This curvaceous sensation had an amazing following, sold 15 million records, according to Billboard, and recently won two Billboard Music Awards, including favorite Mexican music female artist.and was looking to break into the English-language U.S. market and was reportedly on the verge of a crossover with a sitcom inspired by the success of "I Love Jenni," a Spanish-language reality TV show on Telemundo's mun2 network.
She was a symbol of strength, and success, with a can do attitude. She was a mother first, and worked hard to give her children a better life than she had, and was also a fierce business woman. Rivera eventually became the owner of several companies, including Jenni Rivera Enterprises, which produced and marketed her music, a fragrance brand, a jeans factory and a television production company.
Rivera was nominated for Latin Grammy Awards in 2002, 2008 and 2011. In October, People en Español named her to its list of the 25 most powerful women. She is an amazing example for curvy women, and women everywhere, and will be greatly missed.