Josey Hollis Dorsey

Inside Biography

Being born in a celebrity family means being born to stardom! In the growing list of star kids, Josey Dorsey is one of them. He is the son of actress Naya Rivera and actor Ryan Dorsey. Josey’s parents were only married for two years before separating. His mother died in July 2020.


Josey Hollis Dorsey’s Age and Ethnicity

Josey Hollis Dorsey was born on 17th September 2015 and is six years old as of early 2022. He was born in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. His nationality is American. His birth sign is Virgo. The Starkid belongs to the White ethnicity. Further, the young one is a charming child with light brown hair and brown eyes.

CAPTION: Josey Hollis Dorsey is an American starkid SOURCE: Instagram @ joseyhollis


 The star kid was born to mother Naya Rivera and father Ryan Dorsey. The name of his uncle is Mychal Rivera. His father often posts pictures and videos of him on social media accounts. 


Josey’s Mother’s Cause of Death

Back on 8th July 2020, the kid and his mother, Naya Rivera, jumped off the pontoon boat together after counting 1, 2, and 3 at Lake Piru in Ventura County, California. But the actress disappeared into the water and drowned.


According to the reports and investigative reports, Josey said that his mother told him to get back on the boat. She even helped her son, and then she started yelling “HELP” minutes before disappearing into the water.


The actor, who was considered to be a good swimmer, had no history of suicidal ideation or attempt. His mother was confirmed dead on 13th July 2020, at the age of 33, five days after she disappeared.

The actress was buried on 24th July at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles.


Parents’ Relationship History

Josey’s mother, Naya, had a long history of relationships. Back in 2000, she was in a relationship with Tahj Mowry and dated for around four years. In 2009, she began dating Mark Salling but broke up in 2012. Between 2011 to 2013, she was reported to have dated Douglas Booth and Matthew Hodgson.


In 2013, Naya started dating Big Sean but broke up in the following year. Josey’s parents started dating after getting together in June 2014. On 14th July 2014, the pair got married in an intimate wedding ceremony. On 17th September 2015, Josey was born.

CAPTION: Josey Hollis Dorsey with his dad SOURCE: Instagram @ joseyhollis



Sadly, the duo separated in November 2016, and their divorce was finalized on 21st November 2016. After divorcing Ryan, he was reported to be in a relationship with David Spade. They were together for only three months.


Regarding Josey’s father, he was rumored to be in a relationship with Nickayla Rivera.


Professional Career And Net Worth

Hollis Dorsey is only six years old and is currently busy with his school. Furthermore, the celebrity son might be living a luxurious life with his father. His mother, Naya, was a famous American actress, model, and singer. She started her professional career as a child actress and model.


The late actress had worked in movies like The Master of Disguise, At the Devil’s Door, Mad Families, The Naughty List, and Frankenhood, among others. Likewise, she has appeared in television series like The Jersey, Smart Guy, Step Up: High water, RuPaul’s Drag Race, American Dad!, Devious Maids, Girlfriends, 8 Simple Rules, CSI: Miami, Glee, Smart Guy, Baywatch, Even Stevens, My Wife and Kids, Sirens, Live Short, and many others.


The late actress had a net worth of $5 million when she died.


On the other side, his father, Ryan, started his acting career in 2013 and is known for appearing in the television series Justified and the television crime series Ray Donovan. His net worth is $2 million.


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