Best known for appearing on NBC TV series Heroes Reborn and on Showtime television show Shameless, Danika Yarosh is an American actress of Ukrainian and Danish descent. She joined the entertainment industry in 2004 and has since been making a name for herself through her endeavours. She is in fact, one of the many American actors who found their way to the big and small screens at a young age and through hard work and dedication to the career, she is making it to the top instead of phasing out like some child stars.
Also a renowned ballet dancer, the young actress has not only amassed an enviable net worth for herself but also a befitting position on the Famous TV Actress list. Her career journey forms an interesting tale, stemming from an early start.
What The Budding Years Were Like For Danika Yarosh
from a family of six, Danika emerged to become a movie star but interestingly, none of her parents has any known background in the industry. Born in Morristown, New Jersey, USA, on 1st October 1998, Danika Yarosh is one of the four children of Linda and Victor Yarosh, a former US Air Force member. She has a sister named Amanda and two brothers whose names are Erik and Peter.
Unlike most kids and even teens who find it difficult to chose a career path and stick to it, at the young age of five, Danika had already discovered what her future career would be. As someone who is passionate about acting, she received her first role as an extra in a science-fiction comedy film The Stepford Wives. The series starred top movie personalities like Nicole Kidman, Bette Midler, Matt Malloy, David Marshall Grant and Mike White, among many others. Her role in the film, though uncredited, moved her into taking acting classes. Subsequently, with the support of her family, she postponed going to college to pursue her acting career.
Notably, Danika is not the only one who has joined the entertainment industry in her family. Her elder sister Amanda (Mani) and younger brother Peter also joined the profession. It is said that Amanda speaks several languages ranging from Arabic, Russian to French. She has also appeared in big projects like Criminal Minds, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Project Almanac. Peter has so far featured in Celebrity Ghost Stories and One Trick Dieter, among others.
A Highlight Of All The Roles Danika Yarosh Has Played
Following her debut, Danika Yarosh’s next major achievement as a child was in 2009 when she made her first appearance at the Imperial Theatre Broadway production of Billy Elliot. There, she won the role of a ballet dancer, Karen. The following year, she appeared in three different projects – as Sarah in a short film titled Crush, as Young Daryl in the film Celebrity Ghost Stories and a short film A Breath Away where she depicted the role of Maria. Other screen roles came to the young actress after she moved with her mother to Los Angeles.
Settled to make a difference in her passion-turned career, Danika Yarosh began to receive big parts both in films and on television series. She added four more projects to her resume in 2011, among which are two TV shows – 30 Rock, A Christmas Wedding Tail and two short films – Angel and Nerd Wars. Danika went on to play the role of Bonnie Arnett/Bonnie Wilson in one episode of In Plain Sight in 2012. Two roles as Irene and Ashlee Simmons followed the same year in the films The Color of Time (aka Tar) and Retribution respectively.
From 2013 to 2016, Danika Yarosh played longer roles on television shows than before. Asides starting 2013 with a single episode on 1600 Penn as Jessica, she appeared in 9 episodes of See Dad Run and her time on the show lasted from 2013 to 2014. Danika did 11 episodes on Shameless as Holly Herkimer from 2014 to 2015. The actress grabbed her first main role in 2015, appearing in Heroes Reborn as Malina Bennett.
Her next main role came in 2019 on the set of Greenhouse Academy where she played Brooke Osmond in seasons 3 and 4. She also played another main role in the 2019 film Deadly Switch as Monica. Other roles Danika has depicted include as Ariel Thornhill/Nicole Goshgarian in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2010-2015), Samantha Dutton in Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016), Ellie Olstern in Chicago P.D. (2017), and Caroline “Line” Found in The Miracle Season (2018).
What’s Her Salary And Net Worth?
Having been in the acting industry for over a decade, it’s not surprising to learn that Danika Yarosh has made quite an impressive amount of money. The exact sum she collects for her film and TV appearance is however not known.
Currently residing in Los Angeles, California, the American actress has her net worth estimated at $750,000. This is definitely bound to increase as the years go by, looking at her excellent performance in the film and TV industries so far.
Who Is The Man In Danika Yarosh’s Life?
Danika Yarosh has grown into a fine young woman and her beauty can hardly go without notice. For this reason and more, there is a growing number of her fans who are interested in knowing her relationship status. Currently, the young actress is not married to anyone but does that mean she is available in the dating market?
In the meantime, the actress has not spoken of anyone as her boyfriend. However, there is always the possibility that she has been in relationships over the years, but she is not yet willing to reveal them to the public yet. Danika Yarosh could have also kept that part of her life aside to focus on her acting career which is beginning to gain speed.
So far, information about her love life has remained hidden. On her Instagram page where she has a growing number of fans, the beautiful actress has not shared a single photo of her self with a guy indicating him to be her partner. For now, it should be safe to categorise her as single.