Who is Daphne Joy?
Daphne Joy, born on the 8th of January, 1987, is a Filipino-Puerto Rican actress, model and host, who became known through her appearances in the movies “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” and “Frankenhood.”
Daphne Joy’s Early LifeJoy was born in Olongapo, Philippines, and her mother was Filipina while her father was Puerto Rican. She grew up in the Philippines for the first seven years of her life, then moved to Los Angeles, California with her family when she was seven, and lived with her parents.During her younger years, Joy was involved in a number of activities in school, being into theater acts, choir, and dance groups. She also joined her school’s cheerleading group.
Daphne Joy’s Career
Joy’s career started as early as 17, working as a model. She then transitioned into television, appearing in the MTV Show “Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out” as a VJ and designer, and later on appeared in various television series, including “CSI: Las Vegas”, “Criminal Minds”, and “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” Her early years as an actress helped elevate her career, and also to establish her net worth.
With her success on the small screen, Joy then moved into films. In 2009, she had a part in the comedy horror movie “Frankenhood”, then in 2011made her career breakthrough, when she was cast in the movie “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”, portraying one of the mermaids in the film. She also appeared in the television movie “Venice Heat” – her work in films also helped her career, and increased her wealth.
As her career progressed, Joy still stuck with her modelling roots too, and continued to appear on various magazine covers, including King Magazine, Show Magazine 2011 Calendar, Ed Hardy Swim Campaign 2009, Auto and Sound Magazine, Rukus Magazine, and Black Men Magazine among others. Her magazine covers and features also helped considerably to add to her net worth.Joy also appeared in a couple of music videos, in NeYo’s “Miss Independent” and “What u Got.”
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Daphne Joy’s Net Worth
Based on authoritative sources and as of mid-2018, Joy’s net worth is over $1 million, acquired from her years working as a model and an actress.
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Daphne Joy’s Body Measurement
In terms of her body measurement, Joy’s height is 5ft 6ins (166cms). She also weighs 114 lbs (52kgs) and has vital statistics of 37-23-35.
Daphne Joy’s Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, Joy is currently single, but is known to have dated Tyrese Gibson in 2011, but that ended within the year. In the same year she dated rapper 50 cent, and their relationship resulted in a son named Sire whom she gave birth to in September 2012, but their relationship also ended that year. She was also rumoured to have dated Rob Kardashian in 2013. Her most recent relationship was with Jason Derulo – the two started dating in 2015, but broke up the following year.