Naya Rivera Biography


Naya Rivera

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Birth Name: Naya Rivera
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Birth Sign: capricorn
Age:   30 Years
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Naya Rivera birth name Naya Marie Rivera is an American actress and singer. She became popular for portraying her role as the cold-hearted and vicious cheerleader Santana Lopez on Fox's musical comedy-drama television series Glee. She was born on January 12, 1987 in Valencia, California, United States to parents Yolanda and George Rivera. Her mother is a former model. She has one brother and a sister. She is American and is of diverse descent.

She is a married woman; she got married to his Ryan Dorsey in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on July 19, 2014. He is an actor. They are friend for four and afterwards they began to date each other and finally decided to tie in knot.  They are very happy for being each other loving spouse. They have a child together.

Previously, in 2010, she dated with Mark Salling. He is an American actor, singer-songwriter, composer, and musician. Their affair was for short term. They broke up and she began dating to Big Sean and that was in April 2013. He is an American rapper. They first met on Twitter. They announced their engagement in October 2013 but after six month they called off their engagement and that was in April 2014. She earns massive amount of salary and her net worth is around 5 million dollars.

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Began her career

1987

She began her career when she was just 8 or 9 month and that was in commercials for Kmart as a baby. She began her significant acting at the age of 4 in "The Royal Family" as Hillary Winston in 1991.

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Born in Valencia, California, United States

1987 12th of January

She was born on January 12, 1987 in Valencia, California, United States to parents Yolanda and George Rivera. Her mother is a former model. She has one brother and a sister. She is American and is of diverse descent.

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Her role in Glee

2009

She appeared on Fox's musical comedy-drama television series “Glee” and that was in year 2009. She became popular for portraying her role as Santana Lopez.  She plays as a role of a girl who is cold-hearted and vicious cheerleader.

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Nominated for Teen Choice Awards

2010

She has been nominated for prestigious Teen Choice Awards for three times so far and that was in 2010, 2011 and in 2014 in the category of Choice Music: Group in 2010 and in 2011 and Female Scene Stealer in 2014.

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Began dating Mark Salling

2010

 In 2010, she began dating with Mark Salling. He is an American actor, singer-songwriter, composer, and musician. They had great fun with each other but their affair was not long last. They broke up with each other after few month of their relationship.

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Won ALMA Award

2011

She has been nominated for several prestigious award among them she won three ALMA Awards so far. She first won that award in 2011 in the category of Favorite Female Music Artist and second time her won that award in 2012 in the category of Best Female Music Artist and Favorite TV Actress – Comedy.

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Signed contract with Columbia Records

2011 of May

She had signed contract with Columbia Records in May 2011 to produce a solo album. She debut single titled "Sorry" featuring rapper Big Sean but the production of that album halted.  In May 1, 2014 she had dropped by Columbia because her debut single was unperformed.

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Began dating Big Sean

2013 of April

After broke up with Mark, she began dating with Big Sean. He is an American rapper. They first met on Twitter. Their relationship was public in April 2013 but their affair started before that date. They were perfect couple.

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Won People's Choice Awards

2014

She won several awards so far among them she won People's Choice Awards and that was in year 2014. She won that award in the category of Favorite TV Gal Pals. She shared that award with Lea Michele.

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Married to Ryan Dorsey

2014 19th of July

She is a married woman. She got married to his Ryan Dorsey in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on July 19, 2014. He is an actor. They were friend for four years and afterwards they began to date each other and finally decided to tie in knot. 

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Engaged with Big Sean

2014

Their relationship was based on trust and understanding. After six month of their love affair they decided to get engaged. They announced that they got engaged in October 2013 but unfortunately they called off their engagement in April 2014.

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First child, Josey Dorsey

2015 of September

She became mother for first time in her life and that was in September 2015. She and her husband Ryan Dorsey welcomed their first child and that son was son. The couple named him Josey Dorsey. Previously, she had announced already via twitter that she was expecting a baby.

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