Daryl Mitchell - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 16, 2022

Daryl Mitchell
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Fear the Walking Dead (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $5 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 16, 1965 (age 57)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Daryl Maurice Mitchell
Birth Place: The Bronx, New York, USA
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 12

four siblings
eight half-siblings

Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Children: 3

Desmin Mitchell (son)
Justin Mitchell (son)
Kamari Mitchell (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Daryl Mitchell?

Daryl Mitchell is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for starring in The John Larroquette Show, Galaxy Quest, Veronica's Closet, Ed, NCIS: New Orleans, and Fear The Walking Dead. He is paralyzed from the waist down.

Daryl Mitchell – Age, Parents, Siblings

Daryl Mitchell was born on July 16, 1965, in The Bronx, New York, USA, and raised in Wyandanch. His full name is Daryl Maurice Mitchell. His mother worked as a secretary while his father worked as a bus driver. He is not the only child of his parents and has four siblings, among which is the second. From his father’s other relationships, he has eight other half-siblings, totaling 13 siblings (including Daryl).

Daryl Mitchell with his mother and siblings (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

The educational history of Daryl Mitchell is not known. His ethnicity is African-American.


On November 10, 2001, Mitchell was involved in a bike accident, which resulted in him being paralyzed from the waist down. His motorcycle crashed after he lost control of his bike after turning a corner and encountering gravel and loose pavement.

Daryl Mitchell – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Daryl Mitchell married his longtime wife Carol Mitchell in 1998. He and his wife have three children together- sons Desmin Mitchell, Justin Mitchell, and daughter Kamari Mitchell. The couple seems to be in a happy marriage and there are no rumors of divorce surrounding the couple.

Daryl Mitchell with daughter Kamari Mitchell (Image: Instagram- posted May 2019)

Daryl Mitchell – Career

Early Days

At the beginning of his career, Mitchell was a member of the hip-hop group Groove B. Chill. He later went on to pursue a career as an actor. His debut role was in an episode of the 1985 sitcom The Cosby Show. This was followed by appearances in the TV series Here and Now (1992), Alex Haley's Queen (1993), and films House Party (1990), House Party 2 (1991), etc.

In 1993 Daryl Mitchell was cast as Dexter Walker in The John Larroquette Show. He portrayed the character for 84 episodes, until 1996.

Films, Series

Over the years Mitchell has starred in the films Quiet Days in Hollywood (1997), Lucky Numbers (2000), The Country Bears (2002), Inside Man (2006), Playback (2012), etc. He has also worked in TV films Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault (1996), and Toothless (1997), among others.

In addition, Daryl Mitchell has portrayed characters in the TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1994), Veronica's Closet (1997-2000), Ed (2002-2004), Brothers (2009), NCIS: New Orleans (2014-2021), Fear the Walking Dead (2018-present), Talking Dead (2018-2019), to name a few.


On the set of Fear the Walking Dead, Daryl Mitchell has worked alongside Rhoda Griffis, Zoe Colletti, Mo Collins, Alexa Nisenson, and Alycia Debnam-Carey.

Aaron Stanford, Daryl Mitchell, Mo Collins (Image: Skybound)

Daryl Mitchell – Awards, Nominations

Mitchell with his Brothers co-stars Michael Strahan was awarded NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series in 2010.

Daryl Mitchell – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Mitchell is estimated to be around $5 million while the figure on his annual salary is unknown.

Daryl Mitchell – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, and Twitter, he is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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