Alexa Vega

Alexa Ellesse Vega ( born August 27, 1988 in Miami ) is an American actress.


Alexa Vega has a brother and three sisters, including Makenzie Vega. Aside from acting, Vega is an enthusiastic Sportanglerin and an exercise in gymnastics. She lives with her mother, Gina Rue, her stepfather Eric James and her siblings in Los Angeles.

Vega made ​​her first appearance in front of the camera in the television series Daddy gives us all (1993 ) and became known for her role as Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids trilogy. Your New York's Broadway debut as a musical singer has Vega currently in Hairspray in the role of Penny Pingleton on the side of Ashley Parker Angel, known from MTV fame and boy band O-Town. In addition, she stood in Terrance Zdunich and Darren Lynn Bousmans musical Repo! The Genetic Opera and The Devil's Carnival.

Since December 2012 Vega leads a relationship with the Big Time Rush Carlos Pena singer, with whom she became engaged in 2013. Since January 4, 2014 they are married and now bear the name PenaVega.

Filmography (selection)


  • 2003: Young Artist Award
  • 2011: MTV Movie Award for Best Latin-American actors