Selenis Leyva Married, Husband, Daughter, Net Worth, Height, Bio

Date: 19 Aug, 2018

Selenis Leyva Married, Husband, Daughter, Net Worth, Height, Bio

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1972-05-26
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Marital Status Single (2019)
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity Mixed
Net Worth $1 Million
Children/Kids Alina Leyva (Daughter)
Height 5'4" (162.5 cm)
Education LaGuardia High School, Marymount Manhattan College
Siblings Arnol Leyva, Tony Leyva (Brothers), Isa Leyva, Amber Leyva, Marizol Leyva (Sister)

It is quite a difficult task to balance between professional and personal life given the challenge that transpires in both aspects of life. However, American actress Selenis Leyva has been able to manage the situation as evenly as possible.  

Though leading her life as a single woman, Selenis enjoys a soothing life with the presence of her teenage daughter, Alina.

From teaching her empowerment lessons to sharing beautiful social media moments with her, Leyna never disappoints to flaunt her gorgeous nature as a caring and loving mom.

Selenis Leyva wishes 15th birthday to daughter Alina on 10 February 2018 (Photo: Selenis Leyva’s Instagram)

As the history of her having husband is nowhere to be presumed, it might be speculated that Selenis adopted Alina at her young age. If that’s the case then there is too little word to define her generosity and her essence of being a wonderful woman.  

Selenis Leyva’s Short Bio

Born on 26 May 1972, Selenis Leyva was raised in the Bronx, New York City as a Cuban and Dominican descent. Her actual place of birth is in Baracoa, Cuba.  

Selenis, who stands tall at the decent height of 5 feet and 4 inches (1.63 m), shared the childhood moments with her five siblings; two brothers: Arnol Leyva and Tony Leyva, and three sisters: Isa Leyva, Amber Leyva, and Marizol Leyva.

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Selenis Leyva flaunts the love for parents on the occasion of their anniversary on 28 March 2018 (Photo: Selenis Leyva’s Instagram)

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Besides, Selenis also shares close affection with her parents as she wished on their anniversary with an alluring Instagram post back on 28 March 2018.

For her academics, Leyva joined LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts. After graduating from her high school, she enrolled at the Marymount Manhattan College. However, she dropped out of the college in the junior year amid her hectic workload.   

Selenis’ Unceasing Support For Transgender Sister!

It was at her age of 17 when Selenis’ model/activist sister, Marizol Leyva spoke about being transgender to her elder sister. Previously abandoning the queries each time Slenis put forth regarding her sexuality, finally, Marizol opened up to her sister.

By the age of 19, Marizol decided to get transitioned; this was unceasingly supported by Selenis. It made easier for Marizol to finally live her long-hidden truth.

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Given the fact that Selenis missed her younger sister after that; however, she got herself another sister with whom she could maintain a girly bond. Apart from the support for her sister, Selenis also serves as a global activist as she often raises her voice for gay and transgender rights.

Selenis Leyva’s On-Screen Charisma, Plus Net Worth

Rather than married and relationship details, Levya often likes to put forth her professionalism charisma.  

Selenis stepped her foot in acting business with as Louisa on legal drama series Law & Order in the year 1999. Later on, she had a recurring role of Detective Mariluz Rivera on Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Mitchell Edwards, Jessica Lu and Michelle Beadle are some actors known for their role on Law & Order.

Besides making her guest appearances on Third Watch, The Sopranos, The Good Wife, and Elementary, Selenis had her big-screen stint as Monica Warren on MCU’s Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017).

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Currently, Leyva is seen on the television screen portraying the role of Gloria Mendoza on comedy-drama web series Orange Is the New Black, where American actress Madeline Brewer initiated her acting journey. She has been the part of the series from 2013 for which, she bagged an ALMA Award in 2014 and a Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2015.

For her long-haul entertainment stints, Selenis has put her hands on a substantial sum of income. Her net worth swirls around $1 Million.