Darren Barnet is an American actor best known for portraying Paxton Hall-Yoshida in the Netflix series Never Have I Ever. 

Barnet was born on April 27, 1991, in Los Angeles, California, and moved to Orlando, Florida, when he was 12. He did his high school studies at Dr. Phillips High School in 2009 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2013 from Berry College.

The Love Hard actor wanted to be an actor at age five but did not pursue acting until college. He has played minor roles in television series such as S.W.A.T., Criminal Minds, This Is Us, Family Reunion, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

The 31-year-old lent his voice credit to the Netflix CGI-animated series Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles, where he voiced the lead character of Yuichi Usagi. In addition, he is set to voice a character in the upcoming Netflix anime Blue Eye Samurai.

Quick Facts

Full Name Darren Charles Barnet
Date of Birth April 27, 1991
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Profession Actor, Voice Actor
Parents Charles D. Barnet Jr and Deborah Barnet
Siblings Two sisters
Known For Never Have I Ever

Who Is Darren Barnet's Wife -Is He Married?

No, Darren Barnet is not married as of now. He has been in a couple of romantic relationships in the past but has not yet decided to tie the knots with anyone.

31-year-old Barnet is not in a rush to find a future wife. Instead, his entire focus is currently on his budding career in acting. His latest venture, Never Have I Ever, premiered its third season on Netflix on August 12, 2022.

Barnet is in a romantic relationship with fellow actress Mikaela Hoover. The couple was together in the latter's movie, The Suicide Squad's premiere in August 2021. They could be seen kissing each other and in love with each other.


Moreover, on an Instagram post in April 2021, Mikaela wished Darren happy birthday with a lovely photo of them and the caption, "You make me happy. Happy Birthday Angel." Likewise, Darren also wished Mikaela happy birthday with the same picture in July 2021 with the caption, "Happy birthday, love. Today is for you."

However, the couple is not featured on each other's social media posts in recent days, which makes it unclear whether they are still together or not.

Darren Barnet Parents, Siblings, And Ethnicity

Darren Barnet was born to Charles D. Barnet Jr and Deborah Barnet in Los Angeles. He is the second child among three born to his parents. He has an older and a younger sister.

Barnet's father, Charles, is an American of German and Cherokee descent. He is the son of swing musician Charlie Barnet who passed away on September 4, 1991, at the age of 77. 


Likewise, Barnet's mother, Deborah, is a Swedish woman of Japanese descent. When he was 12, Barnet relocated with his mother to the suburbs of Orlando, Florida.

Due to his mixed ethnic background, apart from English, the actor speaks Japanese and conversational Spanish and has studied French.

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Darren Barnet's Net Worth In 2022

The exact net worth of Barren Barnet in 2022 has not been revealed. However, per estimates, the 31-year-old actor is worth at least $2 million.

The primary source of Barnet's income is his acting career. He has worked in a couple of movies and television series. He rose to prominence following his portrayal of Paxton Hall-Yoshida in the Netflix series Never Have I Ever.

Barnet is set to star as Peter in the upcoming movie Apophenia, which is currently in post-production. Likewise, he also earns from product endorsements and modeling. 

Darren Barnet is on Instagram as @darrenbarnet and has 2.5 million followers.

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