Daniel Craig is an English actor. His film debut was in the drama The Power of One. Other early appearances were in the historical television war drama Sharpe’s Eagle, Disney family film A Kid in King Arthur’s Court, the drama serial Our Friends in the North and the biographical film Elizabeth. His third Bond film, Skyfall, premiered in 2012 and is currently the highest grossing film in the series and the 22nd highest grossing film of all time it was also the highest grossing film in the United Kingdom until 2015.

Birth Name

Daniel Wroughton Craig

Nickname

Daniel

Profession

Actor

Nationality

English

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Daniel Craig was born on March 02, 1968, in Chester, Cheshire, England.

Age

She’s currently 51 years old.

Residence

Tribeca, New York, United States

Sun Sign

Pisces

Ethnicity

White

Religion

Christianity

Education

Daniel attended Holy Trinity Primary School in Hoylake. He somehow failed in eleven plus and so he went attended Hilbre High School in nearby West Kirby. At 16, he completed his secondary education. Post which, he joined Calday Grange Grammar School briefly as a sixth form student. He is an alumnus of the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.

Family Details

  • Father – Timothy John Wroughton Craig (Served as a midshipman in the Merchant Navy)
  • Mother – Carol Olivia (Was an Art Teacher)
  • Siblings – Lea Craig (Older Sister), Harry Craig (Half Brother)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Daniel Craig dated –

  • Fiona Loudon (1991-1994) – Daniel married actress Fiona Loudon in 1992. The couple had a daughter, Ella but this relationship ended with a divorce in 1994.
  • Heike Makatsch (1996-2004) – Craig was in a dating relationship with German actress, Heike Makatsch, which went 7 years long.
  • Kate Moss (2004) – English supermodel dated briefly with Daniel from March 2004 until July 2004 which was confirmed by thefreelibrary.com
  • Satsuki Mitchell (2004-2010) – English film producer, Satsuki first met on the sets of The Jacket and from there they started dating from summer of 2004 (July 2004) and engaged in 2007. The duo broke up in spring of 2010 (May 2010).

  • Rachel Weisz (December 2010-Present) – Though they had been friends for many years, but started dating in December 2010. They first met in 1992 in Les Grandes Horizontales and since then they know each other. They had also worked together on movie Dream House. Rachel married Craig on June 22, 2011, in a private New York City ceremony with just 4 guests including Craig’s daughter, Ella (18 years old) and Weisz’s son, Henry (4 years old). It was reported on 1 September 2018 that their first child together, a daughter had been born.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 78 kg
  • In Pounds – 172 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements – 47–16–31
  • Chest – 47 in or 119 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 16 in or 40.5 cm
  • Waist – 31 in or 78.5 cm

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Blonde

Shoe Size

He wears a size 10.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Playing British secret agent James Bond since 2006.

Film Debut

In 1992, he started his career on a promising note making a debut with the dramatic film, The Power of One. The film had him portray the role of an Afrikaner soldier.

Television Debut

He made his television debut in 1993 with the series, Zorro, in which he starred in two episodes.

Brand Endorsements

OMEGA watches (2010)

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
1998Edinburgh International Film Festival AwardBest British Performance
Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon
Won
1999British Independent Film AwardBest Actor
The Trench
Nominated
2000
Some Voices
Won
2004
The Mother
Nominated
London Critics Circle Film AwardsBritish Actor of the YearNominated
European Film AwardsBest ActorNominated
Layer Cake
Nominated
Empire AwardNominated
2005London Critics Circle Film Awards
Enduring Love
Nominated
British Independent Film AwardNominated
European Film AwardsNominated
2006Independent Spirit AwardBest Supporting Male
Infamous
Nominated
2007Empire AwardBest Actor
Casino Royale
Won
Evening Standard British Film AwardsWon
Saturn AwardNominated
Sant Jordi AwardBest Foreign ActorWon
BAFTA AwardBest Actor in a Leading RoleNominated
2008Empire AwardBest Actor
Quantum of Solace
Nominated
2010Drama League AwardsDistinguished Performance
A Steady Rain
Nominated
2011Scream AwardBest Science Fiction Actor
Cowboys & Aliens
Nominated
2012Brittania AwardsBritish Artist of the Year
Won
2013Critics’ Choice AwardBest Actor in an Action Movie
Skyfall
Won
Empire AwardBest ActorNominated
MTV Movie AwardBest FightNominated
Best Shirtless PerformanceNominated
London Film Critics CircleBest ActorNominated
Saturn AwardNominated
2014Primetime EmmyOutstanding Narrator
One Life
Nominated
2015Critics’ Choice Movie AwardBest Actor in an Action Movie
Spectre
Nominated
2016Broadcast Film Critics Association AwardBest Actor in an Action MovieNominated
2017Drama League AwardsDistinguished Performance
Othello
Nominated
Outer Critics Circle AwardsOutstanding Actor in a PlayNominated
Drama Desk AwardsOutstanding Actor in a PlayNominated

Daniel Craig Favorites

  • Favorite Actresses – Cate Blanchett, Rachel Weisz, Samantha Morton
  • Favorite Actors – Robert Altman, Sean Connery
  • Favorite Food – Italian Food
  • Favorite Drink – Beer
  • Favorite Band – An Evening With
  • Favorite Previous Bond Actor – Sean Connery
  • Favorite Bond Film – From Russia with Love

Daniel Craig Net worth

Daniel Craig has a estimated net worth of $130 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Craig is not on social media.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Daniel Craig

  • When his parents divorced, he and his sister lived with their mother in Liverpool.
  • Craig began his acting at the age of six. He joined the National Youth Theatre at the age of 16, leaving school and moving to London, where he worked part-time in restaurants to finance his training.
  • Daniel Craig is supporter of English Football Club Liverpool F.C.
  • In 2004, He won the London Film Critics Circle Award for British Actor of the Year for Enduring Love.
  • Since 2006, he is playing James Bond character in the movies.
  • In October 2008, Craig paid £4 million for an apartment in a converted old house in Primrose Hill near Regent’s Park, London.
  • Craig became the seventh actor to play in the James Bond franchise after replacing Pierce Brosnan.
  • In 2011, he revealed that he will never join social networking sites like Facebook or Twitter as they make people disconnected and keeps the people far away from spending time together in person.
  • In 6 October 2012, he hosted the American late-night live television sketch comedy Saturday Night Live.
  • In 2013, he won BFCA Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actor in an Action Movie for Skyfall.
  • In September 2015, Craig donated $47,000 to Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign.
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