Actress Naya Rivera Missing After Going on a Boat Ride

Naya Rivera

LOS ANGELES - JAN 8: Naya Rivera at The People's Choice Awards at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live on January 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California (Joe Seer /

Glee’ actress Naya Rivera is reportedly missing after going on a boat ride in California.

According to reports, authorities are looking for the actress after her 4-year-old son as found floating alone on a boat in Lake Piru.

On Wednesday night, authorities started their search for missing actress Naya Rivera in Lake Piru, California. According to Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, Rivera reportedly rented a boat at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Three hours later, another boat found her son in a boat by himself wearing a life vest. Sheriff’s officials conducted a search on Wednesday afternoon. By, 10:39 p.m., the Ventura County Sheriff’s Twitter tweeted the search, and rescue is for a possible drowning and has been suspended and will continue on Thursday.

Rivera’s son is reportedly unharmed. He told authorities he and his mother went for a swim but his mother never returned.

Naya Rivera started her career as a child actress and model. Her breakout role was on the CBS sitcom ‘The Royal Family’ in the 90s, which she received a nomination for a Young Artist Award. After several recurring TV spots as a teen, Rivera landed the huge role of Santana Lopez on the Fox TV series ‘Glee’. She later signed to Columbia Records as a solo artist and released the 2013 hit song “Sorry”, with rapper Big Sean.