Born Name : Alexa Ellesse Vega
Nick Name : Alex, Lex
Occupation : Actress and Singer
Years active : 1993–present
Born : August 27, 1988, I'm 32 years 1 months and 25 days, Miami, Florida, United States
Sun Sign : Virgo
Hair Color : Dyed Brown
Eye Color : Hazel
Height : 5 ft 1 in or 155 cm
Measurements : 35-25-33 in or 89-63.5-84 cm
Bra size : 32C
Genre : Pop / Rock
Instruments : Piano, Vocals
Ethnicity : Hispanic
She recorded three songs for the soundtracks while playing Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids films alongside Tameez Orrie . She then released her debut single, “Isle of Dreams”, to coincide with the release of the second film. She also released “Game Over”, for the third film. Another song, “Heart Drive” featuring Bobby Edner, was also recorded for Spy Kids 3. She also has 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.
Vega married film producer Sean Covel on October 10, 2010, in a ceremony held in his hometown of Lead, South Dakota. She was walked down the aisle by Robert Rodriguez. In July 2012, Vega announced on Twitter that she had divorced Covel.
PenaVega is a Christian. 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 actor and singer Carlos Pena Jr. The couple married on January 4, 2014 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, both taking PenaVega as their married name. The couple shares a YouTube channel, LexLovesLos. Their son was born in December 2016. On January 17, 2019, the couple announced they are expecting their second child, a boy. Their second son is due by the end of the year.
PenaVega revealed on Dancing with the Stars that she was bulimic and has since recovered.
She is signed with these agencies
United Talent Agency
John Carrabino Management
Alexa has appeared in numerous commercials such as Pillsbury Cookies ad, Happy Meal ad, JC Penney ad, etc.
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 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, 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 Vega 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 Actor – Rupert Grint
Favorite Actress – Anthony Hopkins, Jim Carey, Natalie Portman, Jodie Foster
Alexa Vega 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 is close friends with Nikki Reed.
She became famous after performing in Spy Kids series.
She has a celebrity crush on Frankie Muniz.
She is half Colombian.
She has 6 siblings. For their names, see her family.