Chiquis Rivera and Lorenzo Mendez
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Chiquis Rivera and Lorenzo Méndez have been through it all. The couple has had their fair share of ups and downs in their relationship over the span of two years. Everything from baby mama drama to career changes to health scares have put them both to the test. Despite breaking up a few times, Chiquis and Lorenzo have been able to make it through all of the challenges they have experienced so far, and their relationship seems stronger than ever. The couple became husband and wife in June 2019 in a lavish ceremony in California, and they looked so happy and in love on their big day. 

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The couple seems destined to be together. They come from similar backgrounds and share a love for their careers in music. Lorenzo and Chiquis have even hit the stage together a few times! In fact, this is one of the things their fans can look forward to seeing more of now that they are married. "We are very happy because now we will be able to work together and not be separated so much, now we're going to be together," Lorenzo told Al Rojo Vivo.

The couple has so much more to experience together, but their past history makes it feel like they've been together forever. Chiquis and Lorenzo went public with their relationship in April 2017, but the seeds of their romance were planted years before then. Here's a look at the timeline of their epic love story.

Chiquis and Lorenzo became husband and wife. 1

The lovely couple got married in Pasadena, California, on June 29, 2019. They said "I do" in front of their closest friends and family and tried their best to keep their big day as private as possible. The couple faced some controversy after members of the media were shoved and pushed by their security team, and Chiquis and Lorenzo had to address the situation on Instagram just days after their wedding. 


Chiquis was dressed in all-white at her Las Vegas bachelorette. 2

Chiquis and her friends headed to Las Vegas to celebrate her birthday and her bachelorette in early June. She looked gorgeous in a sheer white dress that showed off her curvy figure.


They had a joint bachelor and bachelorette party. 3

Chiquis and Lorenzo's loved ones threw them a joint bachelor and bachelorette party in Mexico in May 2019. Reports that a wedding was quickly approaching began to surface after photos of the couple celebrating their upcoming nuptials with their families popped up on social media. 

Lorenzo confirmed that a wedding date has been set. 4

“We already have a date in mind,” the singer told Suelta La Sopa last month and the event will be huge.


Chiquis has had a vision for what she wants the big day to look like for a while. 5

She wants a Mexican theme and the venue she wants is the perfect fit. “I want it at a ranch,” she told Mezcal TV. "I want [Lorenzo] to dress like a mariachi, colorful flowers. I want a body-hugging dress,” she said. “As you can see, I have thought about this event a lot."


In October 2018, they seemed to be more in love than ever and ready to tie the knot. 6

“Happy #NationalBoyfriendDay day to this stud muffin right hurr!!” she captioned this picture. “[Lorenzo Méndez] I know we have been through some things... good, bad, ugly and beautiful, but thank the Lord we are here, happy and stronger than ever.”


Chiquis even made peace with her ex Ángel del Villar during this time. 7

Chiquis was on an episode of Ángel's Puro Pa'DELante podcast where they gave a full recap of their past relationship. Being able to do this speaks volumes of Chiquis and Lorenzo's bond.

Chiquis and Lorenzo bounced back from a break-up with a collaboration a few months before. 8

Chiquis was featured on an Original Banda el Limón song called “Amándote,” which was released back in June 2018.


Lorenzo penned an emotional message for Chiquis' birthday in June. 9

"There is no doubt that one of our angeles (my dad or your mom) brought us together to be happy," he wrote on Instagram. "You are my angel on earth. Happy birthday my queen!"

She celebrated Lorenzo on National Best Friend Day. 10

"Thank you for every single stage we’ve lived together, even if it hurt, because it’s taught me so much about myself and how to appreciate what we have," she wrote. "Anyways, enough of all this mushy stuff! Happy best friend day, dick! I love you!"


Chiquis revealed that she had broken up with Lorenzo shortly after their engagement aired on television. 11

Lorenzo’s partying ways were to blame for this separation. "I'm not much of a party girl, I go and do my job and then I just go to my room and I just want to go to sleep or read a book," Chiquis told El Gordo y la Flaca in May. "And Lorenzo is not like that. And he's the first to admit that he loves to party. So it's hard because when you are in this industry, you tend to like those things."

Lorenzo proposed to Chiquis in front of all of her closest friends and family members. 12

The engagement was captured on The Riveras and the episode aired in April 2018. “Since our first date I knew you were the one,” Lorenzo wrote on Instagram.


