Dascha Polanco admits that she’s many flaws. And one thing she flaunts about herself is the ability to stand firm amid heart-wrenching situations and not give up. Well, quite a striking woman if you ask us.

After ending her six-year engagement with her boyfriend, the Dominican actress stands strong in the entertainment industry. So, who’s the fiance of Orange Is the New Black’s star Dascha Polanco? Is she married or dating anyone after the split? Let’s find out!

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Stunning Dascha Polanco

Dascha Polanco: Quick Facts

Full Name: Dascha Yolaine Polanco
Age: 37 years
Birth Date: December 3, 1982
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Birth Place: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Nationality: American-Dominican
Height: 5 feet 5 inches(165 cm)
Weight: 74 kg(163 lbs)
Body Measurements: 41-30-42 inches
Build: Slim
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Dark Brown
Profession: Actress
Active years: 2011-present
Children: 2

Orange Is the New Black‘s Dascha Polanco Dating Her Boyfriend Or Married Secretly?

The American-Dominican actress Dascha Polanco cleverly keeps her personal life a secret, far from the spotlight. However, it is known that Dascha is not married and ending her six-year engagement with an unknown boyfriend.

Who is Dascha Polanco dating?
Dascha Polanco is dating a boyfriend!
Dascha Polanco dating someone.

Firstly, the rumor circulated the surface of her personal life as she’s currently engaged. Yet, the only thing about her mystery boyfriend is that they met at the Dominican Day Parade, and a “good-hearted man” indeed.

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Above all, many of her enthusiastic admirers ask her about dating anyone or being in a relationship lately, to which Dascha remains cryptic, letting the fans screw their minds.


Meanwhile, the actress became the mother of two children, Dasany Kristal Gonzalez, a daughter, and Aryam, a son.

Dascha Polanco kids
Dascha Polanco children. 

Likewise, there is no information regarding whom the father of these lovely children is, but the proud mom makes them follow her footprint while giving them a chance to appear in the big-curtain at a minimum age.

As a matter of fact, Dascha’s daughter Dasany portrays a younger version of Polanco’s character in the fifth season of Orange Is the New Black.

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Moreover, Dascha admits that it’s not essential whether you remain in a dating relationship or not. At the moment, Polanco focuses on building her career and seeing to the wellbeing of her two kids.

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For the time being, we wish the handsome prince will soon appear in the life of this gorgeous lady, if not in a relationship with anyone!

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Professional Career of Dascha Polanco

Aspiring to be an actress from an early age, the young Polanco was more than eager to on-screen. But due to her weight, Polanco discarded the idea and studied medicine to be a nurse.

However, her mind changed as she found the courage to tackle the weight issue. Her life changed the moment she signed for acting classes in an acting studio. There the American actress was signed by the talent agency Shirley Grant Management. 

Initially, Polanco started as a minor in various series, including Unforgettable and NYC 22. But her fate soon turned towards the sun as she was cast for the American hit series, Orange Is the New Black in 2012. 

In the series, Dascha fulfilled the role of Dayanara “Daya” Diaz, an inmate in a women’s prison. Since then, Dascha has found her popularity rose to an incredible number. Some of Polanco’s other notable works include productions like Gimme Shelter(2013), Joy(2015), MFKZ(2018), The Irishman(2019), Russian Doll(2019), When They See Us(2019), and few others.

Age, Height, and Body Measurements- How Old Is Dascha Polanco?

Talking about this bombshell of a diva, Dascha Polanco was born in 1982, which means she is 37 years old. Polanco celebrates her birthday every year on the third of December, right after thanksgiving and weeks before Christmas and New Year.

Likewise, she was born under the sign of Sagittarius. Not to mention, this Dominican diva stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches(165 cm) and weighs around 74 kg(163 lbs).

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Similarly, Dascha is not the one to shy away from the camera as she poses her way. As you can see, she is not your typical cookie-cutter actress with a slim build. Instead, Polanco is someone who loves the curve on your hips.

Her curvy figure measures 41-30-42 inches. Also, Polanco has long brown hair and stunning dark brown eyes.

Dascha Polanco: Weight Loss

If you have read the article thoroughly, then you might have noticed how Dascha is praised for her voluptuous body line. Unlike other actresses and celebrities, the Dominican-born actress had deep curves.

And many loved her for her expression of her body positive. However, that was not always the case. After her pregnancy, Polanco saw the shift in her body and began resenting them to the point of wanting to cut then with scissors.


But now, she has come to love her chubby thunder thighs.

“Now, I look at my thighs, and I celebrate them. I say, ‘I love you guys!’ You help me walk, you fill my pants up.”

On that note, people could not help but notice how Polanco has shredded those extra pounds in a few years. But rather than sticking with surgery, she opted for a healthier option such as diet and exercise. And we can do nothing but love it.

Early Life and Education

Fabulous and amazing actress Dascha Polanco was born in the city of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Though she goes by the name Dascha Polanco, her full name is Dascha Yolaine Polanco. 

Similarly, Polanco is the young daughter of father Ruben Dario Polanco and mother, Janet Polanco. Her family moved to the states when she was at a young age. Polanco’s father worked as a mechanic while her mother was a cosmetologist.

Not to mention, after that, the young lady was raised in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York, and Miami simultaneously with her two siblings. However, their names and whereabouts are not mentioned as of now.

As for her education, ‘Orange Is the New Black‘ actress went to the local high school and pursued further studies at Hunter College. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology.

Likewise, Polanco is a Dominican who holds the nationality of both her birth country and America. As of now, her ethnicity is unknown.

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