|Alexa PenaVega Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||August 15, 1989|
Alexa PenaVega is an American actress and singer who has been cast in movie roles like Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids film series, Julie Corky in Sleepover, Wick in The Devil’s Carnival, Skylar in The Remaining, Lacey in Do You Believe?, Shilo Wallace in Repo! The Genetic Opera, Vanessa Snyder in Odd Girl Out, Mary Dominguez in From Prada to Nada, Gina in Dennis the Menace Strikes Again, Claire DeLaughter in Ghosts of Mississippi, and Opal “Pug” Miller in Run the Wild Fields. Alexa is also known for playing Emily Newton in the CBS sitcom Evening Shade, Carlota Casagrande in the animated series The Casagrandes, Kiley Brenner in the musical drama Nashville, and Ruby Gallagher in the comedy series Ruby & the Rockits.
Alexa Ellesse Vega
Miami, Florida, United States
Vega attended Notre Dame Catholic High School.
Actress and Singer
- Father – Baruch Vega (Colombian Fashion Model Photographer)
- Mother – Gina Rue (American Former Model)
- Siblings – Paternal half-sister Margaux Vega (b. 1981), sister Krizia Vega (b. 1990), sister Makenzie Vega (b. 1994; starred in Saw and Sin City), maternal half-sister Greylin James (b.2000), maternal half-brother Jet James (b. 2005), and maternal half-brother Cruz Hudson Rue (b. 2009)
She is signed with these agencies –
- United Talent Agency
- John Carrabino Management
- Agency for the Performing Arts, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
5 ft 1 in or 155 cm
48 kg or 106 lbs
Boyfriends / Spouse
Alexa has dated –
- Sean Covel (2008-2012) – She married film producer Sean Covel on October 10, 2010, in a ceremony held at Lead, South Dakota. In July 2012, he had announced her divorce from Sean Covel via Twitter.
- Ronnie Radke (2012) – She had a fling with Radke (an American singer) in August 2012.
- Carlos PenaVega (2012-Present) – Alexa started dating Big Time Rush TV actor and band member Carlos PenaVega in December 2012. The duo got engaged in August 2013 and in January 2014, they married in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The couple runs a joint YouTube channel titled LexLovesLos. They have 3 children – son Ocean King PenaVega (b. December 2016), son Kingston James PenaVega (b. June 2019), and daughter Rio Rey PenaVega (b. May 7, 2021).
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Hispanic and White)
She is of Colombian descent on her father’s side and has English and French roots on her mother’s side.
- Short stature
35-25-33 in or 89-63.5-84 cm
6 (US) or 38 (EU)
Alexa has appeared in numerous commercials such as the Pillsbury Cookies ad, Happy Meal ad, JC Penney ad, etc.
Best Known For
Her role as Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids film series and Shilo Wallace in the 2008 horror-rock opera musical film Repo! the Genetic Opera
Alexa’s debut song was Isle of Dreams for the movie album Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams, which was released in 2002. The song was written by Robert Rodriguez.
1994 family sports comedy film, Little Giants for her role as Priscilla O’Shea. She didn’t star in this movie. The main star cast was Rick Moranis and Ed O’Neill who appeared as brothers in a small Ohio town, coaching rival Pee-Wee Football teams.
First TV Show
From 1993 to 1994, she appeared on the American sitcom television series Evening Shade that aired on CBS from 1990 to 1994. She got a chance to get into 6 episodes during this period for her role as Emily Newton.
Vega likes to stay fit and for that, she goes to the gym 4 times a week. When she gets overweight, she joins dance classes to get into sexy shape. Other than going to the gym, she does Pilates, yoga, and goes for spinning classes.
Jenny Tate, a Hollywood fitness trainer helps her in Pilates. Her workout was intense when she had to transform herself into a spy body for the Spy Kids movie series. She also had to change her eating habits to get that desired figure.
Alexa PenaVega Favorite Things
- Favorite Food – Crab Legs with marinara sauce
- Favorite TV Show – Friends
- Favorite Song – Overprotected (by Britney Spears)
- Favorite Animal – Hamster
- Favorite Lip Gloss – Bonne Bell Cotton Candy Lip Smacker
- Favorite Bands – Play and Blink-182
- Favorite Movies – Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Paper Moon (1973), Leon: The Professional (1994)
- Favorite Authors – J.K. Rowling, Roald Dahl, William Shakespeare
- Favorite Actors – Rupert Grint, Anthony Hopkins, Jim Carey
- Favorite Actresses – Natalie Portman, Jodie Foster
Source – IMDb
Alexa PenaVega Facts
- Alexa Vega can speak fluent Spanish.
- She likes freshwater fishing.
- She is an experienced gymnast as well.
- When she was four years old, she moved to California with her family.
- Her favorite person is Rupert Grint (who played Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter film series).
- She co-starred as Ruby Gallagher in the comedy series, Ruby & the Rockits, in 2009.
- She is close friends with Nikki Reed.
- She became famous after performing in Spy Kids series.
- She has a celebrity crush on Frankie Muniz.
- From 2014 to 2015, she was cast as Kiley Brenner, Gunnar’s first love who is now a struggling single mother, in the musical drama television series, Nashville.
- She appeared as Gilda in the 2014 action crime film, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (also known as Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For).
- In October 2021, Alexa’s 2-year-old son Kingston got injured in an accident. Mistakenly, Kingston’s fingers (first and middle) came inside the bathroom door’s hinge when Alexa was shutting that door while kids were going for bed during the nighttime.