Danny Meyer Biography


More about the relationship

Reflecting on the personal life of Danny Meyer, he is a married man. He married Audrey Rayelyn Heffernan in 1988 in an interfaith Roman Catholic and Jewish service at the Unitarian Church of All Souls in Manhattan.

He has been blessed with four children, Peyton, Hallie, Charles, and Gretchen. There isn’t any information on him being in other relationships that we know of.

Relationship Facts of Danny Meyer

  • Danny Meyer is married to Audrey Rayelyn Heffernan.
  • He is father of Four (Peyton, Hallie, Charles and Gretchen.).
  • Danny Meyer is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Danny Meyer?

Tall and handsome Danny Meyer is an American renowned restaurateur as well as the CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group.

Danny Meyer: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

American restauranteur Danny Meyer was born in St. Louis, Missouri on 14 March 1958. He is 63 years old. His ethnicity is unknown and has an American nationality.

His birth name is Daniel Meyer. His father, Morton suffered from bankruptcy when he was 14 years old and his mother’s name is Roxanne Frank. He has a brother and a sister.


Meyer studied at John Burroughs School and attended Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

He graduated from college with a degree in political science in 1980. He used to work as a tour guide in Rome for his father.

Danny Meyer: Professional Life and Career

Talking about the career journey of Danny Meyer, he started his journey working in  Chicago as Cook County Field Director for John Anderson’s 1980 independent presidential campaign.

In 1984, he gained his first restaurant experience as an assistant manager at Pesca, an Italian seafood restaurant in the Flatiron District of New York City.

At the age of 2, he opened his first restaurant Union Square Cafe in 1985. He knew in order of succeeding customer satisfaction is the most so he focused on customer satisfaction.

His business ran through success and he started opening one after another restaurant.

His restaurants and business include Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, Blue Smoke and Jazz Standard, Shake Shack, The Modern, Cafe 2 and Terrace 5 at MoMA, Maialino, Untitled at the Whitney Museum, North End Grill, Marta, Porchlight, GreenRiver, Union Square Events, and Hospitality Quotient.

Danny Meyer
Caption: Danny Meyer and Doug Shafer (Source: Vineyards)

Meyer is also an author who has published several books including The Union Square Cafe Cookbook, Second Helpings from Union Square Cafe, Setting the Table, and  Mix Shake Stir. In 2005, he has won the Readers Digest Award for Best Restaurateur.

Danny Meyer: Salary and Net Worth

This talented restaurateur and businessman have made a huge fortune in his career. He now has around $400 million of net worth.

Danny Meyer: Rumors and Controversy

He suffered controversy when he banned tips in his famous New York restaurants but increases prices by up to 25% so that all staff and not just the waiters benefit from customer generosity.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Danny Meyer has blue eyes and salt-pepper hair.

Furthermore, he is 6ft. 0 inches tall and weighs 72 kg.

Social Media

Danny Meyer is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has around 8.4k followers on Facebook, 121k followers on Instagram and 93.2k followers on Twitter.

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