Who is Daniel Ings?
Daniel Ings is an English actor who is best known for starring in “Lovesick,” a Netflix comedy series, in which he plays the character of Luke Curran. Daniel has also appeared in other many films and series.
Daniel Ings Age, Early Life, Family, and Education Background
Daniel was born under the Sagittarius Zodiac sign on 30 November 1985 in Wiltshire, England making him 35 years old in 2020. Although his mother’s name is unknown, his father is Shayne Ings. It is also unknown who his siblings are and what they do, if he has any.
He is British by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
Daniel grew up in Wiltshire, and although little is known about his childhood, it has been established that he attended Dauntsey day and boarding school located in Wiltshire, then joined the University of Lancaster, which is situated in Lancashire, northern England. It’s one of the only six collegiate UK universities, and it’s also ranked among the top 10 Universities in the UK. Daniel graduated in 2008 with a degree in theatre studies.
Additionally, he trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre and the National Youth Theatre.
Daniel Ings Professional Career and Rise to Stardom
Before Daniel started his professional acting career, he made appearances on stage and in short films. Daniel began career in 2004 by appearing on the stage play “The Master and Margarita.” Later, he landed other theatre play roles such as in “Tory Boyz,” “White Boy,” and “Frankenstein,” among others.
His small and big screen debuts happened in 2010, when he was cast as Jake in the “Pete Versus Life” series, as well as in the short movie entitled “The Third One This Week.” Daniel now also has notable credits, including in “Eddie the Eagle” in which he played Zach, and “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” portraying the role of a guard.
He was also cast as Luke in the British sitcom “The Eagle”, appearing in 22 episodes of the series, playing alongside Antonia Thomas, Johnny Flynn, and Joshua McGuire.
Daniel’s other popular television series include “W1A,” “Endeavour,” “The Crown,” and “Mount Pleasant.” He also appeared in the British rom-com “Lovesick” as Luke, which revolves around the love lives of four friends, which was exceptionally well received, and was even named one of the best British romcoms.
He also played the character of Mike Parker in the historical drama “The Crown,”, acting alongside Matt Smith, Claire Foy, Jeremy Northam and Vanessa Kirby.
His recent project is “Instinct,” a CBS series, in which he played Andy in the film’s main cast.
Daniel Ings Personal Life, Wife, and Children. Is He Gay?
In the CBS television series “Instinct,” Daniel portrayed a gay character. The series is a police procedural drama that follows the life of a university professor, Allan Cummings, who helps the police solve bizarre cases. Daniel plays Andy, Cummings husband, and a lawyer who became a bar owner; this role left people wondering whether he is gay or not.
The truth of the matter is different, as Ings is a straight, married man, but prefers to keep his love life under wraps. His wife’s name is not known publicly. However, Daniel has disclosed that they have been married for over a decade, and that they have two sons, but have also kept the kids’ names a secret.
Daniel is a family man who is known to bring his family along whenever he is filming for a long time; for example, while shooting the second season of “Lovesick” in Glasgow, his wife and children, joined him in the Scottish city.
The family had a wonderful time together, exploring the city. Daniel is also a romantic man who appreciates his wife with sweet, meaningful gestures. On his wife’s 30th birthday, Daniel booked for her a hotel room where she stayed for the night as he remained behind, taking care of the children.
Daniel Ings Net Worth
The “Lovesick” series star has been in the acting industry long enough to have accumulated a handsome amount of wealth. As an actor, Ings has made a name for himself, featuring in many popular movies and series, with some becoming box office hits.
For example, the film “Pirates of the Caribbean,” that he starred in became an instant hit. It was made under a budget of $378.5 million, but at the box office it grossed $1.046 Billion. Also, the low-budget “Eddie the Eagle” earned a handsome amount of $46.1 million.
As of 2020, reputable sources estimate Daniel Ings net worth to be over $1 million.