Daniel Day-Lewis : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Daniel Day-Lewis, a name synonymous with method acting and cinematic brilliance, has left an indelible mark on the world of cinema. Known for his intense commitment to his roles and his ability to fully immerse himself in his characters, Day-Lewis has earned the title of the “World’s Greatest Actor” by TIME magazine.

This blog post aims to delve into the life and career of this extraordinary actor, exploring his early life, personal relationships, rise to stardom, career highlights, and some intriguing facts about him.

Early life and Upbringing

Born on April 29, 1957, in Kensington, London, Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis was raised in an artistic household. His father, Cecil Day-Lewis, was a renowned poet and the British Poet Laureate, while his mother, Jill Balcon, was a successful actress. Day-Lewis studied at Sevenoaks School in Kent and later at Bedales in Petersfield, Hampshire.

He developed an interest in acting during his time at Bedales and subsequently joined the Bristol Old Vic School, where he honed his acting skills.

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameDaniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Sir Daniel Day-Lewis
Date of Birth29 April 1957
Age (as of 2024)67
Zodiac SignTaurus
NationalityBritish and Irish
BirthplaceLondon, England
HometownGreenwich, London
Current AddressCounty Wicklow, Ireland
Education QualificationBristol Old Vic Theatre School
Hobbies and InterestsShoemaking, woodworking, painting, fishing
Languages KnownEnglish, French, Italian
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook , Instagram 
Wikipedia Profile linkDaniel Day-Lewis
IMDb Profile linkDaniel Day-Lewis
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)40-32-35 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm6’1’’, 185.42 cm
Weight in lbs, kg174 lbs, 79 kg
Chest40 inches
Waist32 inches
Biceps15 inches
Eye ColourGreen
Hair ColourSalt and Pepper
HairstyleShort and Wavy
Distinctive FeaturesHigh Cheekbones, Cleft Chin

Family and Relationships – Girlfriend/Wife, Affairs

Day-Lewis is known for being protective of his private life. He was in a relationship with French actress Isabelle Adjani that lasted six years. After their split, Day-Lewis married writer and director Rebecca Miller in 1996.

The couple has two sons, Ronan and Cashel Blake. Day-Lewis also has a son, Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis, from his relationship with Adjani.

Daniel Day Lewis - Family And Relationships
Daniel Day Lewis – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – WifeRebecca Miller
FatherCecil Day-Lewis
MotherJill Balcon
Children Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis, Ronan Cal Day-Lewis, Cashel Blake Day-Lewis
Siblings Tamasin Day-Lewis
Affairs – Girlfriend(s) Isabelle Adjani, Julia Roberts, Winona Ryder
Significant RelationshipsArthur Miller, Inge Morath

Rise to Stardom

Day-Lewis made his acting debut in the film ‘Sunday Bloody Sunday’ at the age of 14. However, it was his roles in ‘My Beautiful Laundrette’ and ‘A Room with a View’, both released in 1985, that brought him public recognition. His portrayal of a gay punk in Thatcher-era London in ‘My Beautiful Laundrette’ garnered critical acclaim.

Daniel Day Lewis - Rise To Stardom
Daniel Day Lewis – Rise To Stardom

Daniel Day-Lewis – Debut Film – Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)

Daniel Day Lewis - Debut Film
Daniel Day Lewis – Debut Film
Sunday Bloody Sunday Official Trailer #1 - Maurice Denham Movie (1971) HD

Daniel Day-Lewis – Successful Film – My Left Foot (1989)

Daniel Day Lewis -Successful Film
Daniel Day Lewis – Successful Film
🎥 MY LEFT FOOT (1989) | Trailer | Full HD | 1080p

Career , Awards, and Achievements

Day-Lewis’s career is marked by numerous accolades, including three Academy Awards, four BAFTA Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Golden Globe Awards. He is the only male actor to have won three Academy Awards for Best Actor, for his performances in ‘My Left Foot’ (1989), ‘There Will Be Blood’ (2007), and ‘Lincoln’ (2012).

His other Oscar-nominated roles were in ‘In the Name of the Father’ (1993), ‘Gangs of New York’ (2002), and ‘Phantom Thread’ (2017).

Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actor, retired
Debut FilmSunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
Notable Roles Christy Brown, Daniel Plainview, Abraham Lincoln, Reynolds Woodcock
Recent Films – New Movies Phantom Thread (2017)
Upcoming Films None, announced retirement in 2017
Popular Television Series None, mainly focused on film
Awards and Achievements Three Academy Awards, four BAFTA Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, knighthood for services to drama
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations None, avoided commercial endorsements
Philanthropy/Charity Work Supported causes such as AIDS research, environmental protection, human rights, and education
Professional Associations British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Screen Actors Guild, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Training and EducationBristol Old Vic Theatre School, National Youth Theatre
Production CompanyNone, worked with various directors and studios
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Lincoln (2012), There Will Be Blood (2007), Gangs of New York (2002), The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Critical Acclaim Movies Phantom Thread (2017), Lincoln (2012), There Will Be Blood (2007), My Left Foot (1989)

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Dollars$70 million
Per Movie Charges in Dollars$8 million
Per Endorsement Charges in Dollars$50-60 million
Sponsorship Deals N/A
Business Ventures N/A
Investments Real estate, woodworking
Real Estate Holdings Homes in New York City and Ireland
Luxury Items/Properties Owned Vintage cars, bespoke shoes
Cars Collection Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Tesla, Ferrari

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorCharles Laughton
Favorite ActressRebecca Miller
Favorite FilmKes
Favorite Music BandsN/A
Favorite SportFootball
Favorite BooksN/A
Favorite ColourBlack, Green
Favorite FoodPhantom Thread
Things s/he likeWoodworking, acting, fishing
Things s/he dislikeWankery, being out of character, icy water

Top 5 Best Films – Daniel Day-Lewis

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
My Left Foot1989Christy Brown
There Will Be Blood2007Daniel Plainview
Lincoln2012Abraham Lincoln
Phantom Thread2017Reynolds Woodcock
In the Name of the Father1993Gerry Conlon

Controversies – Daniel Day-Lewis

  • For ‘The Last of the Mohicans’, Day-Lewis lived in the woods of North Carolina for a month, learning to hunt and skin animals.
  • In preparation for ‘In the Name of the Father’, Day-Lewis spent three days in solitary confinement without any water.
  • For ‘My Left Foot’, Day-Lewis stayed in character off-camera and even had the crew feed him.
  • Day-Lewis learned Czech for ‘The Unbearable Lightness of Being’.
  • Day-Lewis’s decision to retire from acting in 2017 was met with mixed reactions.

Interesting Facts – Daniel Day-Lewis

  • Day-Lewis is a skilled carpenter and has built his own furniture.
  • He is a vegetarian.
  • Day-Lewis is a smoker and also drinks alcohol.
  • He holds British, Irish, and dual citizenship with the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom.
  • Day-Lewis is known for his ability to transform physically for his roles.
  • He has a large personal library and is an avid reader.

In conclusion, Daniel Day-Lewis’s dedication to his craft, his ability to immerse himself in his characters, and his commitment to method acting have made him one of the most respected and celebrated actors in the history of cinema. His legacy continues to inspire actors worldwide.

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