Daniel Joseph Levy

Daniel Joseph Levy

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Being a nominee for Primetime Emmy Awards, Daniel Joseph Levy is a Famous Canadian actor, producer, writer, and television star. Daniel Joseph Levy is renowned for his emergence in Cyberstalker, Admission, and Stage Fright, and Modern family. The famous personality came into light after his performance as a producer, actor, and writer in Schitt’s Creek.

Early Life and Childhood

Daniel Levy Was born on 9th August 1983 and his birthplace is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Currently, he is 37 years old. Similarly, Daniel’s zodiac sign is Leo. His birth name is Daniel Joseph Levy. Daniel Was born to Deborah Divine, his mother, and Eugene Levy, his father.

By profession, Dan’s father is also an actor, producer, Comedian, Director, and Writer whereas his mother is a screenwriter. Likewise, Daniel also has a sister named Sarah Levy and she is also an actress by profession. Daniel’s whole family has worked in Schitt’s Creek.

Daniel Joseph Levy and his father

Caption: Daniel Joseph Levy with his Father during his childhood (Instagram)

Talking about Daniel’s nationality and ethnicity, he belongs to a family of mixed rituals where his mother was Protestant and his father was Jewish. Also, he belongs to the Judaism religion. Similarly, Daniel has finished high school in North Toronto Collegiate Institute whereas he has graduated in film production from York University and Ryerson University.

Career and Professional life

Daniel Levy initiated his career as one of the native seven co-hosts on the now-defunct MTC Canada flagship series MTV live. The highlighting moment came into his life after hosting “The After Show” along with Jessi Cruickshank and its different avatars, comprising The Hills: The After Show and The City: Live After Show.

Moreover, Daniel has produced, written, and featured in his own Christmas Special for MTV Daniel Levy’s Holi-Do’s & Don’ts and co-organized the MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet, the X-Factor pre-show, and country-wise reporting of the Vancouver Olympic Games for CTV. Later he left MTV Canada after 5years of experience in 2011. Daniel, as an actor, has emerged in a four-episode story curve of the Canadian TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation. Later, Daniel worked in the film such as Cyberstalker and Stage Fright. Similarly, he also shared the curtain with Paul Rudd and Tina Fey in the movie Admission in 2013.

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Caption: Daniel Levy directing in a shoot (Instagram)

Likewise, Levy established Not a Real Company Productions along with his father and principals Andrew Barnsley and Fred Levy. The team builds its first project as a television pilot with CBC, which evolved in Schitt’s Creek. In the series, Daniel starred along with his father, sister, Catherine O’Hara, Annie Murphy, and Chris Elliott. It was the company’s debut television series. Similarly, Levy declared that the series was renewed for a sixth and last season in March 2019.

At last, Daniel has been a temporary member of many shows by hosting these shows. He has organized shows like Ellen Degeneres show, visitor-hosted The Great Canadian Baking Show with Julia Taylor Ross, and others too.

Awards and Nominations

In his wonderful career as a host, co-organizer in many shows, Daniel Levy has shown his true potential and talent which results in earning many awards and achievements. The versatile personality has received Canadian Screen Awards in 2016 for Best Actor in a Comedy Series, Best Comedy Series whereas levy has been nominated for the same award in the category Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role and Best Cross-Platform Project, Fiction for Schitt’s Creek in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Similarly, Daniel has been chosen for Members’ Choice Series Ensemble in ACTRA Awards consecutively in 2017 and 2018. Also, in 2018, Levy was nominated for MTV Movie and TV Awards for MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance. Daniel Levy has received numerous awards and nominations in the year 2019 as well. He has won Canadian Screen Awards for Best Comedy Series for Schitt’s Creek as well as won ACTRA Awards for Members’ Choice Series Ensemble and MTV Movie & TV Awards for the same series.

Moreover, he has been nominated for Best Direction in a Comedy Program or Series, Best Writing in a Comedy Program or Series, Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role in Canadian Screen Awards. Also, he has been nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards, GLAAD Media Awards, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Talking about the awards and achievements of Daniel Levy in 2020, He has won Canadian Screen Awards in the category Best Comedy Series and GLAAD Media Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series for Schitt’s Creek.

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Similarly, Daniel has been awarded for Canadian Screen Awards for Radius Award and Human Rights Campaign Awards in the category HRC Visibility Award. Likewise, Levy has been nominated for Canadian Screen Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role, Best Direction in a Comedy Series, “Life is a Cabaret”, Best Writing in a Comedy Series or Program, “Housewarming”, and Best Writing in a Comedy Series or Program, “Meet the Parents”.

Net worth and income

Daniel Levy’s primary source of income is from his acting career as well as from his production house. His salary is still not revealed according to some source of information, Levy’s net worth is $14million.

Personal life and Relationships

Well talking about his personal life, Daniel is currently unmarried. Talking about his sexual orientation, in an interview with Andy Cohen in 2020, Levy confronted that he is gay and has been out by the age of 18. Likewise, there is no information related to his past relationships.

Scandal

Levy has been part of rumors once in his career till now. There was a rumor he married an American model and actress, Rachel Specter which is not true. As, he is gay by sexuality.

Body Measurement and Social Media

The handsome personality has an athletic body structure and stands tall with a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80m). Similarly, Daniel has got a balanced body weight of 71kg (156.5lbs). Moreover, He has got dark brown hair color as well as dark brown eye color.

Daniel Joseph Levy body measurement

Caption: Daniel Joseph Levy body appearance (Instagram)

The popular actor is active and one of the lovable personalities on social media. There are 570.4k followers of Daniel Levy on his official Twitter account named dan levy. He has also got his official Instagram account under the name Dan Levy. Daniel has got nearly 2.2million followers in there. Also, he has got 140k followers on his Facebook page named Dan Levy.