So sad. Singer Jenni Rivera was killed in a plane crash, shortly after its take off on Dec. 9. There were no survivors on board.
Jenni Rivera, known as the “Diva of Banda” with over 20 million albums sold worldwide and recently named one of People En Español‘s 25 most powerful women, was tragically killed in a plane crash in Nuevo Leon state, Mexico on Sunday Dec. 9.
Mexican authorities confirmed Sunday evening that the wreckage of the Learjet was found and there were no survivors of the seven people who were on board, according to People.
Details on Jenni Rivera’s Fatal Flight
Following Jenni’s concert in Monterrey, Mexico, the small plane took off at 3:15AM, but crashed shortly thereafter when it lost contact with air traffic controllers.
Jenni’s publicist, lawyer and makeup artist were also killed in the crash.
Jenni: A Star Taken Too Soon
On top of being a world-renowned singer, Jenni was the star of I Love Jenni, a reality show documenting the singer’s life as an entertainer and mother of five children.
Earlier this month, Jenni signed on to her very own ABC comedy. The self-titled Jenni would feature her as a strong, middle-class, single Latina woman working to raise a family using unique parenting skills, according to HollywoodLife.com sister site Deadline.
Our thoughts go out to Jenni’s friends and family at this difficult time.
— Chris Rogers
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