Who is Daniel Neeson?
Daniel was born in Northern Ireland, on 27 August 1996 – his zodiac sign is Virgo, and he holds Irish nationality. He’s an entrepreneur and owner of several clothing lines, while he’s probably known best for being the son of Liam Neeson, a famous Irish actor.
Early life and education
Daniel was raised in Northern Ireland alongside his older brother Micheál, born in 1995, and today also an actor, by their father and their mother Natasha Richardson, a popular British actress.
Daniel grew up being interested in various activities, and looking up to his parents, dreamed of becoming an actor when he was still around 10 years old. He was physically quite active while attending a local high school, and played a couple of sports, including basketball and tennis.
Daniel matriculated in 2014, and although he hasn’t spoken of his further education, it’s widely believed that he attended college, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2018.
Daniel prefers to keep the details of his career to himself, but it’s still known that he and his brother have launched four clothing lines together.
He’s also a social media personality, and is today followed by more than 20,000 people on Instagram, on which he’s uploaded close to 700 pictures, most of which have been taken during his everyday life.
Love life and girlfriend
Daniel’s quite open when it comes to sharing the details of his love life with his fans, and although there have been some rumors circulating the internet claiming that he’s gay, these have been proven false ,as Daniel’s today in a long-term relationship with Natalie Ackerman.
Natalie’s also quite active on Instagram, and is followed by more than 2,000 people, while she’s uploaded close to 500 pictures; both of them have featured each other in many of their photographs, and some claim that they have recently become engaged, but this hasn’t been confirmed, nor addressed by the two.
Daniel hasn’t spoken of any other girls whom he might have been with, so as of April 2022, he’s in a relationship with Natalie Ackerman, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Daniel’s physically quite active, and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week, thus his muscular body; he’s also following a strict diet, and avoids eating sweets and fast food.
Summer is his favorite season, mostly because he likes to go surfing and paddleboarding.
He’s a lover of animals, with cats and dogs being his favorites.
Daniel’s a fashionista and is trying to keep up with all of the latest fashion trends by reading fashion magazines, and he’s also a shopaholic, shopping for clothes multiple times a week.
He has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Jim Carrey, Robert De Niro and Amanda Seyfried, while a couple of his favorite films include “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”, the trilogy “The Godfather” and “Dear John”.
Age, height and net worth
Daniel’s age is 25. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 6ft (1.85m) and he weighs around 175lbs (80kgs).
As of April 2022, Daniel’s net worth stands at more than $1 million, while his father Liam’s net worth is reputedly more than $145 million.
Who is his father Liam Neeson?
William John ‘Liam’ Neeson was born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, on 7 June 1952 – his zodiac sign is Gemini, and he holds Irish, British and American nationality.
He’s appeared in close to 150 movies and TV series, while he’s perhaps still known best for his portrayal of Alfred Kinsey, the lead character in the critically acclaimed 2004 biographical romantic movie “Kinsey”. It was written and directed by Bill Condon, also starred Laura Linney and Chris O’Donnell, and follows the life of one of the first human sexuality researchers Alfred Kinsey, who published his book “Sexual Behavior in the Human Male” in 1948. The movie won 17 of the 69 awards for which it was nominated, including an Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Laura Linney).
Liam was raised in Ballymena alongside his three sisters, by their father Bernard ‘Barney’ Neeson who was a caretaker at a local elementary school, and their mother Katherine ‘Katty’ Neeson (nee Brown) who was a cook. He studied at St Patrick’s College, Ballymena and it was during his four years there, between 1963 and 1967, that he became interested in acting, appearing in various plays performed at the school.
He was nine years old when he took up boxing, and went on to win several regional titles, but Liam gave up on the sport after turning 17, wanting to focus on acting. He went on to attend Queen’s University, Belfast but quit after having been offered a job at Guinness Brewery.
Liam launched his acting career in 1978, aged 26, when he played Pilgrim in the adventure movie “Pilgrim’s Progress”, and a couple of his following roles were in the 1979 adventure fantasy movie “Christiana”, the 1981 adventure fantasy film “Excalibur”, and the 1981 drama movie “Charlie Was a Rich Man”. He gained recognition in 1988, when cast to star as Peter Swan in the action crime mystery film “The Dead Pool”, directed by Buddy Van Horn, and which also starred Clint Eastwood and Patricia Clarkson. It follows Inspector ‘Dirty’ Harry Callahan who’s trying to prevent criminals from killing local celebrities.
A couple of Liam’s most notable performances in the ‘90s were in the 1991 crime thriller film “Under Suspicion”, the evergreen 1993 biographical historical movie “Schindler’s List”, which went on to win seven Oscars and is rated amongst the top ten movies of all time, and the 1998 historical crime film “Les Miserables”.
He played Ducard in the 2005 action crime movie “Batman Begins”, as well as David Stewart in the 2009 romantic mystery film “Chloe”. A couple of Liam’s most recent roles have been in the 2021 action adventure thriller movie “The Ice Road”, the 2022 action thriller film “Blacklight” and the 2022 episode “The Night Before” of the comedy series “Derry Girls”.
He has won 23 of the 74 awards for which he has been nominated, including a 1994 Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role, for his performance in “Schindler’s List”.