Naya Marie Rivera is an American actress and singer from Valencia, California.
She is of half Puerto Rican, quarter African American, and quarter German descent. Naya is known for playing Santana Lopez on Fox Broadcasting's musical comedy-drama television series Glee. Her first solo single "Sorry", featuring American rapper Big Sean, was released on September 17, 2013. Naya will be playing the role of Blanca Alvarez on the Lifetime TV series Devious Maids.