Daniel Craig Net Worth|Movies|Wife |Bio

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Who is Daniel Craig?

He is an English actor best known for playing James Bond, a fictional character created by the British journalist and novelist Ian Fleming in 1952. Beginning with Casino Royale (2006), which brought him international fame. It was favourably received by critics and earned him a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. His performing role in Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012), the series’ highest-grossing film, Spectre (2015), and No Time to Die (2021), has brought further international attention. 

Quick Facts

TitlesDescription
Real NameDaniel Wroughton Craig
NicknameJames Blonde
Birth PlaceChester, England
Date of Birth2nd March 1968.
NationalityEnglish
Source of IncomeProfessional Actor
Age53 years. (As of 2021).
Father’s nameTimothy John Wroughton Craig.
Mother’s nameCarol Olivia
SiblingsAn older sister named Lea.
Star signPisces
ResidenceBrooklyn, New York.
SchoolHilbre High School in West Kirby &  Calday Grange Grammar School.
CollegeThe Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Educational qualificationGraduated in 1991
Height5 feet 10 inches /178 Cm.
Weight78 Kg / 172 Lbs.
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorBlue
Marital StatusMarried
WifeFiona Loudon (1992-1994).

Rachel Hannah Weisz (2011- till Present).
RelationshipsHeike Makatsch (1997-2004)

Heike Makatsch ( 2005-2010)
Children’sA daughter
ProfessionProfessional Actor
Become Professional1992
EndorsementsOmega Watch (2010)
Monthly Income$ 20,88,527.62 (Rs 15,36,65,604).
Yearly Income$ 2,50,62,331.51 (Rs  1,84,39,87,256)
TwitterTwitter/Daniel Craig
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YouTubeYouTube/Daniel Craig
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Net Worth$ 160 million (Rs 11,77.18 Cr).
Last UpdatedSeptember 2021.
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Early Life

He was born in Chester, a walled cathedral city in Cheshire, England, on 2nd March 1968.His father Timothy John Wroughton Craig, a midshipman in the Merchant Navy and steel erector & mother Carol Olivia an art teacher by profession. He has an older sister named Lea. He is of French and Welsh descent.

Career

He performed in his first screen role in 1992, playing an Afrikaner in The Power of One. In 1996, he performed in the BBC drama serial Our Friends in the North as the troubled George ‘Geordie’ Peacock. In the same year, he guest-starred in an episode of the HBO horror anthology series “Tales from the Crypt” and was featured in the BBC television film Saint-Ex.

 In 1998 he performed in the independent drama “Love and Rage”.In the biographical drama Elizabeth, in which he played Jesuit priest John Ballard, who was executed for being involved in an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth I of England in the Babington Plot.

He played the love interest of  American actress, filmmaker, Angelina Jolie’s character “Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” (2001), based on the video game series Tomb Raider.

His second release of 2002 was Sam Mendes’ crime film “Road to Perdition” with American actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks and American actor Paul Newman, in which he played Irish mobster Connor Rooney, the son of the crime organisation’s boss.

Daniel Craig at "SPECTRE" Photocall On Location In Rome, Italy
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The next year, he starred as poet Ted Hughes opposite  American actress, model Gwyneth Paltrow as American poet Sylvia Plath in the biographical film “Sylvia” (2003), which depicts the romance between the two poets.

Born in 1968, he is the first actor to portray James Bond to have been born after the Bond series started and after the death of Ian Fleming, the novels’ writer. The first film, “Casino Royale”, premiered on 14th November 2006, and grossed US$ 594,239,066 (Rs 43,69.12 Cr) worldwide, which made it the highest-grossing Bond film until the release of Skyfall.

He performed opposite American-born Australian actress Nicole Kidman in the science fiction horror film “The Invasion” in 2007, the fourth film adaptation of the novel “The Body Snatchers” by Jack Finney. He portrayed Lord Asriel in “The Golden Compass”, the 2007 film adaptation of Philip Pullman’s novel.

He co-performed with  Australian actor Hugh Jackman in a limited engagement of the drama A Steady Rain, on Broadway, which played in autumn 2009 at the Schoenfeld Theatre, for which he gained positive reviews.

His fourth Bond film, “Spectre”, began filming in December 2014 and was released on 26 October 2015. His four Bond films have grossed $3.5 billion (Rs 2,57,31 Cr) globally.

