Who is Daniel DiMaggio?
Daniel DiMaggio is a young American actor, who is probably best known to the world as Oliver Otto in the TV drama series “American Housewife” (2016-2020), and as Young Dusty in the film “Daddy’s Home 2” (2017), among other roles that he has secured so far in his young career.
Daniel DiMaggio Biography- Age, Childhood, and Education
Daniel DiMaggio was born on the 30th July 2004, in Los Angeles, California USA, the son of actor and writer Lou DiMaggio, and actress Loretta Fox – he has two siblings, Michael and Jaclyn.
With his parents deeply involved in acting, Daniel followed them and their work, and early on started expressing his desire to become an actor. He has attended Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts, and is determined to enroll at Harvard, once he finishes high school.
Before making his real acting debut, Daniel started by appearing in commercials when he was just eight years old, and just a year later appeared in the short film “Geisho”. After this, he followed with a number of roles in various commercials before in 2013 guest-starring as Young Michael Westen in the action drama series “Burn Notice”.
In 2014 he portrayed Tom Murphy in the family film “A Tiger’ Tail”, starring Greg Grunberg, Darlene Voge, and Christopher Judge, and the same year made several other notable appearances, including as Kyle Ball in the television film “Divide & Conquer, while he was also the voice of Brady in the animated series “Clarence” (2014-2016).
Rise to Stardom
As he gained experience, Daniel received more offers, and in 2015 featured in the film “Tales of Halloween”, and in 2016 secured the role of his career as he was chosen for the part of Oliver Otto in the TV comedy series “American Housewife”.
He joined the rest of the stars including Katy Mixon, Diedrich Bader and Julia Butters, and through 2020 appeared in all 83 episodes of the award-winning series, which made him a star. One interesting fact about his character is that Daniel started attending ballet lessons, as the ballet became an integral part of his character’s story. He desires to enroll at Harvard now, on a ballet scholarship, breaking all the prejudices about young males and ballet.
Back in 2016, he was young Kal-El in the TV series “Supergirl”, while in 2017 he portrayed Young Dusty in the comedy film “Daddy’s Home 2”, while he also sought more possibilities as a voice actor, and from 2016 to 2018 he was the voice of Artie in the animated series “The Loud House”, wand from 2017 to ‘18 lent his voice to several characters in the animated series “Vampirina”, among other such projects.
Daniel DiMaggio Net Worth, Height, Weight, Appearance
Daniel has already become famous, thanks to the role of Otto, which has in large part contributed to his wealth.
According to sources, Daniel DiMaggio’s net worth is already as high as $200,000, and there is no doubt that his wealth will continue to increase as he matures.
Daniel DiMaggio is in his teens, which means that he is still growing, but for now, he stands at 5ft 4ins (1.64m) tall, while he weighs approximately 110lbs ~ 50kgs. His vital statistics are unknown but he has a slim figure. Daniel has light brown hair and brown eyes.
Daniel DiMaggio Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend
Daniel is very secretive about his life, and his secrecy has provoked several rumors, including of him being gay, and also that he is in a romance with his co-star from “American Housewife”, Meg Donnelly – they are actually just friends. At 15, Daniel is certainly still single, and focused on his rising career.
Daniel DiMaggio’s Parents
Daniel comes from a family of actors, as both of his parents are involved in the entertainment industry – his father, Lou DiMaggio was born on the 5th April 1958 in Heidelberg, (then West) Germany as his father, an army major, was stationed there.
However, he grew up mainly in New York with his younger brother, John DiMaggio, the noted voice actor. Lou is best known as the writer of such shows as “The Singing Bee” (2007), then “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader” (2007-2008), and “Common Knowledge” (2019).
Daniel’s mother, Loretta Fox was born in Dayton, Ohio USA, but she hasn’t revealed the date of her birth, though some sources state that it was in 1956. She is an actress as well, and has made over 40 appearances in films and TV series. She is probably best known for playing Althea in the TV comedy series “Strip Mall” (2000-2001), and most recently as Melissa in the TV crime-drama mystery series “Sharp Objects” (2018), among other roles.
Daniel DiMaggio Interests, and Facts
Daniel is a ballet enthusiast and has done all to make ballet a major part of his character’s story in “American Housewife”. In his free time, he is involved in outdoor activities such as skateboarding, baseball and long-distance running, including marathons.
In recent years, Daniel has become more popular, and several magazines and channels have interviewed him. In October 2019, he had a special interview with ABC, as he took them to one of his favorite restaurants in Los Angeles.
Daniel is fond of animals and has a golden retriever dog as a pet. He is known for his charity work, as he participates in Disney’s Magic of Storytelling campaign, which focuses on encouraging children to read more.