|Full Name||Darren 'Charles' Barnet|
|Famous Role||‘Paxton Hall-Yoshida' from Netflix's show, Never Have I Ever (2020)
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m.
in feet & inches- 5’ 10”
|Eye Colour||Honey Brown|
|Debut||TV: This Is Us (2017) as ‘Young Jack’
|Date of Birth||27 April 1991 (Saturday)|
|Age (as in 2020)||29 Years|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California|
|School||Dr. Phillips High School, Orlando|
|College/University||• Berry College, Georgia
• Ivana Chubbuck Acting Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles
|Educational Qualification||• Bachelor's in International Studies and Communication from Berry College, Georgia (2013)
• Studied The Chubbuck Technique and Advanced Acting at Ivana Chubbuck Acting Studios Hollywood (2016-17)
|Ethnicity||He is of Japanese, Swedish, Cherokee Indian, and German Descent. BriefTake|
|Hobbies||Waching Movies, Travelling, Gymming, and Playing Sports|
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Cassie Maynard (Ex- Girlfriend; Television Producer)
|Parents||Father- Hady J Breidy (Former Musician and Actor)
Mother- Name not known (Former Actress and Journalist)
Sister(s)- Jennifer Barnet (Elder) & Emily Breidy (Younger)
|Alcoholic Drink||Reserva de la Familia|
|Director(s)||David Fincher, Martin Scorsese|
|TV Shows||Stranger Things, Altered Carbon, Peaky Blinders|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Darren Barnet
- Does Darren Barnet drinks alcohol?: Yes
- Since the age of five, Darren Barnet wanted to become an actor.
- He is the grandson of a veteran American saxophonist, Charlie Barnet.
- At the age of 12, he moved to the suburbs of Orlando, Florida with his family. He studied at Dr. Phillips High School, Orlando where he was the school’s lacrosse team captain.
- When he was in high school, he has no life outside academics and sports. Talking about it, he said,
My mom, a single parent who, at the time, was very low-income said I had to go to a better school. I took a test to get into a school across town and was admitted into a magnet program. I had to take three college classes a semester. I had to keep a 3.5 GPA to stay. I never went to one party, never had a sip of alcohol. Honestly, I had no life outside of academia and sports because my mom told me, “We can’t afford college, but you have to go. So, wherever you go, you have to get a full ride.” So, that was the pressure on me.”
- While studying at Berry College, he used to act in college plays and undertook small acting assignments. Simultaneously, he also began to make films.
- After his graduation from Berry College, he moved back to Los Angeles to follow his dream of acting. There, he worked as a bike attendant and front desk associate for SoulCycle, a cult-followed indoor cycling class center in Sunset Boulevard.
- He grew up writing poetry, which naturally transitioned to writing lyrics. He is also a music composer and writer and writes music under the pen name ‘Charlie Sound.’
- He also acted in the popular television shows- S.W.A.T (2017) and Criminal Minds (2017).
- In 2018, he made a film titled “Glass,” which was a semi-finalist at Burbank International Film Festival.
- In 2018, he appeared in the Facebook Watch series, Turnt as ‘Hot Seth.’
- In 2020, he made his breakthrough with the series, Never Have I Ever in which he played the lead role of ‘Paxton Hall-Yoshida,’ the crush of Devi, played by Maitreyi Ramakrishnan.
- He also bagged a lead role in the series, Americal Pie Presents: Girl’s Rules (2020).
- He owns a Los Angeles real estate license since 2015.
- He is a polyglot as he knows conversational Spanish and has also learned Japanese and French.
- He initially wanted to become a journalist as his mother was also one.