An American actress as well as a fashion model Yaya DaCosta is widely known for being the runner-up in the Cycle 3 of America’s Next Top Model. She is the native of Harlem, New York, Unites States. She came into this world on 15th November of the year 1982 which has now made her at the age of 33. Although she is known by the name Yaya DaCosta, as a child, she was named as Camara DaCosta Johnson. She is of Brazilian and Nigerian descent and she belongs to an American nationality. In addition to speaking English, Yaya can also speak French, Portuguese, Spanish as well as conversational Japanese.
Yaya went to get her education from the Elite Northfield Mount Hermon School during the high school years. After that, she got enrolled at the Brown University from where she got majored in the Africana Studies as well as International Relations. DaCosta is a tall lady with the height of five feet and eight inches that is 1.73 m. Her hair is black in color whereas her eyes are brown. She is very beautiful as well as hot too. She has got the body measurements of 32-23-35.
After completing in the 2nd position on Cycle 3 of the show called America’s Next Top Model, she went to have the successful career. She only made her appearance once in bottom two during that competition. Yaya has also appeared in the advertisements for Lincoln Townhouse, Garnier Fructis, Radioshack, Oil of Olay, Sephora, Seda and Dr. Scholl’s. Later, she started her career in acting in the year 2005 after having guest role in an episode of a TV show called Eve. In addition to that, she also starred as Cassandra Foster who is teh daughter of Angie Hubbard in All My Children in 2008. Some of her other movies are Whitney, The Butler, In Time, The Messenger, Ugly Betty, Mercy and many more.
Moving on to her personal life biography, Yaya is a married woman. She is married to her husband Joshua Bee Alafia who is an independent movie producer as well as a director. The couple tied their knot with each other on 26th June of the year 2012 and since then, they are living their happy married life. Yaya also has one child, a son together with her husband whom she gave birth in September of 2013. As of 12th November 2015, Yaya has filed for the divorce from her husband. Besides that, for more details about her, she can also be connected through Twitter and Instagram.