Is Glee star Naya Rivera pregnant? Her husband, news, career, net worth, personal life
Naya Rivera is an American actress and singer who is better recognized as NayNay among her fans. Naya got enough media attention after she portrayed the character of headstrong, badass andSinger vicious lesbian cheerleader, Santana Lopez in the television series ‘Glee'. Naya started her career at a surprisingly young age of eight or nine months as a child actress in national television commercials for KmSingerart and all thanks to her mom, Yolanda a former model. Naya is all set for her upcoming new YouTube show "Step-Up: High Water" and is not expecting any baby in the near future.
How did Naya Rivera start her career?
Naya got the first break in her career in the sitcom, ‘The Royal Family Sitcom’ in which she portrayed the role of Hillary Winston. The show came out as a big hit but got canceled following the death of actor Redd Foxx. Naya appeared in the cameo roles in the shows like Live Shot, Family Matters, Baywatch, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Smart guy and few more. Naya feature in the music video of B2k’s, ‘Why I Love You’ in 2002. In the same year, ‘The Bernie Mac Show‘ Naya was offered a cameo role in the single episode but her incredible acting skills grabbed her ten more episodes in five seasons in the same show. Besides acting, Naya also worked as nanny, telemarketer and a greeter at Abercrombie and Fitch to make living. As talent cannot remain hidden for too long and hard work also pays off, Naya got the remarkable role of her career till date in Fox’s Musial comedy ‘Glee’. Naya played the role of a badass Lesbian cheerleader in high school, Santana Lopez. Santana’s role was praised by critics and raised the fame of actress to an absolutely new level. The real features of Santana Lopez as self-centered, bad ass, wrecking havoc in people’s life and excellent at head games found remarkable expression in the last nine episodes of the first season. Though the role of Santana as a lesbian came out only after the fifth episode, ‘The Rocky Horror Glee Show’ in the second season of Glee. The character of Santana as a lesbian was played so excellently that Naya earned more female fans than the males. The show was aired till the third season and maintained its ratings in a progressive manner.
Naya’s career as a singer took off when she signed a deal with Columbia Records for her solo album production. Naya also lends her voice to the musical duo, 2cello’s second album. In September 2013, Naya’s first single, ‘Sorry’ was released featuring rapper Big Sean. Though the single didn’t show magic on the charts and Columbia Records dropped Naya from their list in May 2014. Though Naya’s representative claimed the news to be false but couldn’t show any proof. Naya grabbed the lead role in the debut movie of her career. At the Devil’s Door, a horror film. Naya was appreciated for her work in the film and the film got worldwide appreciation. In the third season of Lifetime’s drama series, ‘Devious Maids’ Naya played the recurring role of Blanca Alvarez. In September 2017, Naya released a Memoir, ‘Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes, and Growing Up’ in which she included the details in her life including her abortion during ‘Glee’ when she decided to focus more on her career than being a mother. Abortion took place just after her split with Ryan Dorsey in 2010.
Who is Naya Rivera's husband?
The actress had a short-lived romance with recording artist Big Sean and the couple announced the engagement in October 2013 but Sean called off the engagement in April 2013. Just after Naya’s relationship with Sean, she started dating actor Ryan Dorsey whom she had already dated four years earlier in 2010 but later broke up. But the flames of love between Naya and Ryan somehow reignited soon after Naya was done with Sean. Ryan and Naya were destined to be together and decided to spend the rest of their lives together and tied the knot on 19th July 2014. On 24th February 2015, the couple announced Naya’s conception and got blessed with a healthy son, Josey Hollis Dorsey on 17th September 2015. Though in November 2016, Naya filed for divorce with her present husband Ryan but somehow the marriage survived after the actress called off the divorce in October 2017. Naya again filed for divorce in December 2017 but later, Naya and Ryan decided to temporarily share joint custody of their son. Fortunately, things turned well between the couple and the actress is living with her family in harmony in Los Angeles.
How is the personal life of Naya Rivera?
Naya was born as Naya Marie Rivera on 12th January 1987 to father, George Rivera and mother, Yolanda Rivera in Valencia, California, United States. Naya is passionate about music even after a failed attempt at singing. She recently revealed about her bisexual nature in a recent interview. The actress is half Puerto Rican, one-quarter German and one-quarter African American descent. Naya follows Christianity though keeps it private since people might get offended by her style and lifestyle even though being a Christian. Naya has a soft core and she expresses it through her charitable works and being members of GLAAD, Stand Up To cancer, The Trevor Project, The Sunshine Project and the Elephant Project.
What can be the net worth of Naya Rivera?
Naya's net worth is estimated at $5 million and the credit goes to her incredibly successful tv series especially ‘Glee' and her commercially successful movies. Naya is at a good place financially along with her actor husband Ryan. She lives in her Los Feliz house which is worth $2.6 million.
What is her latest updates or news?
In 2016, Naya was in news after the release of her memoir, ‘Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes, and Growing Up’ in which she had revealed about her abortion in 2010 after splitting with Ryan Dorsey and decided to focus on ‘Glee’ rather. Though Naya married Ryan in 2014 after the split in 2010, things went smoothly for two years and they were blessed with a son. Naya was arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery against Ryan and brutally hit him in the face and head during an argument over their son. She was arrested in Kanawha County, West Virginia in Late November 2017.The actress was released by her father-in-law and was charged $1000. Naya filed for divorce against Ryan after the arrest incident but the couple decided to temporarily share the joint custody of their son. Fortunately, Ryan, her husband called off the domestic battery charge in January 2018. After the arrest incident, Naya made her first public appearance on 13th January 2018 at the 2018 Winter TCA Press Tour promoting her upcoming new YouTube show, 'Step-up: High Water'.
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