British actor Danny John-Jules was born as Daniel on 16 September 1960, that makes him a youthful-looking 57 years of age.
Born in Paddington, London, he was brought up alongside his barrister brother in Notting Hill by his parents. Both his parents are from Dominica but, they had moved to the UK when they wed.
He attended Rutherford Comprehensive School from 1972 to 1977, where he got a taste for performing in school plays and developed a desire for the stage. Besides that, he also learned gymnastics there.
Danny John-Jules’ Career
Danny began his career as a dancer in West End productions. In 1993, he also released a single song called Tongue Tied, a song from Red Dwarf. The song reached a high of #17 in the charts. He also performed with top music acts like David Bowie and Whami.
Moreover, Danny landed his first film role in 1975 playing the role of Frog in a short film, Seven Green Bottles. He also featured in the Little Shop of Horrors, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Lock and Blade II. He also played one of the dancers in the movie The Great Muppet Caper in 1981.
Danny, who stands at the tall height of 5' 7¾" (1.72 m), has appeared in movies including, The Tournament, The Grind, and Sucker Punch, The Whistleblower.
He also made his appearance in the BBC One series, Death in Paradise portraying the role as policeman Dwayne Myers from its start till 2018.
Not only that, but Danny also provided his voice f in the European release of Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko, British Canadian animated series, Chop Socky Chooks for Cartoon Network, Teletoon and Aardman Animations and the 2015 remake of the British children's animated series, Bob, The Builder.
As of 2018, Danny was confirmed to be the third celebrity for this year's competition on Strictly Come Dancing Show.
How Much Is Danny’s Net Worth?
Well, talking about his net worth, according to NetWorthPost, Danny’s net worth is estimated to be around $700,000.
Interestingly, as per The Sun magazine, he will receive a $25,000 payment for signing up to Strictly Come Dancing. This figure will gradually rise to £40,000 if he stays in the competition until the end of October.
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Moreover, it will also increase high to £60,000 if he stays until quarter-final, with £75,000 for reaching the semi-finals and £100,000 as the winner.
Danny’s Married Life With Wife
The British Singer Danny got married to his wife, Petula Langlais. However, there is no detailed information about their wedding. It is only known that they have two children together named Danté, 12, and Danaè Langlais-John Jules, 10.
Danny John-Jules' with wife, Petula Langlais and two kids on 22 July 2015 (Photo: Petula Langlais' Facebook)
Danny's wife Petula often flaunts her family glimpses in her social media posts. For instance, on 25 December 2014, Petula shared the picture of her husband and her two kids through Facebook.
Similarly, on 22 July 2015, she uploaded the picture of herself along with her two children in Facebook and showcased her love and affection towards her children. Speculating at the post, it looks like Danny enjoys his blissful married life with his wife and children as a family.
Some More About Danny John-Jules
- In the dance reality show, Strictly Come Dancing, the actor Danny John-Jules is partnered with Amy Dowden. She is a Welsh ballroom and Latin American dancer.
- On 22 September 2018, it was reported that John-Jules was forced to stop rehearsals just days before this year's first Strictly Come Dancing live show. He revealed that he suffered an injury on his feet during training, which has prompted speculation over his appearance. He had a bandage in his toes.
- Danny’s parents are from Dominica, but he was raised in Notting Hill.
- He appeared in Little Shop of Horrors singing with a group of other people at a bus stop.
- Danny’s nephew Alexander John-Jules played Lister as a baby in Red Dwarf: Ouroboros (1997).
- Danny was a member of the original cast of the London production of Starlight Express at the Apollo Victoria Theatre playing the role of Rocky I - a boxcar.