Desiree Dacosta Bio, Age, Height, Career, Family & More

Desiree DacostaDesiree Dacosta is an American actress and also a comedian who is famous for being the wife of Blair Underwood. He is a famous American personality who contributed to the American TV industry as an actor and works in lots of popular Tv series like Law & Order, Lax, City of Angels, L.A.Law and etc.


Desiree Dacosta was born in 1967 in California, the United States, she belongs to a middle-class Christian family. She never revealed her parent’s name and profession, she grew up with her parents in California.

Dacosta studied in a local high school in California where she earns her graduate degree and later she went to the California Institute of the Arts to study in Arts. From her childhood, she wants to become a famous actress and model.


After completing her study she started working as an assist of some popular directors like in 1992, she working as an executive assistant of Mr. Murphy during the shooting of The Distinguished Gentleman.  She working for a long time as an assistant of Mr. Murphy like she working in Harlem Night, Another 48 Hrs, and Boomerang.

In 1995 she also works as an actress in a TV Documentary named Inside The White House after that in 2004 she playing a role in a TV series named The Oprah Winfrey Show. Although Desiree is an actress, yet she has a very small career, Desiree best known for her married life.

She is the wife of famous American actor Blair Underwood, he was born on 25 August 1964 in Tacoma, Washington, United States. He studied at Petersburg High School in Petersburg, Virginia, and later he went to the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburg.

After completing his study he starts his professional acting career in a musical film named Krush Groove in 1985. After that, he gets a role in a legal drama television series named N.A.Law. From 1987 to 1994 he starting in this drama series in the role of attorney Jonathan Rollins.

After that, he starring in several films like in 1995 he playing a role in an American popular film named Just Cause, in the next year he was casting for the film named Set It Off in 1996. In 1998 he get another offer for the film named Deep Impact and he also appearing in the film named Rules Of Engagement.

One of his popular romantic and comedy-drama films named Something New released in 2006. In the same year, he also plays a role in another film named Madea’s Family Reunion. Recently in 2019, he was featured in a drama film named Juanita which is directed by Clark Johnson.

Apart from that he also plays a leading role in a medical drama series named City of Angels in 2000. Outside of his acting career, he also works for a video game named The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon. For the best supporting actor in L.A.Law he was nominated for the Golden Globe award in 1991.

In 208 he won the Grammy Award for the best-spoken word album for An Inconvenient Truth. Recently he won the Tony Award in 2020 for Best Actor in a Play for his A Soldier’d play. He has a long career in the American film and TV industry and he earns a huge amount of wealth from his overall acting career.

Desiree Dacosta Husband

Desiree Dacosta is the wife of famous American man Blair Underwood. He is a famous American actor who works in lots of American popular films and drama series. The couple was got married on 17th September 1994, in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Their married life was blessed with 3 beautiful children, after 3 years of their marriage in 1997, Desiree gave birth to their first son named Paris Underwood. After the two years of Paris’s birth in 1999, she gave birth to their second child and an only daughter named Brielle Underwood. After the two years of Brielle’s birth in 2001, she gave birth to their third child and a younger son named Blake Ellis Underwood.

Desiree Dacosta Age

Celebrities fans are always curious about know how old they are, in this case, people are curious to know the Age of Desiree Dacosta. According to the source, She celebrates her birthday party on 3rd  November and she was born in 1967 which means the lady is 54 years old this year.

Desiree Dacosta Height

Celebrities fans are always curious about knowing their physical appearance in this case fans are curious to know about the height of Desiree Dacosta. She is a tall girl and Desiree stands at 5 feet 7-inch which is also equivalent to 170 centimeters.

Desiree Dacosta Net Worth

As an assistant executive of the film director, she earns a considerable amount of money from her career. Although her acting career is very small yet, she earns a good amount of wealth as an actress. Including the property and asset she has and gifted by her beloved husband Blair Underwood, Desiree Dacosta’s estimated Net Worth is around $ 500k.

5 Facts About Desiree Dacosta That Might Surprise You!

  1. Apart from her acting career she also worked as a singer and also worked as a comedian.
  2. She is known in the American television industry for her worked in the Romantic Drama Movie Boomerang, which is released on 1st July 1992.
  3. In the 19th Nickelodeon Annual Kids choice awards function, she appeared with her beloved husband Blair Underwood and their children.
  4. After complete her high school Desiree went to, California Institute of Arts she doing her bachelor’s degree in acting.
  5. Desiree Decosta is the daughter-in-law of Frank E.Underwood, Sr. and her wife Marilyn Ann Scales Underwood.