Daniel Henney
Daniel Henney

Daniel Henney

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Professionally, Daniel Henney is an American-Korean actor and model who performs in both South Korean as well as American films and TV shows. Daniel Henney is widely known for his emergence in movies such as X Men Origins: Wolverine, Seducing Mr. Perfect, My father, Shanghai Calling, Big Hero 6, and The Last Stand.

Early Life and Childhood

The versatile personality was born on November 28, 1979. His birth name is Daniel Phillip Henney. Talking about his birthplace, he was born in Carson City, Michigan, USA. His birth sign is Sagittarius. Currently. He is 40 years old. Also, his mother’s name is Christine who is a Korean American, and his father’s name is Philip Henney, an Irish American. He has a very difficult and rough childhood. Similarly, he faced racial stammer from his classmates in his school and get beaten up then.

Daniel Henny childhood

Caption: Daniel Henney with his father, Phillip Henney during his childhood (Instagram)

During his childhood, he was a very studios kid and performed well in academics. During his school days, he used to play basketball and was a good player which was proved when he led his team into the final of quite a few basketball tournaments. He belongs to American as well as South Korean nationality whereas he is of Asian ethnicity.

Talking about his education status, Daniel earned an education from Crystal High School situated in his home town. Furthermore, he enrolled at Alma College and Albion College on a basketball scholarship. Similarly, Henney graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Career and Professional life

Henney took off his career in the U.S. in 2001 and worked in France, Italy, Hong Kong, and Taiwan while going to school. After his debut in South Korea with a promotion for the Amore Pacific corrective “Odyssey Sunrise”, he turned into an illustrative for plugs with Jun Ji-Hyun for Olympus cameras and Kim Tae-hee for Daewoo Electronics’ Klasse forced air systems.

Daniel Henney career

Caption: Daniel Henney during the shoot in a film (Instagram)

Henney had difficulty in language as he had a problem speaking the Korean language. Despite that, he emerged with a huge role in Korean drama, My Lovely Sam Soon by Kim Yoon-Cheol in the year 2005. Daniel then starred in another dramatization, “Spring Waltz” in 2006.

Moreover, he emerged in many other series too such as Three Rivers, Criminal Minds, Dear My Friends, Revolution, and much more. In the year 2009, Henney emerged in X-Men Origins: Wolverine along with Hugh Jackman as Agent Zero. He also played in many other films like- Big Hero, One Night Surprise, Papa, My father, Seducing Mr. Perfect, and others too.

Awards and Nominations

When talking about his lifetime achievements and awards, there is an innumerable number of awards and achievements that Daniel Henney has received today. He earned a marvelous achievement in acting for Shanghai Calling in Newport Beach Film Festival in 2012 as well as he was nominated as Best New Actor for Shanghai Calling in Shanghai International Film 2012.

Similarly, Henney was also nominated for ideal On-Screen Team X-Men Origin: Wolverine in People’s Choice Award, 2010. He earned the awards in 45th Grand Bell Awards,16th Chunsa Film Art Awards as the Best New Actor for My Father in 2008, and the 31st Golden Cinematography Awards.

Likewise, He won awards in the 27th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards, 6th Korean Film Awards, 3rd Premiere Rising Star Awards as the Best New Actor for My Father in 2006, and 28th Blue Dragon Film Awards. Last but not least, he was also chosen as Best Dressed in Dong-Ah TV’s Fashion Award 2006 and MBC Entertainment Awards 2005.

Net worth and income

The stunning actor earns handsome money from his film industry. He has gained wide popularity over all the world and also has sound wealth. Henney makes enough money from the series and movies. He posses a house in LA and lives a very comfortable life. According to some sources, his net worth is estimated to be $5million as in 2020.

Nevertheless, his monthly and annual salary are still not revealed. Similarly, his other source of income is also not stated.

Personal life and Relationships

Daniel is currently single and has not married till now. Although he has been intimately linked with some gorgeous ladies in the past, he has not married till now. The attractive actor previously dated Korean singer/songwriter, Jessica Sooyoung Jung in 2012 and at other times Jung Ryeo-Won and Lee Na Young (2010-11).

Moreover, Henney is supposed to have had an interrelation with Maggie Q in 2005. Maggie Q is widely known as Margaret Denise Quigley in Hollywood and is renowned for her role as Nikita in the TV series Nikita.

Rumors and Controversy

It is surprising to say that the dashing actor still is clear and free from all kinds of rumors and controversy in such a long career. It seems that he prefers to keep his private matters behind the curtain. Therefore, until the date, the handsome actor has no rumors and controversies at all.

Body Measurement and Social Media

The attractive actor is blessed with good looks and an admirable physique. Henney stands the height of 6’2” (1.8m) tall whereas he weighs 87kgs (192lbs). Likewise, his chest size is 43inches and arm/biceps size is 15.5 inches. Furthermore, Henney’s waist size is 32 inches while his hair color is black and eye color is dark brown.

Daniel Henney Body Measurement

Caption: Daniel Henney body appearance (Instagram)

On the other side, Denney has earned good respect, fans, and followers on social media. He has earned over 531k followers on his Facebook page under the name @Daniel Henney. Also, he also has got handsome fans on Instagram; his followers on Instagram is nearly 666k under the username @danielhenney. At last, his followers on Twitter are nearly 134k under the name @Daniel Henney.