Jeff Daniels Bio, Married, Wife, Relationship, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Jeff Daniels

Jeff Daniels: Biography in Details

Who is Jeff Daniels?

Jeff Daniels is a popular American actor and musician, who is widely known for his role in the 1994 comedy film ‘Dumb and Dumber and its 2014 sequel ‘Dumb and Dumber To.’

Likely, he is also popular for his role as Will McAvoy on the HBO series ‘The Newsroom’ for which he received the Emmy Award for Best Actor.

Also, Daniels began his career with the 1981 American drama film ‘Ragtime’ where he played a supporting role. His first important role was in the award-winning American romantic comedy ‘The Purple Rose of Cairo.’

Jeff Daniels: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings

He was born in Athens, Georgia, the United States on February 19, 1955. His birth name is Jeffrey Warren Daniels. His birth sign is Aquarius.

Jeff Daniels was born to his parents; Robert Lee Daniels (father) and Marjorie J. Daniels (mother). He has a brother namely, John Daniels. Jeff holds American citizenship and mixed (English- Scottish- Irish- German) ethnicity.

College drop out

Jeff Daniels attended Central Michigan University and was involved with the school’s theater program as well. However, in his junior year itself, he decided to drop out.

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Jeff Daniels: Professional Life and Career

Jeff Daniels made his stage debut with the play Fifth of July’ in 1976. After that, he acted in several other plays such as ‘Lemon Sky’ for which he received a Drama Desk Award for Best Supporting Actor, and ‘Johnny Got His Gun’.

Whereas, he made his film debut with a supporting role in the 1981 American drama ‘Ragtime’, which was directed by Miloš Forman. The film starred actors such as James Cagney, Fran Drescher, and Frankie Faison.

Whereas, his next movie was ‘The Purple Rose of Cairo’, a 1985 American romantic comedy, which was written and directed by Woody Allen.

Jeff Daniels earned more fame and success in the 1990s, appearing in several hit films such as the horror-comedy ‘Arachnophobia’ (1990), the sci-fi movie ‘Timescape’ (1992), and the well-known hit comedy ‘Dumb and Dumber (1994) in which he earned massive fame, the family drama ‘Fly Away Home’ (1996), and the comedy-drama ‘Pleasantville’ (1998).

Moreover, some of his recent works are ‘The Martian’, a 2015 American sci-fi film, and ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ a 2016 sci-fi adventure film, which is the last installment of the well-known Divergent series.

Awards, Net Worth, Salary

Jeff Daniels won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for Godless (2017), and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for The Newsroom (2012) at Primetime Emmy Awards. Then, he won Best Actor for The Squid and the Whale (2005) at the Movies for Grownups Award in 2006.

He also won Best Actor for Arachnophobia (1990) at Saturn Award. He won Feature Film for Guest Artist (2019) for Best of Show. Similarly, he won Best Cast Ensemble for The Hours (2002) at ACCA.

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Jeff Daniels has an estimated net worth of around $45 million as of 2022 and he has accumulated that sum of money from his professional career.

Jeff has done advertisement work for brands like Head & Shoulders Shampoo (1981) (TV Commercial), Pepto-Bismol (1982) (TV Commercial), Michigan Economic Development Corporation (2008) (TV Commercial), Apple iPhone 5, and Apple earbuds (voice-over) (2012).

Body Stats: Height, Weight

Jeff Daniels has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and he weighs 80Kg. Jeff’s hair color is Salt & Pepper and his eyes color is blue.

Social Media

Jeff Daniels is active on Twitter rather than on Facebook and Instagram, he has around 285K followers on Twitter. Hence, he doesn’t have an official page on Facebook and Instagram.

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