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Naya Rivera Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 5, 2020

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Short Biography

Naya Rivera was born on 12-01-1987 in Valencia, Santa Clara in California, United States. She was an American Singer, Television Actress, Songwriter, Film Actress, Model & Theatre Actress who was known for her work in the Hollywood Industry.

Other Name: Naya Rivera Dorsey, Naya Marie Rivera
Other Professions: Singer Songwriter Model Film Actress Theatre Actress Philanthropist
Appearance: Hollywood

Naya Rivera Complete Bio & Career

Born on 12 January 1987, Naya Marie Rivera was an actress, model, and singer from America. She started her career as a child artist. From a young age only, she was a huge fan of Michael Jackson. She did her schooling at Valencia High School. As a baby, she did commercials for Kmart. In 1991, she appeared in The Royal Family. She used to learn her lines by way of recitation. Her performance in the series was widely praised and she also got awarded for the same.
Series in which she acted was Family Matters, The jersey, Smart Guy, and Baywatch. She also did a music video titled, Why I Love You in 2002. She appeared as a guest on the show named, The Bernie Mac Show. she was the victim of racism in the industry. besides this, she also did other jobs like Nanny, telemarketer, and Fitch Store. She acted in a play named, U don’t Know Me: The Musical by Mark E. Swinton. She did a comedy series titled, Glee and played the role of Selena Lopez. She was highly praised for her magnetism on screen. Media outlets like TV Guide and Hitfix honored her. Television academy selected her to host the video titled, Countdown to the Emmys. In 2011, she signed a contract with Columbia Records to produce her solo album. In 2013, she released her song titled, Sorry along with rapper, Big Sean. She recorded for the Netflix show named, Sugar Rush in 2020.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Naya Rivera died on 08-07-2020 in Lake Piru, Ventura County, California. The cause of her death is accidental drowning.

DEATHDAY 8 July,2020 (Friday)
DEATH PLACE Lake Piru, Ventura, California

Naya Rivera Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was the daughter of Yolanda Previtire and George Rivera. She married Ryan Dorsey and had 1 Children.

Life's Important Dates Of Naya Rivera

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town United States
Nationality British
Address United States
School Valencia High School
College N/A
Qualification Graduate
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth $5 Million
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Place Maldives
Favorite Dress Western Wear
Favorite Accessories Earrings, Pouches

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Naya Rivera

  • She was regarded as an icon for the black and brown girls.
  • People describe her as a Gay Icon.

Naya Rivera Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Naya Rivera was 33 years 5 months & 27 days old age.