Dascha Polanco Age, Height, Family, Net Worth, Biography & More

Dascha Polanco is 39 years old and was born on December 3, 1982. By profession, she is a Dominican American actress and voice artist. She is known as Dayanara Diaz she played the role on the Netflix comedy-drama series called Orange Is the New Black, and after this, she got lots of appreciation and opportunities for Tv series.

She got more success when she played the role of Cuca in 2021 in the musical drama film titled In the Heights. She moved to the US at an early stage of life to give more concentrate on acting skills. she is also quite active in social media and has over 3 million Fan following on Instagram.

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Dascha Polanco’s Real Name Dascha Yolaine Polanco
Nick NameDash
Profession American actress
Physical Stats
Dascha Polanco’s Height5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Dascha Polanco Weight86 kg (189.5 lbs)
Body Measurement 41-30-42
Eye colorDark Brown
Hair colorDark Brown (Natural)
Personal Life
Date of birth December 3, 1982
Dascha Polanco’s Age 39 years old
Birthplace Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic
Zodiac sign Sagittarius
Nationality Dominican-American
Religion Christianity
Home town Not Known
School Not Known
College/University Not Known
Educational Bachelor’s degree in psychology
Family member
Marital statusTo be Updated
Dascha Polanco’s BoyfriendNot Known
Dascha Polanco’s HusbandNot Known
ChildrenSon- Aryam
Daughter – Dasany Kristal Gonzalez
Parents Father – Rubén Darío Polanco
Mother – Janet Polanco
Favorite Things
Favorite ActorNot Known
Favorite ActressNot Known
HobbiesNot Known
Dascha Polanco’s Net worthApprox $6 Million

Early Life

Dascha Polanco is 39 years old and was born on December 3, 1982, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, she comes from a well-settled family where her father whose name is Rubén Darío Polanco and by profession he is a mechanic and her mother whose name is Janet Polanco and by profession, she is a cosmetologist. Dascha and her younger siblings grew up in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, and Miami. Moving on to her education, Dascha attended Hunter College where she got her bachelor’s degree in psychology.

After doing college she wanted to become a nurse, so she served as a hospital administrator along with this she was studying nursing at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. She also started working in the healthcare industry. later she got interested in acting and wanted to be an actress to pursue this career she attended Break into Hollywood Studios in New York.

Dascha Polanco’s Personal Life

Talking about Dascha Polanco’s relationship she was in a relationship with a guy but she has not disclosed his name after being 6 years a relationship they split up and Dascha is also a mother of a son named Aryam and a daughter Dasani Kristal Gonzalez.

Also, she has been in a relationship with Travis Scott in the year 2015.


When she attended the BIH she got the chance to sign a contract with a talent agency whose name is Shirley Grant Management. she got her first chance in 2011, where she played a minor role in episodes of the crime drama series Unforgettable and then following year she got another role in NYC 22. but the main turning point of her career came in the hit Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black, where she played the role of when she played Dayanara “Daya” Diaz which she appeared from 2013 to 2019.

Because of her performance and acting skill she has won many awards for her excellent performance in the series which includes, ALMA Award in 2014 and a Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance. She made her film debut in the independent drama film Gimme Shelter and played the role of Caramel.

Later as she became a well-recognized actress and has a huge fan following she worked in many big movies like The Cobbler as Macy in 2014, Joy as Jackie in 2015, The Perfect Match as Sheila “Pressy” Wells in 2016, The Irishman as Nurse in 2019, In the Heights as Cuca in 2021, and many more.

Net Worth.

Talking about his Net Worth as of 2022 her net worth is around $6 Million US as of 2022. Annually she earns around $800,000. The main source of her income comes from acting in the movies, web series, Television shows, advertisements, and paid promotions such as she was featured in an Old Navy TV commercial.


How old is Dascha Polanco?

Dascha Yolaine Polanco was born on December 3, 1982, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, She is 39 years old.

Where is Dascha Polanco from?

The Dominican Republic.

Does Dascha have a daughter?

Dasany Kristal Gonzalez.

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