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Alexa Riley

Who is Alexa Riley?

Alexa Ellesse PenaVega (née Vega; born August 27, 1988) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids film series and Julie Corky in the 2004 film Sleepover. In 2009, she starred as the title character Ruby Gallagher in the ABC Family series Ruby & the Rockits. Early life Vega was born in Miami, Florida. She spent her childhood years on a ranch in Ocala, Florida. Her father, Baruch Vega, is a Colombian fashion photographer who was a scam artist and student informer for the Central Intelligence Agency, and her mother, Gina Rue, is a former model. Vega has six siblings, including actress Makenzie Vega. She moved with her family to California when she was four years old. As a teenager, she was homeschooled. Career Acting In 1996, Vega starred as young Jo Harding in Twister. She guest-starred in numerous television shows and films, including ER, Follow the Stars Home, Ghost Whisperer, and The Bernie Mac Show. She became known worldwide in 2001 for her role as "Carmen Cortez" in Spy Kids. The first Spy Kids film was a huge success, and subsequently two sequels, Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams and Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over were filmed. During the shooting of the three films, she performed most of her own stunts. In 2011, Vega appeared in the sequel, Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, as a grown Carmen Cortez. She was named one of the year's hottest teen celebrities in the July 2003 issue Vanity Fair. In 2004, Vega finished filming two films: Sleepover and State's Evidence. The following year, she starred in the Lifetime television film Odd Girl Out, as a victim of cyber-bullying. In 2006, she starred in another made-for-TV movie, Walkout; and finished filming Remember the Daze, which was released in limited theaters in April 2007. She also finished filming Repo! The Genetic Opera, which was released in 2008. Vega was confirmed as the lead role in Helix, written and directed by Aram Rappaport, which began filming in Chicago in March 2008. Vega was originally cast in the 2009 Robert Rodriguez film Shorts, however, due to her being in Australia for the filming of Broken Hill, she had to be recast. She was replaced by Kat Dennings. She appeared on Broadway in Hairspray, as Penny. In 2009, she played Ruby Gallagher on the ABC Family television sitcom Ruby & the Rockits, which also starred Patrick and David Cassidy. Vega played Wick in the 2012 film The Devil's Carnival, a film from director Darren Lynn Bousman and screenwriter Terrance Zdunich, who previously worked with Vega in Repo! The Genetic Opera. Throughout 2012, Vega starred in the independent thriller, 2br/1ba, directed by Rob Margolies and co-stars with Spencer Grammer and Kathryn Morris. Vega also starred in the Lifetime Channel movie The Pregnancy Project and her animated film The Clockwork Girl was completed. Vega's film, The Mine, which was filmed in 2010 got a limited release/screening. Vega also voiced Christina in the animated series Unsupervised and had a guest role on Royal Pains. Vega played the young heroine in Aerosmith's music video "Legendary Child".Throughout 2013 and 2014, Vega appeared in the films 23 Blast, Machete Kills, Bounty Killer, Wicked Blood, The Remaining, and The Hunters. She also guest starred on the Big Time Rush series finale "Big Time Dreams", playing herself. In 2015, Alexa appeared in Do You Believe? as Lacey.In 2016, she began starring in a series of Hallmark made for television films, such as Ms. Matched, Destination Wedding, and Christmas Made to Order. In 2019 she began starring in the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries series Picture Perfect Mysteries. Dancing In fall 2015, Alexa competed on the 21st season of Dancing with the Stars. Her husband, Carlos PenaVega was also competing that season, and he & his partner were eliminated in Week 11. She was paired with professional dancer Mark Ballas. On November 9, Alexa and Ballas were eliminated in Week 9 and finished the competition in 6th place. In 2019, Vega and her husband Carlos starred in the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries TV movie Picture Perfect Mysteries: Newlywed and Dead, and in 2020 the follow-up Picture Perfect Mysteries: Dead over Diamonds. Music She recorded three songs for the soundtracks while playing Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids films. She released her debut single, "Isle of Dreams", to promote with the release of the second film, and "Game Over" and "Heart Drive" featuring Bobby Edner for the third film. She also recorded songs for the movie Repo! The Genetic Opera, released in 2008. Vega sang the song "Christmas is the Time to Say 'I Love You'" in the ABC Family film Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe. The track appears on the compilation album Songs to Celebrate 25 Days of Christmas, which was released on November 3, 2009, by Walt Disney Records. The music video for the song premiered during ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas. Personal life Vega married film producer Sean Covel on October 10, 2010, in a ceremony held in his hometown of Lead, South Dakota. Robert Rodriguez walked her down the aisle. In July 2012, Vega announced on Twitter that she had divorced Covel.PenaVega is a Christian and she has said that her faith is the most important thing in her life. Vega was the maid of honor at Nikki Reed's wedding to Paul McDonald.In August 2013, Vega became engaged to former Big Time Rush actor and singer Carlos Pena Jr., whom she had been dating since late 2012. The couple married on January 4, 2014, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, taking PenaVega as their married name. The couple shares a YouTube channel, LexLovesLos. They have two sons: Ocean King PenaVega was born on December 7, 2016, and Kingston James PenaVega was born on June 30, 2019. On May 7, 2021, their daughter Rio Rey PenaVega was born. Filmography Film Television Discography Soundtrack performances References External links Alexa PenaVega at IMDb Alexa PenaVega on Twitter

