Raini Rodriguez

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Raini Rodriguez
Born(1993-07-01) July 1, 1993 (age 21)[1]
Bryan, Texas, U.S.[2]
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2006-present
RelativesRico Rodriguez (brother)
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Raini Rodriguez
Born(1993-07-01) July 1, 1993 (age 21)[1]
Bryan, Texas, U.S.[2]
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2006-present
RelativesRico Rodriguez (brother)
External images
Raini Rodriguez in 2012

Raini Rodriguez (born July 1, 1993)[1] is an American actress and singer who is best known for her role as Trish in the television show Austin & Ally and as Maya Blart in the movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop. She has also appeared in an episode of The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Betsy, and on the Disney XD show I'm in the Band as Annoying Arlene. She played Tess in the 2011 film Prom. Raini also won the award of best young television actress at the 2013 Imagen Awards.[3]

Rodriguez was born in Bryan, Texas. Her parents are Diane and Roy Rodriguez, who own a Rodriguez Tire business.[2] She is the older sister of actor Rico Rodriguez.[1] She has two other brothers, Ray and Roy Jr.[4]

Life and career[edit]

Early Life and Start of Career[edit]

Raini Alena Rodriguez was born on July 1, 1993 in Bryan, Texas. Her parents, Diane and Roy Rodriguez, own a business called Rodriguez Tire Service.[5]

As a young girl, Rodriguez enjoyed acting. One day, at an IMTA showcase, Raini was discovered by Susan Osser,[6] a Californian talent agent. After viewing Raini's performance, Osser suggested to Raini's mother if Osser could become Raini's manager and to come to California to give Raini a year for career opportunities. At the time, Raini was eleven years old. Her mother agreed to Osser's proposal. Raini (alongside with Rico, her little brother, who also was signed a talent manager) moved to Los Angeles. Diane accompanied them temporarily while Roy stayed in Bryan to run the tire shop.[4] Their mother even home-schooled them to support their blooming career.[6]


YearFilm/SeriesRoleOther notes
2006HuffDenise"Black Shadows" (Season 2, episode 12)
2007Handy MannyIsabel Montoya"Lost and Found"; voice role
Family of the YearMaria"Pilot" (Season 1, episode 1)
The Suite Life of Zack & CodyBetsy"Sleepover Suite" (Season 3, episode 7)
ParkerKid on Playground #2
2008Babysitters BewareMarco's Sister #1
2009Paul Blart: Mall CopMaya BlartSupporting role
Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert ExperienceADR voice
Slice of WaterMaggie Blumsfeld
GorditaTeenage Tatiana
2010I'm in the BandArlene Roca2 episodes
2011–presentAustin & AllyTrish[1]Main role; Disney Channel Original Series
2011True Jackson, VPNina"True Mall" (Season 2, episode 31)
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoHerself(Season 20, episode 46)
2012Girl in ProgressTavita
2015Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2Maya BlartFilming


2012Living Your DreamsFrom "Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta!"Yes
2012Vive Tus Sueños (Spanish edition: "Living Your Dreams")From "Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta!"No


2012Living Your Dreams (From "Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta!")Unknown


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