Daniel Moder - Updated Sep 2023

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Daniel Moder

Daniel Moder is an American Cinematographer. Daniel Moder is widely known for his work in films such as Secret in Their Eyes, Fireflies in the Garden, and The Mexican.

Early Life

Daniel Moder was born on January 31, 1969, in Los Angeles, California, United States. His birth date shows he is 53 years old under the astrological sign Aquarius. Talking about his nationality, Daniel is an American while his ethnicity is not mentioned.

Regarding his family background, his parents are  Mike Moder (Father) and Patricia Ann-Waltz (Mother). His parents worked in the film industry as small-time film producers.

Speaking about his siblings, he has four siblings: Debbie Moder, John Moder, Jane Moder, and Jyl Moder.

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Caption: Daniel Moder with his family source: Instagram.

Besides that, no further details regarding his grandparents, relatives, cousins, and the other members of the family are available in the media.

Taking about his academic qualification, in 1987 he graduated from Saint Monica Catholic High School. Likewise, he gained a degree in psychology from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1992.

Personal Life

Talking about his personal life, Daniel is currently married to an actress Julia Roberts. Previously, he was married to Vera Steimberg from 1997 to 2002.

However, their marriage did not last for a long time and ended in divorce. The reason behind their separation is still not available in the media. After their separation, Daniel and Roberts married on July 4, 2002, in a small ceremony at her ranch in Taos, New Mexico.

Together, they have three kids: two sons Phinnaeus Walter (born November 28, 2004) and Henry Daniel (born June 18, 2007), and one daughter Hazel Patricia.

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Caption: Daniel Moder with his wife Julia Roberts source: Harper’s Bazaar.

Body Measurements

Daniel Moder is very handsome and attractive, undoubtedly. He has a very perfect height and stands tall and his height is about 5 feet 10 inches (178cm/1.78m) and weighs about 68 kg. In addition, he has light brown pair of eyes and has light brown hair color.


Regarding his career, he started his career as a production assistant in the 1995 action film Crimson Tide. After that, he worked as an assistant on the set of the film ‘The Fan.’

Moreover, Daniel was a camera assistant for the films such as ‘The Brave’, ‘The Big Tease’, and ‘Enemy of the State’.

In 2000, He began his journey as a cinematographer with the short film ‘Kid Quick’. Likewise, His first great work as a cinematographer was for the film ‘Grand Champion’. He also worked as a camera operator in the film ‘Spider-Man 3’.

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Caption: Daniel Moder shooting a film source: Instagram.

Furthermore, Daniel worked as a full-fledged cinematographer in the 2007 documentary film ‘Border.’ After that, he worked on the films ‘Secret in their Eyes’ and ‘Plush’.

Similarly, in 2016 he worked as an Additional photographer in the film Heaven’s Floor. From 2018 to 2021, he worked as a cinematographer in the films ‘Ibiza’ and ‘Flag Day.’


Regarding his awards and achievements, In 2014, he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie. In the same year, he was nominated for OFTA Television Award for Best Cinematography in a Non-Series.

Daniel Moder – Net Worth 2023

Talking about his net worth, he has earned a massive amount of money throughout his acting career. His estimated net worth is around $10 million by 2022.

Daniel Moder – Social Media

Daniel Moder is active on his Instagram account @modermoder with 73.1K followers. Moreover, he is not active on other social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and others.