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Desiree DaCosta

Desiree DaCosta

Professionally, Desiree DaCosta is an American executive assistant for Eddie Murphy. She is famous for her role in the action-comedy crime movie called Another 48 Hrs. As of now, she is working as a freelance talent coordinator. People also recognized her as the wife of Blair Underwood who is an American television, film, and stage actor and director.

Desiree DaCosta entered this earth somewhere in the United States of America to American parents.  She grew up in a Christian family as her parents are Jewish. Desiree is of American nationality and belongs to an African-American ethnical background.

She had a keen interest in acting since her childhood. While studying at high school, she worked in many theatrical plays and dramas. Further, she has brown hair with a pair of brown color eyes.

Desiree DaCosta’s Career

At the beginning of her career, she worked in the American comedy crime drama film called Harlem Nights in the year 1989. After that, she worked for Walter Hill’s movie, Another 48 Hrs in the year 1990. There she worked as an executive producer. in the year 1990. Then she appeared in the 1992 film, Boomerang with Lela Rochon.

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Caption: Desiree DaCosta with her husband (Source: zimbio)

Moreover, DaCosta also worked for Eddie’s movie called The Distinguished Gentleman. There she became an executive assistant. After that, she was cast in an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show broadcast on 12th February 2004. Besides, she was also associated with the TV movie documentary Inside the White House. However, she was not credited.

Who is Her Husband?

Her husband Blair Underwood is an American actor and director who is famous for his roles in the TV series ‘L.A. Law’ and ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ He began his career with the 1985 film ‘Krush Groove’. After that, he appeared in TV films such as ‘The Cover Girl and the Cop’ and ‘Murder in Mississippi’.

Further, he also appeared in the legal drama series ‘L.A. Law’. The show helped him cement his place in the entertainment industry. Also, the show reflected on the social and cultural ideologies of the 1980s and 1990s, such as the attitudes towards abortion, racism, LGBTQA+ rights and AIDS too. 

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Caption: Desiree DaCosta’s Husband (Source: Instagram)

Moreover, he has won the NAACP Image Award for his performance in the ‘Best Actor in a Drama Series’ category. He is a much-respected actor who was honored several times throughout his career and is the recipient of a Grammy Award as well. Besides, he also worked as a voice of Makuu in the animated series called The Lion Guard in the year 2016.

Net Worth & Salary of Desiree DaCosta

Desiree DaCosta owns an estimated net worth of around $300 Thousand as of 2019. Likewise, she earned a salary in the range of $100 Thousand and $150 Thousand in a yearly. Her movie Boomerang grossed $70 million domestically, and $61 Million from other territories. Similarly, the movie made a total gross of $131,052,444  against the production budget of $42 Million.

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Caption: Desiree DaCosta’s Husband (Source: Twitter)

On the other hand, her husband Blair Underwood has a net worth of $8 Million as of 2019. He makes this amount of net worth through his career as an American television, film, and stage actor and director. Besides, he makes an impressive income from his other works such as from the advertisement, cameo roles, endorsed-brands deals, etc.

Desiree DaCosta Married Life with Her Husband

Yes, Desiree DaCosta is a married woman. As we already mention that she married an American actor and director, Blair Underwood. They exchanged their wedding vows on 17th September 1994. The wedding was held in Los Angeles, California and most of their friends and relatives are invited.

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Caption: Desiree DaCosta with her family (Source: Instagram)

From their marriages, they share four adorable children named Paris (born in 1997), Brielle (born in 1999), Blake Ellis Underwood (born on 9th June 2001) and Lexi Underwood (born on 28th August 2003). DaCosta’s husband posted a picture of his family while arriving at the Academy Awards on 26th February 2019. As of now, the married pair resides in Tacoma, Washington.

Facts of Desiree DaCosta

Full NameDesiree DaCosta
Net Worth$300 Thousand
NationalityAmerician
SpouseBlair Underwood 
ChildrenParis Underwood/  Brielle Underwood/ Blake Ellis Underwood/ Lexi Underwood 

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