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Selenis Leyva Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 26, 2018

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Short Biography

Selenis Leyva was born on 26-05-1972 in Baracoa, Guantanamo, Cuba. She is a Cuban-American Television Actress, Film Actress & Theatre Actress.

Selenis Leyva Complete Bio & Career

Selenis Leyva was born in the year 1972 in Baracoa, a city in Cuba. She was brought up in Bronx, in the City of New York. She is an American actress of Cuban origin well known for her exceptional acting skills in the Netflix comedy series, “Orange is the New Black”.
She started her career with theatre and performed in a number of productions at Off-Broadway. She has been active in the entertainment industry since 1999, and has done lead roles in television shows like “Law & Order”, “Third Watch”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “The Good Wife”, “The Sopranos”, “Elementary” and “Girls”. Her first film in 2000 was called “Debutante”.  In 2013, she started acting in the popular series “Orange is the New Black” and has completed three seasons of the same so far. In 2015, her new endeavour was a drama film called “Custody”, which was shot in a courtroom.

Honours & Awards

She has been a receiver of ALMA Award in 2013 for her special achievements in TV for her work in “Orange is the New Black”. She is also the recipient of the Screen Actor Guild Award for her outstanding performance in the same Netflix series.

Selenis Leyva Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Selenis Levya is a mother to a beautiful girl named Alina. She is a strong supporter of the LGBT community and has also done a lot of social work in order to raise funds for underprivileged children. She has also revealed that Marizol, her real sister, is a transgender in June 2015.  

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Selenis Leyva Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

49 years, 3 months, 27 days old age Selenis Leyva will turn 50 on 26 May, 2022. Only 8 months, 3 days, 4 hours, 28 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Selenis Leyva has celebrated the total number of 49 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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