Meet Naya Rivera's Husband! 6 Facts About Ryan Dorsey

In case you missed it: Naya Rivera got married this past weekend -- but not to Big Sean. Just three months after breaking up with her ex-fiancé, Rivera tied the knot with Ryan Dorsey in a romantic, seaside Mexican wedding.

But -- who is Ryan Dorsey? We've got the facts on Naya Rivera's new husband: 

1. He's an actor.

He’s an actor.

Ryan Dorsey, like his new wife, is an actor. He moved to New York City after high school to attend the New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, before packing up and moving to Los Angeles — where he met Naya. So far, he’s mostly taken on smaller roles in episodes of shows like Parks and Recreation and Southland. However, the up-and-coming actor just shot his first feature length film,  Blood Father, co-starring Mel Gibson, William H. Macy and Diego Luna.  


2. He's known Naya for a long time.

He’s known Naya a long time.

Naya Rivera met Ryan Dorsey four years ago, although their relationship didn’t become romantic until after she split from Big Sean in April. A source said, “They were friends for a long time. It turned into love!”


3. He's a country boy.

He's a country boy.

Dorsey calls Charleston, West Virginia his home — and he's pretty darn proud of it. Originally from Coal Mining Country, Dorsey grew up with ambitions to play baseball. According to his official website, "high school fate derailed those plans and landed him on stage, where he fell in love with a new dream."


4. He was Cosmo's West Virginia Bachelor of the Year in 2011.

He was Cosmopolitan's West Virginia Bachelor of the Year in 2011!

In a revealing interview with the magazine, he revealed that he prefers “Brazilian” grooming down under, and likes it when girls ask him out.  He also admitted his biggest relationship fear: “Breaking a girl’s heart or having mine broken by her.” Aww!


5. He has big ambitions.

He has big ambitions.

Sure, he’s only taken on a handful of roles, but Dorsey has big plans for the future – and his new wife might help him get there. At the beginning of 2014, he wrote on Twitter: “I’m at the Golden Globes by 2016. #outlandish #dreams ? I didn’t say nominated, but hey, anythings possible right? Ask Dad, he married mom.”


6. His new lady makes him very happy.

His new lady makes him very happy

On June 1, he tweeted: “Those thoughts over the years in hindsight, were just positive premonitions..it’s crazy how I got here, but I’ve never been happier in life.” Could he be referring to his relationship with Naya Rivera? We hope so! Either way, we wish this couple lots of love and happiness! Congrats, Naya and Ryan!