Glee star Naya Rivera has found her happily ever after.
The actress married actor Ryan Dorsey on July 19 in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, in front of a small group of close family.
"We feel truly blessed to be joined as husband and wife," the couple told PEOPLE exclusively. "Our special day was fated and everything we could have ever asked for."
Dorsey, who is originally from Charleston, West Virginia, attended the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts before moving to Los Angeles, where he met Rivera four years ago. Longtime friends, they saw their relationship blossom into a romance shortly after her engagement to rapper Big Sean ended in April.
For their nuptials, Rivera, 27, wore a Monique Lhuillier gown while Dorsey wore a Dolce & Gabbana suit. She carried a bouquet of daisies and baby’s breath and the couple exchanged Neil Lane rings.
Now back home in L.A., the couple are excited to start their new lives as newlyweds.
As they told PEOPLE: “True love always prevails.”
For more exclusive photos from the couple’s surprise wedding, pick up this week’s issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday
Choice TV Villain
- Jane Lynch, GLEE
Choice TV Male Scene Stealer
- Darren Criss, GLEE
Choice TV Female Scene Stealer
- Naya Rivera, GLEE
TVLine has learned exclusively that Santana’s portrayer — who dodged rumors this spring that her days on the show were numbered — is returning for Season 6.
The small-ish catch: Rivera will be billed as a recurring guest star and not as a series regular — a change I’m told she requested (and the producers honored).