It’s A Boy! Yaya Alafia Gives Birth To Her First Child
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One of our favorite naturalistas is a new mommy!
According to reports, Yaya Alafia, formerly Yaya DaCosta, recently gave birth to a baby boy named Sankara. The new addition is the first child for the model-turned-actress and her hubby of one year, filmmaker Joshua Bee Alafia.
We first met Yaya during her stint on “America’s Next Top Model” in 2004. Since, she’s taken her career to the big screen, starring as Carol Hammie in this year’s No. 1 box office hit, Lee Daniels’ The Butler.
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During an interview with ESSENCE.com, Yaya said she’s enjoying life and looking forward to her new little blessing.
“I’m really grateful for every opportunity that I’ve been afforded thus far in life and I feel like life is amazing,” she said. “With losses come gains. We…
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