Daniel Gillies is a famous actor who is popularly known for his role as Elijah Mikaelson in The Vampire Diaries television series and The Originals. He played the role of Dr. Joel Goran in the Canadian Television series Saving Hope. The 2012 film the Broken Kingdom was written and directed by Daniel himself.
Early Life Of Daniel Gillies
Daniel Gillies was born on the 14th of March, 1976 in Winnipeg, Canada. He was born in Canada, but he is of New Zealander nationality. The zodiac sign of Daniel Gillies is Pisces.
Daniel Gillies was born in Canada, but he is a native of New Zealand where he shifted with his family when he was five. His father was a pediatrician and his mother was a nurse, so he came from a family with a medical background.
Daniel was interested in acting from a young age, so he chose acting as a profession. Looking for opportunities, Daniel moved to Sydney, Australia in 2001. Then he shifted to Canada where he worked as waiter and dishwasher. Finally, he moved to Los Angeles, the USA looking for his career in acting.
Daniel Gillies' Career
Daniel started his acting career working with Auckland Theatre Company productions. Then he landed a lead role in the Television series Street Legal. When he moved to Los Angeles, he got the opportunity to work in big movies like Pride & Prejudice and Spider-Man 2.
Since the year 2002, Daniel has been involved with both the American and Canadian films as well as television series. His most noted role was in The CW drama, The Vampire Diaries which brought him into the limelight. The movie even features Candice King, Matthew Davis, Ian Somerhalder etc.
Daniel Gillies acted, wrote and directed the 2012 movie Broken Kingdom, and he also featured his wife, Rachel Leigh Cook in the movie.
Daniel Gillies' Net Worth, Height, And Salary
Daniel Gillies' net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. has already earned a lot of name and fame in the field of acting. He has worked in movies and television shows under big banners. His work in the television shows like Vampire Diaries has been critically acclaimed as well as liked by the audiences.
Standing at 5 feet and 10 inches above the ground, Daniel Gillies is average in height. He is 41 years of age, but he has a strongly built physique. He has hair of brown color, and his eyes are also of brown color.
Daniel Gillies' Personal Life
Daniel Gillies married Rachael Leigh Cook on 8th August 2004. His wife, Rachael is also an American actress, model, and producer. They were in a love relationship for over a year before their marriage.
The couple has two children, a daughter, and a son. Their daughter, Charlotte Easton Gillies was born in 2013 while their son, Theodore Vigo Sullivan Gillies was born in 2015. Daniel is living a happy life with his wife and children.
Daniel Gillies is also quite active on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. His twitter handle is @danieljgillies, and the Instagram handle is @mr.danielgillies.
by ab-niranjan, 23 Mar, 2017