What Is Zarrin Darnell-Martin’s Age? Her Wiki, Parents, Husband And Ethnicity


Zarrin Darnell-Martin in pink dress sitting on sofa

Actress Zarrin Darnell-Martin, aged 39, is an American-born Canadian actress. Even if it was a one-episode appearance, her role as a Discovery Nurse in Star Trek: Discovery (2019) received widespread recognition.

Moreover, in 2023, she earned global exposure as Dr. Lily in the Netflix series Ginny & Georgia.

Having made her on-screen debut in 2011, Darnell-Martin has more than 40 on-screen credits. Besides acting, she runs a jewelry store, Mum’s Old Love, with her English mother.

Delve deeper into the article for insights on Zarrin’s age, height, parents, and family.

Zarrin Darnell-Martin Wikipedia

Name Zarrin Darnell-Martin
ProfessionActress, Entrepreneur
Sexual OrientationStraight
Career Active2011- present
Social MediaInstagram

Zarrin Darnell-Martin Age: How Old Is She Now? Height, And Weight

The Spotlight actress Zarrin Darnell-Martin has yet to comment on her birth year, but she often posts throwback pictures from her childhood birthdays on May 28.

According to many online sources, she was born on May 28, 1984, which makes her 39 years old as of January 2024. Darnell-Martin will celebrate her entry to the 40s with her upcoming birthday this May.

Zarrin Darnell-Martin's Picture From Her Childhood
Zarrin Darnell-Martin’s Picture From Her Childhood (Source: Instagram)

The curly black-haired actress is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m). Even if there are no exact data on her weight, sources mention that she weighs 66 kg (145 lbs.) with a body measurement of 32-29-34.

Date Of BirthMay 28, 1984
Age39 (as of January 2024)
Height in feet and inches5 feet 8 inches
Height in cm173 cm
Height in m1.73 m
Weight in kg66
Weight in pounds145
Hair ColorBlack
Eyes ColorBrown

What Is The Nationality And Ethnicity Of Zarrin Darrell-Martin?

Darrell-Martin was born to an African-American father and a British mother in Los Angeles, USA. When she was seven, her family moved to Canada and settled there.

As a result, she holds Canadian nationality, though many sources also cite American. But for now, no evidence suggests the actress took dual citizenship.

She has a mixed ethnicity- thanks to her parents’ diverse ethnic backgrounds. She is a devout Christian and often posts pictures with her partner and their baby celebrating Christmas.

EthnicityMixed (African, English, American)

Zarrin Darrell-Martin’s parents: What is the name of her father and mother?

The Rookie Blue actress is one of four children of her parents, Linda Fewell Martin, and her father, whose name remains undisclosed. But her Instagram posts feature pictures of her dad.

With her mother, Linda, a British-born, she runs a jewelry store, Mum’s Old Love, which delivers vintage and antique items.

Zarrin Darnell-Martin's Mother
Actress Darnell-Martin With Her Mother Linda (Source: Instagram)

According to a bio from her business website, mumsoldlove.com, her mom, whom she refers to as “mum” (a British vocab), is a former high fashion model. Linda then transitioned to designing, retail ownership, and being an antique dealer.

As reported, Zarrin has curated and styled jewelry with her mother since she was 13. Her mom operated a successful brick-and-mortar store called Old Love Antiques.

Now, with collaboration, the mother-daughter duo runs the rebranded store Mum’s Old Love, as mentioned above.

FatherN/A (But he is African-American)
MotherLinda Fewell Martin

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Zarrin Has Three SIblings: Who Are They?

Brought up in Canada, Zarrin Darell-Martin grew up with her three siblings: two brothers, Renin and Rhys, and a sister named Malaika.

Her elder brother, Renick (whose birthday is October 4), obtained a BBA in Pre-Law studies from the University of Vermont in 2013. He has a diverse professional venture:

  • A real estate consultant at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
  • Senior Recruiting Operations Program Manager at Vermont Air National Guard
  • School Board Member at Missisquoi Valley School District

Moreover, he is the father of three kids with his wife, Cara Flaherty.

Zarrin Darnell-Martin's Family
Zarrin With Her Mother And Three Siblings (Source: Facebook)

Zarrin’s younger brother, Rhys Darnell-Martin, was born on July 6, 1993. He is a 2018 University of Toronto graduate with a Neuroscience degree. According to his LinkedIn profile, he works as an alliance account coordinator at SADA, an insight company.

Currently, he is in a relationship with Dinara Muldatayeva, a fellow Toronto graduate who works as an account executive at S.I. Systems.

