Naya Rivera – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Naya Rivera died at age 33, too young. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor Naya Rivera's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Naya was born January 12, 1987 in Valencia, California. She has Puerto Rican, African American, and German ancestry. Although appearing in couple of movies, she is mostly famous through TV series, such as The Royal Family, The Bernie Mac Show, and Glee. In 2013, Naya announced engagement with her boyfriend Big Sean, recording artist.

How did Naya Rivera die?

Naya Rivera's death was caused by drowning.

A search conducted by various authorities in southern California began, though Rivera was formally presumed dead the next day; the search lasted until the morning of July 13, 2020, when her body was recovered and she was pronounced dead from drowning at the age of 33.

Information about the death of Naya Rivera
Cause of deathDrowning
Age of death33 years
ProfessionActor, Model, Singer, Singer-songwriter
BirthdayJanuary 12, 1987
Death dateJuly 8, 2020
Place of deathVentura County, California, United States
Place of burialForest Lawn, Los Angeles, California, United States


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