Naya Rivera

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  • Birth Name: Naya Marie Rivera
  • Birth Place: Valencia, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was named for a water goddess on the 1978-84 series Fantasy Island.
  • Appeared in a Kmart commercial as a toddler.
  • Made her series-regular debut at age 4 on CBS's 1991-92 Redd Foxx-Della Reese sitcom The Royal Family; appeared on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Family Matters and Baywatch before age 10.
  • Appeared semi-regularly on The Bernie Mac Show after originally being cast for a single-episode appearance.

Awards

  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2014, People's Choice Awards — Favorite TV Gal Pals: Winner

Relationships

  • Mychal Rivera — Brother
  • Yolanda Rivera — Mother
  • Big Sean — Ex-fiancé
  • Ryan Dorsey — Husband (separated)
  • Josey Hollis Dorsey — Son
  • George Rivera — Father
  • Nickayla Rivera — Sister

Details

  • Birth Name: Naya Marie Rivera
  • Birth Place: Valencia, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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