March 21, 2023
Who Is Fantasia's Son Dallas Xavier Barrino?

Dallas Xavier Barrino is a star kid who is known as the son of the American Idol’s season 3 winner Fantasia Barrino aka Fantasia. Prior to winning the American Idol title in 2004, Dallas’ mom also bagged a Grammy Award and Billboard Music Award twice. Likewise, two out of her seven albums Free Yourself and Fantasia have been certified as Platinum and Gold respectively by the RIAA.

Apart from being a fantastic singer, his mom is also an actress. She performed on the Broadway version of Steven Spielberg’s movie The Color Purple in 2007 as Celie.

Although Fantasia has made her way to popularity through her incredible discography, the artist endured a lot of pain and landed many controversies in her career. However, we will be discussing one of her three kids, Dallas Xavier Barrino today.

Find out about his age, biological father, siblings, & more in this article. So, let’s get started!

Dallas Xavier Barrino’s Age

Dallas Xavier Barrino, the son of Fantasia was born in December 2011 in North Carolina, the USA under the Sagittarius birth sign. As for his ethnicity, the star kid is an Afro-American and an American by nationality. Moving forward, the ten-year-old was 21 inches 7 lbs 9 ounces at the time of his birth.

Likewise, Dallas’s mom and her husband Kendall Taylor celebrated his 9th birthday in Dec 2020. The duo organized a small party for him, which included family and Dallas’s friends. In addition, both took to their Instagram page wishing him a Happy Birthday.

How Many Siblings Does Dallas Xavier Barrino Have?

Dallas is the half-brother to 2 of his step-sisters from his mother’s side. While Zion Quari Barrino is his elder half-sister, Keziah London Taylor is his younger step-sister.  Likewise, his elder sister Zion was born when his songstress mom was just a teenager. Yep! The I Believe singer was 17 when Zion was in her belly.

Fantasia's Son Dallas Xavier Barrino holding his little sis Keziah London Taylor
Dallas Xavier Barrino With His Younger Sister Keziah London Taylor

Similarly, his younger sister London is from his mom’s marriage with the businessman, Kendall Taylor. Moving on, he also has step-siblings from his alleged dad, Cook’s side as well. In addition, his stepdad Taylor too has a son Treyshaun from his former partner.

Dallas Barrino’s Mom’s Husband & Business Partner Kendall Taylor

In the July of 2015, Dallas’ mom, Fantasia Barrino married Kendall Taylor after spontaneously dating for just 3 weeks. Also, the lovebirds first met at a night club and Fantasia was pleased by the latter’s demeanor. As mentioned earlier, the couple has a cute little toddler in their home. They welcomed their 1st child together who’s a baby girl Keziah in May 2021.

Dallas Xavier's Mother With His Step-Father Kendall Taylor
Dallas’ mom Fantasia Barrino and his stepdad Kendall Taylor

He’s the COO of the courier service Metro Transportation, LLC. As of 2022, he is the president of the company Rock Soul Inc. which was incorporated by the duo in 2016, with Fantasia as the 1st president and Taylor as the vice president.

The I Made It singer founded the company along with her husband, with the primary focus on music, TV/film, and publishing. So, basically, their organization is an entertainment firm and the pair have published their 1st book No Crown in the Castle in April this year.

Who Is Xavier Barrino Dallas’ Biological Father? Is He Antwaun Cook?

Though Fantasia has remained low-key about the question regarding his father’s identity, as per the tabloids, she was dating Antwaun Cook at the time. Cook is an ordinary salesman and a real estate agent based in North Carolina. The former lovebirds dated for a while in 2010 and the following year she gave birth to her baby boy Dallas.

Furthermore, what makes the speculation more legit is that Cook never misses wishing Dallas on his birthday. Besides, both the alleged father and son duo share a great bond.

Dallas Xavier Barrino's Alleged Biological Father Antwaun Cook
Dallas Xavier Barrino’s Alleged Biological Father Antwaun Cook

However, his mom hasn’t confirmed nor denied any statements related to his rumored biological father.

Dallas’ Mom Fantasia Was Subject to Jeopardy

The Enough singer revealed in her 2005 memoir, Life Is Not A Fairy Tale that she was stripped of her innocence when she was in 9th grade. She further mentioned that it was hard for her to comprehend what happened to her and it was a nightmare to attend the school after the assault.

Similarly, Dallas’ mom also fell prey to the hands of her then-boyfriend and his elder sister, Zion’s dad, Brandel Shouse. She defined her relationship with that man as toxic because she was a victim of domestic violence back then. She would often wake up with bruises and scars on her face from the choking and punching by her ex-boyfriend.

Moving forward, Fantasia was accused of non-payment of a loan and almost ended up losing one of her residences in North Carolina. Thankfully, she saved the house and later set it for an auction to pay back to Broward Energy Partners.

Well, Dallas Xavier’s mom Fantasia Barrino has a series of unfortunate events from the tragic murder of her nephew to 2 courtroom cases (1 of which we will discuss below), and her low self-esteem during her American Idol days due to her illiteracy and the list goes on.

Did You Know Dallas’ Mom Fantasia Barrino Attempted a Suicide?

Yup! You read it correctly. Fantasia’s love story with Xavier’s alleged father was a little bumpy with a tough start and a rough patch. Fantasia was reportedly dating Antwaun Cook, whose wife Paula Cook later filed for the custody of her children and sued the singer under the law of ‘alienation of affection’. 

This law is eliminated in many parts of the USA, however, 7 states including North Carolina still practice the law. In addition to that, Paula called her a homewrecker which eventually led her to contemplate and state of depression, that she attempted to commit suicide.

Luckily, her manager Brian Dickens found her in a barely conscious state and quickly rushed her to the hospital for a sleep aid and aspirin overdose. Following the incident, Cook’s wife withdrew the lawsuit and divorce filling. But man, the lawsuit would have cost a million dollars worth of fortune to the Lose to Win singer.

However, once after her recovery, there were rumors that hinted she was in a secret relationship with Cook. And in 2011 she gave birth to Dallas Xavier Barrino but stayed mum about the name of his father.

Will Dallas Follow His Mom Fantasia’s Footsteps?

Like mother, like son. In one of the videos posted by his stepdad, Dallas was seen singing along with his vocalist mom Fantasia Barrino. Besides, he hails from a family of musicians.

Dallas’ family members from his maternal side were all into the music. While his grandparents Diane and Joseph Barrino traveled around and performed in many places, his uncles Nathaniel, Perry, and Julius had a band named The Barrino Brothers. Moreover, his mom is a first cousin of the R&B duo K-Ci & JoJo.

Looks like “The Apple doesn’t fall far from the tree”. So, we can assume that the young fellow might carry down his mom’s legacy.

Dallas Xavier Barrino’s Instagram

The star kid has an Instagram account @cool.kiddallas with over 5k followers. On the other hand, his mom is active in all sorts of media including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to Youtube. She has 1.1 million subscribers on her Youtube channel FANTASIA. Also, she has an official website

His Mom Fantasia Barrino’s Net Worth

As of 2022, Dallas Xavier Barrino’s celebrity mother has accumulated $1 million. She has earned most of her wealth through her R&B and acting career. Thus, its no doubt that the 10 years old is living a life like a prince.

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