Naya Rivera Biography, Wiki, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Naya Rivera
Naya Rivera

Naya Rivera was a multitalented actress in America. She was also a singer. Rivera participated in so many charitable activities like LGBT+ rights, immigrants’ rights, and women’s rights. She received so many awards for the musical comedy-drama television series “Glee”. In her lifetime, she received two Grammy and one Brit award nominations.

Education & Early Life

Rivera was born on 12 January 1987, in Valencia, Santa Clarita, United States. Her mother’s name is Yolanda Previtire and her father’s name is George Rivera. Her younger brother is Michael Rivera who is a footballer in the NFL. Also, she had a younger sister named Nickayla Rivera. She married American actor Ryan Dorsey and together they had a son named Josey Hollis Dorsey.

She graduated in 2005 from Valencia High School. She wanted to be a cheerleader but her family couldn’t afford that. She was a fan of Michael Jackson. She spent most of her teenage life by giving auditions in acting.


Rivera started her career at the age of four by playing the role of Hillary Winston on the television sitcom “The Royal Family”. After this success, she participated in “Family Matters”, “The Jersey”, “ Live Shot” etc. She appeared in some music videos such as B2K’s and “Why I Love You”.

In 2009, she was cast as a cheerleader in the “Glee” series. Her first solo appeared in “The Rocky Horror Glee Show”. She won Alma Award three times. In 2015, she returned to television by acting in “Devious Maids”.

Personal life and Husband

Rivera dated Tahj Mowry but had a relationship with Ryan and married him in 2014. She gave birth to a son in 2015. But they got divorced in 2018.

Health, body Measurement

Naya Rivera had a wonderful triangle athletic body with a flat stomach and wide shoulders. Her weight was 117 pounds and 5 feet 5 inches in height.

Amazing facts

  • She witnessed a terrible accident
  • Her school experience was horrible
  • She had an abortion
  • She was a convict


Rivera died on July 8, 2020, at the age of 33 of accidental drowning.

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