Navia Robinson is an American actress, dancer, and model, probably best known to the world as Nia Baxter in the TV series “Raven’s Home” (2017-2021), and also as Rosie in the TV series “Free Rein” (2017-2018), in addition to several other prominent roles that she’s secured so far in her career.
Born Navia Ziraili Robinson on 4 May 2005 under the Taurus zodiac sign in Marietta, Georgia USA of mixed ancestry, Navia is the daughter of Jeffery Robinson and his wife Lisa Butler.
She spent her formative years in her hometown with her brothers Maz and Gianni Robinson. She went to Shallowford Falls Elementary School in her hometown, from which she received high honors, and she currently attends Johnson Ferry Christian Academy.
From her early years, Navia started expressing her multiple talents, including dancing, singing, and acting as well. As a result, she joined a number of acting schools and workshops across Atlanta at first, but as she got older, she started attending acting lessons in Los Angeles.
Navia was just nine years old when she made her acting debut, selected for the role of D’Asia, the young niece of the lead character in the award-winning romantic thriller-drama series “Being Mary Jane”, with Gabrielle Union in the lead role, and Lisa Vidal and Raven Goodwin. Navia appeared in just 10 episodes, but her performance stunned the world. In 2016, she was chosen by Nicki Minaj to star in the documentary about Nicky’s growing up in Queens, entitled “Nicky” and premiering on the Freeform network.
Her next role was as Janie in the critically acclaimed TV series “The Vampire Diaries” in 2017, and the same year, young Navia was chosen for the part of Rosie in the TV action-adventure comedy series “Free Rein”, appearing in 20 episodes in 2017 and ‘18.
Rise to Prominence
Navia’s career reached a new high with the role of Nia Baxter in the Disney Channel’s TV comedy series “Raven’s Home”. She has starred in all 81 episodes of the award-winning series until the present day, next to Raven-Symone Issac Ryan Brown and Jason Maybaum.
Navia achieved international fame thanks to the popularity of the series, and received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in the category for Outstanding Young Performer in a Children’s Program.
She next guest-starred as Nia Baxter in the TV comedy series “Bunk’d” in 2020 and lent her voice to Nia in the animated TV special “Far from Raven’s Home”.
To speak further of her success as an actress, Navia played Zayla in the TV short “Marvel Rising: Playing with Fire” in 2019, and has voiced Valerie D’Avion in the animated TV shorts “The Rocketeer” (2019-2020). Moreover, the young star is set to portray Dora Marquez in the TV series “Dora the Explorer”, and is working on the drama film “We Are Gathered Here Today”, which is currently in post-production and still awaiting its release date.
In addition to her success as an actress, Navia is also a prominent model. Back in 2011, she participated in the national talent competition Actors, Models and Talent for Christ “Shine Event” held in Orlando, Florida. She expressed her acting, modeling, and singing talents and won the Overall Top Child Model award, which greatly helped her career.
Subsequently, she signed deals with J. Pervis Talent Agency of Atlanta, CESD Talent Agency in Los Angeles while she was also contracted to Generation Model Management, representing her in New York. She did campaigns and advertisements for Moe’s Southwest Grill and r. Charles Stanley’s In Touch Ministries, then Boosterthon Fun Run Organization, and Smithfield Food Inc.
Her modeling career progressed, and she catwalked for Jason Christopher Peters and did national commercials for such brands and companies as AT&T, Synovus Bank, and Golden Corral Restaurants.
Personal Life, Dating, Boyfriend, Single?
When it comes to her personal life, Navia hasn’t talked much about her romantic life, but at just 16, it seems that she’s for now focused on her career, and having a good time with her friends and family. Although she is not dating at the time, Navia has shared some dating advice with her fans in the YouTube video she did for Seventeen.
As of mid- 2021, Navia Robinson’s net worth has been estimated to be around $3 million, earned through her successful career as an actress and model. So far, she’s appeared in just 13 film and TV titles, but all of them have added to her wealth.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The young actress and model has black hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m), weighs approximately 110lbs (50kgs), while her vital statistics are 30-23-35, and her bra size is 28C.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Navia is pretty active as she enjoys basketball and rock climbing, also hiking and exploring nature, as well as horseback riding.
Navia is an Instagram star with more than a million followers, using her influence to address social issues, such as human trafficking, and the position of young black women, among others.
She has launched her own magazine named “A Book Of”, in which she publishes interviews with actors – sales of the magazine are donated to the Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.
Navia loves sports, and her favorite franchise is the New York Yankees baseball team.
Obsessed with Italian cuisine, she enjoys eating pasta and pizza, but also Guacamole and has said that she knows how to make all of them.’