Jeff Daniels Bio

(Actor)

Relationship Statistics of Jeff Daniels

What is Jeff Daniels marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Married
When did Jeff Daniels get married ? (married date): July 13, 1979
How many children does Jeff Daniels have ? (name): Three (Ben Daniels, Lucas Daniels, Nellie Daniels)
Is Jeff Daniels having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jeff Daniels gay ?: No
Who is Jeff Daniels wife ? (name): Kathleen Rosemary Treado

More about the relationship

Jeff Daniels married to his college sweetheart in Kathleen Rosemary Treado, on July 13, 1979. The couple has three children, Benjamin, Lucas, and Nellie.

Four decades of married bliss

The couple celebrated their 40th anniversary this year. Also, an interesting reason why they chose 13th as the wedding date, is because Daniels wore Jersey no. 13, and Kathleen loved him like crazy!

Who is Jeff Daniels?

Jeff 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.’

Family, Ethnicity

He was born in Athens, Georgia, the United States on February 19, 1955. His birth name is Jeffrey Warren Daniels, and he is currently 64 years old. His birth sign is Aquarius. He was born to 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

He attended the 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.

Jeff Daniels: Professional Life and Career

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 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), the well-known hit comedy ‘Dumb and Dumber’ (1994) for 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.

Jeff Daniels: Awards, Net Worth ($45M)

He won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for Godless (2017), 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 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. He has an estimated net worth of around $45 million 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 Size

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

Social Media

He 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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