The bold and the beautiful is the only way we can describe the radiant model turned actress Yaya DaCosta Alafia in a power blue maxi on the red carpet to her latest film project, The Butler this Monday, July 29 at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, PA.
The former America’s Next Top Model Cycle 3 contestant married indie director Joshua Bee Alafia last June 26, 2012.
She used her 2004 ANTM appearance to launch from a modeling to a successful acting career and has appeared on episodes of All My Children, Ugly Betty, Law & Order: SVU and Army Wives. She’s starred in films Tron, The Kids are Alright and this latest Lee Daniels movie, The Butler, along with Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding Jr, Maria Carey, Terrence Howard, and industry vets Robin Williams, Vanessa Redgrave, Liev Schreiber, and Jane Fonda. I’ts about a man who served as the White House butler for 8 presidents.
The Alafias are expecting their first child together in a few weeks. Joshua has two children from a previous relationship.