Darin Brooks is an American actor best known for his role as Max Brady on the NBC drama series Days of Our Lives. He is also popular for as one of the main cast in the CBS soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful as well as on the Spike TV series Blue Mountain State.
Brooks has equally seen him earn many recognitions and awards for all he has been doing over the years. He is a custodian of Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series which he won 2009, for his role on Days of Our Lives. He was first nominated for the award in 2008, followed by the 2014 Indie Series Awards for his work in Bloomers. Beyond his acting career and recognition, let’s take a look at his life off the television screen and learn more about his background as well as his wife and net worth.
Darin Brooks Biography and Age
Darin Lee Brooks as his full name goes is of Polish ancestry and was born on May 27, 1984, in Honolulu, Hawaii, the United States to parents Susan and Don Brooks. His mother runs an art gallery on Waikiki Beach in Hawaii. It is not yet clear if he has siblings nor has he revealed further information about his family and childhood.
As for his education, Darin Brooks graduated from high school where he participated in drama competitions at a young age. In one of his high school productions of Into the Woods, Darin played the role of Rapunzel’s Prince and recorded it as one of his earliest works. The budding actor later got into modeling classes in his native place and in addition, his interest in acting propelled him towards attending acting classes at Ivana Chubbuck Studios. This move would turn out for good many years later as Brooks rose to become a movie star.
Darin Brooks got his first major acting role as Max Brady on the soap, Days of Our Lives which aired from 2005 to 2010. Within those years, he featured on films such as Staring at the Sun (2005) and Spotlight (2010).
Before becoming a movie star, Brooks was an aspiring actor, working as an extra in films. After he hosted a local TV show for CCTV in Hawaii named “TWO SCOOPS,” his talent and good looks got him noticed by casting director Kathy Henderson who encouraged him to pursue an acting career in Hollywood.
To bolster his acting career, Darin Brooks moved to Los Angeles, California and started taking acting classes at Ivana Chubbuck Studios. He also contacted an agent and two years after, he landed a role in the daytime soap opera, Days of Our Lives.
He started featuring in movies, television films an short films such as Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thaland (2016), Liars All (2013), Choices (2012), Spotlight (2010). He appeared as a guest actor on the police procedural drama television series, CSI: Miami (2011); as well as the crime comedy-drama series Castle. Brooks portrayed a recurring role as Mr. Blake Owens on the drama web series Miss Behave (2010). Three years later he portrayed a Regular role as Wyatt Spencer in The Bold and the Beautiful
The 5 feet 10 inches actor is the co-writer a horror movie, with Matthew Ashford and David Michael Ross titled ‘Untitled 3-D Horror.’
The successful actor has earned two nominations and an award for his outstanding performance in Days of Our Lives.
Darin Brooks’ net worth is estimated at $2 million which he accumulated over the years pursuing his dream career. There are no details of his salary or earnings as an actor, but it is likely that his earnings are constantly surging with his burgeoning career.
His Wife and Family
Darin Brooks and his Canadian wife and CBS’s The Bold and the Beautiful co-star Kelly Kruger got married on March 21, 2016, in a wedding ceremony that held at the Halekulani Hotel in Oahu, Hawaii. It was a traditional Jewish outdoor ceremony surrounded by their close family and friends on the hotel’s lawn followed by an evening and indoor reception.
The couple got engaged in 2014 after Brooks proposed to her at Eiffel Tower, right on the terrace of their hotel suite in Paris. They first met was during the filming of the original Blue Mountain State TV series and started dating in 2010. Speaking about there engagement, Kelly said going to Paris a year prior to their engagement was the first trip they ever took together. The couple are yet to make their own babies but look forward to it. On her birthday in 2018, Brooks described her as the best mom to their hairy children [puppies].
Kelly Kruger is an actress best known for portraying Mackenzie Browning on The Young and the Restless. She was born in Montreal, Canada on November 12, 1982, and grew to become a model and actress.