Dasha / NextName: Daria Astashina (Dasha) Agency: Next. Age: 17 Height: 5'8", 1.76 m Place of Origin: N. Novgorog, Russia. Ethnic Origin: Russian. Birthsign: Taurus. How Discovered: At a casting in my city. Favorite things: Shopping, horseback riding. Favorite Designer: Chloe, Stella McCartney, Marc Jacobs. Hobbies: Sports Favorite food: All Russian dishes. Place you would love to visit: Australia or Brazil. Favorite animal: Cats.