Television presenter Darren McMullen was born on February 10, 1982 in Scotland. When he was 12, he and his family moved to Australia. He later took on a job as an advertising executive before becoming a host with Arena Television's Exclusive news on Foxtel. He later appeared in ad campagins for Gloria Jeans, in addition to having his own live music show for MTV Australia. He took on the hosting job for its show The Lair and the car show Ignition. He gained fame there, appearing on and developing Channel Nine's Commercial Breakdown. After several successes as a presenter of festivals and entertainment news shows, he landed the job of host for NBC's reality competition Love in the Wild.