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Naya Rivera, Before and After

The beauty evolution of the ‘Glee’ star.
Naya Rivera before and after

If you’ve ever mistaken Naya Rivera for Kim Kardashian, join the club. In recent years, the 33-year-old actress and singer (who is best known for playing cheerleader Santana Lopez on Glee) has started to resemble Kim so much, they could be related. 

Besides sharing the same taste in makeup, hair and fashion, they even have similar features, like pillowy lips, plump cheeks, arched brows and long lashes. 

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But Naya didn’t always look so Kardashian-ified. Let’s examine her beauty transformation over the years, from 2004 until now.

From 2004: Naya as a Teen

Naya Rivera Chasing Liberty Los Angeles premiere 2004

From 2009 to 2013: The ‘Glee’ Years

Naya Rivera Bandslam Los Angeles premiere 2009
Naya Rivera Emmys 2010
Naya Rivera PaleyFest 2011