When it comes to Hollywood, there is not a shortage of men and women who have chosen a life of acting. While these actors and actresses are in abundant supply, shows and films who make Hollywood history are not, and very few actors and actresses get to look back on their career and point to a project of such caliber that they were a part of. When Daren Kagasoff looks back on his career, however, he would see at least one show to be proud of – The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
Not only did the ABC Drama series spur a generation of actors and actresses, some of whom include Daren Kagasoff and Shailene Woodley, it was also able to stay long enough on the air to hit the 100 episode milestone.
Since the show ended, Daren Kagasoff and other members of the cast have gone on to star in various other projects. In the case of Daren, we take a closer look at his career and life.
Daren Kagasoff – Biography
Daren Kagasoff was born in Encino, California to parents Barry Kagasoff and Elise Kagasoff on the 16th of September 1987. At the time of his birth, he was the second child born to his parents and eventually became the middle child when the third child was born. His siblings are Justin and Natalie, an older brother and younger sister.
Unlike most actors, Daren Kagasoff did not grow up with a dream to become an actor. That dream did not come until he was in college, after graduating from Montclair Preparatory High School and proceeded to San Francisco State University where he studied Business Management.
Following his decision to become an actor after dropping out of college, he attended acting classes and was cast in his first production, a Theatre play called Suburbia in Los Angeles. His onscreen debut came in 2008, after attending seven auditions.
His first onscreen role turned out to be his break out role as Ricky Underwood in The Secret Life of the American Teenager. The show ran from 2008 to 2013, with Daren Kagasoff as a lead character, appearing in all 121 episodes of the show. Following the end of the show, Daren appeared in shows like Blue, Stalker, Red Band Society as the character, Hunter; and a couple more others.
He has also starred in feature-length projects like Delirium, Ouija, Paradise Pictures and a couple of others. One of his projects also includes a regular role on The Village as Gabe Napolitano. Over the course of his career, Daren Kagasoff’s performances have been at the receiving end of a couple of award nominations, several of which are Teen Choice Award nominations for his work on The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
Outside of acting, Daren Kagasoff is an avid baseball player, and he played at high school level up to the collegiate level before quitting the sport to pursue acting.
Daren Kagasoff’s Net Worth
Having been on a successful show like The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Daren Kagasoff has been primely placed to appear in several more shows and films. The consistency of appearing in TV shows, getting paid per episode and their length over time has helped Daren to a personal net worth estimated to be around $2 million.
Is He Dating Anyone? Does He have a Wife?
Being the star of what was once one of the most followed Young Adult shows on television, Daren Kagasoff has had his time as a heartthrob over the course of his career. This status has been rewarded with rumors of relationships with some of his co-stars, including Shailene Woodley and Emma Roberts.
However, available information suggests the actor has been in a relationship with Jacqueline MacInnes Wood since 2009 and has had no other relationship ever since. With little details of the relationship in public view, there is no confirmation of the status of their relationship but Daren Kagasoff is not believed to be a married man.
His charming good looks and well-chiseled face has a body with a height of 6 feet. His exact weight is unknown but being a fit man with athletic body shape, Daren Kagasoff most definitely has an appropriate body weight for his height. In addition to his height and weight, he has black hair and brown eyes.