Darren Criss
Darren Criss
Real Name/Full Name Darren Everett Criss
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Darren Criss
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 February 1987
Age/How Old: 37 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 172 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms –80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Charles William Criss
Mother – Cerina Criss
Siblings: Charles “Chuck” Criss
School: Saint Ignatius College Preparatory
College: University of Michigan
Religion: Roman Catholic
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Mia Swier
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Actor – Singer and Songwriter
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: July 2024

The charming singer, songwriter, and actor Darren Everett Chris has been winning hearts since his debut. He is a highly accomplished US personality and can put under the category of multi–talented. If you have watched ‘Glee,’ the US drama series and musical comedy, then you’ve heard of Darren Chriss for his good looks and amazing acting performances.

Along with his acting, his singing skills amaze in the show where he is a part of the ‘Glee’s Dalton Academy Warblers,’ which is a fictional band, where he plays as the lead vocalist. Is the song even got nominated for the Emmy Awards, ‘This Time’? In Chicago, “StarKid Productions” is a musical theatre firm that is co–owned and founded by Darren Everett Chris.

The musical ‘A Very Potter Musical,’ which is an imitation of the Harry Potter series, was produced by his company “StarKid Productions.” This musical got the company a lot of fame and popularity. He has no ventured out of series and musicals and into big-time films like ‘Girl Most Likely,’ where he plays a rather significant role. He is not even doing productions. ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ was another musical that he played in and produced ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.’

Well, how well do you know about Darren Criss? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Darren Criss’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Darren Criss to date.

Biography and Early Life

Charles William Criss and Cerina William Criss gave Darren Everett Chris on the 5th of February 1987 in California, San Francisco. Member of the rock band Freelance Whales, Darren even has an elder brother named Charles Chriss, who is more popularly known as ‘Chuck.’

Though Darren has spent a few months in Honolulu, he was mostly raised in San Francisco. He showed a passion for music from a very early age of just five years. He has been multi–talented from an early age itself as he learned multiple instruments.

He learned to play the guitar and the piano and took lessons in violin. Arts is another field that very much interested him. He had even taken part in many plays like ‘The Music Man and ‘Diary of Anne Frank.’ He learned theatre from the US Conservatory Theatre from an early age of ten.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Darren Criss in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Darren Criss’s age is 37 years old as of today’s date 16th July 2024 having been born on 5 February 1987. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


Chriss’s family is known to be fairly religious but has never been to the public about it. For most of Darren’s life, he has attended Roman Catholic schools. Stuart Hall of Boys is the school where he is known to have finished his elementary education. He then went on to graduate in 2005 from the Saint Ignatius College Preparatory.

His keen interest in arts and theatre followed him throughout his academic career as he graduated from the University of Michigan in 2009 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. While in college, he has majored in Theatre Performance and even had a minor in Italian and Musicology.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Darren Criss With Wife Mia Swier
Darren Criss With Wife Mia Swier

Darren Everett Chriss has had a steady love life so far as he got engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Mia Swier, in January 2018. Later on the 16th of February 2019, the couple tied the knot. However, before taking such a decision, the couple has dated for a long seven and a half years.

An avid supporter of LGBTQ rights, Darren Chriss, has made sure his opinions are heard. He has also done other work for the community, like being an advocate for “The Trevor Project.” This is a very reputed national organization. The organization has its main goals in preventing suicide incidents among bisexual, transgender, lesbian, gay, and LGBTQ youth. Darren Chriss is the proud owner of the “Variety’s Power of Youth Philanthropy” award, which he received for his major contributions towards “The Trevor Project.”

Many organizations like We Day, the Foundation for New US Musical, Rock the Vote and UNICEF, have had Darren Chriss as their spokesperson. Played in Amnesty International and his brother Chuck Criss, Darren Chriss’s song “New Morning” has won many hearts. A compilation music album, Chimes of Freedom which honors fifty years of Amnesty International, his song “New morning” was released on the 24th of January 2012.

Is Darren Everett Criss Gay?

Darren Everett Criss has had a rather smooth love life. He married his long-time girlfriend Mia Swier, who he has been dating for about seven and a half years. The couple got engaged later in January 2018. With such a long dating period, they later hence decided to tie the knot on the 16th of January 2019. Darren Everett Criss is hence not gay.

Professional Career

His musical TV series ‘Glee’ has got him a lot of fame and recognition. The show was a massive success and has even won him the Emmy Awards. ‘Girl Most Likely’ was another comedy film, which got him a significant amount of recognition. Darren, in 2010 also released ‘Human,’ which is one of his most successful albums.


Other than the Emmy Awards, Darren has received a lot of recognition for his contributions to the US television industry. Some of his awards include the ‘Dorian Award’ and even the ‘Teen Choice Award.’ His singing and acting have gained him a rather large fan following and many nominations and awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Darren Everett Criss in 2024

Darren Criss Net Worth
Darren Criss Net Worth

A major heartthrob in the US entertainment industry, Darren has amassed a lot of wealth and fame throughout his successful career. His TV series ‘Glee’ put him on the map and got him the most recognition. As of 2024, Darren Chriss’s net worth is approximated to a massive $5 million.

With his good looks and charming personality, Darren Everett Criss has been winning hearts since the time he was cast in the musical TV series ‘Glee.’ Not only is he a phenomenal actor and singer, he is also a good citizen who often supports the community through good causes. An avid supporter of the LGBTQ community and the spokesperson for many organizations.


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