Yaya DaCosta  American Actress

Current Status

Yaya DaCosta is currently single. Her last relationship was when Joshua Alafia was married to Yaya DaCosta from 26th June, 2012 to December, 2014.

Relationships

Yaya DaCosta was previously married to Joshua Alafia (2011 - 2014).

Yaya DaCosta has a son named Sankara, age 2.

About

Yaya DaCosta is a 33 year old American Actress. Born Camara Yaya DaCosta Johnson on 15th November, 1982 in Harlem, New York, USA, she is famous for Runner up on America`s Next Top Model. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Yaya DaCosta has been in an on-screen matchup with Rob Brown in Take the Lead (2006).

Yaya DaCosta is a member of the following lists: Actresses from New York City, 21st-century American actresses and African-American actresses.

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Dating History

Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Yaya DaCosta33 ScorpioActress
American
Joshua Alafia-Cinematographer

Children

NameGenderBornAge
Sankara
MaleSeptember, 20132 years old

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
The Nice Guys2016Movie
Bolden!2015Movie
Whitney2015Whitney HoustonTV Movie
Chicago Med2015April SextonTV Show
And So It Goes2014Kennedy (as Yaya Alafia)Movie
Lee Daniels' The Butler2013Carol HammieMovie
Big Words2013Annie (as Yaya Alafia)Movie
Mother of George2013Sade Bakare (as Yaya Alafia)Movie
Dark Horse2012AmyMovie
Chicago Fire2012April SextonTV Show
Body of Proof2011Holly BennettTV Show
In Time2011GretaMovie
Whole Lotta Sole2011SophieMovie
Unforgettable2011MollyTV Show
Weekends at Bellevue2011VanessaTV Movie
The Kids Are All Right2010Tanya (as Yaya Dacosta)Movie
TRON: Legacy2010Siren #3Movie
Lost and Found2010Short Film
The Messenger2009Monica WashingtonMovie
Mercy2009Brooke SullivanTV Show
Shanghai Hotel2008KendraMovie
Racing for Time2008VanessaTV Movie
Honeydripper2007China DollMovie
Army Wives2007Specialist Amber StilesTV Show
Take the Lead2006LaRhetteMovie
Ugly Betty2006Nico SlaterTV Show
House M.D.2004AnitaTV Show
Eve2003Ms. JenkinsTV Show
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999AudrinaTV Show
The Simpsons1989Princess KemiTV Show
All My Children1970Cassandra FosterTV Show
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Discussions

Posted commentsView all comments (11)

thejflo2Feb 23, 2014

Incredibly beautiful. Decent semblance of an acting career too.

HashimAug 26, 2010

Yaya i love you sooo much i cant even make a comment,keep doing what you do best.

lisaAug 24, 2010

hi, i hve watchd ur movie, tke d lead seval tyms. It wz wow n i luv it. Cn i b ur frnd Yaya?

Moody 2XApr 7, 2010

I saw the movie Take the Lead today and Yaya played her part so well... By the way I can speed up your learning of Swahili.

choccyMar 27, 2010

i thught u shood hav won hunny

kevinFeb 23, 2010

I`Ll write the same thing I tought when i 1st saw this young beauty...she WILL be the AMNTM!!!! I came close, but that does not mean that I was wrong!!! Commercial (Image ) sells!! U ALWAYZ have/had my vote

JOHNJun 26, 2008

YAYA GHANA BOYS LOVE SO MUCH!!!


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Yaya DaCosta

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    About

    Yaya DaCosta (born Camara DaCosta Johnson; November 15, 1982) is an American actress and fashion model. She was the runner-up in Cycle 3 of America's Next Top Model....

    Confirmed Relationships1
    Longest Relationship3 yrs, 11 mths
    Shortest Relationship3 yrs, 11 mths
    Average Relationship Length3 yrs, 11 mths
    First Name Yaya
    Last Name Dacosta
    Full Name at Birth Camara Yaya DaCosta Johnson
    Alternative Name Yaya Alafia
    Age 33 years
    Birthday 15th November, 1982
    Birthplace Harlem, New York, USA
    Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
    Build Slim
    Eye Color Brown - Dark
    Hair Color Black
    Zodiac Sign Scorpio
    Sexuality Straight
    Ethnicity Black
    Nationality American
    University Brown University
    Occupation Text Model/Actress
    Occupation Actress
    Claim to Fame Runner up on America`s Next Top Model
    Bust (inches) 32
    Waist (inches) 23
    Hips (inches) 35
    Clothes Size 2
    Shoe Size 9,5
    Official Websites www.fashionmodeldirectory.com/models/Yaya_Dacosta
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