Daniel Goddard Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Anusuya Mukherjee
Jan 31, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on May 13, 2022
Daniel Goddard is a famous actor and model, best known as Eric in the soap opera Home And Away'.
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About Daniel Goddard

Daniel Goddard is an actor and model well-recognized for his performance as Dar in the Australian action-drama television series 'BeastMaster' and other Australian and American TV series.
Daniel Goddard is best known for his exemplary work in various TV shows and films, both in Australia and Hollywood. He has modeled for popular luxury fashion labels like Dolce & Gabbana and Calvin Klein.

Daniel Goddard Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Daniel Goddard's net worth?

The actor, Daniel Goddard, has an estimated net worth of $16 million.

How much does Daniel Goddard earn per year?

Daniel Goddard's annual net income is $400,000, and his primary source of income is his acting career.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Daniel Goddard?

Daniel Goddard is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall.

How old is Daniel Goddard?

Born on August 28, 1971, in Sydney, Australia, Daniel Richard Goddard is 51 years old as of 2022. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Childhood And Education

Daniel Goddard was born as Daniel Richard Goddard on August 28, 1971, in Sydney,  Australia. The names of Daniel Goddard's father and mother have not been disclosed to the public. On June 12, 2020, he became an American citizen. Daniel Goddard has an older brother, Simon Goddard.
Daniel Goddard attended the University of Sydney and nearly graduated with a bachelor's degree in finance. However, he had a change of heart, and Daniel Goddard transferred to the Ensemble Studios Acting School to pursue his dream of becoming an actor.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Daniel Goddard's partner?

Daniel Goddard is married to Rachael Marcus. They got married on February 3, 2002. Daniel and Rachael Marcus celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary on February 3, 2022.
Daniel Goddard and Rachael Marcus have two children, Ford Martin Goddard and Sebastian William Goddard. Ford Martin Goddard was born on February 6, 2006, and their second child, Sebastian William Goddard, was born on December 19, 2008. Daniel Goddard lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife and children.
Rachel Marcus worked in the entertainment industry as a publicist and event planner for over 10 years. Rachel now owns a design company, Paint/Design/Decor, Inc. Rachel Marcus' creations, including artwork, murals, and interiors, have been featured in Sony Television's 'Movin In ', Lifetime's 'Merge', and ABC's 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition'.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For...

After several theatrical appearances, Daniel Goddard began his acting career in the Australian soap opera 'Home And Away' (1988). He portrayed the role of Eric Phillips, after which he gained many opportunities as an actor. Shortly after his soap opera career, he began modeling, and over the years, he gained popularity through his performances in television series.
The actor and model is best known for his role as Dar in the syndicated action drama 'BeastMaster' and as Cane Ashby on the CBS daytime soap opera 'The Young And The Restless'.
Daniel Goddard bagged his role as Dar in 'BeastMaster' in 1999 and continued to play the lead role till 2002. Goddard has also written six episodes of 'BeastMaster' from 2000-2002. In 2007, Daniel Goddard joined the American soap opera 'The Young And The Restless' and left the series in October 2019.
His other notable roles include Sergei in 'The Perfect Sleep' (2009), Alex Stone in 'Immortally Yours' (2009), 'These Boots Are Made For Walken' (2007), the python or Edward Bartlett in 'Lightspeed' (2006), 'Age Of Kali' (2005), Evan Coker in 'Monk' (2004), Nigel in 'Wild Card'(2004), Rage in 'Dream Warrior' (2003), and 'South Pacific'(2001).
Daniel Richard Goddard's recent project is for 'The Young And The Restless' television series. Though he departed in 2019, he confirmed that he would be returning to the series in a different capacity.
Before his television role, when Daniel Goddard came to the USA, he modeled for TV shows like 'The Price Is Right' on CBS and other fashion brands. Daniel Goddard is active on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Daniel has over 200,000 Instagram followers and above 120 posts covering his lifestyle, travel, and photography.

Charity Work

Daniel Goddard has supported charities that contribute to causes like children, the economy, and business support.

What awards has Daniel Goddard won?

Daniel Goddard has 13 IMDb credits as an actor and model. His credited roles include Eric Phillips in 'Home and Away' (1995), Jerry Harper in 'What Remains'(2013), Sergei in 'The Perfect Sleep' (2009), Alex Stone in 'Immortally Yours' (2009), Python or Edward Bartlett in 'Lightspeed' (2006), and Nigel in 'Wild Card' (2004). He has not won or been nominated for any awards so far.

Daniel Goddard's Hobbies And Interests

Besides acting, Daniel Goddard has an interest in fields like mechanical engineering, construction, and quantitative mathematics.

Other Interesting Daniel Goddard Facts And Trivia

Daniel Goddard has worked as a model for fashion brands like Dolce and Gabbana and Calvin Klein. He came to America to model for Calvin Klein. Later, Daniel Richard Goddard gained his famous role as Dar in the action series 'BeastMaster'.
The Australian soap opera actor, Daniel Goddard, was born in Sydney, Australia. His nationality is Australian. He also holds American citizenship.
The Hollywood actor Daniel Richard Goddard has been active in the creative entertainment industry since 1994. He celebrated his 25th anniversary in the entertainment industry in 2019.

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Daniel Goddard Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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188 cm

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Light Brown

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University of Sydney

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Rachael Marcus


Simon Goddard

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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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