Joshua Bee Alafia is an American cinematographer and a director who is well-known for working as a cinematographer in the 2001 fantasy movie ‘2001’ and the 2010 fantasy movie ‘The Seed.’ Moreover, he has also worked as a director in the film, as mentioned earlier as well. Apart from his career as a director and a cinematographer, he has also worked as an editor, writer, and producer in movies like ‘Havana Habibi‘ in the year 2019, ‘Maybe Dreams Can Come True in the year 2014, and ‘Bold As Love‘ in the year 2008.

 Early Life and Bio

Alafia’s exact date of birth is currently unknown, but it is known that he was born somewhere in the United States of America. Likewise, there is no information available regarding his parents’ identity either, but it is known that they completely supported him towards working on achieving his dream as a cinematographer.

In addition to this, he has also not shared anything regarding his family background and sibling details with the media, so it is assumed that his parents raised him as a single child. Since his exact date of birth is unknown, his age, along with his zodiac sign, could not be determined.

Joshua Bee Alafia
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Talking about Bee Alafia’s educational background and qualifications, he has not yet shared any such information with the media. However, it is assumed that he has completed his studies at least till high school level or equivalent from some local schools in his hometown. Besides this, it is known that he was interested in movies from a very young age and always dreamt of working his way in Hollywood.

Quick Info 
Full NameJoshua Bee Alafia
OccupationDirector, Cinematographer, Producer, Actor
Place of BirthUnited States of America
EthnicityCuban, American, European
Body PhysiqueSlim
Eyes ColorBlack
Hair StyleBald
Wife / SpouseYaya DaCosta (2012-2015)
ChildernSankara Alafia (son)
Net WorthNot determined.

Nationality and Body Measurements

Joshua Alafia holds an American nationality and descends from Cuban, American, and European ancestry. Besides this, he is a Buddhist, and he practices Buddhism as his religion.

There is no information regarding Joshua Bee Alafia’s exact height, weight, and body measurements. However, judging by his looks, we can say that he has a slim body figure with a pair of black-colored eyes and a bald head.

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Joshua Bee gave his debut performance in the entertainment industry in the year 2001 when he worked as a director, as a producer, as a cinematographer, as a writer, and also starred in the role of Lazaro in the fantasy movie ‘Cubamor.’ Likewise, he has portrayed the role of Parker in the 2011 comedy-drama movie, ‘Let’s Stay Together. Moreover, he has also worked as a director and producer in movies like ‘Bold As Love’ and ‘The Seed’ and as a cinematographer in movies like ‘Single Hills‘ and ‘Se Safando.’

Besides his professional career as a director and a cinematographer, he is also the founder of Rootsflix, a website where movies can be streamed and downloaded digitally. It also allows the fans to have questions and answers sessions with the moviemakers.

Joshua Bee Alafia
Joshua with his son.
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Joshua Alafia has not yet won any major awards and accolades during his career as a cinematographer and director. However, we hope for his very best and wish to see him win many awards and honors in the upcoming years of his career.

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Yaya DaCosta’s Ex-Husband

Alafia was previously married to his ex-wife, whose name is Yaya DaCosta. She is an American model and an actress who is well-known for ending the third cycle of the American reality television series and interactive competition, ‘America’s Next Top Model.’ There is no information regarding how they met or when they met, but it is known that they met way back in the past and were in a long-term relationship with one another. They dated for a long time before finally deciding to tie knots on 23 June 2012.

Following this auspicious ceremony, the couple was blessed with a son whose name is Sankara Alafia. Unfortunately, things took an unfortunate turn between them in 2015 when they decided to part ways. Their divorce was finalized in the year 2016. Since then, Joshua Bee Alafia has remained single and currently lives with his son, Sankara, in Brooklyn, New York.


Yaya DaCosta stated in an interview that she was never married to her long-time boyfriend, Joshua Bee Alafia, and they were living together and raising their kid. However, this statement is contradicted by the fact that there exist numerous pictures of their wedding on the internet.

Joshua Bee Alafia
Joshua with his wife and son
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Joshua Bee Alafia’s Net Worth

Joshua Bee earns from his professional career as a cinematographer, an actor, and a director and has undoubtedly managed to gather a handsome amount of money. However, his net worth has not yet been determined as of 2021.

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Social Media Presence

Bee Alafia is active on social media platforms. His supposed Instagram account (@alafiavision) has over 2 thousand followers, and his supposed Twitter account (@alafiavision) has over 600 followers, but none of those, as mentioned above accounts, has been verified yet. Besides this, he also maintains a blog that fans can access and view through the website (


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