Jenni Rivera (July 2, 1969 – December 9, 2012).
American-born Mexican banda and norteño singer, born in Long Beach, CA, who went on to be successful regional Mexican artist and entrepreneur. She started many companies, including Divina Realty, Divina Cosmetics, Jenni Rivera Fragrance, Jenni Jeans, The Jenni Rivera Love Foundation and Divine Music.
She became the first female Banda artist to sell-out a concert at the Gibson Amphitheater in Universal City, and became the first artist to sell-out two back-to-back nights at the Nokia Theatre in LA, on August 6 and 7, 2010. Jenni sold over 15 million albums worldwide and was nominated at the 2003, ‘08 and ‘10 Latin Grammys.
Jenni tragically died in a plane crash last year. RIP.