Darren Young Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Darren Young Quick Info
Height6 ft 1 in
Weight108 kg
Date of BirthNovember 2, 1983
Zodiac SignScorpio
BoyfriendNiccolo Villa

Darren Young is a professional American wrestler and actor who came into the limelight in 2005 with his appearance on WWE‘s Sunday Night Heat and Velocity match events. Besides that, he is also notably known for being part of the WWE NXT and The Prime Time Players. Also, Darren is the first openly gay superstar signed to WWE. With time, he has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 400k followers on Instagram and more than 500k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Frederick Douglas Rosser III

Nick Name

Darren Young, Fred Rosser, Fred Sampson, Fred Sanford, Frederick of Hollywood, Officer Sampson

Darren Young as seen in a selfie taken in Los Angeles, California in December 2019
Darren Young as seen in a selfie taken in Los Angeles, California in December 2019 (Darren Young / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Union, New Jersey, United States


Los Angeles, California, United States




Darren attended the Union High School in New Jersey. Later, he studied at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Later, he trained at the Florida Championship Wrestling and also by Kevin Knight.


Professional Wrestler, Actor


As a wrestler for WWE, he is represented by John Laurinaitis.




6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm


108 kg or 238 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Darren has dated –

  1. Niccolo Villa
Darren Young as seen in a picture taken on April 17, 2015 during a match at the Lotto Arena in Antwerpen.
Darren Young as seen in a picture taken on April 17, 2015, during a match at the Lotto Arena in Antwerpen (Miguel Discart / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Strong jawline
  • Large muscular physical appearance

Brand Endorsements

Through his social media, he has done endorsement work for various brands including Fat Snax.

Darren Young Favorite Things

Source – Miami Herald

Darren Young at WWE's WrestleMania XXX Axxess on April 4, 2014
Darren Young at WWE’s WrestleMania XXX Axxess on April 4, 2014 (Miguel Discart / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Darren Young Facts

  1. He became obsessed with wrestling after he got hooked on to the show in the mid-1980s. However, it wasn’t until his teenage years that he decided to turn his obsession into a career. He even took part in various backyard wrestling federations.
  2. Darren played American football, both offensively and defensively while in high school and continued to do even in college for a year before finally deciding to drop it and pay attention to his studies and wrestling.
  3. He is an advocate for the LGBTQ community and is also considered to be WWE‘s first openly gay superstar who came out while signed to the WWE. He spoke about it in an interview on August 15, 2013.
  4. Darren is very close to his mother who is a lesbian. However, his parents live together to financially support one another and are good friends.
  5. He is obsessed with the taste of anything made from red velvet.
  6. Darren has a YouTube channel titled “Fred Mr. No Days Off Rosser.”

Featured Image By Darren Young / Instagram

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