His fifth Bond film “No Time to Die” would be released on 30th September 2021 in the United Kingdom and 8th October 2021 in the United States. The other cast of the movie is American actor Rami Malek performed as Lyutsifer Safin, an adversary of Bond and Swann and a terrorist leader on a revenge mission. French actress Léa  Seydoux as Dr Madeleine Swann, a psychiatrist and Bond’s love interest. British actress Lashana  Lynch as Nomi, a new “00” agent who entered active service sometime after Bond’s retirement and was assigned the 007 number. 

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An English film, television and theatre actor Ben Whishaw performed as Q, MI6’s Quartermaster who outfits “00” agents with equipment for the field. English actress Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny, M’s secretary and Bond’s ally. Golden Globe, and Emmy winner American actor Jeffrey Wright as Felix Leiter, Bond’s friend and a CIA field officer. Austrian actor and director Christoph Waltz performed in the movie as Ernst Stavro Blofeld, Bond’s arch-enemy and foster brother. 

Academy Award winner for Best Supporting English Actor, Ralph Fiennes as M, the head of MI6 and Bond’s superior. Cuban-Spanish actress Ana de Armas performed as Paloma, a CIA agent assisting Bond. English actor and playwright Rory Kinnear performed an important role in the movie as Bill Tanner, M’s chief of staff. 

French – Algerian actor Dali Benssalah as Primo, a mercenary and an adversary Bond first encounters in Matera. Swedish-Danish actor David Dencik performed as Valdo Obruchev, a scientist whose disappearance Bond investigates &  Tony Award-nominated  American actor  Billy Magnussen as Logan Ash, a CIA agent assigned by Leiter to help Bond find Obruchev.

Daniel Craig at "Spectre" Premiere in Mexico City
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Personal Life

In 1992, he married actress Fiona Loudon; the couple has a daughter named Ella. But they got divorced in 1994. He later dated German actress Heike Makatsch, the relationship ended in 2004. After that dated and was engaged producer Satsuki Mitchell from 2005 until 2010. He and actress Rachel Weisz started dating in December 2010 and were married in a private ceremony in New York City on 22nd June 2011. On 1 September 2018 their first child together, a daughter, had been born.

In January 2018, he purchased a house in Brooklyn, New York, for any amount over $6 million (Rs 44.11 Cr).

Car Collection

Aston Martin DBS of $ 397,007 (Rs 2.91 Cr).

Jaguar XJ of $ 92,219 (Rs 67.72 Lacs).

Range Rover Sport of $ 130,000 (Rs 95.46 Lacs).

Aston Martin DB5 of $ 579,000 (Rs 4.25 Cr).

Ford Mondeo of $ 38,990 (Rs 28.63 Lacs).

House

He and his wife Rachel Weisz purchased a New York City home for $6 million (Rs 44.05 Cr), in 2012. The condo, located on the 15th floor of the New Theatre Building on 10th Street, spans a generous 3,200 square feet and features three bedrooms and two full and one-half bathrooms.

Daniel Craig at 'Spectre' Photocall In Soelden
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Social Media Portfolio

Casino Royale star has 9050 followers on Twitter,65.7k followers follow him on Instagram. On his Youtube channel, there are 548K subscribers around the globe & his Facebook page flooded with 31,193 people as of September 2021.

FAQ

How many bonds has Daniel Craig done?

Four Bond movies starring Craig have been released so far.

Who will replace Daniel Craig as James Bond?

Lashana Lynch is the next 007.

Name of Daniel Craig wife.

Fiona Loudon (1992–1994)
Rachel Weisz (2011- till present).

Who is Daniel Craig daughter?

Ella Craig.

How much was Daniel Craig paid for Skyfall?

He was being paid a reported $25 million (Rs 1,83.74 Cr).

What car does Daniel Craig drive in real life?

Aston Martin DBS.

How much is the Daniel Craig age?

53 years. (As of 2021).

What is Daniel’s Instagram?

https://www.instagram.com/craigdanielbond/

Is Daniel Craig on Twitter?

Daniel Craig (@DanielCraigOO7) | Twitter

Was Daniel Craig an athlete?

He was a rugby player at Hoylake Rugby Club.

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