Jeff Daniels is revered as both a comedic and dramatic actor, with his portrayal of various dramatic characters receiving critical acclaim and his comedic turns like the one on Dumb And Dumber beloved by fans.

He is also known for his incredible theatre performances for which he has been awarded numerous accolades. Similarly, he is also a two-time Emmy Awards winner and is proficient on stage and on-screen. The star is a revered performer on theatre, TV, and film.

What Is The Net Worth Of Popular Actor Jeff Daniels?

Jeff Daniels is worth $45 million in 2023, a fortune that he amassed primarily as an actor. After his film debut in 1981’s Ragtime, he made himself famous as one of the most technically proficient actors in Hollywood.

Daniels' fortune in 2020 is $50 million

He has numerous hits in his credits and is a revered Hollywood actor. He is also a popular name in theatre.

Salary And Earnings

Jeff warned around $750,000 for his role as Harry Dunne on the flick Dumb and Dumber. Similarly, he also earned $150,000 per episode for his work on The Newsroom.

Similarly, according to Celebworth, he earns a yearly salary of around $7.2 Million, which is around $600,000 per month.

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Relocating To Michigan House

Daniels moved to New York in the late ‘70s to pursue a career as an actor then, later on, left Hollywood’s grandeur behind and moved with his family to Chelsea, Michigan. He still lives on the same property to this very day.

According to various sources he lives at 701 Glazier Rd, Chelsea, Michigan. The estimated value for this property, which is spread over 4,138 sq. ft is around $1,225,618. The estate also has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.

Career Insight

Jeff first appeared on screen with the show Hawaii Five-O in a minor role in 1980. The same year he also appeared on A Rumor of War and Breaking Away. He made appearances on Catalina C-Lab, American Playhouse, An Invasion of Privacy, etc. in the early 1980s.

He has made numerous appearances on various TV shows but got his best-known role in 2012’s The Newsroom. His performance as the character Will McAvoy on the show was critically acclaimed. The show ended on December 14, 2014.

Jeff also had regular roles on Godless and The Looming Tower. He appeared in a 2020 episode of Impractical Jokers too.

Similarly, he debuted on film in the 1981 film Ragtime. He then acted in the film that would turn into a classic, Terms of Endearment. He showcased his acting abilities alongside Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Shirley MacLaine, etc.

His next role in a film came in 1985 with The Purple Rose of Cairo. The same year he also acted in Marie. Something Wild came out in 1986 featuring him as Charles Driggs. His popular films in the late 1980s include The House on Carroll Street, Sweet Hearts Dance, Checking Out, etc.

Daniels’ first film of the 90s was Arachnophobia. He also worked in Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael in 1990. After a few decent roles in some hit films, he was cast on Dumb and Dumber alongside co-star Jim Carrey. He followed up this incredibly well-received film with Redwood Curtain.

Some of his other well-known films are Steve Jobs, The Martian, Infamous, etc.

Charity And Philanthropy

Jeff has worked with some global and local charities. He has supported the Anti-Defamation League and Motion Picture and Television Fund Foundation.

He also supports causes like Creative Arts and Human Rights. The star has also attended numerous benefit galas.

Short Biography

Jeff Daniels was born Jeffrey Warren Daniels on February 19, 1955, in Athens, Georgia, the U.S. to Robert Lee Daniels and Marjorie J. Daniels. He went to Central Michigan University before transferring to Eastern Michigan University.

Daniels is married to Kathleen Rosemary Treado and has three children together, Benjamin, Lucas, and Nellie Daniels. He tied the knot to Treado, his high school sweetheart, on July 13, 1979.