Naya Rivera is an American actress, singer, model, and also an unprofessional writer. Her full name was Naya Marie Rivera.
She was born on January 12, 1987 in Valencia City, California. She spent most of her life in Los Angeles.
Naya’s father’s name is Yolanda Previtire who was a real estate agent and former model. And her mother, George Rivera, worked for companies such as Disney and Universal Music Publishing Group.
Although both of them got divorced after 10 years of marriage.
After the divorce, Yolanda settled with Charles Previtire. And also, Naya Rivera was very close with her stepfather.
During that time Naya Rivera’s family faced considerable financial problems. Because her parents’ income fluctuated a lot.
In childhood, Rivera was a big fan of Michael Jackson. And at the same time, she became friends with Michael Jackson’s niece when she went to the audition circuit to audition as a child actress.
Rivera studied at Valencia High School in Santa Clarita. During that time she had more interest in acting than studies. She also auditioned for acting in her free time.
Rivera found high school very terrible. She also suffered from an eating disorder anorexia as a Teenage.
Her acting career began when she was 4 years old. She got the role of Hillary Winston in a short-lived CBS sitcom “The Royal Family”. What she did very well. And she also received the Young Artist Award for this role.
And thus she started her career as a child actress and model. The real career of Naya Rivera came from a Fox television series “Glee“. In this, she played the role of Santana Lopez, a lesbian cheerleader.
The role was widely acclaimed. And also, She received several awards such as SAG Award, ALMA Award, Grammy Award and one Brit Award.
Rivera has also earned a place as a singer as well as an actor.
In 2011, Rivera was signed by Columbia Records as a solo musical artist. And released a song called “Sorry”. For this, she received ALMA Awards for this song.
After television, she acted in 2 films, First in a horror film At the Devil’s Door and second the comedy film Mad Families.
Apart from this, Rivera has championed LGBT rights, immigrants’ rights, and women’s rights.
In 2016, Rivera published a memoir book titled “Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes, and Growing Up.” People have liked the book a lot.
But such a talented actress and singer soon said goodbye to the world.
She accidentally drowned on July 8, 2020 while swimming with her 4-year-old son Josie in Lake Peru, Santa Clarita.
After swimming in the water, when she wants to climb into the boat, she helped her son, but she could not climb back into the boat.
5 days after this accident, on the morning of July 13, her body was found from the lake.
Naya Rivera Quotes :
“Music is one of my greatest loves. I don’t think I would be able to live without music in my life.” – Naya Rivera
“Be kind to people, do the best that you can do and don’t compromise yourself for anyone else and you’ll end up being the best person, trust me.” – Naya Rivera
“You only get one you, it’s best to just love yourself.” – Naya Rivera
“We’ve all been hurt by words before. So before you speak, think about how your words might affect someone else.” – Naya Rivera
“There are always going to be things you don’t like about yourself or reasons to compare yourself to others.” – Naya Rivera
“You have to get comfortable with yourself.” – Naya Rivera
“I think it’s important to have someone who has more perspective.” – Naya Rivera
“Success can be anything you want it to be.” – Naya Rivera
“Everyone is always telling you to love yourself, though no one ever tells you how to go about doing it.” – Naya Rivera
“Whoever you are, and whatever you believe in, you need to find something that gets you to a calmer place and makes you feel refreshed.” – Naya Rivera
“It’s good to get your mistakes out of the way early—as long as you learn from them!” – Naya Rivera
“We’re supposed to make ourselves feel better by making other people feel worse? It doesn’t work that way.” – Naya Rivera
“God has a plan for me … even if I don’t understand it.” – Naya Rivera
“If God was shutting some doors, it was so I’d pay attention to the ones that were open.” – Naya Rivera
“There’s no way to win, to make a decision that feels wholly right.” – Naya Rivera
“You can’t be a good friend to someone else unless you’re a good friend to yourself first.” – Naya Rivera
“A friendship is just as much give-and-take and compromises as a romantic relationship.” – Naya Rivera
“When you’re deciding whom to be friends with and whom to let into your life, you have to look for quality people who bring out the best in you.” – Naya Rivera
“Instead of worrying about who doesn’t like you, take some time to remember who does.” – Naya Rivera
Sorry Not Sorry Quotes :
“If you care about your life, then there are going to be certain people you don’t want in it.” – Naya Rivera
“When you hang out with people who are true friends, you come away feeling lighter, more inspired to work hard, give love, and take care of yourself.” – Naya Rivera
“Never feel bad about cutting someone out of your life—sometimes that’s the only option. ” – Naya Rivera
“Success is not defined by what the people around you want. It is based on what you want for yourself.” – Naya Rivera
“Your life doesn’t have to be perfect for you to be proud.” – Naya Rivera
“People think that you achieve these goals, you check off certain boxes, and all of a sudden life’s perfect. That’s not true.” – Naya Rivera
“The more imperfect your life has been, probably had a lot more fun along the way.” – Naya Rivera
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