Darren Harriott – Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Partner, Age, Height, Father

Darren Harriott is a British stand-up comedian who came to huge prominence being a contestant on the fifteenth series of “Dancing on Ice“. Joining the Dancing On Ice 2023 cast, he will be swapping comedy for a pair of skates, teaming up with professional ice skater partner, Tippy Packard. Likewise, he has appeared on multiple TV shows including “Live at the Apollo”, “Love Island”, “The Stand Up Sketch Show”,  and more. He was nominated for the Best Newcomer Award and Best Show Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2017 and 2019. 

What is Darren Harriott Famous For?

  • Darren Harriott is a stand-up comedian. 
  • Darren is famous for being a contestant on the fifteenth series of Dancing on Ice

Who are Darren Harriott’s Parents?

Darren Harriott was born on 1 September 1988 in Oldbury, West Midlands, England. He holds British nationality and his ethnicity is Mixed. He is the son of Patrick Harriott (father) and Paulette Harriott (mother). He discussed his childhood and carrying a knife when he was just a teenager. His father died by suicide while in prison for drug dealing offenses and Darren described feeling “completely lost” at the time when he was just 11 years old. He revealed: “At that time when I was 14 or 15, I felt like I had nothing to lose. I could easily have stabbed someone over absolutely nothing.” His present age is 34 as he celebrated his birthday on September 1, 2023. Virgo is his zodiac sign and he follows Christianity religion. 

Darren Harriott Career Timeline

  • Darren, at age 26, moved to London to pursue his comedian career. Initially, he worked as a security guard at venues including the Hammersmith Apollo to finance his early years. 
  • Likewise, he has also toured the UK with his shows “Visceral” and “Good Heart Yute”. Moreover, he regularly appears at comedy clubs across the country. 
  • His stand-up shows became the basis for his BBC Radio 4 series Darren Harriott’s Black Label. 
  • In addition, he has appeared on multiple television shows such as Live at the Apollo, The Last Leg, Ghost Bus Tours, Hey Tracey, Comedy Games Night, 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Apprentice: You’re Fired!, Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice, Catchpoint for Sport Relief, University Challenge for Comic Relief, CelebAbility, The Stand Up Sketch Show, Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier, Celebrity Mastermind, Pointless Celebrities, Dave Gorman: Terms and Conditions Apply, Dave’s Comedian’s Against Living Miserably, Comedy Central Live, Roast Battle, Mock the Week, Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, Hypothetical, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, Don’t Hate the Playaz, Love Island, and The Comedy Bus. 
  • Similarly, he has hosted Newsjack Unplugged, Comedy of the Week for BBC Radio 4 and the BBC Radio 4 Summer Festival. He also appeared in BBC Radio 4 shows Best of the Fest and The Now Show, and BBC Radio 5 Live comedy sports panel show Fighting Talk.  
  • Darren appeared on Dave’s “Campaign Against Living Miserably”, where he discussed his father’s incarceration and death. He has also co-presented the Dave travelogue “British as Folk”. In 2022, he was a regular panelist on Love Island’s companion show “Aftersun”. He was also the co-presenter of the show “Britain’s Top Takeaways” in 2022. 
  • He currently co-hosts the weekly podcast Shame Is Delicious with fellow comedian, Eshaan Akbar.
  • In 2023, he was a contestant on the fifteenth series of “Dancing on Ice.” 

Darren was a regular panellist on Love Island's companion show Aftersun

Who is Darren Harriott’s girlfriend?

Darren Harriott is an unmarried man and he is still to get married. He is assumed to be single right now as none of his Instagram posts feature a romantic partner with whom we can share a connection. Previously, he mentioned that he was in a relationship. Right now, he is enjoying his single life happily without any disturbances. He is focusing on his career rather than being in a relationship. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

How much is Darren Harriott’s Net Worth?

Darren Harriott is a stand-up comedian whose net worth is believed to have $3 million as of 2023. He is making an annual income of thousands of dollars from his professional career. His main source of wealth comes from the entertainment industry being a comedian, radio host, and TV personality. Darren has not disclosed the details regarding his property, house, and cars. However, he is living a cool lifestyle right now. He is satisfied with his earnings. 

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