Darnell Mooney Dating Status, Family Life & Facts

Published Date: 04 Apr, 2021 Updated date: 04 Apr, 2021 By Daniel Roffer

In his early days, Darnell Mooney chose basketball and had a dream of playing point guard in his college. But his interest turned to football after he thought that God gave him a chance to showcase his ability on football so far.

Darnell Mooney gave a little glimpse about his girlfriend through one of his social media posts back in 2018. Know about his dating status and girlfriend here.

Darnell Mooney is an American football player currently playing for the NFL team Chicago Bears. He plays in the position of a wide receiver, wearing jersey number #11.

Darnell Mooney Dating Status: Who is his Girlfriend?

Darnell Mooney had a girlfriend according to one of his Tweets.

Back in 2018, he shared a Tweet stating that they started off as close friends and now she turned into his girlfriend.

However, he has never disclosed the identity of his possible girlfriend. As of now, there is no whether he is still in the same relationship or broke up.

His Wiki: Age & Family Life

Darnell Mooney is now at age 23 as he was born on 29 October 1997 in Gadsden, Alabama. He is the youngest of the three children of parents Larry Mooney and Valerie Hutchins.

His father Larry was a computer technician and the support system of the family. Darnell faced a family tragedy in his 10th grade when his father died from leukemia. He often credits the inspiration and love of the game to his late father.


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Mooney has a twin brother named Denzel Mooney and an elder sister. He used to play football with his brother in his early days in Alabama.

The 5-foot-11-inch attended Gadsden City High School with his brother, where they were made remarkable achievements in high school football.

Darnell went to Tulane University to play college football after graduating from high school. Meanwhile, his brother played collegiate football at Miles College.

Darnell Mooney NFL Journey And Contract

Darnell played for the Green Wave for three years. In his junior year, he had 47 receptions, 993 receiving yards, and 8 touchdowns. Moreover, he scored 19 touchdowns in his college career.

The Chicago Bears selected him with the 173rd pick in the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft. On 21 July 2020, he signed a four-year rookie contract with the Bears, worth $3,577,048. There is no doubt that he enjoys net worth in millions.


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Mooney made his NFL debut with the bears in the 27–23 win against the Detroit Lions on 13 September 2020. He had impressive stats, catching 11 passes for 93 yards in the Bears’ Week 17 loss to the Packers.

However, he faced an ankle injury near the end of the game and missed the playoff game against the New Orleans Saints.

Some Interesting Facts About Darnell Mooney

  • Darnell’s family never missed his high school game and were always there to cheers him.
  • His father lived in Columbus, Ohio, and then Chicago, where Darnell and his siblings spent their childhood.
  • He received scholarship offers from Samford, Jacksonville State, Furman, Central Arkansas, and Tulane University following his high school.
  • He studied Applied Computing at the Tulane University.
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