Alexa PenaVega née Vega (born August 27, 1988) is an American actress and singer. She’s widely known for her role as Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids series. She also played Shilo Wallace in the film Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008). PenaVega also starred as Ruby Gallagher in Ruby & the Rockits (2009). Alexa recorded three songs for the Spy Kids’ soundtracks while filming. She also sang “Christmas is the Time to Say ‘I Love You'” in the ABC film Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe (2009).
Alexa guest-starred in numerous television shows and films, including ER, Follow the Stars Home, Ghost Whisperer, and The Bernie Mac Show. She performed on Dancing with the Stars where she revealed that she is a bulimia survivor. She’s married to Carlos Pena, and the couple combined their last names to form PenaVega. They have a son, Ocean PenaVega, who was born December 7, 2016.