|NET WORTH:||$110 Million|
|Source of Wealth:||Actor, Producer|
|Born:||July 23, 1989|
|Birth Name:||Daniel Jacob Radcliffe|
|Height:||5ft. 5 in.(1.65m)|
Daniel Radcliffe is an English actor and producer, best known for his role as “Harry Potter” in the Harry Potter film series. He started playing the role during his adolescence and early adulthood. He gained worldwide fame for playing the lead role in seven sequels, and was one of the highest-paid actors in the world during this period.
Radcliffe also appeared in several films such as David Copperfield (1999), The Tailor of Panama (2001), The Woman in Black (2012), Kill Your Darlings (2013), Victor Frankenstein (2015), Swiss Army Man (2016), Now You See Me 2 (2016), and more.
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 in Hammersmith, London. He is the only child of Marcia Jeannine Gresham and Alan George Radcliffe. Radcliffe attended three independent schools for boys: Redcliffe School in Chelsea’s Redcliffe Square; Sussex House School in Chelsea’s Cadogan Square; and City of London School in London’s financial district.
Radcliffe had to continue his studies through on-set tutors, as his acting career starting to consume his schedule. He later on decided to take a break in education and not attend college, for the reason that he already knew that acting and writing is what he wanted, and having normal college life would be difficult in his situation.
Radcliffe made his acting debut at the age of ten, in the BBC One’s televised two-part adaptation of Charles Dickens novel, David Copperfield. He made his debut film on John le Carré’s 1996 spy novel, The Tailor of Panama. In the year 2001, he was asked by producer David Heyman to audition for the film adaptation of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, for the role of Harry Potter, and was later on selected to play the part.
The film was released in 2001, where it received positive reviews and was highly popular. The second installment of the series, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets was released on the following year. In 2004, the third film, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was released, and in 2005, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, was released and reported as the second-highest grossing Harry Potter film at that moment.
Radcliffe reprised the role of Harry Potter for the fourth time in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in the year 2007, where he received several nominations for his performance, and received the 2008 National Movie Award for “Best Male Performance”.
The last Harry Potter was divided into two films, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 1 and Part 2, that was released in November 2010 and July 2011. The Deathly Hollows Part 1 grossed $960 million, while Deathly Hollows Part 2 grossed over $1.3 billion worldwide, making the 11th highest-grossing film of all time in the year 2019.
Radcliffe also made an appearance in several successful films including the 2007 television drama film, My Boy Jack. He also performed onstage in Peter Shaffer’s play, Equus, at the Gielgud Theatre, playing the lead role as “Alan Strang” where he appeared in a nude scene.
In 2011, he debuted as J. Pierrepont Finch in the Broadway revival “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, and earned the Drama Desk Award, Drama League Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations.
The 2012 horror film “The Woman in Black” was Radcliffe’s first post-Harry Potter project, and admitted that he was “incredibly excited” to be part of the film.
In the year 2013, he starred in several films such as Kill Your Darlings, The F Word, Horns, Tokyo Vice, and The Cripple of Inishmaan. In 2016, he starred in the action-adventure film, Now You See Me 2, portraying a criminal mastermind, entrepreneur, technological prodigy, and a main leading antagonist.
In 2019, he played as “Craig” in the comedy limited series, Miracle Workers. In 2020, he starred in several film like the action comedy film, Guns Akimbo; the thriller film, Escape from Pretoria; and in the Netflix special, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Radcliffe started dating American actress, Erin Darke, since 2013. In 2008, he revealed that he has a mild form of the neurological disorder, developmental coordination disorder (dyspraxia).
He maintains close friendship with Harry Potter co-stars Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, and Tom Felton. In August 2010, Radcliffe stopped drinking alcohol after discovering that he is becoming too reliant on it.
Radcliffe has supported various charities like Demelza House Children’s Hospice in Sittingbourne, Kent, Candle for Care programme, and more. He was also involved in promoting awareness of gay teen suicide prevention. He is a supporter of the Labour Party, Liberal Democrats, British republic, and British unionism.
Radcliffe has appeared on the Sunday Times Rich List in 2006, with an estimated personal fortune of £14 million, making him one of the richest young people in UK. In early 2010, he was named the sixth highest-paid Hollywood male star, and also placed at number five on Forbes’ December list of Hollywood’s highest-grossing actors. As of today, 2021, Radcliffe has an estimated net worth of $110 million.