Choi Daniel: profile, age, height, net worth, wife, siblings, tv shows, movies, instagram

Choi Daniel ( born February 22, 1986) is a South Korean actor, model and DJ. He gained popularity after starring in dramas like High Kick Through the Roof (2009), School 2013 (2013), Jugglers (2017) and The Ghost Detective (2018). His films like Cyrano Agency and The Beast. Choi is also a DJ on KBS 2FM since 2013.

Choi Daniel ( born February 22, 1986) is a South Korean actor, model and DJ. He gained popularity after starring in dramas like High Kick Through the Roof (2009), School 2013 (2013), Jugglers (2017) and The Ghost Detective (2018). His films like Cyrano Agency and The Beast. Choi is also a DJ on KBS 2FM since 2013.

Basic Information

Name:Choi Daniel
Hangul:최다니엘
Date Of Birth:22 February 1986
Age:36 Years Old
Place Of Birth:Seoul, South Korea
Nationality:Korean
Zodiac Sign:Pisces
Occupation:Actor, Model, DJ
Years Active:2005 – Present
Agent:J,Wide-Company
Height:186 cm
Marital Status:Single
Siblins:Choi Sung-woo
Education:Chungwoon University (one semester)
Instagram:@ccccccck
Net Worth:$20 Million

Early life and education

Choi Daniel was born in 22 February 1986, in seoul, South Korea. He attended Chungwoon University but quit after one semester. Choi is the second child of his parents. He has an older brother (6 years his elder) and father.

Choi’s mother died when he was 5 years old. He grew up with his aunt. The name Daniel was given to him by his mother because he was considered a gift from God.

His mother had serious morning sickness when pregnant with his elder brother, thus did not consider having a second child.

Career

Choi Daniel debuted in 2009 with High Kick Through the Roof. He then starred in Baby Faced Beauty with Jang Na-ra, Ryu Jin and Kim Min-seo. Choi was cast in rom-com film Cyrano Agency with Uhm Tae-woong, Park Shin-hye, Park Chul-min and Lee Min-jung in 2010.

In 2013, Choi Daniel starred in The Traffickers with Im Chang-jung, Oh Dal-su and Jo Yoon-hee. He was cast in School 2013 with Jang Nara, Lee Jong-suk, Park Se-young and Kim Woo-bin. Choi then appeared in sci-fi thriller film 11: A.M.

In 2014, Choi was cast in heist film The Con Artists with Kim Woo-bin, Lee Hyun-woo and Ko Chang-seok. He then starred in Jugglers with Kang Ji-hwan, Lee Da-hee, and Jung So-min. In 2018, Choi was cast in The Ghost Detective along side Park Eun-bin and Lee Ji-ah.

Choi Daniel appeared in My Fellow Citizens! as Newly-wed in episode 11. He also appeared in It’s Okay to Not Be Okay as CEO Choi Daniel.

In 2022, Choi Daniel will appear in Fly High Butterfly, and Today’s Webtoon.

Military enlistment

Choi Daniel was enlisted in the Republic of Korea Army to serve his mandatory military service on 2 October. He injured his knee while shooting the drama “School 2013” in 2012. Choi was assigned to serve at the Seoul VHS Medical Center as a public service worker.

Choi Daniel recieved award from the Military Manpower Administration at the Seoul Regional Office of the MMA, for sincere work ethics.

Choi was discharged on 1 October 2017, and he was advanced 2 days due to the Chuseok holidays. Jigglers was his first project after the discharge.

Choi’s brother got married when he was filming the drama.

Movies

  • 2019 – The Beast / as Jong-Chan
  • 2015 – The Chronicles of Evil / as Kim Jin-Gyu
  • 2015 – Untouchable Lawmen / as Detective Jo Yoo-Min
  • 2014 – The Con Artists / as art gallery owner (cameo)
  • 2013 – 11:00 AM / as Ji-Wan
  • 2012 – The Peach Tree / as cameo
  • 2012 – Traffickers / as Sang-Ho
  • 2010 – Cyrano Agency / as Sang-Yong
  • 2009 – Yoga / as Dong-Hoon

K-drama series

  • 2021 – Today’s Webtoon | Seok Ji-hyung TBA
  • 2021 – Fly, Butterflies | JTBC / as Gwang-Soo
  • 2020 – It’s Okay to Not Be Okay | tvN / as CEO Daniel Choi (ep.8)
  • 2019 – My Fellow Citizens | KBS2 / as newlywed husband (ep.11-12)
  • 2018 – The Ghost Detective | KBS2 / as Lee Da-Il
  • 2017 – Jugglers | KBS2 / as Nam Chi-Won
  • 2015 – Heart to Heart | tvN / as bakeshop owner (cameo)
  • 2014 – Big Man | KBS2 / as Kang Dong-Seok
  • 2013 – School 2013 | Hakgyo 5 (KBS2 / 2012-2013) – Kang Se-Chan (teacher)
  • 2012 – Ji Woon-Soo’s Stroke of Luck | TV Chosun / as Kim Daniel (cameo)
  • 2012 – Phantom | Yooryung | SBS / as Park Gi-Young / Hades
  • 2011 – The Musical | SBS / as Hong Jae-Yi
  • 2011 – High Kick! 3 | MBC / as Lee Ji-Hoon (ep. 95)
  • 2011 – Babyfaced Beauty | KBS2 / as Choi Jin-Wook
  • 2010 – Once Upon a Time in Saengchori | tvN / as (cameo)
  • 2009 – Cheer Up On Love | MBC / as Lee Eun-Hyeok
  • 2009 – High Kick! 2 | MBC / as Lee Ji-Hoon
  • 2008 – Worlds Within | KBS2 / as Yang Soo-Kyung
  • 2006 – High Kick! | MBC / as Lee Ji-Hoon

Music video appearance

YearTitleArtist
2014“Coin Laundry” Wax
2013“Open The Door”Im Chang-jung
2010“Love Ballad”Browneyed Sou
2004“Turn It Up” Sung Hyun-ah

Radio shows

YearNetworkProgramRole
2011 – PresentKBS World RadioNews PlusAnchorman
2013 – PresentKBS 2FMPops PopsDJ
2018Radio ApartHost

Awards and Nominations

YearAward ceremonyCategoryWorkRemarks
2018KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesJugglers, The Ghost DetectiveWon
2018KBS Drama AwardsBest CoupleChoi Daniel with Baek Jin-hee (Jugglers)Won
2018KBS Drama AwardsNetizen AwardJugglers, The Ghost DetectiveNominated
2018KBS Drama AwardsBest CoupleChoi Daniel with Park Eun-bin
(The Ghost Detective)
Nominated
2014KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesBig ManNominated
2013KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a One-act Drama/SpecialWaiting for LoveWon
2012Grand Bell AwardsBest New ActorThe TraffickersNominated
2012KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesSchool 2013Nominated
2011KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesBaby Faced BeautyWon
2011Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New Actor (Film)Cyrano AgencyNominated
2011Puchon International Fantastic Film FestivalFantasia AwardHigh Kick Through the RoofWon
2010Grand Bell AwardsBest New ActorCyrano AgencyNominated
2010Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest New ActorCyrano AgencyNominated
2010Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New Actor (TV)High Kick Through the RoofNominated
2010Korean Film AwardsBest New ActorCyrano AgencyNominated
2009MBC Entertainment AwardsBest New Actor in a Sitcom/ComedyHigh Kick Through the RoofWon

Net Worth

Choi Daniel has a net worth that is estimated to be $20 million.

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