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Yaya Dacosta

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Birthday
15, 1982
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
15, 1982 (age 39)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Model and actress who finished 2nd on the 3rd season of America's Next Top Model. She later parlayed this into a successful film career. She plays April Sexton in the 2015 NBC series Chicago Med.

Before Fame

She was Ivy-League educated, having focused on African Studies at Brown University.

Trivia

She was fluent in five languages, including Portuguese, French, Spanish, and Japanese.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Harlem, New York. She married Joshua Bee Alafia in 2012 and took his name. In September 2013, she had a son named Sankara.

Associated With

She appeared in the 2016 The Nice Guys starring Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe.