|Real Name/Full Name:||Daniel Brett Weiss|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Birth Date:||23 April 1971|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Amanda Peet|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (N/A)|
|Is D.B.Weiss Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Producer, director, writer|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$60 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
Daniel Brett Weiss is an American television producer, director, and writer, who is well known for his work in the popular television series Game of Thrones, which ruled the television industry for over a decade. He co-created the show along with David Benioff to make their way into the HBO universe over the adaptation of George R. Martin’s epic series ‘A Song of Ice and Fire.’
Maybe you know about D.B.Weiss very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of D.B.Weiss’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Weiss was born and bought up in Chicago, Illinois. He belonged to a Jewish family. He then graduated from Wesleyan University and earned a Mastery in Philosophy in the Irish literature from Trinity College, Dublin, where he used to write his thesis on James Joyce’s ‘Finnegans Wake,’ and a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
Meeting David Benioff was the major part of his personal life. He met him while they were attending Anglo-Irish literature classes in Dublin for the screenwriting of the movie ‘Troy.’ Without their partnership, there would have no Game of Thrones and no sign of their talent.
Daniel is married to Andrea Troyer. The couple has two children together.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 23 April 1971, D.B.Weiss is 50 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2021. His height is 1.83m tall, and his weight is 82 kg.
Daniel’s professional career geared up when he worked as a personal assistant for the New Line Cinema production, which then worked on popular films such as The Viking Sagas. He then joined the crew of musician Glenn Frey and served as the personal assistant.
Daniel’s breakthrough happened when he met David Benioff during a class of Anglo-English literature. David then worked as the screenwriter of the movie ‘Troy.’ David and Daniel paired up together to work together in films such as ‘The Headmaster’ and ‘Lucky Wander Boy.’ Weiss also played an essential part as a screenwriter of the movie ‘I Am Legend.’
Daniel’s best work includes HBO’s Game of Thrones, which he, along with David Benioff, started together. They directed the first few episodes and later were on cloud nine when the show reached its popularity. They worked together until the series finale episode. They were then hired by Disney to work on the new Star Wars movie series in 2018.
Awards & Achievements
Daniel Weiss is one of the finest workers of the television as well as the movie industry, who gave his best to achieve his dream. His popular work includes HBO’s Game of Thrones, which he, along with David Benioff, created together. He has also won a few important awards in his career so far, which are mentioned below:
- Won Outstanding Drama Series in Primetime Emmy for Game of Thrones (2019)
- Nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for Game of Thrones (2019)
- Won Outstanding Drama Series in Primetime Emmy for Game of Thrones (2018)
- Won Outstanding Drama Series in Primetime Emmy for Game of Thrones (2016)
- Won Outstanding Drama Series in Primetime Emmy for Game of Thrones (2015)
- Won Best Science Fiction in Fantasy TV Series in Dragon Awards for Game of Thrones (2018)
- Won Best Writing in a Drama Series for Game of Thrones in Online Film & Television Association (2016)
Net Worth & Salary of D.B.Weiss in 2021
As of June 2021, D.B Weiss’s total net worth is estimated to be around $60 million, which he gathered after working in several movies and television series as screenwriter and director. He is very passionate about his work, and his hard work always pays off.
D.B Weiss and his partner David Benioff was successful in pulling off one of the most beautiful television shows of all time, Game of Thrones, which was an adaptation of George R. Martin’s book ‘A Song of Ice and Fire.’ They gained their fame after that show. Weiss is considered to be one of the finest screenwriters of all time, and his fans are expecting more such brilliant work in the future. He is currently working for Netflix in a comedy-drama series named Leslie Jones: Time Machine.