Daniel Sunjata Parents, Net Worth, Height, Age, Dating, Early Life, Education

Daniel Sunjata

Daniel Sunjata is an American actor who is famous for playing the role of a sailor on shore leave on the first post-9/11 themed episode of Sex and the City. He received a Tony Award nomination for his work in Take Me Out. He rose to prominence for his famous roles in shows like Rescue Me at FX, The Bronx is Burning, Graceland, and many more. He has also appeared in films like “The Dark Knight Rises” and “The Devil Wears Prada.” In 2004, he portrayed poet Langston Hughes in the film Brother to Brother. He won a Theatre World Award for his breakout Broadway performance as a gay Major League Baseball player, in 2003. He played “Nurse Eli” on the TV series Grey’s Anatomy, from 2010 to 2011. He starred as a main cast of series, ‘Power Book II: Ghost’ which was renewed for a third season which premiered on March 17, 2023. Also, in January 2023, ahead of the third season premiere, the series was renewed for a fourth season.

Daniel Sunjata Age and Parents

Daniel Sunjata was born on December 30, 1971 in Evanston, IL. He is 51 years old, as of 2023. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. His parents had careers of a police dispatcher and civil rights worker. He was born and raised in Evanston, Illinois, a suburb north of Chicago. In 2003, he received a Theater World award. He is of African, German, and Irish descent. His adoptive parents are of Irish and Italian-German descent. Daniel Sunjata is the adopted son of Bill and Catherine Condon a police dispatcher and a civil rights worker.

Is Daniel Sunjata Dating?

Daniel’s love life remains a mystery and does not active on Instagram or any social media platforms. He was rumoured to romantically linked with Rosalba Sierra in the past. From 2006 to 2008, duo were spotted at many places together and also pictured together on at several occasions. In 2007, they attended the red carpet for his play Cyrano de Bergerac.

While some photo agencies referred to Rosalba Sierra as Daniel’s girlfriend, it remains unclear what ultimately became of their relationship.

Daniel Sunjata Profile

Real Name Daniel Sunjata Condon
Age (As of 2023) 51 years old
Birthday December 30, 1971
Profession Actor
Famous As Role as Franco Rivera in the FX television series
‘Rescue Me’
Birthplace Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality American
Ethnicity Irish and Italian-German
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christianity
Gender Male
Zodiac Capricorn
Physical Stats
Height/ Tall Feet & Inches: 6′
Centimetres: 185 cm
Meters: 1.85 m
Weight Kilograms: 90 Kg
Pounds: 198 lbs
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Shoe Size 12.5 (US)
Net Worth $4 million
TV Series D.C.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
All My Children
Sex and the City
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Rescue Me
Law & Order
Love Monkey
The Bronx is Burning
Great Performances
Lie to Me
30 Rock
Grey’s Anatomy
Animal Kingdom
Prodigal Son
The Twilight Zone
The Stand
Power Book II: Ghost
Untitled HPI Remake (TBA)
Parents Father: Bill
Mother: Catherine Condon
Siblings Not Known
Personal Life
Marital Status Not Married
Dating? No
Children? No
College University of Louisiana, Lafayette (BA)
New York University (MFA)
Hobbies Writing
Reading Novels
Social Media Account
Social Media Account Not Active

Daniel Sunjata Net Worth

Daniel Sunjata’s net worth is $4 million. He plays the role of Franco Rivera on the TV series, Rescue Me alongside Denis Leary and later joined USA Network’s Graceland.

Daniel Sunjata’s Upcoming Project

Daniel Sunjata will cast in the pilot alongside previously announced lead Kaitlin Olson. In Sep, the project was first ordered to pilot at ABC. Official syoposis of the upcoming series reads as, “Single mom Morgan (Olson) with three kids and an exceptional mind helps solve an unsolvable crime when she rearranges some evidence during her shift as a cleaner for the police department. When they discover she has a knack for putting things in order because of her high intellectual potential she is brought on as a consultant to work with a by-the-book seasoned detective, and together they form an unusual and unstoppable team.”

Daniel Sunjata Film and TV Movies

  • 2021: Christmas Again
  • 2017: Small Town Crime
  • 2014: Lullaby
  • 2012: The Dark Knight Rises
  • 2012: Generation Um…
  • 2012: Gone
  • 2010: One for the Money
  • 2010: Weakness
  • 2010: The Front
  • 2009: At Risk
  • 2009: Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup
  • 2009: Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
  • 2006: The Devil Wears Prada
  • 2004: Melinda and Melinda
  • 2004: Noel
  • 2002: Brother to Brother
  • 2002: Bad Company
  • 2001: The Feast of All Saints
  • 1998: Twelfth Night, or What You Will

Daniel Sunjata Education

Daniel Sunjata attended Mount Carmel High School, Chicago (played linebacker for two state championship football teams). Then, he went to Florida A&M University. After this, he attended University of Louisiana at Lafayette (Bachelor of Arts degree). He also went to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts (Master of Fine Arts).

Daniel Sunjata In ‘Power Book II: Ghost’

Daniel Sunjata plays Dante ‘Mecca’ Spears in Power Book II: Ghost. The series is both a sequel and spin-off to Power. Plot synopsis of the series reads as, “Ghost follows Tariq navigating his new life, in which his desire to shed his father’s legacy comes up against the mounting pressure to save his family.

Along the way, Tariq gets entangled in the affairs of the cutthroat Tejada family, adding further complications as he tries to balance his drug operations with his education, love life, family affairs, and mounting pressure from Cooper Saxe.”