Darren McMullen Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth, The Voice Australia

Darren McMullen Biography

Darren McMullen is a Scottish-Australian television and radio host, music writer, and music critic. He is best known as The Voice Australia’s co-host. Prior to becoming a host, he was a Bradfield College student and then an advertising executive.


How old is Darren McMullen? – Age

He is 39 years old as of 10 February 2021. He was born in 1982 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Darren McMullen Family – Parents

He moved to Australia with his family when he was 12 years old. His mother Ellison was Protestant and his father Jim, was Catholic. When his parents married, 49 years ago, that was a big issue in Scotland. His father’s family disowned them and didn’t go to the wedding. They rekindled the relationship when his brother Martin was born a few years later, but that kind of trust is hard to win back. His maternal grandmother died from lung cancer when he was about two.

Who is Darren McMullen married to? – Wife

From July 2013 to early 2019, McMullen was in a relationship with Crystal Reed, who he met at a bar in LA. McMullen previously stated that the two intended to marry and have children, but he was unable to marry until his home country of Australia legalized same-sex marriage in December 2017.

Darren McMullen Net Worth

He has not revealed his wealth to the public making it difficult to calculate his net worth.

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Darren McMullen House Husbands

McMullen was cast as Alex Larden in the 2014 Australian television comedy-drama House Husbands.


The show focuses on four modern families in which the fathers are in charge of raising the children. Ellie Beaumont and Drew Proffitt produced House Husbands. Screen Australia provided funding, and filming began in May 2012. Nine revived the series for a second season in September 2012. The show was renewed for a third season by the Nine Network in June 2013, and it began airing in 2014. In July 2014, the fourth season was renewed, and a fifth season was scheduled to premiere in 2016. After five seasons, Nine canceled the show in February 2017. The network opted not to pursue a possible spin-off centered on Lewis Crabb (Sweet). Morris and Saleeba, as well as the four male leads, returned.  In February 2017, the four male leads, as well as Morris and Saleeba, returned for the fifth season. After five years on the air, the show was canceled on February 4, 2018. It was the final season, which aired on February 6, 2017. So far, it is the only season that has been canceled.

Who presents The Voice Australia 2020? – Career

McMullen’s career as a host and presenter started as a presenter on Foxtel’s Arena’s Exclusive news, and he appeared in big advertisement campaigns for Westfield and Gloria Jean’s. In 2007 and 2008, Darren was a regular on MTV Australia’s The Lair. McMullen hosted a monthly car DVD called Ignition in addition to hosting on The Lair. On the Nine Network in 2009, he hosted Commercial Breakdown. McMullen joined the Seven Network in 2010 as the host of their new primetime game show Minute to Win It.

McMullen debuted as the host of the prime-time reality show Love in the Wild on NBC in the United States and CTV in Canada on June 29, 2011. McMullen has returned to his home country to host the British edition of Minute to Win It on ITV2 and Series 2 of The Magicians on BBC One.

McMullen was confirmed as the host of The Voice Australia when it premiered in 2012. Formal paraphrase McMullen co-hosted the show with Faustina Agolley for the first and second seasons, which aired in 2012 and 2013. He took over as a solo host for Season 3 in 2014 and was later joined by Sonia Kruger of the Nine Network for Season 4 in 2015. McMullen revealed his departure from The Voice after four seasons on social media.

Sonia Kruger will continue to host the show on her own. McMullen hosted the six-episode National Geographic Channel series Darren McMullen’s Outsiders in 2014, which focused on unconventional lifestyles and took him on taboo adventures.  On March 13, 2016, it was revealed that McMullen will be returning to the Seven Network to host a new program, The Big Music Quiz. McMullen starred as the Prawn in the first season of The Masked Singer Australia in late 2019, and he was voted fifth out of the show.