Dascha Polanco Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Dascha Polanco

Nick Name

Dash

Dascha Polanco at 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards
Dascha Polanco at 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Dominican Republic

Nationality

Dominican Republic flag

Education

Dascha got her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hunter College.

Polanco has also studied nursing from Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York City.

Dascha has also attended Break Into Hollywood (BIH) studios in New York.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Rubén Darío Polanco (Mechanic)
  • Mother – Janet Polanco (Cosmetologist)
  • Siblings – She has a brother and a sister.

Manager

She is signed with these agencies –

  • Shirley Grant Management
  • The Gersh Agency, Inc

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

74 kg or 163 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Dascha is very private about her life, especially love life. She has previously engaged to a person. But, she didn’t reveal the name of that guy.

After being in the relationship for several years, she finally called off her engagement of 6 years.

When she was 18 (in 2013), she became a mother. Right now, she has three kids.

Dascha Polanco at 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards
Dascha Polanco at 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

She has Dominican Republic ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

She is always seen with multi-colored hair. Sometimes, she is supporting purple colored hair, pink hair, magenta hair, gray hair, etc.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Curvy figure
  • Buxom figure

Measurements

41-30-42 in or 104-76-107 cm

Dress Size

12 (US) or 44 (EU)

Dascha Polanco during 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles
Dascha Polanco during 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles

Bra Size

38C

Shoe Size

8.5 (US) or 39 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

She has appeared in an Old Navy TV commercial.

Dascha has also been featured in NFL’s Women’s Apparel line in 2015 alongside other ladies like Alyssa MilanoJamie Chung, etc.

Best Known For

Playing Dayanara Diaz in the comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black.

First Film

Dascha first appeared in the 2013 independent drama film Gimme Shelter for her role as Caramel.

First TV Show

In 2011, Dascha appeared in the police procedural drama series Unforgettable for her role as Estella in just 1 episode.

Dascha Polanco Favorite Things

  • Lip Color – N*de
SourceMimi Chatter
Dascha Polanco during Heidi Klum Halloween Party in New York City in October 2015
Dascha Polanco during Heidi Klum Halloween Party in New York City in October 2015

Dascha Polanco Facts

  1. When Dascha was young, she relocated with her family to the United States from the Dominican Republic.
  2. Polanco, for the most part, was raised in US-based cities Brooklyn (in New York) and Miami by her parents.
  3. Dascha wanted to be an actress from a young age. But, she didn’t audition because of her weight.
  4. She has worked as a nurse in the healthcare industry and hospital administrator at Montefiore Medical Center.
  5. She got the courage to audition for film roles and work in the entertainment industry when she was working as a nurse.
  6. Her mom died when she was young. And, due to all this, she faced depression issues.
  7. Just 2 years Dascha’s senior Elizabeth Rodriguez played the role of her mother in Orange is the New Black.
  8. Her first full time acting job came with the role of Dayanara Diaz in the Orange Is the New Black.
  9. Find Dascha on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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