Yaya DaCosta – Age, Husband, Height, Family, Bio, Net Worth & More

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Real Name Camara DaCosta Johnson.
Nickname Yaya.
Occupation Actress and Model.
Best Known For Her role as April Sexton in the NBC drama Chicago Med.
Personal Life
Date of Birth November 15, 1982.
Age (as 2021) 38 Years.
Birth Place New York City, United States.
Current Residence Los Angeles, California, United States.
Nationality American.
Religion Christian Catholic.
Sexuality Straight.
Zodiac Sign Scorpio.
Ethnicity African-American.
Highest Qualification Graduate (majored in Africana Studies and International Relations).
School Northfield Mount Hermon School, Massachusetts.
College/University Brown University.
Father Carl Awolowo Johnson.
Mother Orundun DaCosta.
Son Sankara Alafia (b. Sep 2013).
Sister Djassi DaCosta Johnson.
Brothers Mamadou Johnson,
Djani Johnson.
Television Eve (2005) as Ms. Jenkins.
Film Take the Lead (2006) as LaRhette.
Music Video Gold Digger (2005) by Kanye West.
Years Active 2005-present.
Physical Stats & More
Height (as 2021) 173 Centimeters.
5 Feets 8 Inch.
Weight 56 kg or 123.5 lbs.
Eye Color Brown.
Hair Color Dark Brown.
Affairs & More
Marital Status Unmarried.
Boyfriend/Partner Joshua Bee Alafia (2012–2015).
Money Factor
Net Worth (as 2021) Estimated $1  Million USD.
Source of Income Acting, Modeling, Brand Endorsements.

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Interesting Facts about Yaya DaCosta

🔹 Yaya DaCosta is of Brazilian and African-American descent.

🔸 She can speak Portuguese, Spanish and French.

🔹 She was the first runner-up in Cycle 3 of America’s Next Top Model (2003).

🔸 Yaya majored in International Relations and Africana Studies at Brown University.

🔹 She got her first acting gig at the age of 11 when her junior high school drama teacher encouraged her to audition for films.

🔸 Her dream role is to play a Marvel character or a role in a Kill Bill-type movie

🔹 She has been featured in magazines like Miss Ebene, Vogue U.S. , L’Officiel Paris, and W.

🔸 Yaya DaCosta was in a relationship with film producer and director Joshua Bee Alafia from 2012 to 2015. She gave birth to their son, Sankara Alafia in September 2013.

🔹 In 2015, it was reported that Yaya and Alafia broke up, and contrary to popular reports, Yaya and Alafia were never officially married.

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