What is Daniel Craig Height and Weight? The English actor stands tall at 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) and weighs 78 kg (172 lbs). Aside from Daniel Craig height and weight, we will also look at the biography of the actor, including his age, education, career, net worth, parents, siblings, wife, and children.
Daniel Craig, who was born on March 2, 1968, in Chester, United Kingdom, is 54 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on the 2nd of March every year.
Career and Education
Daniel Wroughton Craig gained international recognition playing the secret agent James Bond in five installments in the film series, from Casino Royale in the year 2006 up to No Time to Die in 2021.
Craig began his career as a stage actor after training at the National Youth Theatre in London and having graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1991. Craig attended primary school in Hoylake as well as a school in Frodsham and attended Hilbre High School in West Kirby. Upon leaving there when he was 16 years, he attended Calday Grange Grammar School as a sixth-form student.
He started acting in the drama The Power of One in 1992 and had his breakthrough role in the year 1996 in the drama serial Our Friends in the North. After his supporting roles in films such as Elizabeth in 1998, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in 2001, Road to Perdition in 2002, Layer Cake in 2004, and Munich in 2005, gained prominence.
Craig played Bond in Casino Royale, a reboot of the Bond franchise in the year 2006 which earned him a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. The movie was favourably received by critics. Since then, Craig’s non-Bond appearances include roles in the fantasy film The Golden Compass in the year 2007, the drama Defiance in 2008, the science fiction Western Cowboys & Aliens in 2011, as well as the mystery thriller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in 2011, and the heist film Logan Lucky in 2017.
He received two Golden Globe Award nominations for his performance as Detective Benoit Blanc in the comedy mystery films Knives Out in 2019 as well as Glass Onion in 2022.
In the year 2022 was when Craig made his Broadway debut in the revival of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal opposite his wife, British actress Rachel Hannah Weisz. He starred in the New York Theatre Workshop production of Othello as Iago in 2016 and he returned to Broadway in the title role of Macbeth with Ruth Negga in 2022.
Daniel Craig is one of the highest-paid actors in the world with an estimated net worth of $160 million. He is the highest-paid James Bond actor, earning $25 million for his final Bond movie, No Time to Die. Craig also earned $100 million, after Netflix acquired the rights to Knives Out 2 and 3 making him the highest-paid actor in the world in 2021.
Parents and Siblings
Daniel Wroughton Craig was born to Carol Olivia, an art teacher, and Timothy John Wroughton Craig, a midshipman in the Merchant Navy and steel erector. His father then became the owner of two Cheshire pubs; The Ring o’ Bells in Frodsham as well as the Boot Inn located in Tarporley.
Daniel has an older sister named Lea Craig, who was born in 1965, and two brothers; Harry Craig and Phillip Blond, who is an English political philosopher, Anglican theologian, and director of the ResPublica think tank and was born on March 1, 1966, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Craig, whose middle name, Wroughton, comes from his great-great-grandmother, Grace Matilda Wroughton, is of part Welsh and distant French descent, counting the French Huguenot minister Daniel Chamier and Sir William Burnaby, 1st Baronet among his ancestors. In the year 1972 was when Craig’s parents divorced, and he moved together with his mother and sister to the Wirral Peninsula, where he attended primary school in Hoylake as well as a school in Frodsham.
Wife and Children
The year 1992 was the time that Craig got married to actress Fiona Loudon, and they had a daughter, Ella (born in 1992) before getting divorced in 1994. He then began a romantic relationship with German actress Heike Makatsch that lasted seven years. He later had a relationship with Satsuki Mitchell, a film producer.
Craig, as well as actress Rachel Weisz, had known each for a while, having worked together in Les Grandes Horizontales in 1994. They started dating in the month of December 2010 after which they got married in a private ceremony in New York City on June 22, 2011, with just four guests present including Craig’s daughter and Weisz’s son. The news broke on September 1, 2017, that their very first child, a daughter, has been born.