Alexa Vega is an American singer and actress best known for her role as Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids. She is also known as Shilo Wallace for her movie 'Repo! The Genetic Opera in the year 2008. Alexa has sung different soundtracks for the movie 'Spy Kids' and its sequel and also for the ABC Family film 'Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe'.
Family and Personal Life
Alexa Vega the native of Miami is the daughter of the former American model. Makenzie Vega is one amongst her six siblings. At present, she lives with her second husband Carlos Pena Jr. and their son.
Alexa Vega is the native of Miami, Florida born on 27 August 1988. Her mother is a former American model. Her father belongs to Colombian ethnicity. She lived with her six siblings where Makenzie Vega, an actress, is the one. Alexa Vega with all of her other family members moved to California at the age of four.
She is currently living with her second husband Carlos Pena Jr., an actor and singer to whom she got engaged in August 2013. Alexa Vega and Carlos Pena wedding was organized on 4 January 2014 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. They also have a youtube channel named LexLovesLos. Their first child was born on 7 December 2016 whom they named Ocean King PenaVega. The news of Alexa Vega being pregnant and having a child was announced on 16 June 2016 through social media.
Alexa Vega has a cute height of 5.1 feet and weight around 50 kg. She has the body measurements of 35-25-32 and it is said that she has done breast implantation.
Before marrying Carlos Pena Jr., Alexa Vega was married to a film producer Sean Covel. They exchanged their marriage vows on 10 October 2010 in the producer's hometown Lead, South Dakota. Robert Rodriguez was the one who walked them down the aisle. Later in July 2012, she announced that she is getting a divorce with Sean Covel.
In August 2013, Alexa Vega got engaged with Carlos Pena Jr., an actor, and singer. They got married on 4 January 2014 and she turned her surname to PenaVega. The couple has a YouTube channel 'LexLovesLos' where they make regular updates. Now they have a son name Ocean King PenaVega.
Alexa Vega is still loved as Carmen Cortez the Spy Kids. She was also seen in Spy Kids 2 and 3. After the succession of the film, she was seen in various movies. Alexa Vega also played the role of Rudy Gallagher on 'Ruby & the Rockits', an ABC Family television sitcom and much more.
Alexa Vega started as Jo Harding in Twister and guest starred in ER, Ghost Whisperer, The Bernie Mac Show, and Follow the Stars Home. Her best role arrived when she got the role of Carmen Cortez in the 'Spy Kids'. As the film gained huge success she also did 'Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams and Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over'.
She again appeared in 2011 sequel 'Spy Kids: All the Time in the World'. Alexa was listed as one of the hottest teen celebrities of 2003 in the July 2003 issue of Vanity Fair. Later the year in 2004 she appeared in two different movies named 'State's Evidence' and 'Sleepover'. She was starred in the Lifetime TV series 'Odd Girl Out'.
The other film she did was 'Walkout' and again in 2007 she was seen in the movie 'Remember the Daze'. In 2008 she completed filming 'Repo! The Genetic Opera'. She appeared as Penny on the Broadway in Hairspray. Alexa Vega also played the role of Rudy Gallagher on 'Ruby & the Rockits', an ABC Family television sitcom.
She appeared in an independent thriller, 2br/1ba with Spencer Grammer and Kathryn Morris. Alexa also starred in the animated movie 'The Clockwork Girl'. Alexa has also given her voice an animated series 'Unsupervised' and in the Aerosmith's music video 'Legendary Child'.
Alexa Vega became the part of the 21st season of 'Dancing with the Stars' where her husband Carlos PenaVega was also one among the contestants. Before that during 2013 and 2014, she was seen in movies like Wicked Blood, Machete Kills, The Remaining, 23 Blast, and The Hunters.
This gorgeous lady has also recorded three different songs for the 'Spy Kids film's soundtrack. After certain period she released her own debut single 'Isle of Dreams' for the second film and 'Game Over' for the third one. The other song she did was 'Heart Drive' for the movie Spy Kids 3.
Later Alexa Vega also sang for the ABC Family tv show 'Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe' song titled 'Christmas is the Time to Say 'I Love You'. The song was released on 3 November 2009 by Walt Disney Records on a compilation album 'Songs to Celebrate 25 Days of Christmas'.
Net Worth and Salary
Alexa Vega started young and now she has appeared in several movies as well as television shows. She is also a singer who has sung different sound tracks for movies and series. Alexa Vega has an amazing amount of net worth.
Alexa Vega has an estimated net worth of 12.5 million. She is holding her place in Hollywood since 1993 and in this long period of time, she has become one of the most successful celebrities.