About Jeff Daniels 

Have you ever cover a vessel of water while boiling it? What do you observe? If you keep covering the vessel even after it starts to boil without turning the off the heat, the lid begins to vibrate. It’s because of the pressure of the steam that makes the top vibrate. And the steam is the result of the continuous supply of heat.

 Now let’s relate it to life. You are stopping your self from doing something which you are eager to do. That thing is continuously provoking you from inside like the fire. Due to the fire, your desire to achieve it starts increasing. Still, there is a cover to stop you from taking it out from you. But the pressure becomes excess and uncontrollable; the passion wins, and you start to vibrate your body. Then even though a tiny hole, you started moving towards your passion.

Quick Info
Full NameJeffrey Warren Daniels
Date of BirthFebruary 19, 1955
Birth PlaceAthens, Georgia, U.S.
Parent(s)Marjorie J. and Lee Robert Daniels
OccupationActor, Musician, Playwright
Spouse(s)Kathleen Rosemary Treado
​​(m. 1979)
Net WorthUS $45 Million

People face this situation in some parts of their life. That’s the process that they follow. Likewise, Jeff Daniels is also the actor who followed his passion by leaving his studies. It was that uncontrollable desire to achieve his dream that made him quit his studies. People know the American actor for his contribution to the movie like “Dumb and Dumber,” ” The Newsroom,” “The Purple Rose of Cairo,” ” Ragtime,” and many more. He has a beautiful and challenging journey towards the stardom. 

Early Life

Marjorie J. gave birth to Jeff in Athens, Georgia, on February 19, 1955. Jeff’s father’s name is Lee Robert Daniels. He was the owner of the lumber company and also a teacher. His family shifted to Michigan after a few weeks after the birth of Jeff. 

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Jeff Daniels attended his education at Central Michigan University. He was involved in the theatre program since the school days. Jeff took the most significant decision of his life by quitting his studies in the junior year. He went to New York to work with a company called “Circle Repertory Company.”



Jeff Daniels started his official acting career as a stage actor from the play “Fifth of July” in 1976. Then he was part of other plays. His performance in the play “Lemon Sky” as a supporting actor made him win him the “Drama Desk Award” for Best Supporting Actor. He also won an “Obie Award” for his performance in “Johnny Got His Gun.”


Likewise, Jeff started spreading his acting on magic in movies from the movie “Ragtime” in 1981. It was an American drama. He also shared the screen with Frankie Faison, Fran Drescher, and James Cagney. Jeff did a supporting role in the movie “Terms of Endearment” in 1983. This comedy-drama succeeded in winning the Oscar award. Jeff was also part of the film “The Purple Rose of Cafe” in 1985. It was a romantic comedy. Woody Allen had written and directed it. Jeff even won various awards and nominations for the Golden Globe Awards for the movie.


Moreover, the time of the 1990s was quite full of hit movies by Jeff. During the time, Jeff was part of a film like “Arachnophobia” in 1990, “Timescape” in 1992, “Dumb and Dumber” in 1994, “Fly Away Home” in 1996, and “Pleasantville” in 1998. Likewise, “The Hours” in 2002, “The Lookout ” in 2007, and “Howl” in 2010 were some of the successful movies of the time. 


Then, Jeff Daniels became part of the TV drama “The Newsroom.” The drama premiered on HBO on June 24, 2012. He played the role of Wil McAvoy. His role as a news anchor and managing director appears to be furious, short-tempered and disturbed. Jeff had performed very realistically. The film made him won a “Primetime Emmy Award” and the other four award nominations for the movie.

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Jeff Daniels also became part of the movie “Dumb and Dumber to” in 2014. It was a sequel for the hit movie “Dumb and Dumber” in 1994. The critics gave negative reviews to the film. But the movie succeeded in collecting a gross amount of $170 Million around the globe. He was also part of the “The Martian” in 2015 and “The Divergent Series: Allegiant” in 2016. He was also part of the movie “Guest Artist” in 2019 and “Adam” & television series like “Washington” and “Impractical Jokes” in 2020. 


Relationship/Personal Life

Jeff Daniels was an ambitious and passionate person. He knew what kind of life he wanted. Jeff was clear about it. But in the course of pursuing his dream. He never forgot where he came from. That’s also the reason that during the hard times, he felt strong and powerful, remembering the love and support of his close ones. As a result, he married the best part of his life, his high school love, Kathleen Rosemary Treado. They got married in 1979. Kathleen gave birth to three children; Benjamin, Lucas, and Nellie.


Social Media

Jeff Daniels is not active on social media platforms. He seems to be quite happy to spare his time with his family rather than social media. Despite his inactivity in social media, there are several unverified accounts on Twitter and Instagram. There are also some fan ages of Jeff Daniels.

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Net Worth

Jeff Daniels has been part of the movie industry for more than four decades. He has been part of my exciting projects, including films, TV series, and theatre. Jeff has worked in various roles in the industry as an actor, film director, musician, screenwriter, musician, playwright, songwriter, and screenwriter. According to the evaluation of his effects and celebritynetworth.net, Jeff has an approximate net worth of $45 million.


Nutshell Bio

The current age of Jeff Daniels is 65 years. His nationality is American, and ethnicity is White. Jeff has an attractive height if 6 feet 3 inches with a complimentary weight of 85 kgs.