January 12, 1987
July 8, 2020
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm
35-25-34 in | 89-63.5-86.5 cm
53 kg | 117 lbs
9 US | 39.5 EU
Naya Marie Rivera was born in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California, United States, on January 12, 1987, was an American actress.
Young Naya Rivera started her career as a child actress and model.
She made her big screen debut in adventure comedy film The Master of Disguise (2002) in role as Captain America Kid.
She got her television debut in CBS sitcom The Royal Family (1991-1992) in role as Hillary Winston, at the age of four.
Naya's breakthrough performance came as Santana Lopez in Fox musical comedy drama television series Glee (2009-2015).
She released her debut single "Sorry" in 2013.
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She voiced Selina Kyle / Catwoman in animated superhero films:
Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One (2021)
Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two (2021)
She starred in concert documentary film Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (2011).
She won the Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Female Vocal Performance in a TV Special / Direct-to-DVD Title or Short for her voice role as Sparkle in animated direct-to-video Christmas movie The Naughty List (2013).
At the Devil's Door (2014) supernatural horror opposite Catalina Sandino Moreno and Ashley Rickards
Mad Families (2017) comedy with Charlie Sheen, Leah Remini and Charlotte McKinney
She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Under Ten for her role as Hillary Winston in CBS sitcom The Royal Family (1991-1992).
She won the ALMA Award for Favorite TV Actress - Leading Role In A Comedy and two ALMA Awards for Favorite Female Music Artist for her role as Santana Lopez in Fox musical comedy drama television series Glee (2009-2015), also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
The Bernie Mac Show (2002-2006) Fox sitcom in role as Donna
Devious Maids (2015) comedy drama and mystery series in role as Blanca Alvarez
Step Up: High Water (2018-2019) YouTube Red drama series in role as Collette Jones
Attended Valencia High School, Santa Clarita, California.
Had younger brother, Mychal and sister, Nickayla.
Had Puerto Rican, African American and German ancestry.
Signed a record contract with Columbia Records in 2011.
She was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for "Don't Stop Believin'" (Glee cast version) (2011).
She was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Mediafor Glee: The Music, Volume 4 (Glee cast) (2012).
She won the American Music Award for Favorite Soundtrack Album for Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers (2010).
Became the new face of Proactiv Solution in 2011.
She was left-handed.
Had 6 tattoos.
Featured in music videos for:
B2K "Why I Love You" (2002)
2Cellos feat. Naya Rivera "Supermassive Black Hole" (2012)
She won the NewNowNext Award for Cause You're Hot in 2012.
She wrote her memoir "Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes & Growing Up" in 2016.
Naya died on July 8, 2020, Ventura County, California, United States, at the age of 33.
She was married to actor Ryan Dorsey (2014-2016) they had a son, Josey Hollis Dorsey.
She was engaged to rapper Big Sean (2013-2014).
She dated actor and singer Tahj Mowry (2000-2004), actor Mark Salling (2007-2010) and actor David Spade (2017).