Former 'Top Model' Star Yaya Dacosta Files for Divorce

By Johnny Lopez


Yaya Dacosta does not have a model marriage.

The former America's Next Top Model runner-up has filed for divorce from husband Joshua Bee Alafia, according to Page Six.

Yaya reportedly filed papers for a contested divorce in New York but since the documents are sealed it's unclear why they split.

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The 32-year-old beauty married the independent movie producer in 2012 and welcomed a son the following year.

After coming in second on the Tyra Banks catwalk competition series in 2004, Dacosta made a name for herself in Hollywood by appearing on the big screen in films such as The Kids Are Alright, Tron: Legacy and The Butler.

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She most recently played Whitney Houston in the Lifetime biopic Whitney and is set to star in the upcoming NBC series Chicago Med.

With all the coins Yaya is earnng, a nasty court battle with her ex may be in her future.

Smize though your heart is aching.



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