Daphne Zuniga Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career and Awards

Daphne Zuniga Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career, and Awards

Daphne Zuniga Net Worth 2020 – Daphne Zuniga is an American actress. She has appeared in numerous comedies including ‘The Sure Thing’, ‘Spaceballs’ and ‘Modern Girls’ among others. Additionally, she is also an environmental activist and was a founding member of the Earth Communications Office.

Quick Bio

Full NameDaphne Zuniga
Date of Birth1962 /10 /28
Marital StatusUnmarried
BirthplaceSan Francisco, California, U.S
Active Year1982 – Present
Eye ColourHazel
Hair ColourBrown
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight54 kg
Body Measurement36B-.27-34
EducationUniversity of California
Online PresenceInstagram and Twitter
Net Worth$2 million dollar


Daphne Zuniga was born as Daphne Eurydice Zuniga on October 28, 1962, in San Francisco, California, the U.S. She is the daughter of Agnes A. (née Janawicz) and Joaquin Alberto Zúñiga Mazariegos. She has a sister named Jennifer Zuniga, who is also an actress.

Her mother was a Unitarian minister belonging to the Finnish and Polish descent and her father was an emeritus professor of philosophy at California State University, East Bay, originally from Guatemala.

Daphne Zuniga, in her early teenage days, showed a keen interest in acting and attended the Young Conservatory Program of the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. She moved with her mother and sister from Berkeley, California, to Reading, Vermont, after her parents divorced. There, she spent the rest of her teen years.

Daphne Zuniga for the first time dated Jason Gedrick in the year 1986. However, the relationship did not last for a long time. Soon after she broke up, she began dating to Emilio Estevez. They ended their relationship after a long-time affair. There is no confirmed information regarding her current relationship status.

Daphne Zuniga attends private Buddhist meditation to manage stress in her life. She suffered from mercury poisoning in 2004, which she attributed to overconsumption of fish.

Daphne said that she had eaten sushi four times in the week prior to being taken to the emergency room and that her symptoms included weak memory, headaches, crying spells, skin rashes, and mild depression. She stopped consuming fish in addition to other meat after her diagnosis.


Zuniga attended the Young Conservatory program of the American Conservatory Theater. Later, she graduated from Woodstock Union High School in Woodstock, Vermont. Furthermore, she was also enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles.


Zuniga initially made her debut with a role as Debbie in the 1982 film ‘The Dorm That Dripped Blood’. Additionally, in 1983, she starred in the TV movie, ‘Quarterback Princess’. Later in 1984, she appeared in ‘Family Ties’ and ‘The Initiation’. In addition, in 1985, Zuniga starred in ‘The Sure Thing’, ‘Vision Quest’, and ‘Stone Pillow’. Since then, she has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, she has over 70 credits as an actress.

Some other movies and television series that Zuniga has appeared in are ‘Witness Unprotected’, ‘Beyond Paradise’, ‘Those Left Behind’, ‘The Wrong Babysitter’, ‘Heartbeats’, ‘My Husband Is Missing’, ‘A Remarkable Life’, ‘Search Engines’, ‘Who’s Driving Doug’, ‘Summer Forever’, ‘Hindsight’, ‘When Duty Calls’, ‘Monkey in the Middle’, ‘Gone Missing’, ‘One Tree Hill’, ‘On Strike for Christmas’, ‘Melrose Place’, ‘Spaceballs: The Animated Series’ and ‘Novel Adventures’ among others.

Additionally, she also has two credits as a producer and 1 credit as a director. Furthermore, she has supported several environmental campaigns throughout the years.


Zuniga won the LA Femme Filmmaker Award in 2008 for New Establishment Award. Additionally, she also won the Creative Spirit Award at the Santa Fe Film Festival.

Net Worth

Her net worth is $2 million.

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