The Princesses

The Princesses

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It's crowns galore as we give you all the brooding kings your heart can hold. Climb on your throne and adjust your tiara… we've got cherries to pop and heirs to make.

Branding the Virgin

Branding the Virgin

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Mary-Jane wasn't looking for drama. All she wanted was a family of her own, so she decided to make that happen. A mix-up at the sperm bank leaves her with a baby in her belly, but the father...

Say You're Mine

Say You're Mine

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Iris woke up one morning thinking she knew exactly how her day was going to go. But being kidnapped and smuggled out of the country wasn't part of the plan. Now she and the muscled mercenary...

Prom Queen

Prom Queen

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Celeste has gotten her heart broken by the man she loves…but can she truly let him go? Maybe there's room for forgiveness as long as all his secrets are revealed.Apollo is read...

Riding Red

Riding Red

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Gray Ridge, Colorado is a quiet town, but this Halloween there's a mating moon, and the shifters' need to breed their fated mates runs strong.Ruby is the proud owner of Red's Goo...

Cozy

Cozy

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Timber Grayson likes living alone in his castle far from people and crowds. So when a company wants to use his place for some corporate party, it's a flat-out no. That's until she comes knoc...

Fairytale Shifters

Fairytale Shifters

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Welcome to the Fairytale Shifter series… where growly alphas find their mates and heroines have babies galore! This bundle includes all of our shifter books.

Sheltered

Sheltered

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Blair Rosewood is preparing for her first day at her new job. She left her trailer park town to go to college and make something of herself. Now she's in Charleston, South Carolina surrounde...

The Possessive Groom

The Possessive Groom

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Lindsey sacrificed for her younger siblings and has found purpose in making their dreams come true. When she's finally faced with figuring out what she wants in life, the path ahead is scary...

Naughty and Notorious

Naughty and Notorious

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Kitty Spencer has been in love with Judge since she can remember, and when he asks for her sister's hand in marriage, she knows her heart may never heal. But one turn of events changes every...

Prom King

Prom King

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Celeste's mom has taken her all over the country running cons on rich people. On the first day at her new school, she somehow manages to catch the attention of the school's rowing capta...

Pulling Her Trigger

Pulling Her Trigger

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I thought I had all I needed: my gun, my chopper, and my brothers. Most women don't crave a life like mine, but after the things I've done and seen, I never thought I longed for more. 

