Daniel Moder Biography

Updated On Mar 14, 2019 Published On Oct 07, 2015
Facts of Daniel Moder
Date of Birth: 1969 , January-31
Birth Nation: United States
Name Daniel Moder
Birth Name Daniel Moder
Nick Name Daniel
Father Mike Moder
Mother Patricia Ann Watz
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Cinematograper
Net Worth Unknown
Famous for marriage with Julia Roberts
Married yes
Married to Julia Roberts, Vera Steimberg (divorced)
Children 3
Divorce yes
Education Saint Monica High School, University of Colorado Boulder
Movies The Mexican, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Spider-Man 3, Crimson Tide
Sisters Jane, Debbie
Siblings John, Jyl
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Daniel Richard Moder or simply known as Daniel Moder is a famous American cinematographer. He is popular in the world for his works in Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Spider-Man 3, Secret in Their Eyes, and many more. Apart from his cinematography works, Daniel is also known for being the husband of Julia Roberts.

Early Life And Education Of Daniel Moder

Daniel Moder was born on January 31, 1969, and is aged 50 as of 2019. He was born in the upper-class family born in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. The name of his father is Mike Moder whereas the name of his mother is Patricia Ann Watz.

Daniel's father is also a famous American producer. He is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. He has four other siblings named John, Jane, Jyl, and Debbie.

He received his formal education from Saint Monica High School. Furthermore, Moder also has a bachelor degree in Psychology which he attained from the University of Colorado Boulder.

Daniel Moder's Career

Daniel Moder started his professional career as a production assistant in the 1995 film Crimson Tide, starring Denzel Washington and Viggo Mortensen. 

He has worked in dozens of movies and a couple of television series. Some of his notable works include Ibiza, Point Break, Plush, Heaven' Floor, Friends with Money, Déjà Vu, Mona Lisa Smile, Animal Kingdom, The Last Tycoon, and many others.

Moder gained massive exposure with movies like Mr. & Mrs. Smith, starring Brad Pitt and ex-wife Angelina Jolie, and Spider-Man 3 featuring Toby MaguireJames Franco, and Kristen Durst.

Daniel Moder's Net Worth

Daniel Morder's net worth has not been calculated but he might have earned way above a million from his works in different films. Some sources claim that his net worth is around $225 million. His wife Julia Roberts has an estimated net worth of $170 million.

With years to come, Daniel Moder is likely to be in many other filming projects which is likely to have his personal net worth improved as well as reviewed.

Daniel Moder's Personal Life: is a married man

Talking about Daniel Moder' personal life, he has been married twice in his life. He was first married to Vera Steimberg Moder, a makeup artist from Argentina. They got married in 1997 and later got divorced in 2002. The pair does not have any children. Daniel's extra-marital affairs with Julia is the reason behind the divorce.

After divorcing the first wife, Daniel started dating Julia Fiona Roberts. She is one of the American actress and producer. Actually, they began dating each other before he got divorced from this former wife. He married Julia on 4th of July 2002.

For now, Daniel and Julia enjoy seventeen years long married life with no rumors of divorce and separation issues. There is no information regarding their extra-marital affairs or controversies.

The pair together shares three children together; twins Hazel Patricia Moder and Phinnaeus Walter Moder and son Henry Daniel Moder.

Daniel stands a height of 5 feet 11 inches and has a well-maintained physique figure.

Daniel Moder facts on timeline

Born in Los Angeles, California

January 31 , 1969

Daniel Moder was from the upper class family born in Los Angeles, California, United States of America to Mike Moder and Patricia Ann Watz. He is an American and is white. His father is also the great producer from United States.

Married to Vera Steimberg Moder


Daniel Moder has been married twice in his life. He was first married to Vera Steimberg Moder, she is the makeup artist from Argentina. They got married in 1997. They didn't have any children from this married life. 

Divorced with Vera Steimberg Moder

May 16 , 2002

Daniel Moder married life with Vera Steimberg Moder didn't last that long. After being married they continued their career but in the process of time both of them fell in love with someone else. So, they dissolved their marriage in 2002.

Married to Julia Roberts

July 2 , 2002

He married for the second time in his life after being divorced for just two months. After he got divorced with his former wife, he began his affairs with Julia Fiona Roberts. She is one of the great actresses from United States; she is also an established producer. He married Julia on 4th of July 2002.

Became father of twins

November 28 , 2004

Daniel Moder and his wife, Julia Fiona Roberts welcomed their first child in 2004 but at the end it happened to be twins. She gave birth to a son, Phinnaeus Moder and daughter, Hazel Moder. They were in good health when they were born.

Became father for the second time

June 18 , 2007

Daniel Moder became father for the second time in his life in 2007. He and his wife welcomed their third child together on 18th of June and that time it was a boy and they named him, Henry Daniel Moder. He was in good health when he was born. 

Nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards


Daniel Moder is a famous Cinematographer. For this work in The Normal Heart, he got his nomination in two different awards and that was in Primetime Emmy Awards and Online Film & Television Association, he was not honored with these awards though.