|Net Worth:||$13 Million|
|Birthday:||Jan 30, 1972|
|Age:||49 years old|
|Height:||5.7 feet (175cm)|
|Last Updated:||September, 2021|
Guadalupe Rivera Saavedra, famously known as Lupillo Rivera is a Latin-American singer and songwriter. He started his career working as a scout for his father’s recording label but later stepped into the music industry as a singer. Lupillo is a highly successful and popular musician. He is regarded as one of the most successful and richest Latin-American artists, with a net worth of $13 million. He has released five albums all of which have been huge successes, bringing him several nominations and awards.
How Did Lupillo Rivera Become Rich?
Guadalupe Rivera Saavedra was born on January 31, in La Barca, Mexico. Lupillo’s parents moved to Long Beach, California shortly after his birth, where he grew up with his older sister, Jenni Rivera and three other siblings. Lupillo went to Long Beach Polytechnic High School, it is not known if Lupillo also attended college.
Lupillo always wanted to be a restaurateur since he was a child but his father, Pedro Rivera who was a record label owner wanted Lupillo to follow his line of work. To give him some experience of the business, Lupillo’s father gave him a job at the label. He served as the scout for the label, looking for local talents in bars. While he was working for the label, Lupillo himself got interested in music and decided to start his singing career.
Initially, Lupillo was nicknamed El Torito Lupillo Rivera, but later as he started to gain fame the name was changed to “El Toro del Corrido” in connection with his uncle, El Toro Rivera, who was a famous boxer. In 1999, he switched his name to Lupillo Rivera as he became more professional and famous. The same year, he also signed a contract with Sony Discos. This turned out to be a turning point in Lupillo’s life as thereafter he started to taste success. In 2001, he released his studio album entitled Despreciado, the album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart. The album also brought him two Billboard Latin Music Awards. The same year, he was also awarded Premios Lo Nuestro for his music, this award honors the best of Latin Music. The next year in 2002 he starred in Telenovela entitled Amorcito Corazon. He also wrote a few songs for the show.
In 2004, Lupillo dropped another album entitled Con Mis Propias Manos. The album reached number one at Billboard Top Latin Album Charts. The album was also nominated for the Best Banda Album at the 6th Annual Latin Grammy Awards. The album was also certified Platinum in Latin, having sold more than 200,000 copies.
In 2008 Lupillo released his third album entitled Entre Copas y Botellas, the album again garnered him a nomination for the Best Banda Album at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards.
Thereafter he kept releasing successful albums. In 2010, he finally received his first Grammy Award for his fifth album, Tu Esclavo y Amo. The album won the Best Banda Album Award.
In 2011, Lupillo started working on a live album, En Acustico along with Pablo Alboran. He wrote several songs that featured on the album. After being a part of the music industry for almost a decade, Lupillo has emerged as a successful and loved Latin artist, with many Grammy Nominations under his belt.
In 2019, Lupillo was one of the coaches on the first season of La Voz on TV Azteca, which is a Mexican singing competition show. In 2021, Lupillo signed a record deal with the label Z Records in association with Rancho Humilde. His most recent venture is the show he is supposed to launch and host, entitled Época Pesada, under the contract with Z Records. The show will feature artists like Snoop Dogg from the 90s and interview them. The show will air on Z Records’ YouTube channel.
Lupillo is a success story that inspires many young artists. He has built a strong place for himself in the music industry with his songwriting and singing skills. He also has a huge fan base of millions of loyal fans that constantly support him. Apart from making music, Lupillo also does shows and concerts which earn him good money. Furthermore, he also has an online store that sells his merchandise. All of these ventures have resulted in Lupillo’s net worth of $13 million.
What Is Lupillo Rivera Net Worth?
As of 2021, Lupillo’s net worth is calculated to be $13 million, most of it coming from his highly successful music albums. Furthermore, he does shows and concerts which witness big crowds and bring in good money. Along with this, Lupillo also has a huge fan following of more than a million on Instagram which helps him earn a good sum of money from sponsorship posts and collaborations with big brands. Additionally, Lupillo also has an online store where he sells his merchandise.
How Lupillo Rivera Spends His Money?
Even though Lupillo is one of the most successful Latin artists, not much is known about the kind of lifestyle he leads. It was during the Covid-19 pandemic that Lupillo started connecting a lot to his fans through his social media. There we could see glimpses of his luxurious house which stretches to several hectares and has all the required facilities like a recording studio, a swimming pool and a beautiful fireplace. Even though the place is still not fully furnished, we can surely see that it is quite expensive and luxurious. Apart from this, Lupillo is also a fan of travelling and enjoys travelling to new and different places.
- Lupillo reportedly has six children, four with his first wife, Maria Gorola and two with his second wife, Mayeli Rivera.
- Lupillo married Mayeli in 2006 and the marriage lasted for 12 years after which the couple parted ways.
- The rumor is that Lupillo and Mayeli separated because of infidelity on Lupillo’s side.
- Lupillo is currently dating Giselle Soto who is an eyebrow expert.
- Lupillo wrote his first song at the age of fifteen dedicated to a friend who passed away recently.
- In 2006, Lupillo’s SUV was shot seven times in Guadalajara, Jalisco, nonetheless he was not severely hurt. The reason for the attack is still unknown.