Daniel Jacob Radcliffe, a young British actor who is one of the wealthiest young men in Britain. He has a net worth of $80 million. He is known for his roles in the outstanding Harry Potter films. London born Radcliffe has performed in 6 films of the potter series and bring about $15 million yearly ,currently, as a screen actor. Radcliffe decided ,at the age of 5, that he want to be an actor.
As his debut in 2001, he appeared in “The Taylor of Panama” and in the same year he was signed to comport himself in the first film of Harry Potter. This was the role that contributed him the international fame and money. And this was only the start of his career carried on with the series of Harry Potter. After appearing in all 6 Potter films he has been signed for appearing in the 7th and 8th movies which has now beed scheduled for production.
Height in m / cm – 1.65 m / 165 cm
Height in Feet – 5.41 feet
Height in Inches – 64.96 inches
Height With Shoes/Heels – 5feet6inches – 5’8″
Weight in 2014 kg and Lbs (Pounds) – 57 kgs / 125.66 pounds
Muscle/Biceps Size – 12.7
Body Size – 36.2(Chest) – 30(Waist)
Birthdate & Age in 2014 – 07/23/89 & 24 years
Eye Color – Blue
Net Worth – 80
Daniel Radcliffe Facts:
- He was born on 23 July 1989 in Fulham,West London, England.
- Radcliffe, however, was raised without religion, though his father is Protestant while his mother is Jewish
- Daniel Radcliffe’s parents at the first refused for the audition for the role of Harry, as it was required shooting all of the films in the contract. Due to which when signing up, Radcliffe was also unsure if he would do any more pictures.
- Daniel Radcliffe used to be eminently awkward with girls.
- He can’t draw a straight line, even with a ruler, since he has dyspraxia, a developmental issue that make it hard for him to do even things at daily basis.
- In an interview, Radcliffe stated that his favorite prop in all the movies is Harry’s glasses.
- Daniel and Rupert, both tried to win Emma Watson’s affection,as they both had a crush on her.
- At the age of 16, Daniel became the youngest non-royal, to have his portrait hung in the National Portrait Gallery(NPG). He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Controversies and Relationships:In 2008, Radcliffe disclosed that he is sufferring from a mild form of the neurological disorder developmental coordination disorder, which troubles him doing activities like in tying his own shoelaces or in writing sometimes. In August 2010, he shielded himself from drinking alcohol after realizing himself to be too depending on it.
Radcliffe has stated to be never religious and thinks himself to be Jewish and Irish, despite the fact that he’s English, and he said that he feels relaxed being an atheist in an interview in 2012. Shalom Life,a daily Jewish media site which covers local and international news, ranked him the 10th on the list of ‘the 50 most talented, intelligent, gorgeous and funny Jewish men in the world’, in April 2012.
Radcliffe is the only non-royal ever to have an individual portrait, drawn by Stuart Pearson Wright, in Britain’s National Portrait Gallery (NPG) at the young age of 16. Radcliffe loves to write short stories and poetry. He is agile in following cricket including cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. He also published some of his poems under the pen name Jacob Gershon (a combination of his middle name and the Jewish version of his mother’s maiden name Gresham ), in Rubbish, an underground fashion magazine,in November 2007. He considers, Tom Felton and Emma Watson, his besties and the ones who keep him grounded.
Brands and Endorsements:In 2000,after Eight months through several auditions, Radcliffe was chosen to play the part as Harry Potter in which Rowling(British author of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone) was also the one of in endorsing the selection though the director of the film,Chris Columbus, thought David Copperfield to be the one as Harry Potter.
The movie was released in 2001 and broke records for opening-day sales and became the highest-grossing film of the year with a total of US$974 million in ticket sales and stood as the second most successful commercially. Radcliffe received a seven figure salary for the lead role in the movie.
A film based on John le Carré’s 1996, a spy novel, was made through which Radcliffe made his debut. The name of the film was The Tailor of Panama which was a moderate commercial success released in 2001,mid-September.
Radcliffe performed onstage in a play of Peter Shaffer called Equus in which Radcliffe acquired the lead role as Alan Strang. The play’s advance sales made £1.7 million. Also the role of Radcliffe generated in the play did significant pre-opening which grabbed the media interest, as in the act, Radcliffe poped-up in a nude scene.The play Equus opened to public on 27February 2007 and hit the trail till9 June 2007.Radcliffe’s performance in Broadway(in September 2008),with Radcliffe in the lead role ,was nominated for a Drama Desk Award.