Daphne Rubin-Vega

Inside Biography

Daphne Rubin-Vega is a Panamanian-born American singer-songwriter, dancer, and stage and screen actress. She originated the role of Mimi Marquez in the Broadway rock musical Rent. On television, she is known as Agnes in Smash, Rosa Juarez in Hustling, and Luisa Lopez in Katy Keene.  

How Old is Daphne Rubin-Vega? What is her Height?

Daphne Rubin-Vega was born in Panama City, Panama on November 18, 1960, to carpenter José Mercedes Vega and his wife, nurse Daphine Corina -- both of Panamanian descent. As of December 2020, Daphne is 50 years old and stands at 5 feet 2½ inches (1.59 meters).  

Her parents divorced when Daphne was still young and her mother remarried writer Leonard Rubin. Her family moved to the US when she was two, where she has lived since. She studied at the New Labyrinth Theater Company and performed with El Barrio USA comedy troupe.

Career

Acting 

On-stage, Rubin-Vega is perhaps known for originating the role of Mimi Marquez in the Tony Award-winning rock musical Rent. Besides that, she has performed in such plays as Gum, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Free to Be You and Me, Bernarda Alba, and Les Miserables.  

Daphne Rubin-Vega performing on-stage in Rent SOURCE: YouTube

On the screens, Daphne Rubin-Vega is most known for her appearances in such films as The Occultist, Wild Things, Life on the Ledge, Alchemy, and Sex and the City, as well as TV shows like New York Undercover, Spin City, Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Katy Keene

Music

As a musician, Rubin-Vega is most known as the lead singer of the all-female Latin freestyle trio Pajama Party with Jennifer McQuilkin and Suzi Ranta. Besides that, she has released two solo studio albums titled Souvenirs (2001) and Redemption Songs (2006)   

Mother of a Son with Husband Tommy Costanzo

Daphne Rubin-Vega has been married since September 2002 to her now-husband Tommy Costanzo. They have a child together, a son by the name of Luca Ariel Constanzo, born on December 5, 2004. 

What is Daphne Rubin-Vega's Net Worth in 2020?

According to multiple online sources, Daphne Rubin-Vega's net worth is estimated to be somewhere between $500 thousand and $750 thousand. The 50-year-old is a triple threat in the entertainment industry: a singer, an actress, and a dancer.    

Pajama Party (Left to right): Daphne Rubin-Vega, Suzi Ranta, and Jennifer McQuilkin SOURCE: Pinterest

She has been performing in one capacity or another since the late-'70s. She is most known musically for her time as the lead singer of the Latin freestyle music trio, Pajama Party. As an actress, she has been seen in movies like The Occultist, Wild Things, Life on the Ledge, Alchemy, and Sex and the City, as well as TV shows like New York Undercover, Spin City, Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Katy Keene.    

by shrijan, 2020-12-01 14:02:04

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