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Naya Rivera


Naya Rivera was born on January 12, 1987 in Valencia, California, USA as Naya Marie Rivera. She is an actress, known for Glee (2009), At the Devil's Door (2014) and The Naughty List (2013). She has been married to Ryan Dorsey since July 19, 2014. They have one child. See full bio »

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8 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Glee
Glee Santana Lopez / Artie Abrams
(2009-2015)
The Naughty List
(2013)
The Master of Disguise
The Master of Disguise Captain America Kid
(2002)

Filmography

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 2016 American Dad! (TV Series)
Lolo Fuentes
- The Unincludeds (2016) ... Lolo Fuentes (voice)
 2013 The Naughty List (Video)
Sparkle (voice)
 2009 Frankenhood
Hottie (as Naya Maria Rivera)
 2008 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Rachel Calvado
- Power Trip (2008) ... Rachel Calvado
 2008 Girlfriends (TV Series)
Karin
- Stand and Deliver (2008) ... Karin (as Naya Marie Rivera)
 2004 8 Simple Rules (TV Series)
Nice Girl
- Halloween (2004) ... Nice Girl
 2003 Soul Food (TV Series)
Lauryn
- Nobody's Child (2003) ... Lauryn
- Truth's Consequences (2003) ... Lauryn
 2002 Even Stevens (TV Series)
Charlene
- Short Story (2002) ... Charlene
 2002 House Blend (TV Movie)
Chloe
 1999 The Jersey (TV Series)
Girl #2
- Be True to You (1999) ... Girl #2
 1997-1999 Smart Guy (TV Series)
Kelly / Tanya
- Never Too Young (1999) ... Kelly
- Baby, It's You and You and You (1997) ... Tanya
 1996 Baywatch (TV Series)
Willa
- Scorcher (1996) ... Willa
 1995 Live Shot (TV Series)
Ann
- Another Day, Another Story (1995) ... Ann
 1993 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
Party Guest
- It's My Party, I'll Cry If I Want To (1993) ... Party Guest
 1992-1993 Family Matters (TV Series)
Gwendolyn
- Mama's Wedding (1993) ... Gwendolyn
- Heart Strings (1993) ... Gwendolyn
- Just One Date (1992) ... Gwendolyn
 1993 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Cindy
- Bundle of Joy (1993) ... Cindy
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Appeared in infomercial, hosted by Melissa Claire Egan, for "Proactiv Solution" acne medication. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Cast of Glee | Naya Maria Rivera | Naya Marie Rivera

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on working at Hooters and overcoming self-consciousness] I have nightmares about that job, period. When I was working there, I was really skinny - a lot skinnier than I am now. But I was always self-conscious. It's so funny now to feel completely different... You can't be so hard on yourself that you're not enjoying everyday. It just got to be too much, so I shelved it. I just started eating ... See more »

Trivia:

In 2002, she appeared in the music video for B2K's "Why I Love You". See more »

Trademark:

The "Naya" dance See more »

Nickname:

Ni Ni See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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Plastic surgery? phillyspice
Nationality? keyboardkath
She has been saving Glee this season! XavierZane
If the Hunger Games takes off... crissyrenee
Great voice! aquamaureen13
Never noticed her voice until the finale... Twizzler_11
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