Danay Garcia - Updated Dec 2023

Updated On November 27, 2023
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Havana, Cuba
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Havana, Cuba

Danay Garcia

Danay Garcia is a model and actress of Cuban origin. Danay Garcia is most well-known for her roles as Sofa Lugo in Fox’s drama series Prison Break and Luciana Galvez in AMC’s horror drama series Fear the Walking Dead.

Early Life and Childhood

Danay Garcia was born on July 5, 1984, in Havana, Cuba her age is 38 years as of 2022 and Garcia is a Cuban citizen by nationality and follows the Catholic religion.

Similarly, her birth name is Danay Aguilar Garcia, and her birth sign is Cancer currently, she is living in Havana. However, there is no information available regarding Garcia’s parents and siblings.


Talking about her educational background, there is no information available regarding Gracia’s schools, colleges, and academics. She might have done her schooling at a community school in Havana.

Later Gracia might have skipped college as she started acting at an early age. However, while continuing her acting studies, she pursued ballet classes at the Debby Allen Dance Academy.

Career and Professional Life

Regarding her career, Garcia’s first public part was in a Havana theater when she was 17 years old. Garcia began learning English in the United States by working with teachers and dialect coaches. Garcia landed her first U.S. feature film role in Danika, with Marisa Tomei.

Moreover, Garcia went on to appear in CSI: NY and CSI: Miami, as well as the feature film From Mexico With Love, before landing her big break as Sofa Lugo in the Golden Globe Award-winning Fox television series Prison Break.

During the 2007 writer’s strike, Garcia auditioned for the Bond girl, Camille Montes, in MGM and Eon Productions’ Quantum of Solace, but was forced to leave out due to a condition in her Fox contract.

Following Prison Break, she starred as Anna in A&E’s The Cleaner series, and she later participated in the feature picture Rehab. Garcia has collaborated on TV and cinema productions as a co-writer and co-creator.

Garcia was then cast as Coqui in Fina Torres’ drama Liz en Septiembre, which was shot on location in Venezuela’s Caribbean islands, before landing the lead role of Monica in the US-Brazilian co-production Man Camp, her first substantial job in a comedy.

Additionally, Garcia has played Luciana Galvez in AMC’s horror drama series Fear the Walking Dead since 2016. In 2017, she appeared as a guest star on an episode of Hawaii Five-0.

Danay Garcia

Caption: Danay Garcia is featured in a movie. Source: Fanfest

Brand Endorsements

Danay Garcia has not endorsed any brand till now and also has not promoted anything and has not been seen in any collaborations with brands.

Awards and Nomination

The Fox television series “Prison Break” won the Golden Globe Award in which she portrayed Sofa Lugo.

Net Worth

Danay Garcia is a Cuban actress who has worked on a variety of shows, and movies and has earned a considerable income via her work. Garcia’s estimated net worth is around $3 million and her source of income is mainly her acting profession.

Relationship Status

Garcia may be single and not dating anyone right now. Moreover, Garcia has no children and it is seen that she is quite happy being single at the moment.

On the other hand, talking about Garcia’s past affairs, she was involved in a relationship with Chris Vance. Vance is an English actor best known for his appearances in the Fox series Mental as Jack Gallagher and Prison Break as James Whistler.

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Caption: Danay Garcia with her ex-boyfriend. Source: Osobnosti


Gracia hasn’t been associated with any sort of rumors or controversies. Also, Gracia always avoids the media and engaging in situations that can damage her professional acting career.

Danay Garcia – Body Measurements 2022

Talking about her height Garcia is 5 Feet 7 inches tall and weighs 65kg. Similarly, her body measurement is 34-26-34 inches her eye color is brown and her hair color is black. Also, Garcia’s dress size is 4 and her shoe size is 10(US).

Danay Garcia

Caption: Danay Garcia in an award show. Source: About her

Danay Garcia – Social Media 2022

Garcia is very active on Instagram. She has 248k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @danaygarcia1. Similarly, her Twitter handle @danaygarcia1 is followed by 27.9k followers. Her Facebook account is @OfficialDanayGarcia and has 8.8k followers.