'Never Have I Ever's Darren Barnet Age, Instagram, Roles: Everything to Know About the Paxton Actor

Paxton actor Darren Barnet from Netflix's 'Never Have I Ever'
Paxton actor Darren Barnet from Netflix's 'Never Have I Ever' | Randy Shropshire/Getty Images

Darren Barnet is practically guaranteed to be your next Netflix crush. He plays Paxton in the new teen comedy series Never Have I Ever, created by none other than Mindy Kaling. The show follows Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan), a 15-year-old girl who is facing her fair share of unusual hardships and regular teen drama. Devi knows exactly which boy she's after, too, which is where Darren's character, Paxton, comes in. He's a nice-guy jock who is totally not afraid to show off his six-pack—lucky for Devi and for Netflix viewers.

Here’s everything you need to know about Darren.

Darren Barnet Age

According to his Instagram, Darren was born on April 27, which makes him a Taurus, however, he has not disclosed what age he turned. The 27th also happens to be the same day that Never Have I Ever hit Netflix. Talk about a birthday present! 

Darren Barnet Instagram

The actor has an impressive 34,800 followers. You can check out his page here

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@neverhaveiever coming to @netflix on my BIRTHDAY April 27th! I could not have asked for a better gift. Created by the most badass duo I’ve ever seen, @mindykaling & @loulielang. A coming of age comedy that will make you laugh while also hitting you straight in the heart. I play Paxton. An aloof jock with a heart of gold and layers you might not see on the surface. I can’t explain how grateful I am to be a part of this wonderful story. To all my cast mates and everyone that made this happen, I love you. Finally a big thanks to my representation @buchwaldtalent @juliaxbuchwald @timotheedoubleyou @andrews.ryanj @endorsemanagementgroup @rick_ferrari. Thank you for fighting for me each and everyday. Now everyone go repost this ishhhhh! ??❤️

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Darren Barnet Roles

Think Darren looks familiar? You’re probably right: He played young Jack Pearson on This is Us, and has appeared in Criminal Minds and Netflix’s Family Reunion.

As of today, you can celebrate Darren’s birthday and binge Never Have I Ever on Netflix.  

  • Darren Barnet Age: Darren was born on April 27, making him a Taurus, however he has not disclosed his age. 
  • Darren Barnet Instagram: @darrenbarnet
  • Darren Barnet Roles: Jack Pearson on This is Us, and appearances on Criminal Minds and Family Reunion