Claire Danes is a popular American actress who already has proved her talent in Hollywood. The super talented actress has won several prestigious awards including Emmy, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe Awards for her wonderful acting performance. Dances are widely notable around the showbiz arena for playing role in the television series ‘Homeland’. Claire Danes, an award-winning stage and film actress, has starred in a number of films, TV shows, and stage productions. She is best known for her much-lauded performance as ‘Angela Chase’ in the hit ABC series, ‘My So Called Life’. It was followed by a successful film career where she has starred in a number of challenging roles and interesting projects including ‘Romeo + Juliet’, ‘Brokedown Palace’ and ‘The Hours’.
Apart from her successful film career, she has also achieved considerable success on TV as well. A resident of Manhattan, New York, Claire was an art aficionado and was known for her passion for the performing arts. She enrolled in a performing arts school and her life changed track thereafter. With the support of her parents, she dabbled with television roles in her erratic schedule and managed to complete her education at the same time. While the show, ‘My So-Called Life’ never ballooned, she managed to attract the attention of critics and audiences with her chirpy on-screen presence and facial innocence. She has been linked with a number of co-stars. She is married to actor Hugh Dancy, with whom she is currently living.
Claire Danes Bio/Wiki
|Birth Name||Claire Catherine Danes|
|Age||(as in 2023) 44 Years|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Aries|
|Birth Place||Manhattan, New York, USA|
|Date of Birth||12 April 1979|
|Home Town||Not Known|
|Mother's Name||Carla (née Hall) Danes (Day-care provider, textile designer, and painter)|
|Father's Name||Christopher Danes (Computer consultant and former architectural photographer)|
|Brother||Asa Danes (Older Brother) (b. 1973) (Corporate Lawyer)|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Leonardo DiCaprio (1995-1996)|
Andrew Dorff (1997)
Matt Damon (1997)
Ben Lee (1997-2003)
Billy Crudup (2004-2006)
Claire Danes Husband: Hugh Dancy (2007-Present)
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in Feet: 5′ 5½”|
in Meters: 1.66 m
|Weight (Approx.)||in Pounds: 119 lbs|
in Kilogram: 54 kg
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||White (English, German, Northern Irish, Scottish, Austrian)|
|Dress Size||2 (US)|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Favourite Actress||Not Known|
|Favourite Actors||Not Known|
|Favourite Colors||Not Known|
|Favourite Sport||Not Known|
Family, Education & More
Claire Danes were born in the Manhattan borough of New York City, the daughter of sculptor and printmaking artist, Carla Danes (née Hall), and photographer Christopher Danes. Her older brother, Asa, is a lawyer. During Danes’ childhood, her mother ran a small toddler daycare center called “Danes Tribe” out of the family’s SoHo loft and later served as Danes’ manager. Danes’ father worked as a residential general contractor in New York for 20 years in a company he ran called “Overall Construction”. He also worked as a photographer and computer consultant. Danes are named after her paternal grandmother, Claire Danes.
The family lived in an artist’s loft on Crosby Street. Danes attended P.S. 3 and PS 11 for elementary school and Professional Performing Arts School for junior high school. She attended the New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies in New York City. She attended The Dalton School for one year of high school before moving with her parents to Santa Monica, California for the role in My So-Called Life. They moved two days after the 1994 Northridge earthquake. Danes graduate from the Lycée Français de Los Angeles in 1997. In 1998, she began studies at Yale University. After studying for two years as a psychology major, she dropped out to focus on her film career.
Claire Danes Net Worth
She has appeared on several television shows and super hit films. Se has an outstanding filmography career, and hence she was honored with various awards throughout her life. As of January 2023, Claire Danes has an estimated net worth of $38 Million.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||$38 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||$30 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
Claire Danes Hot
Claire Danes Met Gala
With any glamorous star-studded event, there’s always one or two dresses that stand out from the crowd and Claire Danes made sure she did just that at the Met Gala. She wore a dress designed by Zac Posen and perfectly summed up the theme of the event, ‘Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology’. Zac created a gorgeous blue gown that looked stunning enough when the lights were on but totally transformed when it was dark.
Claire Danes Husband, Affairs and More
Leonardo DiCaprio (1995-1996) – After appearing together and sharing some hot scenes in the 1996 movie Romeo + Juliet, the two were RUMORed to be dating from 1995 to 1996.
