Daniel Day Lewis is a retired actor and producer, who holds 2 citizenship, British and Irish. Daniel Day Lewis has won several awards for his great performance including 3 Oscars. Keep reading to know more about Daniel Day Lewis’s net worth in 2018.
Daniel Day Lewis Early Life
Daniel Michael Blake Day Lewis was born on April 29, 1957 in Kensington, London, England. His father, Cecil Day Lewis was a great poet but he died in 1972, and his mother Jill Balcon was an actress but she died in 2009. Daniel Day Lewis has 1 sister, her name is Tamasin Day Lewis and she is a chef. He has 2 steps brothers from his father’s previous marriage, Nicholas Day Lewis and author Sean Day Lewis.
Daniel Day Lewis studied at the Sevenoaks School, and Bedales School in Petersfield. He also went to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol for 3 years.
Daniel Day Lewis has been married to novelist and movie maker Rebecca Miller since 1996. Daniel and Rebecca gave birth to 2 sons, Cashel Blake Day Lewis and Ronan Cal Day Lewis. Daniel also has a son from his previous relationship with the French actress and singer Isabelle Adjani, and his name is Gabriel Kane Day Lewis. Daniel Day Lewis has an Irish and a British citizenships.
Daniel Day Lewis Career, Awards & Achievement
Daniel Day Lewis interest in acting started when he was at the Sevenoaks School. In 1971, he appeared in a drama movie titled “Sunday Bloody Sunday”, but according to records, his performance was not credited. He worked for some time at theaters too.
Following several supporting and guest roles, Daniel Day Lewis greatly starred in 1985 in a romantic comedy drama movie titled “My Beautiful Laundrette”. In the same year, he had another romantic movie that contributed more to his fame and it’s titled “A Room with a View”.
During the 1990s, Daniel Day Lewis starred in many great movies. The most important ones to mention are the historical drama “The Last of the Mohicans”, and the drama “In the Name of the Father”.
After taking several years off acting, Daniel Day Lewis starred in an epic drama movie titled “Gangs of New York” which Leonardo DiCaprio is one of its main actors. During that period while filming the movie, he was diagnosed with pneumonia and refused to take a treatment. 3 years later, in 2005, he had a great acting role in a drama movie that his wife is the director of titled “The Ballad of Jack and Rose”. Daniel Day Lewis’s latest movies including a drama movie titled “There Will Be Blood”, musical drama “Nine”, and the epic historical drama movie that made a huge commercial success “Lincoln”.
Daniel Day Lewis has only one 2017-2018 drama movie and it’s titled “Phantom Thread”. The movie might be his last because he has recently decided to retire from acting.
Awards & Achievements
Daniel Day Lewis has been receiving several great award winnings and nominations. Below, you will find a list of a few of Daniel Day Lewis’s award winnings.
– Academy Award for Best Actor (My Left Foot, Lincoln, There Will Be Blood).
– BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (My Left Foot, Lincoln, Gangs of New York, There Will Be Blood).
– AACTA International Award for Best Actor (Lincoln).
Net Worth of Daniel Day Lewis
Daniel Day Lewis has an estimated net worth of more than $60 million. He made his fortune from the great acting performances that he provided in TV movies. Daniel Day Lewis salary from “The Crucible” movie was around $7 million. “Lincoln” movie grossed at $275 million, and “Gangs of New York” at nearly $194 million.
Daniel Day Lewis starred in many great movies that grossed at millions of dollars. He won 3 Oscar awards for his great performance in 3 movies including “Lincoln”, “There Will Be Blood”, and “My Left Foot”. Daniel Day Lewis is married to Rebecca Miller and they are happily living together.