Daniel Craig Biography
Daniel Craig is an English actor popularly known for playing James Bond in the eponymous film series, beginning with Casino Royale in 2006, which brought him international fame. Since 2015, he has starred in three more instalments, with a fifth set to be released in late 2021
Daniel Craig Age
Craig was born in Chester on 2 March 1968.
Daniel Craig Education
He attended primary school in Hoylake as well as a school in Frodsham. He attended Hilbre High School in West Kirby. After finishing his compulsory secondary school education at the age of 16, he attended Calday Grange Grammar School as a sixth form student. Craig joined the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1988 and graduated in 1991 after a three-year course under the tutelage of Colin McCormack, the actor from the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Daniel Craig Family
Craig is the son of Carol Olivia, who was an art teacher, and Timothy John Wroughton Craig (1943–2020), a midshipman in the Merchant Navy and steel erector. His father later became the landlord of two Cheshire pubs: the Ring o’ Bells in Frodsham and the Boot Inn in Tarporley. In addition, Craig has an older sister named Lea (born 1965).
Daniel Craig Wife
Craig married actress Fiona Loudon in 1992 and was blessed to have a daughter named Ella before divorcing in 1994. He later began a relationship with German actress Heike Makatsch, which lasted for seven years before ending in 2004. He was in several relations before dating and was engaging his film producer Satsuki Mitchell from 2005 until 2010. Craig and actress Rachel Weisz had known each other since working together on Les Grandes Horizontales in 1994. They started dating in December 2010 and were married in a private ceremony in New York City on 22 June 2011 with only four guests in attendance, including Craig’s daughter and Weisz’s son. The duo welcomed their first child together, a daughter, had been born on 1 September 2018.
Daniel Craig Children
Craig currently has two children of his own 29-year-old daughter Ella Craig from his previous marriage to Fiona Loudon, and a 3-year-old daughter with his current wife and fellow actress, Rachel Weisz.
Daniel Craig Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 Feet 10 inches and weighs about 78kgs
Daniel Craig Career|James Bond
Craig began his acting career in a school where he played at the age of six, making his debut in the Frodsham Primary School production of Oliver. He became passionate about serious acting by attending Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre with his mother. He played roles in Romeo and Juliet and Cinderella at Hilbre High School at the age of 14.
Nevertheless, he was accepted into the National Youth Theatre and moved to London at the age of 16, where he worked part-time in restaurants to finance his education. His parents watched his stage debut as Agamemnon in Troilus And Cressida.
Additionally, he performed with the National Youth Theatre on tours to Valencia and Moscow under the leadership of director Edward Wilson. He joined the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1988 and graduated in 1991 after a three-year course under the tutelage of Colin McCormack, the actor from the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Craig fifth Bond film No Time to Die was to be directed by Danny Boyle and released in November 2019, but its release date was delayed after Boyle left the project. It was ultimately directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga and is scheduled for release in October 2021, having been delayed several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an interview on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, he confirmed that No Time to Die would be his last James Bond film.
Daniel Craig Politics
Craig has been straightforward about his opposition to Brexit before the 2016 EU membership referendum. He was pictured wearing a “Vote Remain” t-shirt which was adorned with the words, “No man is an island. No country by itself in 2016.
He has a dislike for politics and politicians in general, once being quoted as saying “Politicians are shitheads. That’s how they become politicians, even the good ones. We’re actors, we’re artists, we’re very nice to each other.
They’ll turn around and stab you in the fucking back”. He has been particularly scathing about Tony Blair, going as far as comparing Blair’s penchant for befriending celebrities to the book Mephisto. In 2008 and 2012, Craig supported Barack Obama2 presidential elections
Daniel Craig Salary
He earns an annual salary ranging between $ 56,000 – $ 135,500.
Daniel Craig Net Worth
Craig has an estimated net worth of $100 Million dollars.
Daniel Craig Social Media Platforms
He has over 9.6k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.