Who Is Mayeli Alonso? Her Age, Husband, Children, Net Worth

Mayeli Alonso – who formerly went by Mayeli Rivera – is a Mexican TV star, make-up guru and Entrepreneur, who is now the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Town of Lashes. She is the ex-wife of the American singer-songwriter Lupillo Rivera.

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Age, Early Life, and Education Background

Mayeli Alonso hails from Chihuahua, Mexico, and was born under the Sagittarius zodiac sign on 1 December 1984, which makes her 38 years old as of 2023. She’s the daughter of Mario Alonso Ibarra, but her mother’s name remains unknown.

Alonso appears to be well-educated. However, she hasn’t disclosed anything about her educational background.


Alonso began her career in 2014, when she launched the firm Drama Queen Makeup, which deals with a wide array of make-up accessories such as eyeshadow palettes and lipstick. She also runs an online artificial eyelash store known as Town of Lashes. A few years later, the entrepreneur launched another store known as Evolution Fit, which sells food and diet supplements. She also runs the online fashion blog, Pink Fashionista, and Alonso has gained commendation and recognition as her products have been highly rated for satisfying her clients’ needs.

Sometime in 2015, Alonso appeared on the reality show “Rica, Famosa, Latina,” in which she shared the screen with her ex-husband’s sister, Rosie Rivera. The show revolves around the daily lives of wealthy Latino women residing in Los Angeles, and stars the likes of Victoria Del Rosal, Luzelba Mansour, and Sandra Vidal.

Social Media Presence and YouTube

Mayeli has over a million followers on her Instagram account (@mayelialonsooficial). She joined Twitter in March 2010 and has accumulated over 34,000 followers – her handle is @MayeliClub. Mayeli is active on Facebook (@MayeliOficialClub) with 2.7 million followers.

Alonso has a self-titled YouTube channel. She joined the platform on 18 January 2014, and posted her first video “La Maya – Los Operadores” on 7 December 2016. Two of her most popular videos are “Porque Me Fui De Rica Famosa Latina” (uploaded on 12 April 2018), in which she answers various questions about the show; “Rica Famosa Latina” and “Karizma`s Quince Episodio 1. Comienza la Aventura”, uploaded on 22 July 2019, which have around 1.22 million and 900,000 views respectively. Her channel has almost 160,000 subscribers, and she’s posted 20 videos, which have accumulated over 5.3 million views.

Personal Life

On 19 April 2006, Mayeli Alonso married the aforementioned singer-songwriter, Lupillo Rivera, in a colorful wedding ceremony that took place in Garden Grove, California. The duo welcomed their first child, Lupita Karizma Rivera on 4 August 2004. Lupita has followed in her mother’s footsteps to become a businesswoman, and has a skin care and make-up brand known as Karizma Beauty. She is also a budding musician who recently recorded her first single song “Los Ninos Inocentes (feat. Lupillo Alonso)” with the help of her father, with whom she shares a very close relationship – her father threw her a fancy Quinceañera (a celebration of a girl’s transition to womanhood) when she turned 15 in 2019. In August 2008, Mayeli and Rivera welcomed a son named L’Rey Rivera, who is currently living with his father and third and current wife, Giselle Soto.

Alonso and Lupillo parted ways in 2018; their divorce was finalized in May 2019, citing irreconcilable differences. It is rumored that Alonso was unfaithful to the singer, which was one of the main reasons for their divorce, but Alonso has denied the allegations, threatening to sue anybody who tarnished her name. Before exchanging vows, Alonso and Rivera agreed not to sign a prenuptial agreement and after their divorce, the former kept a Marcedes truck that she had bought for him, a $1 million Temecula, California-based home, and a 2018 Sling Shot 3-wheel bike, among other assets.

Before he married Alonso, Rivera was wed to Maria Gorola (1987-2002), with whom he welcomed four children: the model and Instagram star, Ayana Rivera Saavedra, Abigail Rivera, Angelica Marin, and Areana Perez. After divorcing Alonso, Rivera married Giselle Soto, from whom he separated in 2018.

Alonso began dating the Mexican grupera music singer, Jesús ‘Jess’ Mendoza; the couple caught the public’s attention in 2020, when Jess gave her 5,500 roses on her 36th birthday. The duo seems to have parted ways, and has unfollowed each other on social media. It is reported that Mayeli is in a romantic relationship with the heavyweight boxer, Andy Ruiz, but The duo has remained discreet about their relationship, and haven’t confirmed whether they are lovers.

Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Mayeli is of Spanish ethnicity, and has a pair of dark brown eyes and brown hair. She is slim, weighs approximately 120lbs (54kgs) and her height is 5ft 4ins (1.63m), with vital statistics of 34-25-36. In one of her most recent Instagram photos, Mayeli appeared thinner with a somewhat ‘different’ face. This led to the rumors that she had undergone a nose job and other surgeries to improve her physical appearance, but she hasn’t addressed the plastic surgery rumors.

Net Worth

Alonso has served as the brand ambassador of various companies, which has made her quite wealthy. She also earns from influencing and sales of her skincare products and is worth approximately $500,000 as of 2023.

Who is Mayeli Alonso’s ex-husband, Lupillo Rivera?

Lupillo Rivera is the stage name of the American singer-songwriter, Guadalupe Rivera Saavedra, who was born in La Barca, Jalisco, Mexico, under the Aquarius zodiac sign on 30 January 1972, which makes him 51 years old as of 2023. He’s the son of Pedro Rivera, who owned the recording studio Cintas Acuario, and Rosa Saavedra. His parents settled in Long Beach, California, where he was educated at Long Beach Polytechnic High School, matriculating in 1990. Lupillo is the younger brother of the late actress and singer, Jenni Rivera, who tragically died in an airline accident on 9 December 2012, and his other siblings are Juan, Pedro, Gustavo and Rosie Rivera.

Lupillo began his career in music working as a talent agent for his father – he was tasked with searching for budding artists and signing them to his dad’s company. When he began singing, Mayeli’s ex-husband earned the name ‘El Torito’, and after achieving mainstream success, his nickname changed to “El Toro del Corrido.” For his studio album, “Tu Esclavo y Amo,” Rivera received a Grammy Award in 2010, and was nominated for two similar awards in 2008 and 2009. Alonso’s ex-husband is a three-time recipient of the Premios Lo Nuestro for his 2001 album “Despreciado.” Moreover, he is a three-time nominee for the Latin Grammy Award (2004-2006).

Martha Clifford

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