#WCW: Dascha Polanco

From originally gaining our appreciation as fans from debuting on the hit show, Orange is the New Black, to recently snatching our edges by slaying for the curvy females and Latina women, Dacsha is definitely deserving of this week’s #WomenCrushWednesday.  

Birthday: December 3, 1982

Birthplace: Dominican Republic

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

1. She is an American/Dominican.

2. Polanco was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to the United States at a young age. She was raised in Brooklyn, New York and Miami by her father, and mother.

3. She graduated from Hunter College with a Bachelor's Degree in psychology and then worked as a Hospital Administrator while studying nursing.

4.  She as three kids and a fiancé. She has kept the identity of her fiancée out of the public eye.

5. Her first acting credits were in the television shows Unforgettable and NYC 22.

6. In addition to having a lead role as a member of Latina “Gang”, she also starred in Gimme Shelter, The Cobbler, Joy, and The Perfect Match.

HCXO!