Daniel Radcliffe is an English actor and producer. He is known for playing the titular protagonist in the Harry Potter film series, based on the novels by J. K. Rowling. He has contributed to many charities, including the Demelza Hospice Care for Children and The Trevor Project for suicide prevention among LGBTQ youth, which gave him its Hero Award in 2011 and is heavily involved in LGBTQ activism.

Birth Name

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe

Nickname

Dan, Jacob Gershon

Profession

Actor, Film Producer

Nationality

British

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Daniel Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 in Fulham, London, England, UK.

Age

He’s currently 29 years old.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Ethnicity

White

Religion

Atheism

Education

Daniel Radcliffe was educated at two independent schools for boys at Sussex House School, a day school in Cadogan Square in Chelsea in London, followed by the City of London School, a day school on the North Bank of the River Thames in London’s financial district, known as the City of London.

Family Details

  • Father – Alan George Radcliffe (Literary Agent)
  • Mother – Marcia Jeannine Gresham (née Marcia Gresham Jacobson) (Casting Agent)
  • Siblings – He’s the only child.

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

Daniel Radcliffe dated –

  • Laura O’Toole (2007-2008) – Daniel met Laura in 2007 when he was acting in the play “Equus”. At that time, Laura was a understudy and the two started dating soon.
  • Emma Watson (2008-2009) – Daniel and Watson were rumored to be dating. These Harry Potter co-stars were seen together in 2008 and 2009. They were thought to be dating each other but there was no confirmation from either side.
  • Olive Uniacke (August 2010) – During August 2010, Daniel’s relationship with Olive floated after the 2 met in a birthday party. Olive is the stepdaughter of one of the producers of Harry Potter series. They were friends from long time and now they took their relationship to the next level. It was just a rumour.
  • Rosanne Coker (2010–October 2012) – Rosanne, who served as a Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince production assistant, first met Daniel, in 2007. She has also worked in other films and is a painter and decorator’s daughter. They started dating in 2010. But, now they have separated.

  • Erin Maya Darke (2012-Present) – Erin, who works in the casting department in movies and is also an actress, started dating Radcliffe in late 2012. They first met during the filming of Kill Your Darlings. There were rumors of their engagement in mid 2014, but Ian Darke, Erin Darke’s dad denied of any such rumors.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5¼ inches
  • In centimeters – 166 cm
  • In meters – 1.66 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 64 kg
  • In Pounds – 141 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 38-12-30
  • Chest – 38 inches
  • Biceps – 12 inches
  • Waist – 30 inches

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 9 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

He had his first major role starring as Harry Potter in the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, which was released in 2001. He then went on to reprise the role in all of the eight Harry Potter films. This role earned him numerous accolades, including multiple MTV Movie Awards and Teen Choice Awards and National Movie Awards for Best Male Performance in 2007.

Film Debut

Daniel Radcliffe made his acting debut starring as Mark Pendel in the 2001 American-Irish comedy drama thriller film, ‘The Tailor of Panama’.

Television Debut

In 1999, David Copperfield, a film adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel, was released in which Daniel did the role as Young David Copperfield. This movie was shown in 2 parts on 25 and December 26, 1999 on BBC.

Brand Endorsements

In February 2012, Daniel appeared in a commercial for Trevor Project.

