Alina Espín

Inside Biography

Alina Espin came into prominence after her marriage to Joan Sebastian. Joan is a Mexican singer and songwriter, Known for composing "Así es la Vida". , He composed more than 1,000 songs, including compositions for artists such as Bronco, Vicente Fernández, Lucero, Pepe Aguilar, and Rocío Dúrcal.

Alina was one of the wives of Joan. To know about Alina's early life, relationship status, children's, etc, continue reading the article below. 

Marriage Chronicles

For five years, Joan Sebastian and Alina Espino were bound by the vows of matrimony until the demise of the renowned singer in 2015. Although their official union commenced in 2010 their romantic journey began back in 1996 culminating in the arrival of their first daughter during the early months of 1998.

Alina Espino with her husband, Joan. For five years, Joan Sebastian and Alina were bound by the vows of matrimony. 
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Throughout their enduring twenty-year companionship Alina preferred to keep a profile and shied away, from attention setting herself apart from figures like Maribel Guardia and her daughters who often basked in the limelight. Consequently little is known about Alina beyond her role, as a wife and mother as she guarded her privacy fervently.

As they gracefully danced through life together often donning matching outfits that symbolized their unity, Joan Sebastian and Alina Espino masterfully crafted a world shielded from prying eyes. Their discreet approach only intensified the aura of enigma surrounding Joan Sebastian's affairs.

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Joan Sebastian had a total of eight children and his first wife Alina Espín gave him two daughters. His initial wife Teresa González gave birth to his three children; José Manuel Figueroa, Juan Sebastián Figueroa González, and Trigo de Jesús.

The other three children were, from his relationships with women. Sadly Trigo and Juan two of Joan Sebastian's children passed away before him.

Even though he is no longer, with us the musical legacy of this artist lives on through his surviving six children who are carrying on their father's path.

Alina's Biological Children

Joana Marcelia Figueroa Espín, born on February 10 1998 is one of the daughters of the singer Joan Sebastian and Alina Espin. Joana has become quite popular, on media on Instagram (@marceliafigueroa) where she shares glimpses of her personal and professional life.

Joan Sebastian had a total of eight children Joan Sebastian had a total of eight children.
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D’Yavé Figueroa Espín, who is not as well known as her sister Joana also shares Alina Espin as her mother. Although there isn't information about D'Yavé it is clear that she has a strong bond with her sister and their step-siblings. Any doubts about D'Yavé's connection to Joan have been dismissed, There may still be some unanswered questions.

Unlike her siblings who are pursuing careers in the arts, D'Yavé is actively establishing herself on Instagram (@dyavefigueroa) with over 21k followers and a growing presence, on media.

Death Of Alina's Husband

The husband of Alina, Joan Sebastian initially received a diagnosis of bone cancer in 1999. He underwent treatment. Successfully overcame the disease. However, in 2007, he announced that cancer had returned and went through treatment again to achieve remission.

Unfortunately during a concert, on July 26, 2012, he revealed that the cancer had come back in time. In 2014 while performing in Zacatecas he publicly acknowledged his battle with cancer.

In the weeks leading up to his passing, Sebastian confirmed being hospitalized for cancer treatment under care. On July 13 2015 at the age of 64, he passed away at his ranch in Teacalco Guerrero, Mexico due to bone cancer.

He was laid to rest in a cemetery, near Juliantla alongside his son Trigo. In July 2020 concerns were raised when there were reports of someone breaking into Sebastian's mausoleum. This led to increased security measures to fears of theft of his remains.


Alina's professional journey remains a mystery to the general audience as she remains private throughout her life. However, her husband Joan has a long and successful career journey. Before launching his singing career, Joan Sebastian worked as an administrative assistant at a resort in Oaxtepec, Morelos, where he showcased his vocal talent over the intercom.

Joan Sebastian Joan Sebastian is a Mexican singer and songwriter. 
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Encouraged by actress Angelica Maria, he recorded songs suggested by her, leading to his debut album "Pedro Parrandas" in 1974. In 1977, he adopted the stage name Joan Sebastian and signed with Musart, achieving success with hits like "Juliantla" and the duet "Maracas" with Alberto Vazquéz.

His 2000 album "Secreto de Amor" went 4× platinum and earned Lo Nuestro Awards. Inducted into the Billboard Latin Music Hall of Fame in 2006, Sebastian, a three-time ASCAP Songwriter of the Year, collaborated with on "Hey You" in 2012.

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Net Worth

Alina Espino's net worth is not publicly known because there is no information, about her career. In contrast, Joan Sebastian, the singer and songwriter had a net worth of $5 million. He received Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards for his contributions to pop, ranchers, and grupera music.

Additionally, Sebastian briefly explored acting. Gained popularity through his appearance in the soap opera "Tú y Yo" in 1996. Despite battling bone cancer times he remained a figure in Mexico's music industry until his passing, on July 13, 2015.

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by Joseph, 26 Jan, 2024

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