Danika Yarosh is an American actress probably best known for her acting roles as Holly Herkimer on Showtime’s Shameless and as Malina on Heroes Reborn. With numerous appearances on both off-screen and on-screen, Danika has carved a niche for herself in the industry.
The acting bug caught her at a very young age, studied acting and dance, and eventually made her way to Broadway at the age of 10, playing the role of ballet dancer Karen in the Broadway production of Billy Elliot. Her swift transition to small and big screen won her many prominent roles, including the role of Samantha Dutton in Jack Reacher: Never Go Back starring opposite Tom Cruise.
Danika Yarosh Biography
Danika Yarosh was born on the 1st of October 1998, in Morristown, New Jersey, United States of America. She is currently 23 years old.
|Birth Name||Danika Yarosh|
|Date of Birth||October 1, 1998|
|Place of Birth||Morristown, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Age||23 years old|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
Early Life: Family and Education
Danika Yarosh was born the third of four children to Victor and Linda Yarosh. Her father is a former member of the United States Air Force. Her older sister, Amanda, is also an actor. In addition, she has two siblings. an older brother, Erik, and a younger brother, Peter.
She is of Ukrainian descent on her father’s side whereas her mother is of Ashkenazi Jewish, Italian, German, Swedish, Dutch, French, and Irish ancestry.
After high school, she planned to study biology at college, however, she later deferred her studies after she landed a role in the NBC miniseries Heroes Reborn.
Danika Yarosh Personal Life
The budding actress is believed to be single, and as of our records, she’s not married yet. Danika, in fact, has no visible relationship ties with anyone, at least, we know of, or she may be good at handling it better than her peers in the industry. In case if she has a boyfriend, it appears that she has no plans to reveal the identity of her boyfriend to fans yet. Whatsoever, the young beautiful actress is keen on keeping the private aspect of her life off the public eye but her beauty cannot go unnoticed.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 6 inches|
Centimeters – 168 cm
Meters – 1.68 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 51 kg|
Pounds – 113 lbs
|Shoe Size||6 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Gorgeous Looks|
Danika’s first feature film was The Stepford Wives, a 2004 dramedy film starring Nicole Kidman, in which she played the role of an extra.
Her first credited role in a feature film was Irine in the 2012 drama film, The Color of Time, starring Mila Kunis, James Franco, Jessica Chastain, and Zach Braff. She played the first love of poet C. K. Williams in the New York University film students helmed film.
Danika starred as Young Daryl on an episode of the documentary series Celebrity Ghost Stories in 2010.
As an actress, Danika Yarosh’s first major role was as Malina Bennet in the TV mini-series Heroes Reborn. It is her first biggest role in her career that helped her establish a name for herself in the industry, eventually earning her much fame and fans.
She received critical acclaim for her recurring role as Debbie Gallagher’s friend Holly Herkimer on Showtime’s hit series Shameless.
Her other notable works include her portrayals of Ariel Thornhill/Nicole Goshgarian in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Olivia in the Nickelodeon TV series See Dad Run and her part as Brooke Osmond in the Netflix drama series Greenhouse Academy.
- Actors – Anthony Hopkins, Kevin Spacey
- Food – French Fries
- Book – The Bell Jar (By Sylvia Plath)
- Songs – “You Know You Like It’ by AlunaGeorge, “Contagious” by Night Riots, “Lurk” by The Neighbourhood
- Sports – Field Hockey, Lacrosse
Danika Yarosh Net Worth
Having been in the industry for quite a while, Danika Yarosh has amassed an incredible amount of net worth for herself, which is estimated to be around $750,000. It won’t come as a surprise to anyone who knows her well, thanks to her terrific performances in the film and TV as well. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California with her family.
Danika Yarosh Facts
She took acting and dance lessons when she was young and won several local and national competitions.
Danika had a penchant for acting from her childhood, however, it was her dancing skills that won the role of ballet girl Karen in the Broadway production of Billy Elliot. She was just 10 years old at that time.
Danika’s acting career gradually took off with minor roles in shorts films and television shows, inciting Danika and her mother to move to Los Angeles when she was 12 years old.
Though it was a temporary move, they later decided to settle in California permanently after she kept on booking roles.
She is good friends with her Shameless co-star Emma Kenney.
She loves dancing, drums, violin, field hockey, lacrosse, and boxing.