Daniel Radcliffe is an award-winning thespian and movie producer. He is popularly known for the Harry Potter film series. He has been gracing our television screens for close to two decades. Unfortunately, not so many people know much about him, especially when he is off-screen.
Radcliffe entered the showbiz scene at a tender age. His talent has seen him appear in various television series and movies, making a name for himself. At some point, he was listed as the third richest teenager in Britain. Overall, his thriving career is as a result of the combination of many factors, including diligence and discipline. Well, what else can you tell about him?
Daniel Radcliffe profile summary
- Full names: Daniel Jacob Radcliffe
- Nickname: Dan
- Date of birth: 23rd July 1989
- Place of birth: Fulham, London, England, UK
- Age: 30 years old
- Zodiac sign: Cancer
- Occupation: Actor, producer
- Years active: 1999 - present
Daniel Radcliffe was born on 23rd July 1998 in Fulham, London, England, UK. He is the only child in his family. His father, Alan Radcliffe, is a literary agent while his mother, Marcia Gresham, is a casting agent. Dan is of mixed ethnicity.
The actor attended three independent schools, namely the City of London School, Sussex House School, and Radcliffe school. At some point, the filming of Harry Porter had to be delayed because he encountered a challenge to balance between his acting and school life.
It is interesting to note that Dan developed an eye for acting from a tender age of 11 years. As a boy, Daniel rarely missed school productions, including plays. It did not take him long before landing his first gig in David Copperfield (1999). The movie, among others, helped to showcase his talent to the world.
Daniel Radcliffe age is among the many things that many people do not know about him. Well, the actor celebrated his 30th birthday in June last year.
The actor is among the few who are blessed with ideal body physiques. As per the latest stats, Daniel Radcliffe height is approximate to be 5' 5" (1.65 m). Similarly, he weighs 53 kg.
Daniel Radcliffe girlfriend
For a long time, the actor has always kept his personal matters out of the public eye. However, recently the news about his beautiful girlfriend flocked the internet with some of his fans branding them the favorite couple. Well, who is the lucky lady? He is dating an actress whose name is Erin Darke.
The two decided to come public about their relationship late last year. The Harry Potter actor revealed that they met on set while filming the Kill Your Darlings in 2013. He also added that they are on a long-distance type of relationship. So, they communicate a lot, using Skype and Face Time.
Dan made a breakthrough in the film scene at the age of 10 years old. His first official role was in the 1999 movie titled David Copperfield. In 2001, he received an invitation to appear in The Tailor of Panama, a movie that saw him land a 10-years contract with the Harry Potter film series franchise.
Some of Daniel Radcliffe TV shows include:
- Saturday Night Live
- The Simpsons (1989)
- David Copperfield (1999)
- Foley and McColl: This Way Up (2005)
- My Boy Jack (2007)
- A Young Doctor's Notebook (2012 – 2013)
- The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)
- Miracle Workers (2019)
On the other hand, some of Daniel Radcliffe movies are as follows:
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
- December Boys (2007)
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I (2010)
- Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey (2010)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)
- The Woman in Black (2012)
- Kill Your Darlings (2013)
- Horns (2013)
- What If (2013)
- The Gamechangers (2015)
- Trainwreck (2015)
- Victor Frankenstein (2015)
- Swiss Army Man (2016)
- Imperium (2016)
- Now You See Me (2016)
- Circus Kid (2016)
- Jungle (2017)
- Lost in London (2017)
- National Theatre Live: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (2017)
- Beast of Burden (2018)
- Guns Akimbo (2019)
- Playmobil: The Movie (2019)
- Escape from Pretoria (2020)
Daniel Radcliffe awards
His projects have seen him get several nominations and awards. That said, some of his awards include:
- Male Youth Discovery of the Year (2001)
- Best Male Performance (2007)
- Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play (2009)
- Favorite Breakthrough Performance (2009)
- Favorite Actor in a Musical (2007)
- Favorite Onstage Pair(2007)
- Best Fantasy Actor (2011)
- Choice Movie: Liplock (2011)
- Choice Summer Movie Star: Male (2011)
- Favorite Ensemble Movie Cast (2012)
- Best Hero (2012)
- Man of the Year (2013)
- Empire Hero Award (2013)
- Best Actor (2016)
Dan is among the highest-paid actor in the world. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Daniel Radcliffe net worth is $110 million. He accumulated an approximate of $100 million from the Harry Potter franchise in terms of earnings and salary. Overall, his wealth accumulates from his movie/television appearances and stage performances.
The actor owns a house worth $5.6 million in New York City. The 3,000 square feet house has four bathrooms and five bedrooms. It is one of the many expensive properties he owns.
Is Daniel Radcliffe infected with coronavirus?
Fans and followers of the Harry Potter actor were recently shocked by fake news regarding him contracting COVID- 19. Some believed the rumors because there are many celebrities infected with the disease already.
Later, he came out refuting the claims because he was in good health. To him, he thought maybe people choose to speculate the rumor because he always looks like an ill person. These were his view regarding the issue,
I think it’s just because I look ill all the time so you can believably say it about me ’cause I’m very pale. That’s the internet. Flattered they chose me.
Daniel Radcliffe has had an inspiring career worth envying, especially by admirers. As a result of his outstanding talent and skills, the Harry Potter actor has received many accolades. He is also a fun person to be around because of his witty nature.