Daniel Moder Net Worth

April 11, 2023
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Born Daniel Richard Moder on the 31st January 1969, in Los Angeles, California USA, he is a cinematographer, best known for his work on such films as “Secret in Their Eyes”, “Fireflies in the Garden”, and “The Normal Heart”, among other projects on which he showcased his skills so far in his career.

Have you ever wondered how rich Daniel Moder is, as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Moder’s net worth is as high as $225 million, an amount earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry, active since the mid- ‘90s.


Daniel Moder Net Worth $225 Million


One of five children born to producer Mike Moder and his wife Patricia Ann Watz, he went to Saint Monica High School, from which he matriculated in 1987. He then enrolled at the University of Colorado – Boulder, graduating with a degree in Psychology in 1992.

Three years later, Daniel actually launched his career, acquiring a spot as a production assistant for the film “Crimson Tide”, starring Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman and Vigo Mortensen. He then worked as a camera loader on the films “The Fan” and “The Brave” in 1996 and 1997 respectively, while in 1998 he was the second assistant camera for the thriller film “Enemy of the State”, starring Will Smith, Gene Hackman again, and Jon Voight. He continued to work as a camera assistant for several other films in the late ‘90s, and early 2000s, including “The Big Tease” (1999), “Lucky Numbers” (2000) and “The Mexican” in 2001, while in 2002 he made his debut as a cinematographer on the film “Grand Champion”. However, before becoming a full-time cinematographer, Daniel worked as camera operator on the films “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” in 2005, starring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, then “Friends with Money” in 2006, “Deja Vu” the same year, and “Spider-Man 3” in 2007, all of which certainly increased his net worth thanks to the commercial success of the films.

In 2007, Daniel was the cinematographer on the drama thriller film “The Hit”, starring Blair Underwood, James Russo and Orazio DeLuca, while in 2008 he came to prominence after serving as cinematographer and director of photography on the drama film “Fireflies in the Garden”, starring Ryan Reynolds, Willem Dafoe and Emily Watson, which increased his net worth by a large margin.

Three years later, Daniel worked on the comedy film “Jesus Henry Christ”, with Jason Spevack, Toni Collette and Michael Sheen as the stars of the film, and in 2013 on the comedy-drama film “Highland Park”, further increasing his net worth.

The following year, Daniel earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his work on the romantic drama film “The Normal Heart”, starring Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts and Matt Bomer, then worked on the film “Secret in Their Eyes”, a crime-drama film directed by Billy Ray with Julia Roberts in the lead role,.

Most recently, he served as cinematographer on the TV drama series “The Last Tycoon” (2016-2017) and is working on the romantic comedy film “Ibiza”, scheduled for release late in 2018.

When it comes to his personal life, Daniel has been married to Julia Roberts since 2002; the couple has three children together. Before marrying Julia, Daniel was married to Vera Steimberg, but even before their divorce, Daniel and Julia had commenced their romantic relationship.

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