Alexa PenaVega - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 7, 2022
|Born on :||August 27, 1988 (age 34)|
|Birth Name /
|Alexa Ellesse Vega|
|Birth Place:||Miami, Florida, USA|
|Father's Name:||Baruch Vega|
|Mother's Name:||Gina Rue|
Krizia Vega (sister)
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (Colombian, English, French)|
|Married Date:||January 4, 2014|
|Husband's Name:||Carlos PenaVega Jr.|
Sean Covel (2010-2012)
Ocean King PenaVega (son)
|Height:||1.55 meter (5 feet 1 inch)|
|Weight:||48 kg (105.82 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size:||7 US|
|Dress Size:||6 US|
|Breast Size:||35 inch|
|Waist Size:||25 inch|
|Hip Size:||36 inch|
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Who is Alexa PenaVega?
Alexa PenaVega is a professional actress, singer, and American national. She is well known for starring in Spy Kids, Repo! The Genetic Opera, Ruby & the Rockits.
Alexa PenaVega – Age, Parents, Siblings
Alexa PenaVega’s birth took place on August 27, 1988, in Miami, Florida, USA. She was born Alexa Ellesse Vega to her mother Gina Rue, a former American model, and her father Baruch Vega, a Colombian fashion photographer.
She is not the only child of her parents and has six siblings – sisters Krizia Vega (born 1990), Makenzie Vega (born 1994), paternal half-sister Margaux Vega (born 1981), maternal half-sister Greylin James (born 2000), maternal half-brother Jet James (born 2005), and maternal half-brother Cruz Hudson Rue (born 2009).
Alexa PenaVega, Gina Rue in 2004 (Image: Getty Images)
Growing up Alexa PenaVega was home-schooled. Her ethnicity is Colombian, English and French.
Alexa PenaVega – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce
Alexa PenaVega married her longtime boyfriend Sean Covel, a film producer on October 10, 2010, in a wedding ceremony in Lead, South Dakota. Her spy kids director Robert Rodriguez had walked her down the aisle. However, in less than two years, she announced in July 2012 via Twitter that they had divorced, which was finalized in December of the same year.
PenaVega went on to date actor, and singer Carlos Pena Jr. and got engaged to him in August 2013. The couple married on January 4, 2014, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, both taking PenaVega as their married name.
With her husband, she has welcomed three children- sons Ocean King PenaVega (born December 7, 2016) and Kingston James PenaVega (born June 30, 2019), and daughter Rio Rey PenaVega (born in May 2021).
There are no rumors of divorce surrounding the pair.
Alexa PenaVega – Career
PenaVega was only 12 years old when she was cast as young Jo Harding in the 1996 disaster film Twister. This was followed by guest appearances on ER, Follow the Stars Home, Ghost Whisperer, and The Bernie Mac Show.
Finally, in 2001, she was cast in Spy Kids as Carmen Cortez, which was a huge success. She reprised her role in the sequels Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002), Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003), and as grown Carmen Cortez in 2011’s Spy Kids: All the Time in the World.
Since her rise to fame, Alexa PenaVega has had appearances in over 3 dozen series. Some include Ruby & the Rockits (2009), Unsupervised (2009), The Tomorrow People (2014), Nashville (2014-2015), The Loud House (2017-present), and The Casagrandes (2019-present).
PenaVega has also worked as an actress in Lifetime movies Odd Girl Out (2005), and The Pregnancy Project (2012). Since 2014 Alexa PenaVega has been actively working with the Hallmark channel movies. She has starred in Hallmark movies The Hunters (2014), Enchanted Christmas (2017), and Picture Perfect Mysteries: Newlywed and Dead (2019), among others.
Moreover, she has starred in movies Machete Kills (2013), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014), and Do You Believe? (2015), to name a few.
Alexa PenaVega as Carmen Cortez in Spy Kids (Image: Scoopnest)
On The Casagrandes, Alexa PenaVega stars alongside Melissa Joan Hart, Ken Jeong, Eugenio Derbez, Roxana Ortega.
As a singer
As a singer, Alexa PenaVega has released around two dozen singles. Her song Possibilities, which she had collaborated with Austin Butler was featured in a 2009 episode of Ruby & the Rockits.
Alexa PenaVega – Net Worth, Salary
Her net worth is estimated at around $8 million but the figure on her annual salary has not been publicized.
Alexa PenaVega – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Alexa PenaVega is followed by several hundred thousand followers. With her husband, she has a YouTube channel LexLovesLos but has chosen to hide the number of subscribers from public view.
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