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Who is Naya Rivera’s sister, Nickayla?

Who is Naya Rivera’s sister, Nickayla?

NICKAYLA Rivera is still grieving the loss of her sister, Nivera, who died at 33 in July 2020. 

The young model bears a striking resemblance to the late actress. 

Getty Images – Getty Nickayla Rivera is a model and social media influencer[/caption]

Who is Nickayla Rivera?

Nickayla Rivera was born Nickayla Ann Rivera White in California on November 2, 1994.

She is a model and social media influencer.

Nickayla and Naya are Puerto Rican-American & African-American on their mother Yolanda’s side and German-American & Puerto Rican-American on their father George’s side.

She has 144K followers on Instagram and is currently signed to top modeling agencies Photogenics in Los Angeles and Wilhelmina in New York.

Instagram Nickyala (left) bears a striking resemblance to her late big sister Naya Rivera[/caption]

In an interview in 2012 with Models.com, Nickayla said that her sister Naya helped her get into modeling: “When I was 15 years old my mother and sister introduced me to my first agency, and from then I began modeling.”

Nickayla takes after her mother Yolanda, who is also a former model.

Nickayla appeared in a 2016 issue of Sports Illustrated.

She’s friends with catwalk legends like Chanel Iman and Rose Bertram.

Rex Features Nickayla got into modeling when she was 15[/caption]

What has Nickayla Rivera said about her sister Naya’s death?

On September 29, 2020, Nickayla revealed she would be helping to look after her nephew and Naya’s son Josey, following her sister’s death on July 8, 2020.

She drowned after taking a boat out with her young son on Lake Piru in Southern California.

Then-4-year-old Josey Dorsey is the son of her sister Naya and former-brother-in-law actor Ryan Dorsey.

Taking to Instagram Nickayla wrote: “In the darkest times of my life, the only thing that is important is my friends and family. Showing up for my nephew, even though I can’t show up myself.

“Im not concerned with the way things look because no one can see each agonizing moment we all endure.

“What matters most I’ve learned, is to show compassion, not to judge others, & never take a moment of life for granted.

“I hope you all can do the same.”

Splash News Nickayla is helping to look after Naya’s son, Josey[/caption]

Is Nickayla Rivera married?

Though Nickayla has a significant online presence, she keeps her private life offline.

She has never publicly shared any clues that she may be involved in a romantic relationship.

Rivera is probably more focussed on her rising modeling career, which sees her jetting off worldwide.




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