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.
|Date Of Birth:||22 February 1986|
|Age:||36 Years Old|
|Place Of Birth:||Seoul, South Korea|
|Occupation:||Actor, Model, DJ|
|Years Active:||2005 – Present|
|Education:||Chungwoon University (one semester)|
|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.
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.
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.
- 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
- 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
|2013||“Open The Door”||Im Chang-jung|
|2010||“Love Ballad”||Browneyed Sou|
|2004||“Turn It Up”||Sung Hyun-ah|
|2011 – Present||KBS World Radio||News Plus||Anchorman|
|2013 – Present||KBS 2FM||Pops Pops||DJ|
Awards and Nominations
|2018||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Jugglers, The Ghost Detective||Won|
|2018||KBS Drama Awards||Best Couple||Choi Daniel with Baek Jin-hee (Jugglers)||Won|
|2018||KBS Drama Awards||Netizen Award||Jugglers, The Ghost Detective||Nominated|
|2018||KBS Drama Awards||Best Couple||Choi Daniel with Park Eun-bin|
(The Ghost Detective)
|2014||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Big Man||Nominated|
|2013||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a One-act Drama/Special||Waiting for Love||Won|
|2012||Grand Bell Awards||Best New Actor||The Traffickers||Nominated|
|2012||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||School 2013||Nominated|
|2011||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Baby Faced Beauty||Won|
|2011||Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (Film)||Cyrano Agency||Nominated|
|2011||Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival||Fantasia Award||High Kick Through the Roof||Won|
|2010||Grand Bell Awards||Best New Actor||Cyrano Agency||Nominated|
|2010||Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best New Actor||Cyrano Agency||Nominated|
|2010||Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (TV)||High Kick Through the Roof||Nominated|
|2010||Korean Film Awards||Best New Actor||Cyrano Agency||Nominated|
|2009||MBC Entertainment Awards||Best New Actor in a Sitcom/Comedy||High Kick Through the Roof||Won|
Choi Daniel has a net worth that is estimated to be $20 million.