Daniel Day-Lewis’s Net Worth, Career, Early Life and Family

Daniel Day-Lewis's Net Worth, Career, Early Life and Family

Daniel Day-Lewis is one of the best actors, known for his numerous roles and awards. While he has starred in numerous roles, he is known for his acting skills, which are always matched with research and dedication.

Despite being such a celebrated figure, the actor has preferred a private life, away from the media. In fact, the actor has revealed that although he loves England and London, he has avoided living there because of the press.

Early Life

Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is an English actor who was born on April 29, 1957. He is the second son of actress Jill Balcon and poet Cecil Day-Lewis.

Daniel grew up in a family that was in the entertainment sector, thanks to his mother. His maternal grandfather was the head of Ealing Studios, which shaped and developed the British film industry.

Daniel’s mother was the second wife to Cecil Day-Lewis who divorced his first wife while his two sons were teenagers. While Daniel spent time with his parents, he did not spend much time with his two elder half-siblings.

Growing up, Lewis had a difficult time because of bullying from other children. He was Jewish and Posh, which resulted in the troubles. As a result, he learned the accent and mannerisms to get himself out of trouble.

Speaking about his childhood, the actor revealed that he was naughty. Moreover, he revealed that his disorderly behaviors put him into petty crimes and shoplifting troubles.


Lewis had his first role in a film when he was 14. He was paid two pounds to vandalize a car, an experience that he described as one of the best. He began his career professionally in the early 1980s with a role in Frost in May. Next, he landed a role in How Many Miles to Babylon?

After numerous small roles, Lewis landed a lead role in Another Country. Next, he played Romeo in “Romeo and Juliet” after he joined the Royal Shakespeare Company.

In 1989, Lewis took a brief break after he collapsed during a scene of Hamlet. The actor began sobbing uncontrollably that he refused to return on stage. While he claimed that he had seen his father’s ghost, he was replaced by Jeremy Northam.

In the coming years, Lewis went on to act on films and screens and he established himself as one of the most talented actors. As a result of his skills, he has been nominated for various awards and won some.

What is Daniel Day-Lewis’s Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lewis’s net worth is $60 million. The actor began acting in the early 1980s, and since then he has been active on screens and films. The actor has won Oscars for various films like “There Will Be Blood, Lincoln, and My Left Foot”, which have put him in the limelight.


Daniel Day-Lewis's Net Worth, Career, Early Life and Family

Day-Lewis is a dedicated father and husband. He married Rebecca Miller in 1996 and since then they have had a blissful marriage. The duo welcomed two children, Ronan and Cashel. Moreover, the actor has an older son, Gabriel-Kane Day-Lewis who was born in 1995, when he was dating actress Isabelle Adjani.