Selenis Leyva Bio, Age, Daughter, Sister & Net Worth Info

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Selenis Leyva is an American actress known for her role in the TV series Orange Is the New Black and Law & Order...has a daughter named Alina...owns an estimated net worth of around $1 million...her bio reveals her age... has five beat cancer two times...
Selenis Leyva Bio, Age, Daughter, Sister & Net Worth Info

Quick Information

  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Lesbian No
  • Eye Color Dark Brown
  • Hair Color Dark brown
  • Hair Long
  • Weight 61 Kg (134.5 lbs)
  • Height/ How Tall? 5'4" (162.5 cm)
  • College Marymount Manhattan College
  • High School LaGuardia High School
  • Career 1999–present
  • Net Worth $1 Million
  • Dating/Affair No
  • Date of Birth May 26, 1972
  • Age 51 Years, 9 Months
  • Relationship Status Single (2019)
  • Daughter/s Alina Leyva
  • Sister/s Isa Leyva, Amber Leyva, Marizol Leyva.
  • Brother/s Arnol Leyva, Tony Leyva
  • Ethnicity/Race Mixed
  • Religion Christianity
  • Zodiac Sign Gemini
  • Birth Name Selenis Leyva Rivera
  • Profession Actress
  • Birth Place Baracoa, Cuba
  • Nationality American

Selenis Leyva is most known for her portrayal of Gloria Mendoza in the hit TV show, Orange Is the New Black. She appeared in 88 episodes of the show from 2013 to 2019.

Other than OITNB, she has also worked in movies and TV series like Tania (2001), Law & Order (1999 to 2010), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Maniac (2018), and Diary of a Future President (2020).

Selenis Leyva’s Personal Life: Daughter

Selenis has a daughter named Alina; Alina was born on the 10th of February 2003.


Selenis Leyva with her daughter Alina in January 2020 (Photo: Selenis Leyva’s Instagram)

As for her daughter’s father, she has not revealed anything about his identity.

Net Worth

Selenis has an estimated net worth of $1 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Bio: Age, Parents & Family

Selenis was born on the 26th of May 1972 in Baracoa. She is the daughter of a Cuban father and Dominican mother, making her a person of multiracial ethnicity.


Selenis Leyva with her parents in March of 2017 (Photo: Selenis Leyva’s Instagram)

She is the oldest child of her parents and has five siblings: brothers Arnol Leyva and Tony Leyva, sisters Isa Leyva and Amber Leyva, and Marizol Leyva, who is a transgender woman. 

Interesting Facts About Selenis Leyva: Height, Daughter

  • Selenis stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches of 1.62 meters.
  • Her daughter Alina can speak fluent Spanish.

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  • She is a strong LGBTQ+ community supporter.
  • One of her younger brothers, Arnol Leyva, is a cancer survivor, who has beat cancer two times.
  • She was the first Hispanic Ambassador of Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research.