Awards & Nominations

Year Organisation Award Work Result
2001 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Young Performer Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Nominated
Hollywood Women’s Press Club[2] Male Youth Discovery of the Year Won
MTV Movie Awards Best Breakthrough Male Performance Nominated
Young Artist Awards Best Ensemble in a Feature Film Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Male Breakout Star Won
2005 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Young Actor Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Nominated
2006 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Nominated
MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Team Nominated
Best Hero Nominated
2007 National Movie Awards Best Male Performance Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Won
2008 Empire Awards Best Actor Nominated
MTV Movie Awards Best Kiss Nominated
Saturn Awards Best Performance by a Younger Actor Nominated
2009 Broadway.com Audience Award Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play Equus Won
Favorite Breakthrough Performance Won
Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Play Nominated
Drama League Award Distinguished Performance Award Nominated
2010 J-14’s Teen Icon Awards Iconic Movie Star N/A Nominated
MTV Movie Awards Best Male Performance Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Nominated
Global Superstar N/A Nominated
2011 Broadway.com Audience Awards Favorite Actor in a Musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Won
Favorite Onstage Pair Won
Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominated
Drama League Awards Distinguished Performance Award Nominated
Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominated
Do Something Awards Movie Star N/A Nominated
MTV Movie Awards Best Kiss Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Nominated
Best Fight Nominated
Best Male Performance Nominated
Scream Awards Best Fantasy Actor Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Won
Best Ensemble Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor – Sci-Fi/Fantasy Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Nominated
Choice Movie: Liplock Won
Choice Summer Movie Star: Male Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Won
2012 People’s Choice Awards Favorite Ensemble Movie Cast Won
Favorite Movie Actor Nominated
Favorite Movie Star Under 25 Nominated
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Favorite Movie Actor Nominated
Grammy Awards Best Musical Theater Album How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Nominated
MTV Movie Awards Best Male Performance Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Nominated
Best Cast Won
Best Hero Won
2013 Glamour Awards Man of the Year N/A Won
Empire Awards Empire Hero Award N/A Won
2016 Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya Best Actor Swiss Army Man Won

Daniel Radcliffe Favorites

  • Favorite Actors – Christina Ricci, Cameron DiazScarlett Johansson, Ben Stiller
  • Favorite Movies – Mystic River (2003), Goodbye Lenin! (2003), The Edukators (2004), 12 Angry Men (1957)
  • Favorite TV Shows – The Simpsons (1989-), Family Guy (1999-), Dad’s Army (1968-1977)
  • Favorite Books – 1984 by George Orwell, Three Man in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling)
  • Favorite Color – Yellow, Blue
  • Favorite Bands – Jane’s Addiction, The Rage Against The Machine, Brendan Benson, Zwan, Muse, Blur, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stratovarius, The Beatles, Huey Lewis, The News, Tom Robinson, Sex Pistols, The Zutons, Razorlight, The Libertines, Kaiser Chiefs, Hopes Of The States, Bloc Party, The Futureheads, The Killers, The Strokes, The Clash, The Pixies
  • Favorite Author – Iain Banks
  • Favorite Food – Fish, Sushi, Pizza, Chocolate, Diet Coke

Daniel Radcliffe Net worth

Daniel Radcliffe has a total net worth of $110 million with annual earnings of $25 million. He’s one of the richest actors in the industry who achieved it at a young age. This net worth comes form film and television appearances and other public appearances. He has several properties in possession including a $4 million luxury house located at West 12th street, $1 million Mercer Home and 1 Morton Square Home both of which are located in New York. He owns a  green Fiat Grande Punto.

Social Media Profiles

He’s not on social media.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Daniel Radcliffe

  • He was voted “Person of the Year 2002” by Time Kids.
  • Daniel has 2 pets, both are Border Terriers, Nugget and Binka.
  • Radcliffe can rotate his arm 360 degrees.
  • In February 2004, British newspaper The Sun listed him as Britain’s third richest teenager behind only Prince Harry and Charlotte Church. He is said to be worth 5 million pounds.
  • He is a huge fan of Red Hot Chili Peppers and attended their London concert in June 2004.
  • He never reads any reviews about his movie or himself.
  • He is afraid of clowns.
  • In 2007, he was ranked at #10 on Yahoo! List of 10 Most Popular Stars of 2007 on Yahoo! Movies.
  • In 2007, he was at no. 6 in “The 20 Top-Earning Young Superstars” list by Forbes, with his estimated earnings being $15 million.
  • He ranked #29 on Entertainment Weekly’s “30 Under 30” the actors list in 2008.
  • He ranked #5 on the VH1 list of 100 Greatest Kid Stars in 2012.
  • In 2008, he revealed that he suffers from a mild form of neurological disorder dyspraxia called motor skill disorder (Problem with movement and coordination).
  • In 2011, Radcliffe received The Trevor Project’s Hero Award for his contributions to charities.
  • In 2018, Radcliffe portrayed a pilot smuggling drugs across borders in the independent action-thriller Beast of Burden directed by Jesper Ganslandt.
  • In 2019, interview Radcliffe described himself as “agnostic leaning toward atheism”.
  • In 2019, Radcliffe starred as Craig in the TBS comedy limited series Miracle Workers based on the book by Simon Rich.
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