Toasty

Toasty

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Myra Michaels has been a personal slave to Kace Cox for far too long. She's tired of him making her work all hours of the night and taking long work trips with just the two of them that coul...

Lovely Neighbor

Lovely Neighbor

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Erin needs a place to hide out for a few days after her apartment gets broken into. But when she shows up at her grandmother's and the spare room is under construction, she's sent across the...

Filled

Filled

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Angus plans on spending a quiet night in his hotel room until a stripper shows up at his door. Suddenly his plans have changed and even though he's the wrong guy, she's the right woman.

His Sweet Reward

His Sweet Reward

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Brooklyn Tanner hates online dating, but she's determined to give it a chance.. When she finds out the guy she's meeting with tonight is the bastard all her girlfriends have nicknamed "Thano...

Stuffed

Stuffed

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Ember works as a cocktail waitress because she's desperate for the money. But when she's offered more in the VIP lounge, there are things that she won't do for cash…right? 

Bookstore Barbie

Bookstore Barbie

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All Barbie ever wanted was to own a store filled with romance books. After an unexpected windfall she's finally got her own place, but some people in town have been less than welcoming. That...

His Christmas Cookie

His Christmas Cookie

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Cookie wasn't looking for love when her sister brought home two hot Russians. But now one of them won't keep his hands to himself and she's not sure she wants him to. He's moved in next door...

Paying Daddy’s Debt

Paying Daddy’s Debt

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When Ash Carpenter imagines a schoolgirl, the image doesn't match her. She wears long skirts that are sort of frumpy. Her bulky sweaters hide her shape, and her hair is always in a messy bun...

Guarding His Obsession

Guarding His Obsession

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When Drake Hart's security team is hired to find a stalker, he has no idea what's in store for him. However, the day Zoey Lewis' picture lands in his lap, there's nothing he won't do to save...

Coach

Coach

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Retiring from the NFL was the right decision, and at thirty years old, I've done things most people could only dream of. After all I've accomplished, coaching high school football should be ...

Thick

Thick

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Teeny has just moved into a brand new place and curiosity has gotten the better of her. When she meets her new neighbor she's not prepared for how big or how hot he is. The gentle giant has ...

Sweet Enough to Eat

Sweet Enough to Eat

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Nikki's been crashing weddings with her bestie Sugar as she tries to find the one. When she least expects it, Dean pops up and he's on the same page as she is. But a catastrophe involving a ...

Mr and Mrs

Mr and Mrs

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Welcome to Alexa Riley Promises. This series is dedicated to old romances. It's tropes galore, with all of our usual over-the-top alphas and sweet cheesy goodness.These short boo...

Stolen to Love

Stolen to Love

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Lula has a secret that could unravel everything on the island and cost her her life. But Xander won't stop watching her, pushing for the truth, and making her feel things she shouldn't. When...

Big City Crush

Big City Crush

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Luca Cross invests in land and sells when the price is hot. His days are filled with one city after another while trying to live his best life in between. Going to his sister's wedding was s...

Summertime Sneak Out

Summertime Sneak Out

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Tia's family travels with the circus, and the second she could get away from them, she did. Growing up as a nomad had her longing for a home to call her own. When she finds Camp Hardwood, it...

Stolen to Keep

Stolen to Keep

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Berkley Tramble has had her life turned upside down since her sister was kidnapped and taken to a deserted island. It can't possibly get any crazier, but when she runs from the man who doesn...

Secret Baby at Camp

Secret Baby at Camp

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Piper's dad is rich and powerful, but she's not so sure it's from anything legal. When she falls for one of his guards and convinces him to sleep with her on her eighteenth birthday she's no...

Take It All

Take It All

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Anna started her relationship with Rory on a lie, so what happens when he finds out the truth?From the beginning Rory has known her secrets, but does Anna know all of his?

