Despite the fact that he is also a member of the largest entertainment industry in the world, Daniel Moder is the lesser-known person in their relationship. This is what happens when you are married to a Hollywood Moloch like Julia Roberts. Moder is a cameraman who has worked on a number of films and is nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.
Despite his modestly successful career, he is still mainly known as the husband of Julia Roberts, although we very much doubt that he is complaining. He has been in the industry for more than 20 years and has been married to Julia for a shorter time.
We cover everything you need to know about him, including his marriage to Julia Roberts.
Who Exactly is Daniel Moder?
He was born Daniel Richard Moder on January 31, 1969, in Los Angeles, California. His parents are Patricia Ann Watz and Mike Moder. He grew up in the City of Angels with four siblings in equal numbers and attended Saint Monica High School before going to the University of Colorado Boulder where he received his bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1992.
A career as a therapist would have been expected of Daniel Moder considering his bachelor’s degree, but instead, he followed the path of his father, who is a producer, and joined the Hollywood production team.
He began his career in 1995 as a production assistant on the film Crimson Tide, and over the next few years began his journey to becoming a cameraman by working in the camera and electronics department.
He worked as a cameraman for films such as The Fan, The Brave, Enemy of the State, Tuesdays with Morrie, before making his debut as a cameraman for the short film Kid Quick.
Since his debut, Daniel Moder has worked simultaneously in the camera and electronics departments on a number of projects and has expanded his resume as a cameraman.
With projects such as Secret in Their Eyes, Plush, The Last Tycoon and several others, including The Normal Heart, for which he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award, he has recorded over 20 credits.
Daniel Moder’s Net Worth
Danny Moder has worked on over twenty-five films as a cameraman and has earned a number of credits by working on other roles in the film production process. As a result, he was able to achieve an estimated net worth in the region of $10 million. His wife, Julia Roberts, on the other hand, has a net worth of 140 million dollars.
Family Life & Kids
Daniel Moder is known for his marriage to Julia Roberts, but before the couple got together he was married to a make-up artist, Vera Steimberg.
The marriage lasted five years, between 1997 and 2002, but Daniel Moder met Julia Roberts before the marriage ended after he met the super actress on the set of The Mexican. The two fell in love and started an affair.
The beginning of his life with Julia Roberts was quite a drama because Vera refused to accept the divorce from Daniel Moder. She finally gave up her influence on him when it became clear that she had lost the battle.
One month after the divorce was finalized, Julia Roberts and Daniel Moder got married on July 4, 2002, and have remained married ever since.
The early stages of their marriage also faced their own challenges, especially from Daniel’s extended family who did not appreciate how their relationship began, but they were able to overcome the challenges to form a family with three children – twins Hazel Patricia Moder and Phinnaeus Walter Moder, their third child is Henry Daniel Moder.
Daniel Moder comes from a large family consisting of four siblings – Debbie Moder, Jane Moder, John Moder, and Jyl Moder, who, like Daniel, is also a member of Hollywood and works as a costume designer on the production team.
The Moder children were raised by their parents, Mike Moder and Patricia Ann Watz, who were married for 43 years until the death of their mother in August 2001.
Daniel Moder’s Height
Daniel Moder is a modestly good-looking man with a height of 5 feet 11 inches and has a slim body size that suggests a healthy body weight. His healthy body profile is complemented by additional features such as dark brown hair and brown eyes.