Lee Daniels Bio


Relationship Statistics of Lee Daniels

What is Lee Daniels marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):In Relation
How many children does Lee Daniels have ? (name):Two (Cara and Liam)
Is Lee Daniels having any relationship affair ?: Yes
Is Lee Daniels gay ?: Yes

More about the relationship

Lee Daniels is an unmarried man. He is openly gay. Previously, he was in a relationship with casting director Billy Hopkins. The duo also adopted Daniels’ biological niece and nephew, Clara and Liam.

However, their relationship couldn’t stand for too long and then they broke up. Soon after that, Lee started dating producer Andy Sforzini and in 2010 they separated.

After breaking up with Andy, this director began going out with Jahil Fisher since 2011. This couple is still together and spending quality time together.

Who is Lee Daniels?

Lee Daniels is an American director and producer. As of now, he has produced Monster’s Ball and also directed Precious which gained six Academy Award nominations.

Furthermore, his notable works also include The Butler followed by the 2016 television series Empire and Star and Precious.

Lee Daniels: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Lee was born on December 24, 1959, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of  Clara Watson (mother) and William L. Daniels (father).

Moreover, he has one sister, who is a casting director and other four younger brothers. His ethnicity is All-American.

Concerning his education, the Oscar-nominated director attended Radnor High School in 1978. Later, he completed his graduation from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri.

Lee Daniels: Career, Professional Life, Awards

Lee Daniels began his career from the 2001 blockbuster movie Monster’s Ball. In his very first production, the movie’s actress Halle Berry won the Oscar for Best Actress. Furthermore, the film also got the nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

His next venture The Woodsman also got three nominations at the 2005 Independent Spirit Awards, the CICAE Arthouse Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. As a director, Lee’s first directed movie was Shadowboxer starring Helen Mirren, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Stephen Dorff, Vanessa FerlitoMo’NiqueJoseph Gordon-Levitt and Macy Gray.

In the 2008 movie, Tennessee starred Mariah Carey and Lance Reddick also got huge recognition. For the 2009 movie, Precious Mo’Nique won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Additionally, Lee also earned the nomination for the Academy Award for Best Director.

The 2013 film, Butler collected $100 million in the United States in a budget of $30 million. Currently, Lee is in the production of a biopic of Richard Pryor starring Mike Epps and Oprah Winfrey.

Net Worth, Salary

Being a famous film director and producer, Lee earns a handsome amount of money from his profession. Currently, he has a net worth of $20 million.

This director also has his own production house Lee Daniels Entertainment.

Lee Daniels: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Back in 2016, Lee spoke about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, saying that people need to “stop complaining”. For the people who said that all-white nominees are a clear sign of hollywo0d industry racism, Lee stated, “Go out and do the work. Oscars are so white! So what? Do your work. Let your legacy speak and stop complaining, man. Are we really in this for the awards?”

Once, Mo’Nique criticized Lee Daniels telling that she was blocked from roles after winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Precious. In 2015, he was sued by Sean Penn in a $10 million defamation lawsuit after a controversy in which he stated that “Terrence hasn’t done anything that Sean Penn hasn’t done” after calling Terrence Howard ‘a poor boy’.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Moving towards his body measurements, Lee Daniels has brown eyes and black hair. However, his height, weight, and other body measurements are unknown.

Social Media Profiles

Lee is hugely active on social media such as Instagram and Twitter. But he is not active on Facebook.

He regularly posts photos and videos on his social accounts. Currently, he has more than 750k followers and 172.6k followers on Twitter.

This director also has his own


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