|Darren Barnet Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||April 27, 1991|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Darren Barnet is an American actor, producer, and writer who is known for his roles like Paxton Hall-Yoshida in the Netflix coming of age comedy-drama series Never Have I Ever, Grant in the adult comedy film American Pie Presents: Girls’ Rules, Hot Seth in the teen drama series Turnt, Wilfred “Freddy” Malick in the ABC sci-fi action drama series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Zach Bower in the CBS police procedural crime drama series Criminal Minds, Floyd in the Netflix comedy series Family Reunion, and Tag in the romantic comedy film Love Hard.
Darren Charles Barnet
Los Angeles, California, United States
Darren Barnet studied at Dr. Phillips High School in Dr. Phillips, Florida, and graduated in 2009. During his time there, he was the lacrosse team captain. He then got enrolled at Berry College, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 2013. He acted in plays and short films while in college.
Moreover, Darren has also studied French.
Actor, Producer, Writer
- Father – Charles D. Barnet, Jr.
- Sibling – Jennifer Ann Barnet (Older Sister). He also has a younger sister.
- Others – Charlie Barnet (Paternal Grandfather) (Jazz Saxophonist, Composer, Bandleader), Harriet Clark (Paternal Grandmother) (Singer), Frederick John Borkman (Maternal Grandfather), Toshi Takeda (Maternal Grandmother)
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Darren Barnet has dated –
- Cassie Maynard (2014-2017) – In 2014, he started going out with E! producer Cassie Maynard but the duo eventually parted ways in 2017.
- Mikaela Hoover – He is in a relationship with actress Mikaela Hoover.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (White and Asian)
Darren Barnet is of German and Cherokee Native American descent on his father’s side and has Japanese and Swedish ancestry on his mother’s side.
Dark Brown (Natural)
- Prominent Adam’s apple
Darren Barnet Facts
- Since 5, he wanted to become an actor but gave up on the idea because he was shy. He then began acting in college.
- At the age of 12, Darren Barnet moved to the suburbs of Orlando, Florida along with his mother.
- Growing up, he was obsessed with Jim Carrey and his film Dumb and Dumber. He once even asked his mother to cut his hair like Carrey’s character Lloyd Christmas in Dumb and Dumber.
- He was cast as Young Jack in an episode titled The Right Thing to Do of the NBC romantic family drama series, This Is Us, in January 2017.
- In 2020, Darren Barnet started playing Paxton Hall-Yoshida, a 16-year-old high school junior and Devi’s crush, in Never Have I Ever and his co-stars on the show included Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Ramona Young, Lee Rodriguez, Poorna Jagannathan, Richa Moorjani, Jaren Lewison, and John McEnroe.
- Alongside Nina Dobrev and Jimmy O. Yang, he has been cast in Love Hard.
- Darren can speak Japanese, Spanish, and English.
Featured Image by Darren Barnet / Instagram