Danika Yarosh Height Weight Body Statistics


Born Name

Danika Yarosh

Nick Name

Danika (Pronounced as Duh-nee-kuh)

Danika Yarosh at the Comic-Con 2015
Danika Yarosh at the Comic-Con 2015

Sun Sign


Born Place

Morristown, New Jersey, U.S.


Los Angeles, California, U.S.




The actress has taken classes in dancing and acting.

Danika postponed going to college after being cast in the NBC miniseries Heroes Reborn.

She loves Biology and has studied it part-time at night during her late 15s.


Actress, dancer


  • Father – Victor Yarosh (United States Air Force member)
  • Mother – Linda Yarosh
  • Siblings – Amanda Yarosh (Older Sister) (Actress), Erik Yarosh (Older Brother), Peter Yarosh (Younger Brother)


She is managed by Osbrink Talent Agency.




5 ft 6 in or 168 cm


50 kg or 110 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Danika Yarosh is currently single.

Danika Yarosh at "Heroes Reborn" exclusive trailer at Comic-con International in San Diego 2015
Danika Yarosh at “Heroes Reborn” exclusive trailer at Comic-con International in San Diego 2015

Race / Ethnicity


She has Ukrainian, Russian, Danish, and Swedish ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Blonde hair


32-28-32 in or 81-71-81 cm

Danika Yarosh at InStyle HFPA Party on December 9, 2015
Danika Yarosh at InStyle HFPA Party on December 9, 2015

Dress Size

6 (US) or 36 (EU)

Bra Size


Shoe Size


Brand Endorsements

She was seen in Build A Bear Workshop Christmas 2011 commercial.



Best Known For

Playing the character of Tom Cruise‘s daughter Samantha Dayton in Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016).

Among her notable TV roles include playing the character of Holly Herkimer in the Showtime series Shameless (2014-2015) and as a lead role of Malina Bennett in the NBC series Heroes Reborn (2015-2016).

First Film

Danika made her acting debut at the age of 5 in dramedy film The Stepford Wives (2004) as an extra. The movie was filmed in her hometown and starred Nicole Kidman. Danika’s role was also uncredited.

First TV Show

In 2010, Danika appeared in documentaries series Celebrity Ghost Stories for her role as Young Daryl in just 1 episode #2.10.

First Broadway Appearance

Her Broadway debut was in the Billy Elliot the Musical in 2009 at the Imperial Theater in Manhattan. She played the role of Karen, a ballet dancer.

Personal Trainer

According to Independent, Danika is into boxing and archery and her trainer is Khatuna Lorig famed for coaching The Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence.

Danika loves yoga and hiking. She also takes dance classes in her free time.

Danika Yarosh Favorite Things 

  • Sports – Field Hockey, Lacrosse
  • Pastimes – Dancing, Playing Drums, traveling, binge-watching Netflix
  • Actors – Anthony Hopkins, Kevin Spacey
  • Song – You Know You Like It (By AlunaGeorge), Contagious (By Night Riots), Lurk (By The Neighbourhood)
  • Book – The Bell Jar (By Sylvia Plath)
  • Food – French Fries
Source – IMDb, Cliche Mag, Iaam
Danika Yarosh at "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" fan screening in U.S. on October 16, 2016
Danika Yarosh at “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” fan screening in U.S. on October 16, 2016

Danika Yarosh Facts

  1. Danika belongs to Bedminster, New Jersey.
  2. Her name Danika means “Morning Star” in Serbian.
  3. At the age of 12, she moved to Los Angeles along with her mother and settled down after she started getting small roles in television shows.
  4. Being a great dancer, the actress created a name for herself in the industry and won many titles in competitions at the regional and national level.
  5. Danika is good friends with her Shameless co-star Emma Kenney.
  6. In her free time, she works as a volunteer for the Best Friends Animal Society.
  7. She is third youngest in a family of 4 children.
  8. You can follow her on Instagram, and Twitter.


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