American actress and voice actor Danielle Brooks played the title role in the Orange is New Black comedy-drama on Netflix. She gained notoriety in the industry thanks to her role as Tasha Taystee in the program.

The star of Orange is the New Black, who has battled obesity, has played a significant role in promoting the body positive movement. Her most recent project is the August 8-launched We Are Real Campaign for Aerie.

Danielle Brooks

Danielle Brooks

What Does Danielle Feel About Her Body?

Danielle has been very outspoken about her feelings on her own body. Although she has struggled with her weight, she has remained committed to sticking to a balanced diet and regular exercise routine because she is passionate about improving her health. And her admirers are curious about her diet and exercise regimen.

When she gave birth to her daughter Freeya in 2019, she put on a lot of weight and admitted that she wasn’t happy with how things ended out for her because she acquired more weight after giving birth than usual. Since Danielle didn’t feel comfortable showing off her curves, she felt ashamed and withdrew from society. But with time, she learned to accept and adore herself just as she is.

Danie will turn 33 next month. She was born on September 17, 1989. She is approximately 161 pounds tall and 5 feet, 4 inches wide. As of 2022, her body dimensions are 42-33-44.

Danielle Brooks Workout Routine & Diet Plan

Danielle exercises to improve her self-esteem, and she finds encouragement in how her physique improves each day. Danielle enjoys cardio exercises like cycling, swimming, running, and jogging.

To increase strength and improve her mood, her workouts often include cardio exercises and trampoline aerobics including jumps, squats, lunges, and twists. She even has a rope that keeps track of her leaps because she is so obsessed with jumping rope.

Danielle Is Happy With Her Husband & Daughter

Dennis Gelin, a longtime partner of Danielle Brooks and a Sales Associate in the real estate industry since 2009, is married to her. In 1984, Gelin—who is now 38—was born. The pair began dating in 2017 and welcomed their first child on November 16, 2020, following the announcement of their pregnancy in June.

The couple got engaged on New Year’s Eve 2020 after giving birth to their first daughter, Freeya Carel, in a fortnight. Dennis Gelin and Danielle Brooks exchanged vows in the Alfred Dupont building in January 2022. At their wedding, Freeya, the daughter who was a little over two at the time, served as a flower girl.

Danielle was born on September 17, 1989, in Augusta, Georgia, but she was raised in South Carolina by a Christian family. At age 6, she made her acting debut in a church-sponsored nativity play. She graduated from South Carolina Governor’s School for Arts & Humanity with a diploma for high school. She then enrolled in the Juilliard School to study drama. 2011 saw her graduate from Juilliard.