Daniel Craig height, Early Life, Achievements, and Net Worth

Daniel Craig height, Early Life, Achievements, and Net Worth

Daniel Craig height – For actors today, playing the iconic role of James Bond is one the most coveted projects in the entertainment industry and Daniel Craig is one of the few actors who not only landed the role but embodied it perfectly.

Before his meteoric rise to fame for playing the international spy, Daniel Craig was known for his work in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, The Mother, Road To Perdition, and I Dreamed of AfricaSince landing the iconic role, Daniel has seen his fame rise immensely and gone on to land roles in several blockbusters over the year.

Here’s everything you need to know about the British actor.

Early Life and Career

Daniel Wroughton Craig was born on the 2nd of March 1968 in Chester, Cheshire, England. His mother’s name is Carol Olivia while his father’s name is Timothy John Wroughton Craig. The actor also has an elder sister named Lea.

They both grew up with their mom in Liverpool following their parents’ divorce. Daniel Craig fell in love with acting at a very young age. This love was further nurtured by his mom who often took him to the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool to soak in various plays.

Craig had his education at Hilbre High School, West Kirby, Merseyside where he took part in many school plays. Graduating at the age of 16, he moved to London where he joined the National Youth Theatre (NYT).

He took part in several productions staged by the NYT throughout England as well as some European cities. The pay wasn’t great and he supplemented his income by waiting tables. Craig spent four years with NYT before joining the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1988. There he spent three years and graduated in 1991.

The talented star landed his very first movie role in the 1992 movie, The Power of One. Between 1992 and 1996, he starred in several movies and TV series both in the U.K and U.S. Craig got his well-deserved breakthrough in 1996 in the BBC drama, Our Friends in The North. The series increased his fame and helped him get bigger movie roles later on. This was until 2005 when he landed the iconic role of James Bond.

Since assuming the role of Bond, he has starred in at least four Bond movies including Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, and Spectre. The actor has also featured in other high profile movies including The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Kings, Sword of Honour, Comrade Detective, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. His forthcoming movies include Bond 25 and Knives Out, etc.

Achievements And Net Worth

Over the years, he has been nominated several times to prestigious awards out of which he won in the category of Best Actor at the Edinburgh International Film Festival Award, British Independent Film Awards, London Film Critics Circle Awards, Empire Awards, Evening Standard British Film Awards, Sant Jordi Awards, and Critics’ Choice Awards.

The James Bond’s star, Daniel Craig has a net worth estimated at $95 million. He made his fortune from his illustrious movie career especially the James Bond movies. Amazingly, one of his James Bond series, Skyfall sold for over $1.109 billion worldwide, making it the highest grossing film in the series. In addition, the movie star has equally donated substantially to several charitable causes.

Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Playing one of the world’s most renowned spies requires Daniel Craig to be in amazing shape. His height is recorded to be 1.78m while his weight is listed as 78kg. The actor maintains his enviable physique with a varied and dedicated work out plan. He also follows a high protein, and a low carb diet to help him maintain his muscular build. Clearly, his fitness regiment is working out well for him.