‘Never Have I Ever’: How Old Is Paxton Actor Darren Barnet?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Never Have I Ever — Netflix’s new coming of age dramedy — follows Devi Vishwakumar (portrayed by newcomer Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) as she makes an attempt to climb the social ladder from geeky tutorial to the favored woman with a boyfriend. 

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Devi’s mates, household, and grief from her father’s latest passing all come to the floor in tandem. Desires conflict with cultural traditions as Never Have I Ever takes us all again into highschool — with all of the cliques and the necessity for approval we keep in mind so properly.

[Spoiler Alert: general spoilers for season 1] 

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Never Have I Ever occurs to boast fairly the romantic love triangle with two boys who come to battle for Devi’s consideration and admiration. One is her tutorial challenger, Ben, whereas the opposite is the varsity heartthrob Paxton Hall Yoshida — who’s a little bit of a nasty boy and has had his approach with a number of ladies. And, although Darren Barnet could also be taking part in a fellow highschool pupil, Yoshida, it’s been fairly a while since he has walked the halls of a highschool. 

How outdated is Darren Barnet of ‘Never Have I Ever?’

Darren Barnet was born on April 27 in 1991, making him 29 years outdated. Though nearing 30, he performs a sophomore in highschool; that means, he’s almost double the age of the character he portrays within the collection. Though Never Have I Ever is clearly the actor’s breakout gig, he has additionally appeared in Instakiller, Glass, and Simi Valley.

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Darren Barnet additionally has fairly the social media following, as he presently has over 200 thousand followers on Instagram. And, that quantity is destined to climb over the following few weeks, as he continues to achieve reputation by way of the hit Netflix manufacturing from the thoughts of Mindy Kaling. Yet, who is aware of, will he be caught taking part in excessive schoolers, or will he transfer as much as faculty athletes? And, how a lot older are the opposite actors taking part in excessive school-aged youngsters within the present?

Inside the solid of ‘Never Have I Ever:’ How outdated are the opposite actors taking part in highschool college students?

While Darren Barnet could boast strong chemistry together with his lead co-star Ramakrishnan, who performs Devi, he occurs to be over 10 years older than she is, on the lead pupil within the present is barely 18 years outdated. 

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Ramona Young, who performs considered one of Devi’s greatest mates, is 21 years outdated. Devi’s different greatest friend, Fabiola, is portrayed by Lee Rodriguez, who was born in 1999. And, as for Devi’s tutorial equal and challenger in life, Ben, Jaren Lewison is behind the character. Lewison is 20 years outdated. 

In brief, Barnet is likely one of the older actors taking part in a high-schooler, but contemplating she’s Devi’s fantasy boy — who is meant to have a mature and older-appearing presence — it is sensible that these behind the present would select to solid an older actor, who may ( to an extent) move for a excessive schooler…for those who squint.

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