Meet Rising Star Yaya DaCosta: The Star of ‘Whitney’

Whitney: Her Life in Photos
Whitney Houston's Life in Photos
Yaya DaCosta landed the greatest role of all, playing Whitney Houston in Lifetime’s upcoming biopic of the late star entitled Whitney.

Since making her television debut in Cycle 3 of America’s Next Top Model, DaCosta has gone on to score a number of recurring roles on shows including All My Children, Ugly Betty and House.

She’s also had big-screen success as well, with her most recent role being in Lee Daniels’ The Butler.

Launch the gallery above to take a look at Yaya’s biggest career moments so far.

You can catch the premiere of Whitney on January 17th at 8/7c on Lifetime.