Yaya was born under the official name Johnson, CamaraYaya DaCosta on November 15th, 1982. She has been a credited actor since the 2006 film Take the Lead.
Yaya is a recognizable supporting cast member who's acting range makes her the top choice for a variety of roles. She has appeared in six films including: the 2014 comedy film And So It Goes as the character Kennedy, the 2010 action movie TRON: Legacy playing Siren #3 and the 2010 comedy release The Kids Are All Right cast as Tanya.
Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2010 action film TRON: Legacy, which brought in $172,000,000 at the box office.
Yaya has stayed out of the media limelight, having been and captured in more than one pictorials and featured in one magazine article.