Daniel Radcliffe is a British actor best known for his role in The Harry Potter series. His wealth is estimated at $110 million.
Daniel Radcliffe Biography / Age / Early Career
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born in Fulham, London on 23rd July 1989 into an artistic family – his father was a literary agent, and his mother a casting agent, who both acted in their childhood. Radcliffe showed interest in acting at the age of 5, and 5 years later, he made his acting debut in BBC One’s TV film David Copperfield (1999).
In 2001 he made his film debut in “The Tailor of Panama”. Later the same year, he was selected to star as the title character in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” which would become his breakout role. He continued to portray the title character until the final and eighth sequel in 2011. The outstanding success of the Harry Potter series quickly propelled Radcliffe to international fame.
At 16, he became the youngest non-royal to have his portrait hung in The National Portrait Gallery and in the US he earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2002, he won an award at the Variety Club Awards for the best newcomer. The same year, he received the Sir James Carreras Award for outstanding new talent and in 2002, Time Kids voted for him as the person of the year.
Daniel Radcliffe’s Earnings From The Harry Potter Series
Here is a breakdown of some of his earnings in the Harry Potter series:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001) – $1 million
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) – $3 million
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) – $11 million
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) – $ 14 million
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) – over $24.5 million
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows I (2010) – $20 million
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows II (2011) – $33 million
In 2007 at the age of 17, Radcliffe began to act in stage plays, he played the lead character of Alan Strang in the London and New York productions of Equus which had not been revived since 1973. His portrayal of Strang was met with positive reviews by critics and advanced sales for the show ran upwards of £1.7 million. The same year, Radcliffe was involved in other movies including Australian family drama “December Boys” which centered on a group of four orphans, the other was “My Boy Jack” a TV drama film. In 2011, he starred in the 2011 Broadway revival of the musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”, he left the show after two years in 2012. Radcliffe’s income is estimated at $110 million.
Post Harry Potter
After the Harry Potter series ended, Radcliffe starred in the 2012 horror movie “The Woman in Black”. His subsequent movies include “Kill your Darlings” (2013), “The F Word” (2013) “Victor Frankenstein” (2015) as well as other stage plays.
Radcliffe owns two properties in New York including an apartment in Lower Manhattan worth over $10 million. He also owns a flat in London. He has contributed to a number of charities, including, The Trevor Project which aims at suicide prevention among the LGBTQ and the Demelza Hospice, which cares for children. He received a Hero Award from the Trevor Project in 2011. Radcliffe has also donated money to Get Connected UK, a national helpline for troubled youths.
Daniel Radcliffe could reprise his role in the Harry Potter series as there are ongoing productions of Harry Potter spin-offs like “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”. Second and third films are also set for release in 2018 and 2020. There are prospects of new films based on J. K. Rowling’s website, Pottermore. There is also an upcoming two-part stage play that picks up from where the epic saga left. It is entitled “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”.
Height / Measurement
He’s not among the tallest or the biggest though he’s still got the good looks to go with his enviable status. The blue-eyed actor stands at a height of 5 feet, 5 inches and a body weight of 53 kg. He has a brown colored hair and wears a size 10 (US) for his shoes.
Daniel Radcliffe Girlfriend or Is He Gay?
If you are one of those who sometimes queries into the sexuality of the Harry Potter star, then this is for you. Radcliffe is straight and is in a relationship with Erin Darke his girlfriend of so many years.
Daniel and Erin started dating as far back as 2013. The couple who met on the set of a movie has been reported several times to have been engaged. But the rumors were debunked by Erin’s family. However, fans are positively expectant of their wedding bells.