Daniel Sunjata Condon who is popularly known as Daniel Sunjata is an American who has contributed his quota to the entertainment industry through his acting talent on film and Television series. Aside from being an actor, Daniel Sunjata is a voice actor who was featured in the TOCA Race Driver game where his voice was featured as Nick Landers/James Randall. His recognition became massive when he featured in the 2004-2011 FX series, Rescue Me where he starred as Franco Rivera.
Aside from his acting talent, Sunjata is known for his complexion, face, and physique. In 2003, he was named among the 50 Most Beautiful People by the People’s Magazine. Read on to find out more about him.
Daniel Sunjata Biography (Age)
Daniel Sunjata was born and bred in Chicago, Illinois, the United States on December 30, 1971, to a white teenage mother and an African American father. However, Sunjata was adopted by an Irish and Italian-German descent parents, Bill and Catherine Condon. His name has always been a mystery to many since it is neither common nor English, Irish or even German as his parents. His name is said to be of African origin in honor of an African King Sundiata Keita, who founded the Mali Empire.
Sunjata graduated from Mount Carmel High school in Chicago. While there, Daniel Sunjata played football and was part of the two-State Championship teams. He later graduated at the Florida A&M University and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. To further his studies, he attended the New York University’s Tisch School of Arts where he obtained a master’s degree in Fine Arts from the Graduate Acting Program.
Movies and TV shows
Daniel Sunjata has always been part of the Theatre since he started his career in acting. In 1998, he played the role of Valentino in Twelfth Night, and Take Me Out (2003) where he got nominated for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in A Play, The Country House (2014) and recently Saint Joan (2018) and many others.
Sunjata began his acting career in 1998 where he played the role of Valentine in the Twelfth Knight, or What You Will, a Television movie. In 2000, Daniel Sunjata featured in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’s Remorse episode where his role was of a Bomb Squad Officer. This role has paved the way and made him even more popular. He also got roles in The Feast of all Saints in 2001, All My Children in the same year, Sex and the City in 2002 and a good number of other Television series which include: At Risk (2010), Grey’s Anatomy (2010-2011), Notorious (2016), Animal Kingdom (2017), Manifest (2018), and recently Simon (2019) where he featured in 3 episodes. His efforts and talent have been recognized and nominated for a Drama Desk Award and a Tony Award.
What is Daniel Sunjata’s Net Worth?
Daniel Sunjata has been part of a host of commercially viable projects in the last decade and hence has made a decent income from acting, he has a net worth estimated at $2 million dollars.
Girlfriend or Wife If Married
A lot is known about Daniel Sunjata but his intimate relationship has been kept away from the prying eyes of the media. There is also no known fact as to whether or not Sunjata has any child. Although rumor has it that Sunjata is gay, especially because of a few roles he has played. Sunjata has not made any statement to either accept or debunk this claim but has been seen in different places at different times with an actress Rosalba Sierra. As in many cases with Sunjata, he has said nothing about or not he’s been having an affair with Sierra.
Is He Gay?
Since his relationship status has always been unknown, it is very easy for people to speculate about Sunjata’s love life. There have been rumors about Sunjatas sexuality, his silence on the issue has further fueled speculations. Since he has not come out to confirm or debunk the rumors it is safe to assume he is straight.
Body Measurements – Height
Daniel does not only have a face for the camera but also an amazing physique. He stands at height of 6’1 feet (1.85 m). Sadly, other details of his body measurements are readily not available.