Yaya DaCosta Net Worth – Bio, Spouse, Salary

By | March 20, 2017

The curly hair Yaya DaCosta revealed her net worth which is of $2 million. Check out her biography, real age, ethnicity, ex-husband, salary and more. Yaya Dacosta is a famous model and actress in America. Yaya got recognized after participating and coming second in America’s Next Top Model in Cycle three. After that she got many opportunities for acting and her modelling career also boosted up. She is known for her slender long body which is well in shape. Her unique look led her to reach heights in modelling.

Yaya DaCosta


Full Name Yaya DaCosta
Birth Date November 15, 1982
Birth Place Harlem, New York City
Nationality American
Net Worth $2 Million
Source of Income Acting
Annual Salary $300,000
Ethnicity Afro-Brazilian, African-American, Cherokee Native American and Irish
Husband Joshua Bee Alafia (divorced)

Being one of the top models and famous actress Yaya DaCosta is able to make a lot of wealth for herself. Yaya DaCosta net worth for 2017 is estimated as more than $2 Million. Yaya has her own apartment in New York city. She is one of those actresses in America who are highly paid for their appearances in films. Yaya is also one of those twenty top richest actresses of America.

Yaya DaCosta started her acting at the age of eleven itself. She was acting in educational dramas and she continued her performance throughout her school and college days. After becoming popular by the show America’s Next Top Model, Yaya got opportunity to appear in guest roles for few movies and advertisements. She also acted as a get star in an episode of UPN sitcom eve. Yaya’s first debut movie Take The Lead got released in 2005. She also appeared in Honeydripper and The Messenger movies as supporting role.

She has acted in many comedy films and other shows. The recent one is her acting in the NBC medical drama Chicago Med in a nurse role April Sexton. She has won many awards for her service in acting and one prestigious award among all she won is Vivian Robinson / AUDELCO Recognition Award For Excellence for her acting in Black Teacher.



Yaya DaCosta is currently single. But she was married to Joshua Alafia who is an independent film producer and director and the couple has a child named Sankara. They both got divorced in 2015 because of some internal issues. Yaya is no more interested in new relationships. The little boy is being taken care by Yaya itself after their divorce.

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