Yaya DaCosta is a Brazilian-American actress and model who was the runner-up in Cycle 3 of America’s Next Top Model, where she beat Toccara Jones but lost to Eva Pigford. In 2015, she began starring by portraying the role of Nurse April Sexton in the NBC medical drama Chicago Med. DaCosta was born in New York City, the daughter of a university professor and a school teacher. She grew up with her sister and two brothers. She belongs to Brazilian and African-American descent. She married independent film producer and director Joshua Bee Alafia in 2012. She has a son, Sankara.
Yaya DaCosta Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 15 November 1982
Birth Place: Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Name: Camara Yaya DaCosta Johnson
Nickname: Yaya DaCosta
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Race/Ethnicity: Afro-Brazilian, Native American, Irish
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Yaya DaCosta Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 123 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 56 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 8″
Height in Meters: 1.73 m
Body Measurements: 33-23-34 in (84-58.5-86 cm)
Breast Size: 33 inches (84 cm)
Waist Size: 23 inches (58.5 cm)
Hips Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32C
Feet/Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 2 (US)
Yaya DaCosta Family Details:
Father: University professor
Mother: School teacher
Spouse: Joshua Bee Alafia (m. 2012)
Children: Sankara Alafia (Son) (Born: September 2013)
Siblings: Has a sister and two brothers.
Yaya DaCosta Education:
*She attended the elite Northfield Mount Hermon School.
*She attended Brown University where she studied International Relations and African Studies.
Yaya DaCosta Facts:
*She is of Brazilian and African-American descent.
*She had the desire of becoming an actress from very early on.
*She is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and French.
*YaYa Da Costa is her stage name, sometimes written as Yaya Dacosta.
*Camara is her given name. It is African.
*Da Costa comes from her mother, whose father is from Brazil.
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