Dreaming to be an actor just from the age of 5, Darren Barnet is now living his dreams.
He is best known for his role as Paxton Hall-Yoshida in the hit American coming of age comedy-drama series “Never Have I Ever”.
While he portrayed the role of high school heartthrob in the series, a common factor was his own Japanese heritage but besides that Darren’s real life was nothing like the reel life.
Here let’s have a sneak peek into the personal life of actor Darren Barnet all from his age, height, dating status to family, education, and earnings.
Love Life & Girlfriend
When it comes to the love life of actor Darren Barnet, he was previously said to be in a relationship with E! Producer Cassie Maynard. Their love story began somewhere in the year 2014 whereas they parted their ways in the year 2017.
As he portrayed the role of Devi’s crush in the Never Have I Ever, Darren not only was limited as Devi’s crush. As the show became a hit, he was the crush of many fans. And more and more questions arose and the number of people increased who wanted to know about his relationship status.
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As of now, Darren Barnet is in a relationship Iranian-Italian actress Mikaela Hoover though he managed to stay low about his love life for a while he recently shared their photo on the occasion of Mikaela’s birthday. Moreover, the love birds can also be seen sharing the screen in the Netflix romantic comedy series “Love Hard”.
The duo even went together at the premiere of the movie “The Suicide Squad 2” and posed adorably as a couple.
Career, Movies & Net Worth
Darren Barnet wanted to be an actor from the age of 5 and he used to act in college plays during his college days at Berry College. After his graduation, he moved back to Los Angeles to pursue his career in acting.
Initially, he worked a series of odd jobs like bike attended and sometimes front desk associate at the Soul Cycle which helped him pay the rent. Gradually he began to build his resume with a series of small roles.
Darren was first spotted by an agency in an elevator while he was trying to be extra. Soon then the agency asked him to do it for real and Darren auditioned for them. He was signed on the spot and was then seen on the screen of This Is Us as young Jack, in Criminal Minds as Zach Bower, and S.W.A.T. as Corby in the year 2017.
In 2018, he portrayed the role of Hot Seth in the American teen drama ‘Trunt’. Likewise in 2019, he performed the role of ‘Floyd’ in the American comedy television series ‘Family Reunion’.
Darren then got his recurring role as Wilfred ‘Freddy’ Malick in Marvel’s Agents of Shield.
In the same year he also landed in the lead role of Netflix’s comedy-drama series ‘Never Have I Ever’ as Paxton Hall-Yoshida, the crush of Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan). He also portrayed the role of Grant in the movie ‘American Pie Presents: Girls’ Rules’.
As of 2021, Darren can be seen in season 2 of the series “Never Have I Ever”. Moreover, he will also be seen in upcoming movies like Love Hard, Untitled Horror Movie, Apophenia and he has also provided his voice in the Blue Eye Samurai
Being a rising star, Darren’s net worth is estimated to range in millions while his exact earnings are kept under wraps for now.
Bio: Early Life And Family
Darren Barnet was born on 27 April 1991, Saturday in Los Angeles, California to Japanese-Swedish descent mother Deborah and father Charlie D. Barnet Jr. His birth name is Darren Charles Barnet. He has two sisters as siblings from his parents, an elder sister named Jennifer Barnet and a younger half-sister named Emily Breidy.
As per the family photo posted by Darren after his younger sister graduated from the University of San Francisco, he has tagged his mother, sisters, and Hady J Briedy who is supposedly his stepfather.
Darren was raised in Los Angeles until his mother relocated to Orlando, Florida at the age of 12. At that time his father was just diagnosed with cancer.
As per his education, Darren went to Dr. Phillips High School and later graduated from Berry College with a bachelor’s degree in Arts, majoring in International Relations and Visual Communication in 2013.
According to the wiki, Darren holds American nationality and he comprises of mixed ethnicity. He knows 3 different languages besides English which are French, Japanese, and a little Spanish. He celebrates his birthday on 27 April and his zodiac sign is Taurus.
Talking about the height of Darren, he is 5 feet and 10 inches tall which is around 1.8m and 180cm.
Quick Facts About Darren:
Darren is also a musician and his dad and grandfather were also musical guys.
Darren was raised by his mother Deborah as a single parent.
He grew up writing poetry that rhymed.
He also has a California real-estate License which he received in May of 2015.
As of 2021, Darren Barnet lives in California.
Darren loves military workouts and he works out until it hurts and until he is completely exhausted.
In real life, Darren is 11 years older than his co-star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan.
Darren used to be upset by the fact that he looked younger than his age when he was a kid but now he regards it as a blessing.