Lupillo Rivera is a charting, award-winning Mexican singer, producer, and songwriter. He is best known as the younger brother of the late icon Jenni Rivera. Lupillo is also affectionately known as “El Toro del Corrido” in honor of his uncle (“El Toro”), a famous Mexican boxer.
Though he sings a wide variety of ranchers, corridos, cumbias, baladas, and boleros, he is best known as one of the leading advocates of corrido delivered in a rollicking, exuberant style with quirky, unpredictable, percussion-driven horn arrangements.
It is said that the Rivera family is into singing and acting. Do you remember Jenni Rivera, Rosie Rivera, and Chiquis Rivera? You will notice that they all have one thing in common. They have garnered a name for themselves in the entertainment industry as of today.
Maybe you’re one of the fans of Lupillo Rivera who wants to know how much his net worth is as of today. Don’t worry; we bring you details about Lupillo Rivera, including his early life, how he started his professional career, his family, and his current net worth.
Lupillo Rivera Profile
|Real Name||Guadalupe Rivera Saavedra|
|Stage Name||Lupillo Rivera|
|Date Of Birth||January 30, 1972|
|Age||49 Years (As Of 2021)|
|Height||5 feet 9 inc|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, & Actor|
Early Life, Family, & Education
Lupillo Rivera was born Guadalupe Rivera Saavedra on January 30, 1972, in La Barca, Jalisco, Mexico. Lupillo’s father was a recording label owner named Pedro Rivera.
His uncle is a Mexican boxer known as El Toro Rivera. Lupillo and his sister Jenni Rivera grew up in Long Beach, California. He graduated from Long Beach Polytechnic High School in 1990. In December 2012, Lupillo’s sister Jenni died tragically in a private plane crash over Mexico.
After graduating from Long Beach Polytechnic High School, he started working for his father, singer Pedro Rivera, CEO of an independent label called Cintas Acuario.
Though he worked in administration, his father, aware of his talent, inspired him to pursue a solo career. He began in 1993 under the name Lupillo. The first years were lean, but in 1999, he hit the California Latin charts with his single “El Moreño” and was signed by Sony Discos.
In 2002, his album Despreciado, and its title track, won Best Regional Mexican Album and Single of the Year. He was voted Mexican Male Artist of the Year at Lo Nuestro Awards.
The following year, he was nominated for Best Male Artist again and Banda Artist of the Year and his album Amorcito Corazón was nominated for Regional Mexican album.
Lupillo recordings became backbones on the charts during the first decade of the 21st century. Between 2001 and 2012, he netted 15 Top 50 singles on the Latin Songs charts, including three Top Tens and six more Top 20s.
What Is Lupillo Rivera Net Worth
According to The Riches People chart, Lupillo Rivera is said to have a net worth of around $12.5 million as of today.