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Inside The Life of Taryn Dakha, Romany Malco’s Ex-Wife & Jessica Alba’s Friend

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Taryn Dakha (aka Taryn Dakha Malco) is better known as the ex-wife of Romany Malco. Her former husband Romany is an actor, rapper, and music producer. He gained prominence after playing Conrad Shepard on the Showtime series Weeds. The actor now portrays Rome Howard on the ABC primetime family drama TV series A Million Little Things.

As for their failed marriage, Taryn and her ex-hubby Romany were married for several years before they separated. But, post-divorce, what about Taryn’s love life? Is Romany’s ex-wife in a relationship with anyone?

Let’s find out everything about Taryn’s life including her ethnic background, age, and other details here!

What is Taryn Dakha’s Age? Her Early Life and Bio

Taryn Dakha, Romany Malco’s ex-wife is aged 41 as of 2021. She was born in Vancouver, Canada, on 17th July 1980. Growing up in her hometown of Vancouver, Taryn reportedly did her schooling from there also.

Unfortunately, the details of her parents and other early information aren’t available on the internet.

What Ethnicity does Taryn belong to?

As far as her ethnic background is concerned, Romany Malco’s ex-wife belongs to mixed ethnicity. Talking about his nationality, Taryn holds dual nationality Canadian and American.

What is Taryn Dakha Up To These Days? Her Professional Career

Dakha is a pro skater by profession. Nevertheless, there are no more details regarding her skating career.

On the other hand, Taryn did a number of stunt double performances in a couple movies. She did her first stunt work in the 2005 superhero movie Fantastic Four. The film that starred several Hollywood stars like Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, and Chris Evans grossed a massive amount at the box office. It made about $333 million worldwide.

In 2007, the pro skater appeared in Good Luck Chuck and Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer. The following year, Taryn Dakha appeared as Jessica Alba‘s stunt double in a 2008 romantic comedy movie The Love Guru. It was the same project, in which, Dakha also met her future husband Romany. For the movie’s success, it was, however, a financial flop.

In 2008, Romany’s ex-spouse did stunt double in a supernatural horror movie The Eye. Featuring Jessica Alba, Alessandro Nivola, and Parker Posey, the movie grossed over $55 million at the box office against its $12 million budget.

Is a Replica of Jessica Alba

Taryn has a striking resemblance to the popular Hollywood actress Jessica Alba. Because of their matching faces and body, Taryn often does stunt work for Alba in movies. The two also frequently appear together, doing shopping and going on trips to several places.

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Taryn with her lookalike best friend Jessica Alba.

Moreover, Dakha was preset in Alba’s baby shower.

How did Taryn Dakha meet Her Future Husband Romany Malco? Their Engagement

Dakha and Malco met for the first time when they were on the 2008 movie The Love Guru. Soon after their encounter, the duo began dating. Back in June 2008, the actor said SI about how his life changed after playing the role on the abovementioned movie and meeting his future wife,

“It’s really become me. You know, this movie has changed me in a lot of ways, actually. Not only because I play hockey and hockey has enriched my life, but on top of that, I met my fiancée, Taryn Dakha, on the set of Love Guru as well. So I kind of now have this balance I never had.”

The two dated for months before Malco proposed to his girlfriend in the 2007 new year.

When did they get married?

Dakha and Malco tied the knot in 2008, in a secret wedding ceremony. In a previous interview, the actor announced that they wed on New Year’s Eve in Tobago. They led a happy married life for years before their separation in 2016.

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Taryn Dakha with her ex-husband Romany.
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Neither Malco nor his ex-wife Dakha opened up the reason behind their separation. Despite their years of association, they also didn’t share any children.

Who is Taryn Dakha Dating Now?

Following the divorce from her ex-husband Romany, Dakha remained tight-lipped about her love life for some time. But, later in years, the pro skater started appearing with an unknown guy. The low-key duo also did some photoshoots, showing Taryn’s baby bump.

But, ever since their pregnancy photos came into the media, Taryn has kept her personal details too private. She has neither talked about her new boyfriend nor about the baby.

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Taryn and her new partner, showing her growing bump.

On the other hand, her ex-spouse Romany welcomed a child, a son named Brave in early 2021.

Net Worth

As per some online tabloids, Taryn Dakha has an estimated net worth of $500,000 as of 2021. Her ex-hubby Romany’s fortune is $4 million. He mostly makes money from his work in both movies and TV shows.

Social Media Activeness

As we have mentioned above that Taryn doesn’t enjoy being into the media. That said, Dakha isn’t also pretty into social media like Twitter and Facebook. She has an Instagram account but has kept it private.