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ABOUT ANNIE RIVERA
Annie Rivera is a multi-faceted performer, YouTube Creator & Influencer, podcaster, social media maven, and communications guru. 

At a young age, Annie loved to sing and perform. She fell in love with musical theater in high school and after graduation, she attended United States International University - School of Performing and Visual Arts with an emphasis in Singing/Acting/Dancing. 

With more than 20 years of experience, her past stage performances include: Dual-role as Granny and Cinderella’s Mother (INTO THE WOODS); Ethel Toffelmier (MUSIC MAN); Vi (FOOTLOOSE); Ms. Myers (FAME); Andrina (THE LITTLE MERMAID); Princess (THE ENCHANTMENT BEAUTY & THE BEAST); Featured Singer (CHESS); Sister (PIRATES OF PENZANCE); Daisy Mae (LI’L ABNER); & Kim MacAfee (BYE BYE BIRDIE). She has performed at the Disneyland Resort as a Dickens Christmas Caroler for about a decade with C&C Entertainment and has performed the National Anthem at the Staples Center for three consecutive years for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Annie’s YouTube channel and podcast reach a wide demographic ranging from Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers to Millennials and the New Generation. Segments include: Celebration Awareness - highlighting uniquely, worldly- and nationally- seldom celebrated awareness days; Annie Talks - a platform featuring artists, entertainers, community leaders, and beyond - whose stories should be told; Fitness with Annie - showcasing health, fitness and wellness topics, in-home or on-site gym exercise routines, activewear fashion & style, fitness technology ideas; and various product reviews.



Born and raised in Southern California, Annie holds a Master of Arts in Professional Communications, a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, and a minor in Radio/TV/Film at California State University, Fullerton, where, in 2010, she graduated Cum Laude. She was named a recipient of The LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship in 2011. Annie held the positions of President and Vice President of Marketing of the Alumni Association College of Communications Chapter at CSUF, and she is a volunteer public information officer for the American Red Cross. She is an avid health and fitness enthusiast and enjoys running, exercising, and weight lifting at the gym.

When she’s not recording or editing videos or podcasts, performing onstage, sitting in the audience as a theater-goer, or exercising, Annie loves spending time with her family, including her four grown children, her friends, and her dogs; watching movies, listening to Island music, and she is seen frequenting the Disneyland Resorts.

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