Naya Rivera Dorsey (born Naya Marie Rivera) is an American actress and singer who gained critical acclaim for her role as Santana Lopez on movie Glee. Additionally, she landed her first role as the young Hillary Winston on The Royal Family at the age of 4, for which she received a Young Artist Award nomination. Her first solo single "Sorry", featuring American rapper
Big Sean, was released on September 17, 2013, which is unperformed due to the trouble with politics.
Naya Marie Rivera was born and raised in Valencia, California, and to Yolanda, a former model, and George Rivera. Her brother is NFL tight end
Mychal Rivera, and her younger sister is runway model Nickayla Rivera. At 8 or 9 months old, Rivera began to be represented by the same talent agent as her mother.
Rivera briefly dated Glee co-star
Mark Sallingin 2010 and broke up soon later. Rivera began dating recording artist Big Seanin April 2013, who is announced to engage with her that October but ended their relationship in April 2014. After that time, Rivera began dating actor Ryan Dorsey, her good friend of four years. the couple got married in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on July 19, 2014. Now she is pregnant their first girl.