Trino Marín Bio: Age, Wiki, Family, Wife, Why is he in prison?

Trino Marín

Trino Marín is an American-Mexican former restaurant manager and the ex-husband of singer and songwriter Jenni Rivera. He rose to fame after he began dating Rivera, whom he married in 1984. They have three children. In the early 90s, their marriage fell apart after Rivera discovered that Marin had sexually abused their daughters, Chiquis and Jacquie Rivera. He even didn’t spare Rivera’s younger sister, Rosie. She took the matter to the court and he was proven guilty, with the judge sentencing him to 31 years in prison without parole. He is still serving his sentence.

Trino Marín Biography

Birth Name

José Trinidad Marín

Nick Name

Trino Marín


February 15, 1964


60 years old

Birth Place

Long Beach, California, U.S.A.

Birth Sign



Former Hotel Manager




Mixed ethnicity



Trino Marín Wife and Marriage Life

Trino Marín married his high school sweetheart and singer Jenni Rivera in 1984. They have three children together named Chiquis Rivera, Jacqie Campos, and Michael Marin. In 1992, she filed for a divorce from Marin citing physical and emotional abuse.

In 1997, it came to light through Rivera’s younger sister, Rosie, after she admitted that Marin used to sexually molest her, as well as did the same to his daughters Chiquis and Jacqie. After he was convicted for the crimes he committed, he fled and was on the run for nine years. In April 2006, he was apprehended and convicted of sexual assault and rape, and sentenced to more than 31 years in prison without parole. He’s now in prison severing his sentence.

Body Statistics


5 feet 9 inches or 175 cm


74 kg or 163 lbs

Body Build


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown



Famous For

Being the ex-husband of singer and songwriter Jenni Rivera, who died in a plane crash near Monterrey, on December 9, 2012.

He was convicted for his crimes of sexual abuse which led to 31 years imprisonment.

Trino Marín Facts

He was Jenni Rivera’s first husband. They began dating while in high school and married soon after.

Jose is charged with sexually abusing Jenni’s sister Rosie and his daughters Chiquis Rivera and Jacqie Campos. He was sentenced to 31 years of jail with no parole in 2007.