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Naya Rivera

Rivera in April 2011
Born Naya Marie Rivera
(1987-01-12) January 12, 1987 (age 29)
Valencia, Santa Clarita, California, U.S.
Other names Naya Rivera Dorsey
Occupation Actress, singer-songwriter, model
Years active 1991–present
Spouse(s) Ryan Dorsey (m. 2014; separated 2016)[1]
Children 1
Relatives Mychal Rivera (brother)
Musical career
Genres Pop, R&B
Instruments Vocals
Labels Columbia Records
Website nayarivera.com

I love hot yoga. I go to a sculpt class with weights. That's really good for the core and it's obviously super hot. I love cardio bar. I'm not a big gym fan, so I like to go to classes.
Naya Rivera
If you think back to your first love, you always remember them and little things always remind you of them.
Naya Rivera
Getting hit on by both genders is such a champagne problem.
From the time I was 16 to really up until turning 21, the roles were really, really few and far between. I had people say that I just wasn't a good singer. They didn't know what to do with me; I would never fit in any markets. I almost quit acting altogether.
Naya Rivera
My passion for music is one of my greatest loves.
Honestly, I never thought I'd actually be playing a teen lesbian. I didn't think it was going to go this far. But I'm glad that it did, because there have been a lot of fans who have expressed that they've been going through similar situations in their lives.
Naya Rivera
For people to even think that I'd be considered or a good candidate for a supporting actress nomination is mind blowing to me.
Naya Rivera
I want to play Lena Horne because I've always been fascinated with her. Her talent was astounding and more than that, her life story is incredible.
Naya Rivera
It's on my bucket list, to get in a real fight.
I am half Puerto Rican, a quarter German and a quarter black. That was always a big issue for me – being mixed race – because casting directors tended to be very like, 'OK, are you Hispanic for this role?' 'Or is she going to be African American?'
Naya Rivera
I will admit to hoarding beauty products. I'm a beauty lady.
I find it's really hard for anybody to meet anyone. I'm not big on dates anyways. I still have to work that out.
Naya Rivera
I used to be a workout fiend and I was so unhappy because I wanted to eat what I wanted to eat. So now if I know I have to be in a bikini, I'll obviously watch what I eat for a week.
Naya Rivera
I think it's important to be able to say that you did live a normal life and struggled to make ends meet. It all has to do with work ethic and how I apply myself to my awesome job now. I've always been used to working because I've been working since I was four.
Naya Rivera