Daren Maxwell Kagasoff is an American actor. He is known for starring as Ricky Underwood on the ABC Family teen drama series The Secret Life of the American Teenager from 2008 to 2013, created by Brenda Hampton. After the series ended on a high by reaching the coveted 100th episode mark and securing its place in television history, Daren closed a chapter with ABC Family.
Daren Kagasoff was born in Encino, California to Elise Kagasoff (née Levy) and Barry Kagasoff, a diamond merchant. He is the middle of three children; he has an older brother, Justin, and a younger sister, Natalie.
Kagasoff graduated from Montclair Preparatory High School in 2005 where he played on his school’s baseball team. While attending school at San Francisco State University, Kagasoff decided to become an actor.
During his free time, Daren is either surfing or golfing in Southern California, where he resides with his faithful canine companion, Kidy. In an interview, he claimed an admiration for actors including Leonardo DiCaprio.