Darren McCarty Biography

( 1972 - )
July 29, 2019
First published on:July 29, 2019
by Oliver

Facts of Darren McCarty

Date of Birth: 1972, April 1
Age: 48 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Darren McCarty
Birth Place British Columbia, Canada
Famous Name Darren McCarty
Father Craig McCarty
Mother Unknown
Net Worth $10 million
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity Caucasian
Currently Working For Retired
Currently Married Yes!
Married to Sheryl Sirmons
Divorce Cheryl
Children Griffin, Emerson, Avery, and Gracyn McCarty.

Darren McCarty is a retired professional ice hockey forward best known for his years playing with the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL). During his playing career, he has won multiple awards including Stanley Cup which he won on the year 1997, 1998, 2002, and 2008 respectively.

Darren is quite unpredictable in the field and also on real life. He was previously married to his first wife Cheryl until their divorce in 2012. Want to know more about their relationship? then scroll down

Darren McCarty Personal Life; Know about his Wife and Children

Darren McCarty was once married to his college sweetheart, Cheryl. Besides, the duo seemed happy together and they were also blessed with 4 children; Griffin, Emerson, Avery, and Gracyn McCarty

Darren McCarty with his ex-wife Cheryl SOURCE: ESPN.com

Darren reportedly had an extramarital relationship with Sheryl Sirmons which Cheryl found before their divorce in 2012. Cheryl then divorced Darren in 2012. The details regarding the divorce are yet to be disclosed.

Sooner after the divorce, McCarty wedded longtime girlfriend, Sheryl Sirmons and is currently residing in Clawson, Michigan.

Darren McCarty with his wife Sheryl Sirmons SOURCE: ESPN.com

Besides, Darren during his offseason acts as the lead singer for hard rock band "Grinder" which has been in hiatus with the sudden passing of their bass player and friend, James B. Anders from cardiomyopathy.

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Darren McCarty Body Measurements

Darren McCarty stands a perfect height of 6 feet 1 inch tall and has a bulky body that weighs about 219 lbs (99 kg). Talking about his appearance, he has a fair skin tone with a pair of blue eyes. Further, his hair color is brown and also has brown facial hair and mustache.

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Darren McCarty Net Worth and Earnings in 2019

Darren has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He reportedly earned $15,557,100 from his playing which is valued to be $22,668,091 in today's calculation. His first annual salary in 1993 was reported to be $200,000.

Year Salary
1998 $1,000,000
1999 $1,650,000
2000 $1,800,000
2001 $1,950,000
2002 $1,950,000
2003 $2,250,000
2004 -
2005 $800,000
2006 $800,000

McCarty, in his 15 years career, earned $1 million on average. During the final years of his career, his annual salary was $800,000 in 2006

Apart from that, Darren has added a lot of property in his name. Unfortunately, he doesn't like to show his properties to the public and media. 

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Darren McCarty Early Life and Family

Darren McCarty was born on April 1, 1972, in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. McCarty spent most of his childhood in Burnaby. He was born to Canadian parents and thus holds Canadian nationality. Talking about his ethnicity, he is of Caucasian ethnic group.

McCarty's father, Craig, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, an incurable cancer of the bone marrow and blood, in 1995. In 1997, Darren McCarty established the McCarty Cancer Foundation to raise funds to finance research for a cure for this type of cancer.

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Darren McCarty Professional Career

Darren McCarty spent much of his childhood growing up in the small town of Leamington, Ontario, playing for the Southpoint Capitals (OMHA) minor teams.

On November 23, 2009, McCarty made his debut as an NHL Analyst for Versus. McCarty made occasional appearances on the Versus post-game show, Hockey Central. McCarty served as a fill-in co-host on WXYT-FM (97.1 The Ticket) in Detroit.


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