Are Stitches and his Wife Erica Duarte Together? Is he Currently Dating? Their Relationship

Updated On 17 Aug, 2018 Published On

Phillip Nickolas Katsabanis, the American rapper who has his face covered with stitch tattoos and is famous by his stage name Stitches. The 23-year-old Stitches is known for his debut album, titled For Drug Dealers Only seems to be in a search of his new girlfriend.

Stitches was married to wife Erica Duarte, however, the couple divorced after 5 years of marriage. Stitches and his former wife share 3 children together.

So, is the American rapper currently dating? What is his current relationship status? Continue reading below to find more about the rapper.

Stitches Marriage And Divorce to Erica Duarte: Their Children

On 31st October 2012, Stitches, at the age of 17, married Erica Duarte, who was 11 years older than him. Their marriage was a private event.

Erica is a judicial assistant and once had participated in Paris Hilton’s My New BFF season 2. 

Stitches and ex-wife Erica Duarte

Rapper Stitches with his ex-wife Erica

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In 2013, the couple was blessed with their first child Rex Katsabanis. Their second son Rocco Katsabanis was born in 2014. The birth date of the youngest daughter, Evelyn Katsabanis, hasn't been revealed.

Stitches loves his kids very much and spends a lot of time with them. He shares several photos with his sons on Instagram. This is what he has said about being a parent,

Being a dad is the greatest feeling. It puts a real smile on my face every day. Nothing else does.


No other place I rather be . #family #son #soberlife #formysons #formydaughter

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Despite the huge age gap and personality differences, the couple shared a strong bond with each other. But the marriage wasn't meant to last forever.

Well, it was just 5 years, the duos living as husband and wife. But their destiny led them in the claws of mishaps. The couple made the news of their divorce in 2017.

Who is Stitches Dating Currently?

Nowadays, celebrity going through a divorce and dating their new lover in search of eternal love is not a big issue. However, Stitches seems to be quite away from those cultures.

As of  2018, Stitches is not dating anyone nor any information regarding his relationship and girlfriend is out. He is busy in his career and also raising his children.

Once, Stitches was rumored to have hooked up with Kylie Jenner. And who knows, in near future he might rise up with a new girlfriend. Let's keep waiting.

Early Life and Career of Stitches

Stitches had a really tough childhood. When he was just 1 year old, his parents Esther and Alexander Katsabanis got legally separated. He is a school drop out and got addicted to cocaine from age 11. Since age 14, he was involved in drug trade and carried guns as well. He has tons of records being arrested as a minor.

Before he got the stitches tattoos on his face, they were inspired by the character of Joker (played by Heath Ledger), he used to be called as Lil Phil on stage. At the age of 15, he released his first music video filmed on a camera phone. He titled the video under his former nickname as My Name Lil Phil.

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Later on, he dropped his mixtape No Snitching Is My Statement and music video Brick In Yo Face via in 2013. He spent $40,000 on the video that got him 6 million views within a week of release.

Due to the constant watch of FEDs over him, Stitches decided to end his career as a dealer and started appearing more on clubs for $5,000 – $10,000 per night.

The life of Stitches is filled with controversies and rumors with his habit of inviting his female fans on stage and giving out free cocaine in the middle of the concert.

During one such event, wife Erica stepped on the stage and shut down the entire concert.

Watch Stitches' rap video of Brick In Yo Face

The Florida rapper is said to have finally given up doing drugs. He reportedly plans to make "positive music" now and spend more time with his family and friends.  Hope Stitches gets his life back on the track and releases more rap videos. 

Stay tuned for more!