Model / Actress
ONE MOMENT, ONE LIFE
Rio Summers was born on Dec. 28, 1993 in Detroit, MI. As an infant she spent her earliest years in the city of Detroit with her parents Duryea & Melissa Summers. At the end of 1999, her mother moved Rio and her newborn sister Madison to Flat Rock, MI where they resided until 2008. Rio showed multiple talents as early as 5 years old. After seeing Britney Spears perform on TV she vowed to her mother to become a star.
VISION OF MY LIFE
Rio and family moved to Dearborn, MI in 2007-2010. By this time she had performed in multiple choir events, talent shows, and theatrical plays. Upon entering high school she decided to lay low, unsure of rebuilding her “star” status in a new community.
Fall Down Seven Times,
Stand Up 8
However, her fire never dwindled and she returned to talent shows and musical theater within months. Rio graduated from Woodhaven High School in 2012. By 2014, she had not only suffered and recovered from a brain tumor, but moved to LA to finally pursue her dreams of entertainment.