Daren Kagasoff is an American actor who is famous for portraying Ricky Underwood on the show called ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager’ for a span of five years. He also starred in the very famous horror movie ‘Ouija’.

Personal life

Daren Maxwell Kagasoff graced the earth on 6th September, 1978 in the neighborhood of Encino, California to parents Barry Kagasoff and Elise Kagasoff. Daren was raised in a very rich family surrounded by lovable parents and two siblings named Natalie and Justin. Daren’s father used to be a diamond merchant while his mother was a designer. Daren is his parent’s second child. He belongs to Russian descent and holds an American nationality since he was born in the U.S.A.

Born in September, his zodiac sign is Virgo. Daren Kagasoff was enrolled at Montclair Preparatory High School from where he completed his schooling. Daren used to be an excellent baseball player ever since his school days. He even represented the school baseball team and brought many laurels to the team. Apart from being a gifted actor and baseball player, Daren was equally good at his academics. For this reason, he opted for higher studies once he completed his school. It was during his college days at San Francisco State University that he took a decision to start acting professionally.

Even at the age of forty, Daren Kagasoff has never been married. Nevertheless, some rumors took rounds among his fans back in March 2015 that Daren was dating his co-star Shailene Woodley. Their fleeting love story did gather a lot of attention as Shailene even admitted being in love with Daren back in those days but still, their relationship hasn’t yet been confirmed. Even Daily Mail UK published an article highlighting the little love story between the two actors. Daren Kagasoff is undoubtedly an extrovert since he is into a lot of social networking websites such as Tumblr and Twitter.


Daren Kagasoff’s career in acting began when he returned back to Los Angeles. He luckily was given a lead role in a production of ‘Suburbia’. While still in Los Angeles, Daren started auditioning for film and television roles. He had already studied acting and was fluent in it. After trying several number of times, he was able to impress a famous producer Brenda Hampton who recruited Daren for her series’ The Secret Life of the American Teenager’. The show was a huge hit in the U.S.A. and ran for five years.

In February 2013, Daren was asked to portray Alex in ‘Delirium’, which was based on a novel written by Lauren Oliver. Subsequently, Daren co-starred in a very famous and horror movie ‘Ouija’ which was directed by Stiles White. To this day, people are a fan of this movie which was released back in October 2014. ‘Ouija’ was co-written by Juliet Snowden. Daren proved his versatility as an actor when he joined the cast of ‘Red Band Society’ in 2014 which happens to be a comedy-drama series. He was given a recurring role in the series wherein he portrayed Hunter Cole. Daren has a net worth of $2 million today.

Last Modified: 19 May, 2018

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