As for her sister, Malaika, born on July 6, 1986, is the mother of a son named Dalton with her fiance, Will John. They got engaged in September 2023. She is a graduate of Simmons University.

BrotherRennick Darnell-Martin, Rhys Darnell-Martin,
SisterMalaika Darnell-Martin

Acting Career: Movie And TV Shows

Zarrin was fond of acting from a young age, but it was not until her 20s that she made her on-screen debut in 2011 through Falling Skies.

In the following years through the mid-2010s, she made guest TV appearances in Defiance, Satisfaction, The Listener, Saving Hope, Rookie Blue, Odd Squad, The Strain, Taken, Good Witch, Private Eyes, and Backstage.

In 2018, she made five-episode appearances in Off Kilter, which followed her guest yet a notable role as Nurse in Star Trek: Discovery (2019). The same year, she collected further exposure with TV works in Hudson & Rex and Baroness Von Sketch Show.

Since then, Darnell-Martin has worked:

TV SeriesMovies
Burden of Truth (2020)Snowbound for Christmas (2019)
American Gods (2021)Kitty Mammas (2020)
Good Sam (2022)Christmas Comes Twice (2020)
So Help Me Todd (2022)The Winter Palace (2022)
Fellow Travelers (2023)Simulant (2023) starring Robbie Amell and Jordana Brewster
Ginny & Georgia (2023)What We Do for Love (2023)
The Spencer Sisters (2023)Christmas in Maple Hills (2023)

According to IMDB, she is set to appear as Kinga the Bart Matron in the upcoming short film Syrenka: Legend of the Warsaw Mermaid.

Who Is Zarrin Darnell-Martin’s Husband? Relationship And Children

Fans often search for Zarrin’s husband; however, she has yet to have one. The Canadian actress is currently in a relationship with her husband-to-be, Mike Brown.

The couple got engaged in April 2023, and she took to Instagram to share the news, flaunting her engagement ring. In the caption, she wrote, “Lockdown Lover, Baby Daddy, Fiancé!”.

Darrel-Martin and her boyfriend-turned-fiance, Mike, allegedly started dating in 2020. She often mentions that they became a couple during the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantined together.

On New Year’s Day of 2021, she shared a picture with her beau and wrote,

“Wouldn’t have made it through the shit pile year 2020 if it weren’t for this guy.”

Zarrin Darnell-Martin Is Mother Of A Daughter With Fiance Mike Brown
Zarrin Darnell-Martin Is Mother Of A Daughter With Fiance Mike Brown (Source: Instagram)

Her beau, Mike, is a voyager and often shares pictures of his journey on his Instagram (@mike_bizz) & Facebook.

Together with Brown, she shares a daughter named Esme Viola Brown, who was born on April 4, 2021. Zarrin shared an Instagram post celebrating her daughter’s first birthday on April 4, 2022.

The Ginny & Georgia actress first shared about her pregnancy in December 2020. Then, in March 2021, she took to Instagram for the gender reveal with a balloon that read, “It’s a girl.”

Marital StatusNot Married
Relationship StatusEngaged
Children 1
Husband/Wife/Boyfriend/Girlfriend NameMike Brown
Daughter’s name Esme Viola Brown
Daughter’s age (in 2024)3 Years Old

Darnell-Martin’s Net Worth In 2024

As of 2024, the Canadian actress cum entrepreneur Zarrin has an estimated net worth of $150,000. She earned a significant sum of money through her acting career, which counts more than 45 as of this writing.

Probably, Darnell-Martin collected tens of thousands of dollars per project. With her acting potential, she could earn lucrative if she lands leading roles in more significant on-screen projects.

Moreover, Zarrin gets an income aid from her Ontario-based jewelry store, Mum’s Old Love.

Net Worth$150,000
Primary Income SourceActing
Supplementary Income SourceBusiness (Mum’s Old Love)

Social Media Profiles

Zarrin Darrell-Martin is an avid social media user, but she prefers Instagram over Twitter, Facebook, and TikTok. Her IG often posts about her professional venture- her acting and jewelry store.

On her Instagram bio, she writes, “Actor/Writer/Master parallel parker” and promotes her Mum’s Old Love store.

She also shares family moments on her Instagram, which include her boyfriend (now fiance) Mike, their daughter, mother & throwback pictures of her family.

Check out her IG profile here:

Instagram (@zarrindm)- 3.5K followers


Actress Zarrin Darrell-Martin, besides her passion for acting, has set a formidable path to business and runs a jewelry store with her mom. While she excels professionally, she is equally adept at being a supportive partner, mother, and daughter.

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