Alexa PenaVega

27 Aug 1988


Alexa Ellesse Pena-Vega (born August 27, 1988) is an American actress, singer and pianist. She is best known for playing Carmen Cortez in Spy Kids film series and Shilo Wallace in the movie Repo! the Genetic Opera. In 2009, she starred as the title character Ruby Gallagher in the ABC Family series Ruby & The Rockits.

Early life

Alexa Vega was born in Miami, Florida. Her father is Colombian and her mother, Gina Rue, is an American former model. Vega has six siblings: paternal half-sister Margaux Vega (b. 1981), sister Krizia Vega (b. 1990), sister Makenzie Vega (b. 1994), maternal half-sister Greylin James (b. 2000), maternal half-brother Jet James (b. 2005), and maternal half-brother Cruz Hudson Rue (b. 2009). She moved with her family to California when she was four years old.

Personal life

Vega married film producer Sean Covel on October 10, 2010 in a ceremony held in his hometown of Lead, South Dakota. She wore an Ian Stuart gown and was walked down the aisle by Robert Rodriguez. In July 2012, Vega announced on Twitter that she had divorced Covel.

Personal life

In August 2013, while on a cruise with friends, Vega became engaged to actor and singer Carlos Pena, Jr. The couple married on January 4, 2014 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and changed their surname to PenaVega.Vega is a Christian. Vega says her faith is the most important thing in her life. Vega enjoys freshwater fishing, can speak Spanish fluently, and is an experienced gymnastVega is close friends with Nikki Reed and was the maid of honor at Reed's wedding to Paul McDonald.


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Filmography (30 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Christmas Made to Order
Genre: TV Movie, Romance
Role: Actor (as Gretchen)
(movie, 2015)
···Tell Tale Lies
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Camille)
(movie, 2015)
Genre: Music
Role: Actor (as Michelle Meyers (voice))
(movie, 2015)
···Roommate Wanted
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Janie)
(movie, 2015)
···Do You Believe?
Genre: Fantasy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Lacy)
(movie, 2015)
···Spare Parts
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Karla)
(movie, 2014)
···23 Blast
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ashley)
(movie, 2014)
···The Remaining
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Role: Actor (as Skylar)
(movie, 2014)
···Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Gilda)
(movie, 2014)
···Wicked Blood
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Amber)
(movie, 2014)
···The Clockwork Girl
Genre: Animation
Role: Actor (as Tesla)
(movie, 2013)
···The Hunters
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Dylan Savini)
(movie, 2013)
···Machete Kills
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as KillJoy)
(movie, 2013)
···The Mine
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sharon)
(movie, 2012)
···The Devil's Carnival
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor (as Wick)
(movie, 2011)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sally)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Action
Role: Actor (as Carmen Cortez)
(movie, 2011)
···From Prada to Nada
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mary)
(movie, 2010)
···Mother's Day
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jenna Luther)
(movie, 2008)
···Repo! The Genetic Opera
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Shilo Wallace)
(movie, 2007)
···The Beautiful Ordinary
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Holly)
(movie, 2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Julie Corky)
(movie, 2003)
···Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Carmen Cortez)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Carmen Cortez)
(movie, 2001)
···Spy Kids
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Carmen Cortez)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Gina)
(movie, 1996)
···Ghosts of Mississippi
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Claire DeLaughter (as Alexa Vega))
(movie, 1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Role: Actor (as Jo Harding age 6)
(movie, 1995)
···Nine Months
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Molly Dwyer)
(movie, 1994)
···Little Giants
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Priscilla O'Shea)