Daniel Lissing - Biography

Last Modified: Apr 29, 2020

Daniel Lissing
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: When Calls the Heart
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $500K

Personal Details

Born on : October 4, 1981 (age 40)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Daniel Aaron Lissing
Birth Place: Sydney, Australia
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: Jerry Lissing
Mother's Name: Wendy Lissing
Siblings: 1

Tamara Lissing (younger sister)

Ethnicity: English
Nationality: Australian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Nadia (engaged)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Daniel Lissing?

Daniel Lissing is an actor by profession and Australian by nationality. He is known for starring in Crownies, Last Resort, and in the Hallmark series When Calls the Heart as Jack Thornton.

Daniel Lissing – Age, Parents, Siblings

Daniel Lissing’s birth took place on 4 October 1981 in Sydney, Australia. Born as Daniel Aaron Lissing to mother Wendy Lissing and father Jerry Lissing, he is not the only child of his parents. His sibling, a younger sister, is named Tamara Lissing.

young Daniel Lissing (left) with his younger sister (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Other details of his life such as his education and childhood are not shared with the public. Daniel Lissing’s ethnicity is believed to be English.

Daniel Lissing – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Daniel Lissing began dating Nadia in March 2018 after meeting her in Reykjavik, Iceland. His girlfriend, who has kept her last name a secret, was there traveling after graduating with a master’s degree in business.

After one and a half years of the relationship, Lissing proposed to her on her birthday – on September 13. They announced their engagement in late October 2019. As for their plans to marry, they revealed their wedding may take place in the summer months. 

However, his soon to be wife Nadia has already taken his last name on Instagram. Although they do not have any children yet, he and his fiancé might be open to starting a family soon.

Daniel Lissing, Nadia (Image: Instagram - posted Dec 2019)

Daniel Lissing – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be around $500,000 while the figure on his annual salary/income is unknown.

Daniel Lissing – Career

Early Days

Lissing began his career as an actor in 2001 and had started so by appearing in TV commercials. His early TV appearances were in the TV series Pizza (2001), Packed to the Rafters (2008, 2009), Cops L.A.C. (2010), etc. He finally gained fame as Conrad De Groot, a series regular, in the Australian TV drama series Crownies.

Daniel Lissing played the main role of James King in short-lived series Last Resort (2012-2013). Finally, in 2014, he was cast as Jack Thornton in Hallmark series When Calls the Heart. He portrayed the character, which is considered his breakthrough role from season 1 through 5.

Daniel Lissing, Erin Krakow co-starred in When Calls the Heart (Image: Deseret News)

Movies, Series

Since his rise to fame, he has had guest appearances in TV series Eye Candy (2015), Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2015-2016), Timeless (2017), Blindspot (2017), The Rookie (2019-2020).

Moreover, Daniel Lissing has starred in Hallmark TV films A December Bride (2016) and Christmas In Love (2019). He has also starred in numerous short films Multiple Choice (2009), Fidelity (2011), The Answers (2015), and thrillers The Cure (2014), John Doe: Vigilante (2014).

Lissing is also a singer-songwriter, guitarist and has performed for the Australian troops serving overseas in East Timor and the Solomon Islands. 


On When Calls the Heart, Daniel Lissing starred alongside Erin Krakow, Lori Loughlin, Pascale Hutton, Paul Greene.

Daniel Lissing – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Daniel Lissing is followed by several hundred thousand followers and counting. He frequently updates his followers on his personal as well as professional life.

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