American musician and actress Jenni Rivera's unexpected death in 2012 was a great pain for all her family and fans. Jenni died at the young age of 43 in a plane crash.
After her death, Jenni's siblings Juan and Rosie Rivera joined Sony Music Latin to continue the Legacy of the late Jenni. Rosie Rivera has spent many years trying to fulfill her sister's dreams, she even takes care of Jenni's children. A true tale of undying love!
We're talking about Jenni Rivera's incredible sister Rosie Rivera, who's she married to? How is her married life? All the details are here!
Late Jenni's Sister Rosie's Married Life
Jenni Rivera's sister Rosie Rivera is currently married to her husband Abel Flores. Forty years old television personality first met her husband, Abel Flores, who is 10 years younger than Rosie at a church in Long Beach.
At the time, Rosie's brother, Pedro Rivera was a pastor and Flores was a member of the church’s choir. A gospel singer in the church Flores was just 16 when he met Rosie.
Despite the huge age gap, Rosie and Flores fell for each other. At first, Rosie's family didn't approve of their relationship. But, the couple didn't give up, and finally, they officially turned became husband and wife in 2011.
CAPTION: Rosie Rivera & her husband Abel Flores SOURCE: Instagram@abelsworship
Children of Rosie
Currently, Rosie and Flores are happily married for a decade & yet their love song echoes with a profound bond of affection.
Even more, the couple became parents to 2 children: daughter Samantha Chay Flores (born in 2013) and son Elias Melek Flores (born in October 2015).
CAPTION: Rivera with her daughter Samantha & son Elias SOURCE: Instagram@rosierivera
All of her kids are active on Instagram; Samantha goes by @sammychay_ and Elias goes by @elimelek_.
About Rivera's first daughter
About Rivera's first daughter
Moreover, the TV personality Rivera is the mother of Kassandra "Kasey" Rivera (b. 2003) from her past relationship with her ex-boyfriend Chief.
Not to mention, Rosie's eldest kid, daughter Kasey is an Instagram & TikTok star. Her Instagram (@ka s sey_rivera) has more 237K followers, while her TikTok account (@ka s seyrivera) has over 311.2K followers.
Rosie Revealed Being Sexually Abused
Rosie Rivera revealed that she was sexually abused at a young age in her book, My Broken Pieces: Mending the Wounds From Sexual Abuse Through Faith, Family, and Love. The book was published in February 2016.
In the book, Rosie talks about her tragic childhood experiences and how she overcome the pain with the love and support of her family. She has set an example for all the young girls who have been sexually abused by staying strong and proud.
In the book, she also shared how she met her husband and how they fell for each other including the difficulties they faced in their relationship.
Rivera is an author too apart from her career as a television personality. She has written many books based on her own life and experience.
Her famous books include God Is Your Defender, Finding Beauty in the Ashes, My Broken Pieces, Secrets: Come Out of Hiding, Rays of Hope, and many others.
Rosie Rivera Quick Facts
- Rosie was born Rosa Amelia Rivera.
- She celebrates her birthday on July 2, she was born in 1981.
- She is the daughter of Rosa Saavedra and Pedro Rivera.
- Rosie also appeared on the reality show, I Love Jenni in 2013.