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Romany Malco Wife, Gay, Family, Dating

By Staff Writer | On: 31 Oct, 2019
Romany Malco Wife, Gay, Family, Dating

Romany Malco is a renowned American actor and music producer. As a versatile artist, he has worked in several projects in his long-time career. 

As an actor, he is credited for films like Baby Mama, Off Duty, Gulliver’s Travels, Think Like a Man, and many more.

His TV shows credits include No Ordinary Family, Prison Logic, Weeds, and Mad Dogs

Romany Malco’s Bio: Age, Family

Romany Malco was born on 18th November 1968 as Romany Romanic Malco Jr., in Brooklyn, New York, USA. 

The 50-year-old Romany’s family is from the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. His mother was an ordained minister.

Though he has not talked about his father in detail, on a facebook post dated 16th June 2014, he revealed that his father had passed away. 

When it comes to his childhood, Romany became fascinated by music and singing at a young age of just seven and began rapping.

When he was a teenager, he moved to Baytown, Texas, and attended Ross S Sterling High School. Along with his studies, he was involved in his music career.

There, he formed the rap group R.M.G. and shortly after, Romany and his rap group moved to Los Angeles to advance in their career. 

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In Los Angeles, the group signed a deal with Virgin Records in 1991. Eventually, the group’s name was changed to College Boyz as they began releasing several hit albums.

Their first big hit, Victim of the Ghetto from their debut album, Radio Fusion Radio, released in April 1992, became #2 on the rap charts. 

While working as a music producer on The Pest in 1997, he was encouraged to pursue a career in acting by actor John Leguizamo.

Following his idea, Romany began appearing in several TV shows and films. 

In 2001, Romany performed in the movie, Too Legit: The MC Hammer Story and the TV series, Miss Watch in 2003.

Then, in 2005, he played his breakthrough role as Jay in the film, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, which encouraged him to advance further in acting. 

By now, Romany, standing at the height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73 meters), has been credited for several hit movies and TV series. 

Romany Malco Married To Wife Or Gay?

Romany Malco got married to Taryn Dakha in 2008.

But two years after their marriage, the couple got divorced without revealing the actual reason for separation.

Romany Malco with his ex-wife, Taryn Dakha, at the Los Angeles Premiere of The Love Guru (Photo: Shutterstock.com)

Talking about Taryn, she was a former Canadian ice-skater who later became a stuntwoman known as the body double of actress Jessica Alba.

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She met Romany in 2007 on the set of The Love Guru.

In 2015, Romany was rumored to be dating his co-star, Meagan Good, but he has frequently refused such rumors and has claimed that he has been single since his divorce with his wife.

Furthermore, Romany faced widespread public speculations of him being gay since he has portrayed several gay characters.

But he has openly refused such rumors saying that one playing gay characters doesn’t necessarily mean that he is gay.


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