nor forgiven the crimes he committed against his family including his wife, daughters, and even his sister-in-law and co-workers. Many have signed petitions against him and requested the court not to forgive his animal-like acts at any cost. Trino Marin does not deserve to be set free before his due date no matter how good of a human he has changed into!