Who is Jenicka Lopez?
Jenicka Priscilla Lopez Rivera was born in Compton, California USA, on 3 October 1997 – her zodiac sign is Libra, and she holds American nationality. She’s a TV personality and a YouTuber, with ojust four TV appearances to her name, perhaps known best for her role in the reality show “The Riveras”, in which she starred alongside her half-sisters Jacqie Campos and Chiquis Rivera, from 2016 to 2018; the show follows her family’s life.
She’s also known for being the daughter of Jenni Rivera, the late American singer-songwriter and actress.
Early life and education
Jenicka was raised in Compton alongside her brother Juan Angel, and five half-siblings, by their mother and her father Juan Lopez, who was sent to jail in 200, for selling drugs, and who died behind bars in 2009 from pneumonia.
Before meeting Jenicka’s father, her mother Jenni was married to Jose Trinidad, who sexually assaulted Jenni’s sister and their two daughters, and was in April 2006 sentenced to spend 31-years in jail; he was previously on the run from the police for nine years. Jenni died on 9 December 2012, when her plane crashed.
Jenicka was still attending a local high school when she became interested in acting, and started appearing in various plays performed at the school. She was also interested in singing, and wanted to follow in her mother’s footsteps, but soon learned that she wasn’t talented enough for that career. Jenicka matriculated in 2015, and hasn’t spoken of further education, so it’s believed that she hasn’t attended college.
Appearances in TV shows
Jenicka made her debut appearance in 2012 in the episode “Blow Out the Candles” of the reality show “Chiquis ‘n Control”, which starred her parents, and follows her half-sister Chiquis Rivera, as she goes to New York City to confront her shopaholic addiction!
Between 2011 and 2013, Jenicka appeared in 18 episodes of the biographical comedy series “I Love Jenni”, which starred her family, and follows the lives of Jenni, her husband and their children. Jenicka’s only other appearance was in a 2017 episode of the musical talk-show “The Real”, which has been airing since 2013, and has won 11 of the 36 awards for which it has been nominated.
Jenicka launched her eponymous YouTube channel on 19 April 2013, and it’s today subscribed to by more than 150,000 people, and numbers over 4.3 million views of all her videos combined.
She’s mostly focused on giving her fans beauty and make-up tips, and we’re about to mention three of her most popular YouTube videos, which have helped her gain many subscribers.
Jenicka’s #1 video “I GOT A HOUSE!! I JENICKA LOPEZ” has been watched close to 500,000 times, and features her showing her fans her new house.
Her second most popular video “10 Minute Make-up NO Mirror Challenge w/ my sister!! I JENICKA LOPEZ” has been watched close to 500,000 times since 3 September 2018, and features Jenicka and her sister, as they’re putting on make-up for 10 minutes, without the use of a mirror.
Her third most watched video “VLOG: SISTER DAY | JENICKA LOPEZ” has been viewed close to 300,000 times, and follows Jenicka as she’s spending a day with her sister.
Love life and relationships
Jenicka hasn’t spoken of any men whom she’s been with, as she prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself; this is perhaps why there are various rumors circulating the internet, concerning both her current relationship status, and her sexual orientation.
Many people believe that Jenicka is lesbian, and that this is why she avoids talking about her past and present affairs. According to a fan, she was also seen spending time with a girl who could perhaps be her girlfriend, but this hasn’t been confirmed.
There are some who claim that Jenicka is today in a relationship with an American non-celebrity man, and that she simply prefers to keep him away from the media’s attention, however, this hasn’t been confirmed either.
As of September 2021, Jenicka appears to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Jenicka is a fashionista, and is trying to keep up with all of the latest fashion trends, so is a shopaholic, as she goes shopping for clothes multiple times every week.
Many pictures of her outfits can be seen uploaded onto her Instagram account, and she’s quite active on the network, as she seems to be enjoying the attention she’s receiving from her more than a million followers; Jenicka has uploaded over 330 pictures, the majority of which have been taken during her everyday life.
She likes to drink cocktails, and her favorite is Bloody Mary.
Jenicka is a dog-lover, and her pet dog can be seen featured in a couple of her Instagram pictures.
She’s into travelling, and has been to various US states for both work and pleasure.
Jenicka enjoys watching movies late at night, and her favorite actor and actress are Will Smith and Angelina Jolie, while a couple of her favorite films are “Seven Pounds”, “Hitch” and “Mr. and Mrs Smith”.
Age, height and net worth
Jenicka’s age is 23. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 180lbs (82kgs).
As of September 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $300,000, while her mother’s net worth was reputedly over $25 million at the time of her death.
Who was her mother Jenni Rivera?
Dolores Janney ‘Jenni’ Rivera Saavedra was born in Long Beach, California USA, on 2 July 1969 – her zodiac sign was Cancer, and she held American nationality. She was mainly popular for her career as a musician, mostly focused on singing various regional Mexican styles, as she was of Mexican descent.
She was raised alongside her four brothers and a sister in Long Beach, by their Mexican parents Pedro Rivera and Rosa Saavedra. She became interested in Mexican music while still attending a local elementary school.
She was 15 when she became pregnant, but was amongst the best students at her high school, and thus chose to continue her education, even though she was a teen mother; she enrolled at California State University, Long Beach in 1987, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1991.
She launched her singing career in 1992, when she recorded a song for her father – her debut album “Chacalosa” was released in 1995. Jenni then signed a contract with Sony Music, before moving to Fonovisa Records in 1999, through which she released of her new album “Que Me Entierren Con la Banda” in the same year saw. In 2001, she released two albums, entitled “Se las Voy a Dar a Otro” and “Dejate Amar”, the former of which was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Banda Album.
In 2005, Jenni released the album “Parrandera, Rebelde y Atrevida”, which peaked at #10 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums Chart, and has since been certified double platinum. Her following album “Mi Vida Loca” came out two years later, topping the Regional Mexican Albums Chart, while peaking at #2 on the Top Latin Albums Chart. In 2008, Jenni released her 10th studio album, “Jenni”, and it topped the Billboard Top Latin Albums Chart. In 2009, she released the album “La Gran Senora”, which turned out to be her final album before her death.
In 2010, Jenni married the professional baseball player Esteban Loaiza, and although they filed for divorce two years later, they were still married when she died. Authorities were unable to determine the cause of the ‘plane crash in which she and all five other people on board perished, near Monterrey in Mexico on 9 December 2012.