Dascha Polanco is a Dominican-American actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Dayanara “Daya” Diaz on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. She also had a recurring roles in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Russian Doll and When They See Us.
Born Dascha Yolaine Polanco on December 3, 1982 in Dominican Republic, to parents Janet and Rubén Darío Polanco, Daschais the oldest of three children with a brother and sister. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hunter College, and studied nursing at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York City. Polanco has three children.
Dascha Polanco Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 3 December 1982
Birth Place: Dominican Republic
Birth Name: Dascha Yolaine Polanco
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Dominican, American
Race/Ethnicity: Multiracial (Black and Hispanic)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Dascha Polanco Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 183 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 83 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 5″
Height in Meters: 1.65 m
Body Build/Type: Voluptuous
Body Measurements: 41-30-42 in (104-76-107 cm)
Breast Size: 41 inches (104 cm)
Waist Size: 30 inches (76 cm)
Hips Size: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 38C
Feet/Shoe Size: 7.5 (US)
Dress Size: 12 (US)
Dascha Polanco Family Details:
Father: Rubén Darío Polanco (Mechanic)
Mother: Janet Polanco (Cosmetologist)
Children: Dasany Kristal Gonzalez, Aryam
Siblings: She has a younger brother and a younger sister.
Dascha Polanco Education:
American Senior High School
Hunter College (2008) (Bachelor’s in Psychology)
Dascha Polanco Facts:
*Born on December 3, 1982 in Dominican Republic, she was raised in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
*She moved to the US from the Dominican Republic when she was a child.
*She aspired to be an actress from an early age.
*She played Dayanara “Daya” Diaz in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black from 2013 to 2019.
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.