Juan Rivera is a popular American actor and singer. Rivera is of Mexican lineage and belongs to a very prominent and well known family, which is associated with regional Mexican music in U.S.A. Throughout his 23 year long career Rivera has delivered several hit songs such as ‘La Lampara’ and ‘El Ser Equivocado’ which have featured on Billboard Latin Charts.

Personal Life

Juan Rivera was born to Pedro Rivera and Rosa Saavedra, both of them are immigrants from Mexico. The family originally lived in in La Barca, Jalisco, in the country of Mexico. The details of his birthplace are unavailable, but it is well known that his family migrated illegally to the United States of America without any kind of documentation, in the year 1976.

His family settled down in Long Beach, California. According to his biography, Juan rivera has an American Nationality. He is the brother to regional Mexican music stars Lupillo Rivera, Jenni Rivera and is the maternal uncle to Chiquis Rivera, who is the daughter of Jennie Rivera. In addition to this he the brother to Rosie Rivera, who is a well known businesswoman.

It is speculated that currently Juan Rivera is single. Juan works hard towards keeping his personal life away from the media limelight, a stark contrast from his professional life which is under intense scrutiny from the media. His fans take great interest and have immense curiosity to possess more details about his personal life, yet to their peril he doesn’t share information of any kind and nor are the fans able to get information relating to his children in specific.

Despite having achieved great success in his professional life, he hasn’t been quite successful in his personal life. He was married three times in the past. In the year 1986, Juan Rivera married a woman named Anna DeJuan. After getting a divorce from Anna DeJuan, he was married once again the year 1997, this time to Jennifer Garcia. In the year 2005, Juan Rivera got married for the final time and it was to a woman named Megan Jones. In all his three divorces, the details about the divorce are not available, neither is the cause nor what actually instigated the divorce in all three cases available to the media and fans.


Juan Rivera began his career as a singer in the year 1995. In that same year, he released his first album titled El Atizador, it was quickly followed up by the sequel to the album, which shared the same titled, just labelled as Volume 2. Both the albums were released in 1995, when he was just a 16 year old venturing into the music industry.

Ever since then Juan Rivera has released many albums, which have been met with a fair deal of success and gained him a sizeable fan following across the United States of America and worldwide. He even went on to make his acting debut in the year 1994 with La dinastía de Los Pérez. With a good amount of income through concerts and live shows, coupled with record sales, Juan Rivera has a net worth of US$ 700,000.

Last Modified: Mar 26, 2018

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