Dascha Polanco – A Great Role Model for Women of Color in Hollywood
Dascha Yolaine Polanco is a Dominican-American actress who has made her name in TV and film. Her most notable roles include Daya Diaz’s role on Orange Is the New Black, and her role as Cuca in In the Heights (2021). We are proud of Dascha, who is a role model for women from color in Hollywood and we are glad that she is making waves in the film business.
Polanco has two children from a previous relationship. In the first of her relationships with Travis Scott, she was just 18 years old. The two split up after only six years, and Polanco is now happily single with her three children. Her relationship with her daughter is complicated, however. Aryam Gonzalez, Dascha Polanco’s mom, and Dasany Kristal Gonzalez her daughter are still in a relationship.
Dascha Polanco, who settled in the US in 1999, has been a celebrity in Hollywood’s film industry. Her role in the rom-com ‘In the Heights’ helped her gain international recognition. The actress, who was born in Venezuela, moved to the US as a child, and has quickly established herself as a leading actress in the industry. Today, Dascha Polanco has a large following on social media, where she boasts almost three million followers.
The actress Dascha Polanco grew up in Brooklyn and has since worked in Miami and Brooklyn. Her breakout role as Daya Diaz on the hit show Orange is the New Black is her most successful role to date. She has also been featured in the HBO Max adaptation of ‘In The Heights’, and will soon star in the action-comedy ‘Samaritan.’ Dascha Polanco is not only a star of the show but also a role model for multiracial people.
In 2013, Polanco was a guest star in the independent film ‘Gimme Shelter.’ She then returned to the TV series and was promoted to series regular for season three. The third season is scheduled to air in 2015. Polanco will be playing a role in the film “The Cobbler”. Although the show has made her a star actress in Hollywood, her personal life was difficult and it has had a negative impact on her career.
Polanco was already working as a Central Sterile Manager/Surgical Technician at two New York City hospitals while she was studying nursing at LIU. Despite her desire to be a nurse, her fiance encouraged her to pursue acting. She enrolled at the BIH Studios in New York and signed with a talent agency, Shirley Grant Management, which helped her get her first acting credits. Later, she was an actress in television series like “Unforgettable” or “NYC 22.”
Dascha Polanco’s upcoming film roles will keep her busy for some time. She will play Monique, the antagonist, a mommy blogger and owner of several apartment buildings in the area. She is also set to appear in the upcoming NBC pilot ‘Dangerous Moms’ opposite Shanola Hampton. In addition to being a talented actress, Polanco also has a passion for acting and the theater.