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Naya Rivera Biography – Naya Rivera Wiki
Naya Rivera (born Naya Marie Rivera) is an American actress, model, and singer. She is best known for her role as Santana Lopez in the Fox sitcom “Glee,” which ran from 2009 to 2015.
She began her career as an actress and model, at the age of 4, with recurring roles on “Family Matters” and “The Royal Family,” as well as minor appearances on other shows like “Baywatch” and “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” according to her IMDb bio.
Her other credits on television include The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Sinbad Show, Live Shot, Baywatch, Smart Guy, The Jersey, House Blend, Even Stevens, The Bernie Mac Show, Soul Food, 8 Simple Rules, Girlfriends, CSI: Miami, Devious Maids, American Dad!, RuPaul’s Drag Race, and Step Up: High Water.
Her film credits include The Master of Disguise (2002), Frankenhood (2009), Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (2011), The Naughty List (2013), At the Devil’s Door (2014), and Mad Families (2017).
Naya Rivera Age
She was born on January 12, 1987, in Santa Clarita, California, United States as Naya Marie Rivera. She died on July 8, 2020. She was 33 years old.
Naya Rivera Husband
Naya Rivera was married to her husband Ryan Dorsey from 2014 until their divorce in 2018. Rivera and Dorsey were married on July 19, 2014, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. They finalized their divorce on June 14, 2018, after nearly four years of marriage.
Rivera was previously engaged to rapper Big Sean in 2013 having met on Twitter. The rapper appeared on Rivera’s debut single “Sorry.” The relationship ended in April 2014.
Naya Rivera Child – Naya Rivera Son
Naya Rivera and Ryan Dorsey have a son, Josey Hollis Dorsey. He was born in September 2015. In her 2016 memoir “Sorry Not Sorry,” she called her son “my greatest success, and I will never do any better than him.”
Naya Rivera Parents
Naya Rivera’s parents are Yolanda Rivera, a former model, and George Rivera.
Naya Rivera Siblings
She has two younger siblings, Mychal Rivera and Nickayla Rivera. Her brother Mychal Rivera is an NFL tight end, and her sister Nickayla Rivera is a runway model.
Naya Rivera Family
Naya Rivera was born to Yolanda Rivera and George Rivera. She has a brother Mychal Rivera and a sister Nickayla Rivera.
Naya Rivera Death
Naya Rivera went missing on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at Lake Piru in the Los Padres National Forest in Ventura County. According to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, Rivera rented a pontoon boat for herself and her 4-year-old son, Josey Hollis Dorsey, to take out onto Lake Piru. After 3 hours, a boater found Josey Hollis sleeping in the boat by himself. The boater alerted officials, who immediately commenced a search for Rivera.
Her last post on social media was a photo of herself and her son. She captioned the photo: “just the two of us.” On July 2, she wrote on social media, “No matter the year, circumstance, or strifes everyday you’re alive is a blessing. make the most of today and every day you are given. tomorrow is not promised.”
Naya Rivera Suicide
Capt. Eric Buschow, a spokesman for the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, told US Today, “We’re going on the belief that she did go in the water and we have not been able to locate her. So this may well be a case of drowning.”
Naya Rivera Height
She stood at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m).
Naya Rivera Net Worth
Naya Rivera’s net worth was estimated to be $5 million.
Naya Rivera Race – Naya Rivera Ethnic Background
Naya Rivera is of Puerto Rican, African American, and German descent.
Naya Rivera Nationality
Naya Rivera is of American nationality.
Naya Rivera Instagram
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I can’t believe it’s been 10 years! I’m so blessed to have been a part of such an amazing show. I’ve made lifelong friends, grew in my craft, and made some of the most beautiful memories because of Glee. I will always be grateful to @20thcenturyfox, @mrrpmurphy, @bradfalchuk, Dana Walden, and Gary Newman for believing in my talents and giving me the opportunity to share them with the world. I love all of our fans who are beyond amazing and saw a little piece of themselves in each one of the characters. Being a part of something special makes you special and Glee will always have a special place in my heart. #glee10thanniversary #santanalopez #glee