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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 famously 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 prime-time 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. Taryn remained in the media for most of the time when she was married to her former husband Malco, however, she slowly faded away from the media after their divorce. So, now many of Malco’s fans are curious to know where his ex-wife is and what she is doing nowadays. Well, has Romany’s ex-wife found a new man after her divorce?

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 42 as of 2022. She was born in Vancouver, Canada, on 17th July 1980. Growing up in her hometown of Vancouver, Taryn reportedly completed her schooling there.

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

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 her nationality, Taryn holds dual nationality i.e., 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 some stunt double roles in a couple of movies. She did her first stunt work in the 2005 superhero movie Fantastic Four. The film which starred several Hollywood stars, including 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 met her future husband Romany. Even though the movie turned out to be a personal success for Taryn, the movie couldn’t do as expected at the Box Office.

In 2008, Taryn Dakha 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. Apart from their professional collab, the duo is close in their real life as well. The two frequently appear together in the public, sometimes shopping while sometimes spending their free time together.

Taryn Dakha and Jessica Alba are look alike which gained Taryn body double roles in a couple of movies.
Taryn with her lookalike best friend Jessica Alba.

Taryn and Jessica are so close that they even attend each other’s family functions as well. As a matter of fact, Dakha also attended Alba’s baby shower celebration which made headlines as well.

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

Dakha and Malco met for the first time when they worked in the 2008 movie The Love Guru. Soon after their encounter, the duo hit it off and they began dating right away. Back in June 2008, the actor said a tabloid named SI about how his life changed after playing the role in The Love Guru and meeting his future wife. He said,

“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 then-girlfriend in the 2007 new year.

When Did They Get Married?

The lovely couple of Dakha and Romany Malco tied the knot in 2008, in a secret wedding ceremony. In one of his interviews, the actor announced that they wedded on New Year’s Eve in Trinidad and Tobago. The couple spent years and years together as a happily married couple, but they never extended their family. In fact, the pair separated without having children together.

Romany Malco's wife Taryn Dakha
Taryn Dakha with her ex-husband Romany.
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Taryn Dakha and Romany Malco were together for over a decade and they were married for more than seven years before they separated in 2016. However, the former couple never revealed the actual reason behind their separation. They haven’t appeared together in the media after their divorce, however, we believe they have maintained an amicable relationship even after their separation.

Who is Taryn Dakha Dating Now? Does She Have a Boyfriend in 2022?

Following her divorce from her ex-husband Romany, Dakha remained tight-lipped about her love life for some time. But, years later, 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.

Taryn Dakha children
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 2022. Her ex-hubby Romany’s fortune is $4 million. He mostly makes money from his work in both movies and TV shows.

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Social Media Activity

As we have mentioned above that Taryn doesn’t enjoy being in 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.