Chiquis got dragged into a bitter feud with Lorenzo’s ex-wife, Claudia Galván, that same month. 13

Claudia actually liked Chiquis until she started publicly defending Lorenzo’s parenting. Their beef got so bad that Chiquis’ legal team sent Claudia a cease and desist letter to get her to stop making defamatory statements about their client.

Claudia went on a media tour to drag Lorenzo after she felt like he played her. 14

Claudia told Suelta la Sopa that she felt like she was on the road to reconciliation with Lorenzo at the beginning of 2018 while he was on a break with Chiquis. That all changed when she saw Chiquis and Lorenzo on stage together in March. A furious Claudia called Lorenzo a deadbeat dad who was more worried about chasing after Chiquis than spending time with his kids.


Chiquis seems to have Lorenzo’s back no matter what. 15

Chiquis and Lorenzo were not together during the time Claudia was attacking Lorenzo, but she still stuck up for him in public.

Chiquis was confused about their relationship status just a month before. 16

"How are things going with Lorenzo?" she was asked on Al Rojo Vivo while doing promo for The Riveras in March. "Complicated," Chiquis said. "He’s a guy that I have a lot of love for. In this moment if you ask me I don’t have anything good or bad to say. I would rather remain quiet but you’ll see him on the show."


Lorenzo gave an interview saying that he had already popped in February. 17

He shared the big news during an interview with Al Rojo Vivo. "My family loves her and I think her family also likes me. It's a beautiful moment in our lives,” he said. Fast forward two weeks later when Chiquis gave her statements, and now we’re even more confused than she was at that time about their relationship timeline.

Things seemed to be peachy around Valentine’s Day 2018. 18

"You're as smooth as Tennessee whiskey / You're as sweet as strawberry wine / You're as warm as a glass of brandy / And honey, I stay stoned on your love all the time," Lorenzo captioned this photo on Instagram. "#HappyValentinesMyQueenBee #ChiZo," he added.


Lorenzo rang in the new year with Chiquis' family in Cancun. 19

It's safe to say they approved of this relationship.

They were definitely tight around Christmas 2017. 20

Chiquis spent the holiday with Lorenzo’s family, which is a huge deal.


The couple hit the 2017 Latin Grammy Awards red carpet in style last November. 21

That was another serious move on their part.

Chiquis gets along with Lorenzo’s daughters. 22

That surely helped her win him over.


Lorenzo celebrated their one year anniversary in August 2017 with an epic message. 23

"A year changed my life for the better," he wrote on Instagram. "Making me a even better man, father, friend, artist, and son.... You are my best friend and the love of my life. To another 100 years of fun, love, learning, and laughter. 'Every man needs a woman because even in a game of chess, the QUEEN protects the KING.'"

The couple was all smiles in August 2017. 24

Lorenzo attended one of Chiquis’ shows. "#IsntSheLovely," he captioned this picture of her working a stage that month.


Chiquis said she was on a break from their relationship in June 2017. 25

"I care about Lorenzo, I have nothing bad to say about him, right now we're taking a break for some time, that has been the case for a while," she told El Gordo y la Flaca. "I wanted to keep it to myself because it's my private life, it's hard, but we are taking a break." Lorenzo, on the other hand, kept acting as if nothing ever happened

Lorenzo started gushing about Chiquis on social media early on in their relationship. 26

“Missing you,” he captioned this photo from May 2017.


The couple went public with their relationship in April 2017. 27

Chiquis and Lorenzo became Instagram official moments before the beginning of their romance aired on an episode of the The Riveras.

Lorenzo wrote the sweetest message to celebrate the moment. 28

“Two crazy people with the same dream… in love with life… grateful to God. Loving each other with the same passion. #ChiZo #Bae,” Lorenzo captioned this image.


Dating rumors started circulating in November 2016. 29

That is when the duo was first spotted at events together and there was even speculation that Chiquis was pregnant, which she denied. The couple doesn’t have a little one yet, but Lorenzo is looking forward to starting a family with Chiquis after they get married.

Lorenzo showed interest in Chiquis long before they got together. 30

He posted this selfie of the two of them back in July 2016. Lorenzo was married at the time and Chiquis had just broken up with her ex Ángel del Villar. But Lorenzo had Chiquis on his mind years before this meeting--he asked her mother, Jenni Rivera, about her several times before her tragic accident.