Daniel Henney Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28.Aug.2017
Facts of Daniel Henney
Date of Birth: 1979 , November-28
Age:38 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
NameDaniel Henney
Birth NameDaniel Phillip Henney
Nick NameJeom Deok-su
FatherPhillip Henney
NationalityAmerican, South Korean
Birth Place/CityCarson City, Michigan
ProfessionActor, model
Net Worth$5 million
Affair withMaggie Q
EducationUniversity of Illinois
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Daniel Henney is an American actor as well as model, best known his appearances in movies including, Seducing Mr. Perfect, My Father, X-Men Origins: WolverineShanghai CallingThe Last Stand, and Big Hero 6.

Henney is also known for starring in the Korean dramas My Lovely Sam Soon & Spring Waltz and also American television series Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.

Early life and education

Daniel Henney was born as Daniel Phillip Henney on 28th November 1979 in Carson City, Michigan. He belongs to Asian ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Henney was raised by his parents, Christine (a Korean-American) and Phillip Henney (an Irish American). Her mother was born in the South Korea and was adopted by a German-American couple as an infant.

Henney attended the Carson City- Crystal High School. During the days, Henny was a star basketball player in her high school days and led the Eagles to the MHSAA Central region championship during his senior year.

Henney went to the Alma College and Albion College on a basketball scholarship. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago.


Throughout his college time, Henney worked as a model in Italy, Paris, Hong Kong, France, and New York. He debuted through a South Korean advertisement for Amore Pacific's cosmetic named, Odyssey Sunrise.

Later on, Henney became a spokesperson for Jun JI-Hyuncommercial for Olympus cameras.He has a problem in speaking the Korean language.

Despite it, Henney appeared with a big role in the Korean drama, My Lovely Sam Soon by Kim Yoon-Cheol in 2005. After that, Daniel worked in another drama, Spring Waltz in 2006.

Moreover, Henney appeared in several other series including – Three Rivers, Dear My Friends, Criminal Minds, Revolution and much more.

In the year 2009, Henney appeared in the X-Men Origins: Wolverine along with Hugh Jackman as Agent Zero. He also appeared in numerous other films such as - Big Hero, Papa, My Father, Seducing Mr. Perfectand, One Night Surprise, and more.

Personal life

Daniel Henney is currently single. Previously, he dated American actress and model, Maggie Q who is known for starring in the action movies Mission: Impossible III and Live Free or Die Hard.

The couple began dating since 2005, but later, they broke up. After a break-up, he has not been in a relationship with any girl. Henney’s ex-girlfriend, Maggie Q got engaged to American actor Dylan McDermott on 2014.

Net worth

The Last Stand actor, Henney has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He is earning enough from the Movies and series. He owns a house in LA and is living a lavish life.