YaYa Gosselin is a young girl whose serious acting talents have taken the globe by storm. She’s had the opportunity to show herself in a variety of projects over the last several years, and she’s done an outstanding job each time. She’s fast becoming a well-known face on television, and it’s all because of how talented she is at what she does.

You can catch this incredibly talented actress playing the lead role of Missy Moreno in the number-one film on Netflix, We Can Be Heroes. As Gosselin is exceptionally talented, fans are curious to know more about her, especially her personal life.

So, without further ado, let’s take a peek at YaYa Gosselin biography and know her age, ethnicity, parents and more.

YaYa Gosselin Biography: Her Age, Birthday & Real Name

The Texas-native YaYa Gosselin was born in the year 2009 in Dallas. The 12-year-old actress celebrates her birthday on January 26, which makes her zodiac sign Aquarius.

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Yaya Gosselin with her grandfather. Photo Source: Instagram

Her real name is Felisita Leon Gosselin. Her parents named her Felisita after her great-grandmother Felisita Chavez as was her nickname YaYa.

YaYa Gosselin Parents

YaYa Gosselin was born to parents – Monica and Tyler Gosselin. Her mother, Monica, is an active blogger who writes about her family on the blog, The Gosselin Five.

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YaYa Gosselin with her mother, Monica. Photo Source: Instagram

Monica played basketball during her college days and competed nationally and internationally in Tae Kwon Do. She now runs an Advocare business.

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Yaya’s father Tyler Gosselin with her siblings. Photo Source: Instagram

Gosselin is very close to her father, Tyler. She isn’t hesitant to proclaim to the world that her father is the most important person in her life.

YaYa Gosselin Siblings

Gosselin is one of three daughters born to her loving parents. She is the eldest among the sisters. Her younger sister, Filippa Mignon aka Pippa, was born on November 22, 2010, and her other sister, Nicolette James aka Nico, was born on May 29, 2012.

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Yaya Gosselin with her siblings.

As YaYa is only 12 years old, her parents manage her social media, including that of her two sisters.

YaYa Gosselin Net Worth

At just the age of 12, Gosselin has already established herself as a promising actress in Hollywood. Considering her recent success in the industry, she might be the next generation superstar.

For privacy concerns, there has been no report about Gosselin’s earnings and payouts for her work as a model and actress. But looking at her impressive working resume, one can estimate her net worth to be more than $200 thousand.

Isn’t this an impressive feat for a 12-year-old girl?

YaYa Gosselin’s Upcoming Role in Surfside Girls

The Texas-native has landed a lead series regular role in the upcoming 10-episode family series Surfside Girls. The Apple TV+ series is based on the best-selling graphic novel “Surfside Girls: The Secret of Danger Point” by author Kim Dwinell.


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Gosselin has been a series regular on CBS’ FBI: Most Wanted since Season 2, having previously recurred on the first season of the show. She will return to guest starring/recurring status on FBI: Most Wanted, where she will continue to play Tali LaCroix, as she takes on the main series regular role in Surfside Girls.

Gosselin is probably best known for playing the lead role of Missy Moreno in Netflix’s We Can Be Heroes. Her other acting credits include 13 Reasons Why, The Purge, Peppermint, and Lord Finn among others. Furthermore, she has modeled for commercials such as Famous Footwear, Hasbro, JCPenney, and Conn’s HomePlus commercials.


Is YaYa Gosselin Hispanic?

Fans are curious to know about Gosselin’s ethnicity. Some have claimed that she is Hispanic. To be specific, she is of Mexican, French, Native American, and English descent.

Has YaYa Gosselin Studied Acting?

When Gosselin was only a two-year-old, her parents recognised her interest and talent in acting. So, they enrolled her at DTV Studios to study acting. She even began acting at Dallas Children’s Theatre at the age of three.


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To one’s surprise, Gosselin has also studied contemporary and ballet at Ohlook Performing Arts Center.

How Tall is YaYa Gosselin?

The actual height of the teen actress is unknown. But from her photos and on-screen appearance, we can say that she stands at the height of around 4 feet 11 inches.

Is YaYa Gosselin “Tali” Leaving FBI: Most Wanted?

Since the finale of FBI: Most Wanted, fans have been wondering if Tali LaCroix (YaYa Gosselin) is leaving the show.

As of now, it hasn’t been announced that Gosselin will exit from the show permanently. But Deadline has reported that she will transition back to guest starring/recurring status for the rest of the season.


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