Who is Daniel Neeson?

Daniel Neeson was born on 27 August 1996 under the zodiac sign of Virgo, in New York City USA. He’s a 25-year-old entrepreneur and fashion designer, known as the owner of the eco-friendly clothing line Pine Outfitters. He’s also famous for being the son of the famous actor Liam Neeson and the late actress Natasha Richardson.

How rich is he, as of now? Daniel Neeson Net Worth

As of early 2022, Daniel Neeson’s net worth is estimated at over $1 million; earned through his successful involvement in various business endeavors. In addition, his father Liam Neeson is one of the best-recognized Irish actors, and has a net worth reputedly over $145 million.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Daniel Neeson spent his early years dividing time between the Upper West Side and Millbrook, New York, where he was raised by his famous parents – Natasha Richardson passed away after hitting her head in a skiing accident in 2009, when he was 12 years old. His mother was a member of the Redgrave family, a British acting dynasty; his grandparents are Oscar-winning director Tony Richardson and Oscar-winning actress Vanessa Redgrave. He has an elder brother named Micheál Neeson, born in 1995, who changed his surname to Richardson to honor their late mother. Daniel is of Irish and American ancestry, holds American nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is a Christian.

After completing his high school education, Daniel Neeson enrolled into Tulane University in Louisiana, where he studied theater. He graduated in 2019, but so far hasn’t pursued a career as an actor.

Professional Career

Daniel is in the entertainment industry though – he worked on special effects for the short comedy-drama film “Suicide Is Easy” in 2014, and was then a member of the DJ-ing music group Recess Club, which booked several gigs in New York City. In 2015, he ventured into business, and launched his own environmentally-friendly clothing line called Pine Outfitters, that markets such items as sweaters, long-sleeve and short-sleeve shirts, joggers, and hats.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Daniel Neeson has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.

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He stands at a height of 6ft 1ins, (1.85m), his weight is around 160lbs (73kgs), but information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.

Personal Life

Daniel is in a relationship with a girl named Natalie Ackerman; they became romantically involved when they were both sophomores at Tulane University, and are still going strong. He even frequently shares their cute photos on his social media accounts. His current residence is in Manhattan, New York City.

Who is his father? Liam Neeson Short Wiki/Bio

William John ‘Liam’ Neeson was born on 7 June 1952 under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. He was raised by his father, Bernard ‘Barney’ Neeson, who worked as a primary school caretaker, and his mother, Katherine ‘Kitty’ Neeson (née Brown), who was a cook. He has three sisters named Bernadette, Elizabeth, and Rosaleen.

At the age of nine he started taking boxing lessons, and later won numerous regional titles until he turned 17, when he quit the sport. Regarding his education, he went to St Patrick’s College, Ballymena, from which he matriculated in 1967, and where he developed his love for acting, performing in various school productions. Upon matriculation, he briefly studied physics and computer science at Queen’s University Belfast, before he dropped out, and went to work at the Guinness Brewery.

Career Beginnings

Liam Neeson launched his acting career in 1976, when he joined Lyric Players’ Theatre in Belfast, while his debut feature film appearance came two years later, in the religious film “Pilgrim’s Progress”, in which he portrayed Jesus Christ and Evangelist.

He then relocated to Dublin, where he performed on stage at the Abbey Theatre and the Project Arts Centre. In 1981, he took the part of Sir Gawain in the epic medieval fantasy film “Excalibur”, which was directed by John Boorman, and was followed by his portrayals of Churchill in the 1984 historical drama film “The Bounty”, next to Anthony Hopkins and Mel Gibson, and Fielding in the Oscar-winning 1986 period drama film “The Mission”, alongside Robert De Niro.

Rise to Prominence

In 1987, Liam landed the role of Carl Wayne Anderson in the thriller film “Suspect”, alongside Cher and Dennis Quaid, and was praised for his performance in the film. He then collaborated with Clint Eastwood on his fifth “Dirty Harry” film, entitled “The Dead Pool” (1988), in which he played Peter Swan, followed by his appearance in the title role of the commercially successful superhero film “Darkman” (1990), co-written and directed by Sam Raimi.

Three years later, he made his Broadway debut in the play “Anna Christie,” co-starring with his future wife Natasha Richardson. His Tony-nominated performance was spotted by Steven Spielberg, who offered him the role of Oskar Schindler in his historical drama film “Schindler’s List”, which gained him international recognition. The film was a huge critical success, winning seven Oscars in such categories as Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Score – for his portrayal, Liam received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor.

It was also a box office success, grossing over $322 million against the budget of $22 million.

Continued Success

Liam Neeson soon became one of the most in-demand actors, and landed title roles in Michael Caton-Jones’ historical biographical drama film “Rob Roy” (1995), and Neil Jordan’s biographical period drama film “Michael Collins” (1996), which earned him the Best Starring Role award at the Venice Film Festival.

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His next major role came two years later, when he played Jean Valjean in Billie August’s film adaptation of Victor Hugo’s novel “Les Misérables”, in which he starred next to Geoffrey Rush and Uma Thurman.

In 1999, he was chosen to portray Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn in the epic space opera film “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace”, which is the fourth film but the first chapter of the “Star Wars” film series. It was written and directed by George Lucas, the film became the highest-grossing of the year, with over $1 billion worldwide. He later reprised the role by voicing the character in the Cartoon Network animated series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” (2011-2014), and the final chapter “Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise Of Skywalker” (2019).

Further Work

In 2002, Liam Neeson performed opposite Laura Linney as John Proctor in the Broadway revival of the play “The Crucible”, for which he earned a Tony Award nomination. Later that year, he played Capt. Mikhail Polenin in the submarine thriller film “K-19: The Widowmaker”, next to Harrison Ford, and featured as ‘Priest’ Vallon in Martin Scorsese’s epic historical drama film “Gangs Of New York”, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Cameron Diaz. It was followed by his portrayals of Ra’s al Ghul in Christopher Nolan’s 2005 superhero film “Batman Begins”, sharing the screen with Christian Bale, Katie Holmes and Michael Caine, then starred in its 2012 sequel “The Dark Knight Rises”.

From 2005 to 2010, he did the voice-over of Aslan in “The Chronicles of Narnia” trilogy, and meantime had the part of Bryan Mills in the 2008 action film “Taken”, which was a box office hit grossing over $220 million worldwide; he later reprised the role in its two sequels, “Taken 2” (2012) and “Taken 3” (2014). In 2016, he reunited with Martin Scorsese to work on his critically acclaimed epic historical drama film “Silence”, in which he played Ferreira, followed by his appearance as Mark Felt in the biographical political thriller film “Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House” (2017). Recently, he played Tom Dolan in the 2020 thriller film “Honest Thief” and took the part of Mike McCann in the 2021 thriller film “The Ice Road”.

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