Daya Fernandez is an entrepreneur, producer, philanthropist and actress. Born in Puerto Rico, she is known for her work on Minority Report, Vanilla Sky, and Bandidas. Daya is a master of major events with the ability to bring Hollywood A list personalities to unique experiences. She has raised millions in charitable funds for causes at the intersection of art, education, and health.
Daya is the founder and creator of the board game and celebrity event series Hollywood Domino. She transformed the classic game of dominoes by adding a Hollywood twist – newrules that increase excitement and suspense. Hasbro Inc. / Parker Brothers bought the rights to Hollywood Domino in 2007 and produced it for consumers worldwide selling more than 1 million units of the game in its first year on the market. Hollywood Domino Galashas hosted the “Where to be Seen Party” in London, New York, Cannes Film Festival, Puerto Rico, Panama City, Dallas and in Los Angeles on the Thursday before the Oscars for over a decade.
Daya is a dedicated supporter of Action Against Hunger, The Art of Elysium and Artists for Peace and Justice. Daya also supports the nonprofit organization Fundacion A-Mar, for burnt children in Puerto Rico, a cause close to her heart since she herself got burnt in an accident when she was young. She volunteers as a fundraiser and plays a key role in generating national awareness for the organization.