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Dascha Polanco's Struggle With Her Boyfriend And Kids

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Dascha Polanco's Struggle With Her Boyfriend And Kids

Quick Information

  • Dating/Affair No
  • Lesbian No
  • Siblings 2
  • Body Measurements 41-30-42 in
  • Eye Color Dark Brown
  • Hair Color Dark Brown
  • Hair Long
  • Feet (Shoe) Size 8.5 (US)
  • Weight 74 kg (163 pounds)
  • Height/ How Tall? 5'5" (165 cm)
  • College Hunter College, Montefiore Medical Center, Break Into Hollywood (BIH)
  • Career 2011-present
  • Net Worth $5 Million
  • Date of Birth Dec 03, 1982
  • Age 39 Years, 5 Months
  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Relationship Status Single (2019)
  • Children/Kids 3
  • Daughter/s Dasany Kristal Gonzalez, Aryam
  • Mother Janet Polanco
  • Father Rubén Darío Polanco
  • Ethnicity/Race Mixed
  • Religion N/A
  • Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
  • Profession Actress
  • Birth Place Dominican Republic
  • Nationality American-Dominican

One is sure to face ups and downs in the journey of life. So, naturally, people seek a partner to accompany them in both happy and terrible times.

Orange Is the New Black star Dascha Polanco is one of those celebrities who has experienced the roller-coaster ride especially related to her boyfriend. 

Let’s find out more about her companion. 

Dascha Polanco’s Boyfriend 

Dascha is currently not seeing anyone. But, she was in a relationship with Xtassy, a music producer. 

There is no reliable information about how he and Xtassy met. 

Dascha Polanco with her boyfriend

Dasha and Xtassy are making memories. (Source: Instagram)

However, Dasha Polanco is devastated by the loss of her boyfriend, Xtassy.

On February 5, Dascha shared a photo of Xtassy and broke the heartbreaking news. Unfortunately, the public is still unaware of what caused Xtassy's death.

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Looking at her Instagram, you will see her posts regarding her boyfriend with heartbreaking captions. 

Dascha has promised to talk about her loss in the future as she is not able to accept the fact that her boyfriend is gone. 

Besides this relationship, she has also struggled since a young age and raised her children without a boyfriend.

Dascha Polanco’s Struggle On Raising Children!

Did you know that the thirty-nine-year-old Dascha Polanco got pregnant at the very early age of eighteen?

In an interview with Cosmopolitan magazine in 2015, Polanco revealed her hardship when she got pregnant and how her boyfriend ran away from his responsibility.

She also talked about weight loss and revealed how her physique started transforming after conceiving a baby.

Dascha gave birth to her daughter Dasany Kristal Gonzalez in 2000 when she was a freshman at Hunter College. Later, Dasany portrayed the character of young Daya in Orange is the New Black.

Similarly, in an interview with Latina magazine in 2015, Polanco talked about how she struggled to raise her daughter as a single mother and her battle with depression following her mother's death.

As the new cover star of the June/July 2015 issue, Polanco said-

“I went through a large depression and started feeling emotionally isolated. But because my parents taught me that God is going to send you obstacles and you have to overcome them, it put me at ease. It's very interesting, the times I've felt that I can't breathe emotionally, and I react to things in a very impulsive manner – where it's anger or crying. And being able to speak to somebody about that was kind of a revelation that it was okay for me to feel depressed.”

She continued-

“I remember having to find somebody to stay with my daughter because I didn't want to stop school, and I couldn't stop working. It was raining, and I was like, "Who can I trust that is not my mom?" I realized you have to put your armour on; you have to become a warrior, because family is not there.”

Polanco then conceived a son named Aryam. Polanco says that her two kids have two different fathers. In an interview with Cosmopolitan Magazine in June 2015, she explained-

"I used to feel self-conscious about the fact that my kids have two different fathers. Being a statistic was something that was so negative to me. But now I'm like, 'Hey, listen, it is what it is. It didn't work out the first time; it didn't work out the second time. I have two kids who have two different baby fathers.'"

Polanco and her son’s father were engaged for around six years and ended their engaged relationship around two years ago. Polanco is believed to be the mother of three children. However, there is no information about her third baby.

Dasha Planco with her pafimy

Caption: Dascha Polanco with her kids at Disney On Ice presents Frozen in NYC in November 2014. (Photo Credit: Dailymail)

Similarly, in a conversation with The Huffington Post in July 2013, Dascha revealed her relationship status, which was under wraps for a long time.

In the interview, when she was asked whether she is married or has a significant other, Dascha replied-

“I am engaged to a good-hearted man that supports me and allows me to be me. We met at the Dominican Day parade.”

She also revealed that she has an amazing fiancé who inspired and encouraged her to follow her dreams.

Dascha Polanco and her fiancé

Caption: Dascha Polanco and her fiancé are pictured in West Hollywood on May 17. (Photo Credit: Dailymail)

Apart from her messy life, she has focused on her career more. 

More About Dascha Polanco:

A Dominican-American actress Dascha Polanco was born on December 3, 1982, to a mechanic father and a cosmetologist mother. She grew up in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York, with her siblings.

Polanco began her acting career in 2011 and has appeared in not so many films and television series. Polanco’s film credits include Gimme Shelter (2013), The Cobbler (2014), Joy (2015), and The Perfect Match (2016).

Likewise, she has appeared in television series like Unforgettable (2011), NYC 22 (2012), and Orange Is the New Black (2013-present). The mother of three, Dascha Polanco, enjoys a net worth of $5 million from her career.

Currently, Dasha is balancing her personal and professional life. She will be seen more in the coming days. Till then, stay tuned for more updates on her.