Andrew Dorff (1997) – Claire briefly dated vocalist, Andrew Dorff (brother of actor Stephen Dorff) in 1997.
Matt Damon (1997) – From April to September 1997, they were RUMORed to be an item.
Ben Lee (1997-2003) – Australian singer, Ben Lee and actress Danes met for the first time during a birthday party in 1997. They started dating after their first meeting only. She had a 6-year long relationship with Ben. They finally separated in 2003 as Claire Danes found Billy.
Billy Crudup (2004-2006) – Actor Billy and Claire were romantically linked for three years from 2004 to December 2006. Billy left his pregnant girlfriend Mary-Louise Parker for Danes. Billy, who is 11 years older than Claire ended his relationship with her when it came into light that Claire is cheating on him with her Evening (2007) co-star Hugh Dancy.
Claire Danes Husband: Hugh Dancy (2007-Present) – Since 2007, Claire is in a relationship with English actor Hugh Dancy. After commencing dating in 2007, the pair engaged in February 2009 and married in early September 2009 in France in a secret ceremony. Claire gave birth to their first child – a son named, Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy (b. December 17, 2012).
Claire Danes Movies And TV Shows
|1995||How to Make an American Quilt|
Home for the Holidays
|1996||I Love You, I Love You Not|
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday
Romeo + Juliet
|1999||The Mod Squad|
|2002||Igby Goes Down|
|2003||It's All About Love|
The Rage in Placid Lake
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
The Family Stone
|2008||Me and Orson Welles|
|2013||As Cool as I Am|
|2018||A Kid Like Jake|
TV Shows & Serials List
|1992||Law & Order|
|1994||Lifestories: Families in Crisis|
|1994–1995||My So-Called Life|
|1997||Saturday Night Live|
|2015||Master of None|
Claire Danes Romeo And Juliet
William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (often shortened to Romeo + Juliet) is a 1996 American romantic crime tragedy film directed, co-produced, and co-written by Baz Luhrmann, co-produced by Gabriella Martinelli, and co-written by Craig Pearce. It is an adaptation and modernization of William Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo and Juliet. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes in the title roles. They instantly fall in love when Romeo crashes a party and meets Juliet, despite their being members of feuding families. Brian Dennehy, John Leguizamo, Pete Postlethwaite, Paul Sorvino, and Diane Venora also star in supporting roles.
The film was released on November 1, 1996, by 20th Century Fox to commercial success, and was met with generally positive reviews. The film grossed over $147.5 million over a $14.5 million budget. At the 47th Berlin International Film Festival in 1997, DiCaprio won the Silver Bear for Best Actor and Luhrmann won the Alfred Bauer Prize. Luhrmann was also nominated for the Golden Bear Award for Best Picture. At the 69th Academy Awards, Catherine Martin and Brigitte Broch were nominated for Best Art Direction/Set Decoration. In 2005, the film was included on the BFI list of the 50 films you should see by the age of 14. The film was also re-released in Luhrmann’s Red Curtain Trilogy DVD box set in 2002 together with Strictly Ballroom (1992) and Moulin Rouge! (2001).
Some Known Facts About Claire Danes
- She was born on April 12, 1979, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
- Her father, Chris, is a photographer and her mother, Carla, is an artist.
- At 6, she started studying dance.
- She attended Yale University but dropped out to focus on acting.
- People Magazine named her one of the top 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 1997.
- She is a certified scuba diver.
- Close friends with actor Jason Schwartzman.
- Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2012.
- She was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2015.
- Her hobbies include surfing, gymnastics, and dancing.
How Much Is Claire Danes Worth?
Claire Danes Net Worth And Salary: Claire Danes Is An American Actress Who Has A Net Worth Of $38 Million Dollars. She Is Best Known For Her Work In My So-called Life, Temple Grandin And The Showtime Series, Homeland.
What Nationality Is Claire Danes?
How Old Are Claire Danes?
44 Years (April 12, 1979)
How Much Does Claire Danes Make Per Episode?
Claire Danes – Homeland ($500,000 Per Episode)
Who Got Paid The Most In Game Of Thrones?
The Highest Paid Actors On Game Of Thrones Are Harington, Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) And Nikolaj Coster-waldau (Jaime Lannister). All Five Get Paid A Reported $500,000 (£382,750).