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Romany Malco Personal Life, Career Insight & Interesting Facts

By Soni Pahadi | On: 08 Mar, 2020
Romany Malco Personal Life, Career Insight & Interesting Facts

American actor Romany Malco is highly celebrated for his role in TV series like Weeds and Level. Also, he is recognized for appearing in the 2005 movie, The 40-Year-Old Virgin.

For his contribution to acting, Romany was nominated for a SAG Award and two NAACP Image Awards.

Not only this, but he has also established himself as a successful rapper and a music producer. He has produced albums like The Pest, Victim of the Ghetto, and more. Plus, he has performed the MC Skat Kat rap for the song, Opposites Attract.

Dating Rumor

Back in 2015, Romany was rumored to be in a relationship with actress Meagan Good. But, he denied it via Twitter by saying that he was single, and Meagan was happily married.

Romany’s Failed Marriage

Romany was previously married to a woman named Taryn Dakha. The two first met each other on the set of the movie The Love Guru in 2007. After a year, they exchanged wedding vows on 3 September 2008.

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However, Romany and Taryn ended their more than eight years of marriage and walked different paths in 2016.

Together, they didn’t parent any children. 

Details on His Ex-Wife

Romany’s ex-partner, Taryn, is a former ice skater. Also, she is credited for performing stunts in movies.

Until now, as a body double, she has performed for movies like the Fantastic Four films, The Love Guru, The Eyes, and Good Luck Chuck

Net Worth

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Romany has accumulated a total net worth of $4 million, which is charged via his profession as a rapper, actor, and screenwriter.

Romany’s Career Information

After graduating his high school, Romany founded his new rap group called R.M.G. 

Then, he relocated to Los Angeles and got a chance to sign a deal with Virgin Records in 1991, which resulted in him changing his group name into College Boyz. 

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After that, Romany launched its first track titled Victim of the Ghetto, which became a super hit by ranking the first position on the rap charts. Since then, his life took a turn over.

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Romany Malco with co-actors David Giuntoli and James Roday on the sets of A Million Little Things on 28 June 2019 (Photo: Romany Malco's Instagram)

Likewise, Romany’s acting career began when the actor John Leguizamo suggested him to try his luck in the field. John urged Romany to do so as he was impressed by Romany’s personality while working with him on the album, The Pest- for which John was a lead, and Romany was a music producer.

Upon the suggestion of John, Romany made his television debut in 2001 by appearing in VH1’s series, Too Legit: The MC Hammer Story. Also, he bagged the role in TV series called Weeds (2005) opposite Mary-Louise Parker and Elizabeth Perkin.

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Until 2020, Romany has been featured in movies like The Wrecking Crew (2000), The Prime Gig (2000), Ticker (2001), The Tuxedo (2002), The Ex (2006), The Blades Of Glory (2007), Baby Mama (2008), A Little Bit of Heaven (2011), Think Like a Man (2012), Night School (2018), Holiday Rush (2019), and more.

Bio: Height, Age, Family, And Education

Romany stands at a height measuring of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73 m). He was born as Romany Romanic Malco Jr. on 18 November 1989 to his West- Indian parents.

He was born to his mother and father, Romanic Romany. Romany’s parents were originally from Trinidad and Tobago.

He completed his schooling from Ross S Sterling High School.

Quick Facts About Romany Malco

  • His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
  • He also served as a host for a YouTube channel’s show called Equals Three (=3). The episode was broadcasted on 11 September 2012.