Naya Marie Rivera was an American actress, model, and singer. She began her career as a child actress and model, appearing in national television commercials before landing the role of Hillary Winston on the short-lived CBS sitcom The Royal Family at the age of 4, for which she received a nomination for a Young Artist.
She was best know for her work on Glee as cheerleader Santana Lopez.
On July 8th, 2020, Naya went missing and was presumed drowned in Lake Piru. On July 13th, the Ventura Police reported a body had indeed been found and is believed to be that of Naya Rivera.