Who is Naya Rivera and what is her net worth 2018? Backed by a rich family background and immeasurable amounts of talent, this feisty cheerleader from “Glee” has been able to make quite a name for herself in Hollywood in her short career span. Naya Marie Rivera definitely scores a spot on “The Naughty List” if she is accused of being multi talented as an actor, singer-songwriter and model.
On January 12, 1987, Naya Rivera was born to a family where talent, beauty and accomplishment ran in their blood. This beauty of Puerto Rican, an African-American and German descent was born to Yolanda, a model herself and George Rivera. Her younger sister Nickayla is a model herself and brother Mychal is an NFL tight-end. Barely nine months old, Rivera was represented by her mother’s talent agent, while Yolanda moved to Los Angeles to pursue modelling.
The infant Rivera appeared in Kmart commercials and landed a significant role as Hillary Winston in “The Royal Family” in 1991 at the tender age of 4. Her performance in the series was appreciable enough to earn her a Young Artist Award nomination. From 1992 to 2002 she landed small roles in such ventures as Family Matters, Baywatch, Smart Guy and The Master of Disguise.
In the intervals she got between auditions and roles she worked as a telemarketer, a nanny and a greeter at an Abercrombie and Fitch store. But her big break came in 2009 when she landed a role as Santana Lopez in Foxx’s television series Glee. Later in 2011, she signed a contract with Columbia Records for her first solo album.
Since April 2013, Rivera started dating recording artist Big Sean, but the couple broke up after a year even though they had announced their engagement is October. Soon Rivera got back with Ryan Dorsey whom she dated four years back and the couple officially tied the knot on 19th of July, 2014 at Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. On 17th of September 2015 the couple gave birth to their first child, Josey Hollis Dorsey.But after two years of marriage Rivera filed for divorce on November 2016.
Education: Education is needed to excel in the career and Nava proved that an educated student never gets wasted. Rivera has graduated from New York Film Academy, one of the most reputed film and acting school based in New York City, Los Angeles and all across the world. She was undoubtedly a marvellous student and her academic career proves it well.
Naya Rivera Net Worth
Naya Rivera net worth is $6.2 million. She has been the favourites of her directors and in future, many other projects are waiting in her way. But considering that she is just in her 30’s, the worth is set to rise at an incredible pace with a few more television and film contracts.
A luxurious car and a lovely home, isn’t it needed to maintain a posh lifestyle? No doubt, it is needed. When an individual is a renowned star then it becomes easy to own a house and the car which she has always dreamt of Rivera sold her Beverly Hills home for a whopping half a million dollar profit and got herself an upgrade by cashing in a whopping $2.6 million for her Los Feliz home, boasting 4.5 bathrooms, a wet bar, wine room, pool and a spa spread over a ginormous 4158 square feet. She also owns a 4×4 Mercedes-Benz G-630 which she likes to grind on rugged asphalt. Way to go girl!
Being successful, Rivera is offered enticing projects. She loves her work and promotes the brand she endorses in all possible ways. Other than involving herself in several successful film and television ventures she has also endorsed various such consumer brands as Proactive and M&M. She has also earned a considerable amount as a singer with Columbia Records.
She still has time to grow and the talented individual will be creating amazing benchmarks soon. The audiences have seen her in many films but the amazing lady did not yet have a big shot. Naya over her short career span has performed in both major and minor roles in such films as:
• The Master of Disguise(2002)
• Frankenhood (2009)
• Glee: The 3D Concert Movie(2011)
• The Naughty List(2013)
• At the Devil’s Door(2014)
Few of her television projects include:
• The Royal Family(1991-92)
• Family Matters(1992-93)
• 8 Simple Rules(2004)
• CSI: Miami (2008)
• American Dad!(2016)
For some of these performances she has won the prestigious Screen Actors Guild Award and AMLA award; and has been nominated several times for the Grammy in 2012 for Glee with the cast of the show. We still expect to see her bagging the lead role in some successful series or film.