Natalia Rivera Wiki Bio

Natalia Rivera was born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on 25 April 1989 – her zodiac sign is Taurus and she holds Puerto Rican and American nationality. She’s an actress, social media star and a model, who’s probably still known best for her portrayal of Chenault’s Friend in the 2011 comedy movie “The Rum Diary”, written and directed by Bruce Robinson, and which starred Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi and Aaron Eckhart. It follows Paul Kemp, an American journalist who moved to Puerto Rico in the ‘60s when offered to work for a local newspaper; the movie won two of the six awards for which it was nominated.

Early life and education

Natalia was raised in Bayamon by her mother and father but as she respects their privacy, nothing about the two is known. She hasn’t spoken of any siblings whom she might have, so it’s believed that Natalia’s an only child.

She became interested in modelling while attending a local high school, when in 2006 she was crowned Miss Puerto Rico Teen. Upon matriculating in 2008, Natalia decided not to pursue a college degree, and the same year saw her appear in seven episodes of the reality TV show “Nuestra Belleza Latina”, created by Marlon Quintero, Carlos Bardasano and Mariano Calasso, and which stars Giselle Blondet (hostess), Osmel Sousa and Lupita Jones (judges).

Each season follows 12 girls who have been chosen from both Puerto Rico and mainland US, and are now competing to become Our Latin Beauty (Nuestra Belleza Latina).

Career as an actress

After Natalia’s appearance in the reality show, she was invited to portray Paola Sierra in the 2008 episode “Lucian Conocia a Chantal” of the drama series “Don Amor”, which failed to attract any attention and was thus cancelled after airing only four episodes. In the same year, she portrayed the lead character Marilyn in the action movie “Sirenas”, which also starred Christie Miro and Virginia Romero but which also didn’t attract any attention.

Natalia Rivera

After becoming somewhat popular for her appearance in the 2011 movie “The Rum Diary”, Natalia was cast to play Soriann in the 2013 musical crime film “Reggaeton the Movie”, written by Angel M. Sanjurjo, directed by Fernando J. Sanchez and Carlos Martin, and which starred Jhony Ou and Che Robotico. The film revolves around urban and reggae-ton music, and follows the lives of two barbers and a teenage dancer Soriann. The same year also saw her portray the supporting character Amanda in the romantic adventure comedy film “Mi Verano con Amanda 3”, written and directed by Benjamin Lopez, and which starred Danilo Beauchamp, Monica Judith Cabrera and Javier Fever.

It follows Chico and RS who are taking their friend Fabio to a psychiatric hospital to help him deal with his paranoia, while they then meet three women along the way.

In 2016, Natalia played Michel Montalvo in the action movie “Back to the Beginning” which failed to attract any attention but still received mostly positive reviews, and the following year she played Oracle Assistant, the main character in the pilot of the action fantasy science fiction series “Scorpion Girl”, but which wasn’t picked up by any networks.

More recently, in 2018 she portrayed a hotel receptionist in the biographical thriller drama “Driven”, written by Colin Bateman and Alejandro Carpio, directed by Nick Hamm, and which starred Jason Sudeikis, Lee Pace and Judy Greer. It follows the lives of a businessman, a drug dealer and a politician.

Career as a social media star

Natalia enjoys being active on Instagram because of the attention she’s getting from her 1.1 million followers. She has uploaded close to 9,000 pictures, most of which have her breasts and buttocks in focus.

She launched her Twitter account in December 2009, and has since amassed over 300,000 followers, while she tends to tweet at least once a day. Natalia’s also a Facebook star, having amassed more than a million followers on her page, which she also tends to update daily.

She’s active on TikTok and is followed by more than 130,000 people, while she’s gathered close to 300,000 likes of all her videos combined, which most often feature her dancing and showing off her body.

Love life and boyfriend

Natalia’s more or less open when it comes to her love life, and it’s known that the popular model and actress has been married.

She met the actor and comedian Francis Rosas in 2012 when they were shooting together for the movie “Mi Verano con Amanda 3”, and after around a year of dating, the two married in a large ceremony attended by close to 200 people on 13 September 2014. They could’ve been seen attending Natalia’s red carpet events hand in hand, and there were rumors circulating the internet that they were planning to start a family together, however, the two separated in 2019 for unknown reasons, and their divorce was finalized a couple of months later.

Natalia hasn’t spoken of any men whom she’s perhaps dating today, so as of May 2021 she’s single, was once married, and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Natalia’s highly sporting and has a couple of training sessions at the gym every week, while she’s also following a strict diet made specifically for her. She likes to show off her body at the beach during summer, and also enjoys sun tanning.

Natalia’s main hobby is travelling, and her acting and modelling career has taken her to many US states, while she’s also travelled overseas to countries such as France and England in Europe.

She likes to go shopping for clothes several times every week, which makes her a bit of a shopaholic.

In her spare time which is mostly late at night, she enjoys watching movies starring her favorite actress Cameron Diaz, such as “The Mask”, “Charlie’s Angels” and “The Other Woman”.

Age, measurements and net worth

Natalia’s age is 32; she has long blonde hair and brown eyes. Her height is 5ft 8ins (1.73m), she weighs around 143lbs (65kgs), while her vital statistics are 34-26-39.

As of May 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $3 million.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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