Yemaya Briggs-Guzman Profession, Personal Life, Bio, & More

Yemeya Briggs-Guzman is the daughter of the famous Puerto Rican actor Luis Guzman. Read further to know more about the life and profession of this star kid and discover what makes her famous.

Personal Life

Yemaya Briggs Guzman was born to Luis Guzman and Angelita Galarza Guzman in 1996. Margarita Briggs-Guzman, Yoruba Briggs Guzman, Cemi Briggs Guzman, Jace O’Flynn Briggs Guzman, Luna Briggs Guzamna and Clare Briggs Guzman are her siblings.

Education and Career

Yemaya did her schooling at St Johnsbury Academy, after which she earned an Associate of Arts in Design and Visual Communications from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. She is a model and a social media ambassador by profession. She is a freelance social media ambassador working from Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Prior to this, she had worked as an assistant stylist for MTV Teen Wolf and then, worked in the same position at Scene Magazine New Orleans. In November 2015, she began working as a self-employed customer.

Her Father Luis Guzman

Luis Guzman was born on 28th August 1956 in Cayey, Puerto Rico. Although he was born in Puerto Rico, he was raised in Greenwich New York by his mother and stepfather. His mother worked as a hospital worker and his stepfather was a TV repairman.

Luis finished his schooling at Seward Park High School and then, graduated from The American University. Post which he began working as a social worker and as an actor as well.

He married Angelita in 1985, the couple suffered a miscarriage with their first child and proceeded to adopt four children. Much later, they became biological parents to two other children.

Luis Guzman’s Career

His career in the entertainment industry began as an actor who worked with street theatre and independent films. He is best known for his role as Gomez Addams on the Netflix series ‘Wednesday’. Other well-known television roles of his include Jose Gonzalo Rodriguez Gacha on Narcos and Raoul Hernandez on Oz. His highly acclaimed movies include Boogie Nights, Magnolia, Out of Sight, The Hard Way and Q&A.

He has several awards and accolades to his name such as the Florida Film Critics Circle Awards, Screen Actors Guild Award, Imagen Awards, the Boston Society Award for Best Supporting Actor and NAMIC Vision Award.

Facts About Yemaya Briggs-Guzman and Her Family

  • Yemaya Briggs Guzman’s father Luiz Guzman currently resides in Cabot, Vermont, United States of America.
  • Yemaya Briggs Guzma is proficient in Spanish and English.
  • Yemaya Briggs Guzamn’s father Luiz Guzman currently holds a net worth of 13 million dollars.
  • Yemaya’s father Luiz has acted in more than 100 films throughout his career.
  • Yemaya’s father Luiz never watches his own movies.
  • Yemaya’s brother Cemi Guzman is an actor himself as well.
  • Yemaya’s father Luiz Guzman currently practices farming at his residence in Cabot.


Most of Yemaya’s personal life has remained veiled from social media. From what is known of her from her social media, she is a model who promotes positive body image and inspires others. Just like her father, she continues to inspire and make an impact on people with her work,


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