Cowboys & Virgins

Cowboys & Virgins

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The title says it all! This bundle includes dirty alpha cowboys, innocent virgins ready to ride, and lots of ridiculous steam to heat up those sweet country nights.We've packaged...

Lovely Baker

Lovely Baker

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Jenna has been running the bakery for a while now and she doesn't need her grouchy boss telling her what to do. No matter how big his muscles are or how dark those eyes can be when he's star...

The Jealous Groom

The Jealous Groom

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Allison and Amber are twins, best friends, and partners in crime. They're the ones always causing trouble, raising hell, and living the good life. But striking a deal with the Princes of Nor...

Stolen to Remember

Stolen to Remember

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Is it really kidnapping when she was already his to begin with? Kade Warsaw will do anything to make her remember, including taking her to a deserted island until she falls in love with him....

The Inmates Obsession

The Inmates Obsession

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When Sienna O'Neal's father ends up behind bars, she's all alone in the world. Visiting him at the prison is all she has left, but when a fight breaks out and she's the target, she doesn't e...

Hometown Hero

Hometown Hero

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Juno Folke stands out in Pink Springs, but that hasn't stopped the whole town from falling in love with her. Well, everyone except the grouchy Sheriff Cooper Cross. Her best friend's brother...

The Loyal Groom

The Loyal Groom

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Rosy comes from an affluent family that expects her to follow a certain path. But when the new guy at school comes to her rescue, she's derailed. She gives up everything to follow her heart,...

His Princess

His Princess

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Alena is a princess, and with that comes responsibility. Like marrying the giant caveman King Roman, who looks more like a warrior than a ruler. Everything about him is intense. Especially t...

Mechanic

Mechanic

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Everything was fine until that innocent little rich girl walked into my garage. Since the second I laid my eyes on her, all I've wanted to do is get my dirty hands on her pure body.

Wild Winter Nights: A Sizzling Sampler

Wild Winter Nights: A Sizzling Sampler

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** FREE DIGITAL SAMPLER FEATURING EXTENDED EXCERPTS FROM TODAY'S HOTTEST ROMANCE AUTHORS**Forget the cold days of winter and get ready for a hot winter's night with your favor...

His Pumpkin Pie

His Pumpkin Pie

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Pumpkin is on a plane back home for Thanksgiving when the man beside her becomes the jerk nobody wants to sit beside. When a dark and handsome Russian comes to her rescue and makes the sleaz...

Stay Close

Stay Close

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New York Times and #1 ebook bestselling author Alexa Riley returns with Stay Close, the first novella in a brand-new series spinning off from the bestselling For Her books. A fo...

General Joe

General Joe

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Kayla may have pulled on the tiger's tail one too many times. She's been in love with Joe her whole life, and when he leaves for the military she has the bright idea to send him dirty letter...

Small Town Girl

Small Town Girl

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Lux is ready to leave Pink Springs and spread her wings, but when she winds up in the big city squeezed into a bunny costume, things are definitely not going to plan. One little hop into the...

Finding His Unicorn

Finding His Unicorn

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Rosabelle is trying her best to stay positive in a pretty negative situation. Her co-workers suck, her life is lonely, and all she wants to do is be happy and have fun. Who knew wearing a un...

Bitten by the Beast

Bitten by the Beast

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Juliet Simon gets herself into all kinds of situations, but breaking into the scary mansion near her college campus has got to take the cake. When she finds more than she bargains for behind...

Judge

Judge

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Nora Vaughn is living on the streets and trying to keep under the radar. Luck is on her side one day when the hot stranger she's been watching drops his keycard and she's able to get into a ...

Buy Me

Buy Me

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The Cortez men have found the one, and they'll do anything to own her…including buying her. Their obsession has driven them to the point of deceit, but they didn't ge...

Santa's Secret Baby

Santa's Secret Baby

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Jillian has a secret she's kept from the rest of her family, but after escaping from her monster ex-husband, she's ready to move ahead with her life. She plans on raising her daughter Rae an...