José Trinidad Marín is also popularly known as Trino Marin. He is the former husband of Jenni Rivera (whose real name was Dolores Saavedra). José was born on 15 February 1964 and lives in the United States of America. His ex-wife, Jenni Rivera, was a popular American songwriter and singer. Besides being a musician, Jenny was also a philanthropist, spokesperson, entrepreneur, and passionate actress.
Biography of José Trinidad Marín
Trino is popularly known by his real name. He comes from a Christian family and possesses a combined heritage. Prior to his marriage to Jenni Rivera, José was relatively unknown by the public but became popular after the wedding, due to Jenni’s already famous name in the world of media as a result of her singing, songwriting, and acting skills.
However, both José and Jenni decided to keep their lives private as soon as they started a relationship. That is obviously why there is little information about the couple on the Internet. José met Jenni in high school when she was just a teenager.
Before his marriage to Jenni, José worked as an administrator in a Mexican American café. Trino Marin’s professional career was his only source of income. José is originally from Mexico, and he possesses an American Mexican passport. Trino Marin grew up in Mexico before his parents moved permanently to the United States.
José’s Physical Appearance
José is currently 57 years old. He stands at approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall. Because he is known as the former spouse of a celebrity, Trino has to continue maintaining a good physical appearance. José Trinidad Marín also weighs about 67 kg.
According to an interview conducted on Trino, José fell in love with Jenni when the girl was only 15 years old. Trino Marin joven was 20 years old when he proposed to Jenni, and they both got married a few months later, in 1984.
Jenni became pregnant with their first child at 17 years old. She was still in high school when she had her first child. Both José and Jenni had three children before their marriage ended in 1992. There were claims that José maltreated Jenni, his sister-in-law, and the kids. No information has yet been released about José’s new wife. He started his life all over with his new wife, somewhere in Riverside County.
Trino Marin’s Professional Career
José was jobless at the time he and Jenni started a relationship. Eventually, he started doing odd jobs to make ends meet. Finally, when he was 22 years old, José got a job as an administrative manager in an American Mexican café, where he began to earn a decent income.
José encouraged his wife to further her education instead of staying at home, but Jenni was comfortable looking after the kids and house. Trino was not pleased with this decision, so this little argument became a significant dispute between them.
José Marín and Jenni Rivera’s Three Children
As already mentioned, Jenni had her first child when she was still in high school. The two former lovers had their first child on 26 June 1985. The first child was a girl, and they named her Chiquis Rivera. Despite being a teenage mother, Jenni handled high pressure well and completed her high school education on time. A few years after welcoming their first child, the couple announced the arrival of their second daughter, whom they named Jacqueline. Jacqueline Rivera was born on 20 November 1989.
In September 1991, Jenni confirmed her third pregnancy. They named him Michael; he is the couple’s youngest child. During the divorce process, the couple got into a heated trial about custody of the kids. Finally, the court announced their decision in favor of Jenni.
The three children are successful in their different fields. The first child, Chiquis, is following in her mother’s footsteps. She is pretty successful as a musician. The other children started their professional careers as English actors in both Mexican and American TV series.
José Trinidad Marín’s Net Worth
According to various sources, José Marín is worth about 600,000 to 800,000 dollars. Trino lost his old management job at the café due to rumors that he engaged in sexual relations with his coworkers. But it was eventually clear that it wasn’t a rumor. José was accused of assaulting one of his coworkers.
In 1997, Jenni’s younger sister accused Trino of sexually assaulting her and harassing his first daughter, Chiquis. After a series of investigations, it was clear that Trino had assaulted his two daughters and his sister-in-law.
José was sentenced to 9 years imprisonment for assault. However, in 2006, José was sentenced to another 31 years imprisonment for assault and rape.
Jenni Rivera’s Death
Jenni lost her life in an air crash on 9 December 2012. There was a slight problem with the aircraft’s engine that led to a crash. Jenni and six other people died in that accident. Jenni Rivera is buried at the All-Souls Chapel and Cemetery.
As far as we know, José Trinidad Marín is still in jail. The court has already made it clear that José will not receive any early release for good behavior.