Danay Garcia - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 16, 2022

Danay Garcia
Profession: Actress, Model
Best Known For: Fear the Walking Dead (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 5, 1984 (age 38)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Danay Aguilar García
Birth Place: Havana, Cuba
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1


Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Chinese, Italian, Cuban, Spanish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Children: 1

Alejandro (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.71 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 56 kg (123.46 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 6.5 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 33 inch
Waist Size: 24 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 33
Cup Size: 32

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Who is Danay Garcia?

Danay Garcia is an actress, model by profession, and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in Prison Break as Sofía Lugo, and Fear the Walking Dead as Luciana Galvez.

Danay Garcia – Age, Parents, Siblings

Danay Garcia was born Danay Aguilar García on July 5, 1984 in Havana, Cuba. The name and profession of her Cuban parents are not known. Her parents raised her alongside her sibling, a brother. Garcia moved to the USA in 2003, escaping the communist regime, and was granted political asylum by the United States.

Danay Garcia with her mother and brother (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Although the entire educational history of Danay Garcia is not known, it is known that she started taking gymnastics lessons at age 5. She later attended Debby Allen Dance Academy and is trained as a classical ballerina.

Her ethnicity includes Chinese, Italian, Cuban, and Spanish.

Danay Garcia – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Danay Garcia was in a relationship with British actor Chris Vance. Currently, she is believed to be single.

Although it is unclear if Garcia was previously married and divorced, it is known that she has a child. Her son Alejandro was born on Dec 2, 2001. The details of her ex-husband/partner/boyfriend are not known.

Danay Garcia with son Alejandro (Image: Instagram- posted 2018)

Danay Garcia – Career

Early Days

Having started her career as a model, her first lead role was in Eugenio Hernandez’s theatre production of Maria Antonia. She was 17 at the time. After moving to the USA, Garcia learned English by studying with teachers and dialect coaches, began ballet lessons at Debby Allen Dance Academy, and took acting classes. She eventually began to book commercials and later landed TV roles in the US.

Her debut screen role was in the 2006 film Danika as Myra. This was followed by a guest appearance in an episode of the TV series CSI: Miami in the year 2007. Danay Garcia’s breakthrough came as the main character Sofía Lugo in season 3 of the serial drama Prison Break. She portrayed the character from 2007 to 2009, for a total of 15 episodes.

Films, Series

Over the years Danay Garcia has portrayed characters in the TV series CSI: NY (2009), The Cleaner (2009), Supernatural (2013), and Hawaii Five-0 (2017). Since 2016, she has been playing Luciana Galvez, one of the main cast (previously a series regular) in Fear the Walking Dead.

Moreover, she has starred in the films From Mexico With Love (2009), Peep World (2010), Liz En Septiembre (2012), Sniper: Ultimate Kill (2017), Spiked (2021), etc.

Danay Garcia on Fear the Walking Dead (Image: Undead Walking)


On the set of Fear the Walking Dead, Garcia has worked with fellow actors Daryl Mitchell, Rhoda Griffis, Zoe Colletti, Garret Dillahunt, and Jenna Elfman.

Danay Garcia – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Danay Garcia is estimated to be around $3 million while the figure on her annual salary/income is not known.

Danay Garcia – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Danay Garcia is followed by several hundred thousand followers on Instagram and Twitter. She seems to be absent on Facebook but has an official website- officialdanaygarcia.com/.

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