Yaya DaCosta Net Worth 2018, Biography/Wiki, Married/Wedding
Yaya DaCosta Net Worth $1 Million Dollars
Yaya DaCosta Net Worth: Produced in Harlem, NY, in 1982 as Camara DaCosta Johnson, Yaya DaCosta earned her bachelor’s degree in Africana Studies and International Relations at Brown University. She placed second on the hit reality contest TV show “America’s Next Top Model” with Tyra Banks. DaCosta’s first credited playing character came on a 2005 episode of “Eve” before she made her big screen debut as LaRhette in 2006’s “Take the Lead”. She is gone to appear in tons of films and TV shows, including “Racing for Time”, “The Kids Are All Right”, “Tron: Heritage”, “Mom of George”, “Ugly Betty”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “Army Wives”, “Body of Proof”, and “House”. DaCosta in addition has starred in three music videos: Chingy’s “Pullin’ Me Back”, Jay Z’s “Roc Boys”, and Raphael Saadiq’s “Good Man”. She’s been married to her husband, Joshua Bee Alafia, in 2012. They will have one child together, and DaCosta has began utilizing the name Yaya Alafia following her union.
November 15, 1982
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Joshua Bee Alafia (m. 2012)
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star - Female
Chicago Med, Whitney, The Nice Guys, The Kids Are All Right, Take the Lead, The Butler, Tron: Legacy, Honeydripper, Racing for Time, Mother of George, The Messenger, And So It Goes, Big Words, Whole Lotta Sole, Bolden!
Her ancestry includes African-American, Brazilian, West African, Cherokee Native American, and Irish. Yaya often mentioned her Brazilian ancestry during her "America's Next Top Model" (2003) run, along with her Nigerian ancestry.
Accepted the role of Cassandra on "All My Children". [April 2008]
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 30, a son Sankara Alafia in September 2013. Child's father is her estranged husband, Joshua Bee Alafia.
My parents were very active in the Civil Rights Movement. My father was a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) worker; my mother was a secretary with the Panthers.
We had already planned my wedding when my brother passed away in 2012. When you're grieving, you don't necessarily want to think about something like that, but my brother told me that he wanted me to, so we went ahead and did it.
I feel at home in a lot of places, but I am truly an African-American.
I try to make my mood uplifting and peaceful, then watch the world around me reflect that mood.
Happiness is the bomb cosmetic! When I'm smiling, sometimes I'm giving thanks for all the things I have rather than worrying about the things I don't.