Danielle Macdonald - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 31, 2022

Danielle Macdonald
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Bird Box (film), Skin(film), Unbelievable (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : May 19, 1991 (age 31)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Danielle Louise Macdonald
Birth Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Horoscope: Taurus
Father's Name: Bill Macdonald
Mother's Name: Franca Macdonald
Siblings: 1

Tania Gabrielle Macdonald (older sister)

High School: Australian Institute for Performing Arts
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Italian, Scottish)
Nationality: Australian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 74 kg (163.14 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Green
Shoe Size: 7.5 US
Dress Size: 10 US
Breast Size: 38 inch
Waist Size: 30 inch
Hip Size: 40 inch
Bra Size: 38
Cup Size: B

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Who is Danielle Macdonald?

Danielle Macdonald is an actress by profession and Australian by nationality. She is well known for starring in Patti Cake$, Dumplin', Bird Box, Skin, and Unbelievable.

Danielle Macdonald – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Danielle Macdonald’s birth took place on 19 May 1991 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She was born as Danielle Louise Macdonald to Italian and Scottish parents. Her father Bill Macdonald is a manager at a  shipping company and her mother Franca Macdonald works as an accountant. 

She is not the only child of her parents and has an older sister named Tania Gabrielle Macdonald.

young Danielle Macdonald with her older sister and father (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Danielle Macdonald studied at the Australian Institute for Performing Arts in Naremburn, New South Wales. When she was 18 years old, her family moved to the UK while she moved to Los Angeles, the United States to pursue a career in acting in 2010.

Her ethnicity includes Italian and Scottish.

Danielle Macdonald – Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Although Danielle Macdonald has shot to fame, much of her personal life including the details of her former boyfriend and lover(s) has not been shared with the public. However, in 2016 it was rumored that she was dating actor Rich Barnes.

She is unmarried, sans husband, and children. According to Macdonald, she lives in a shared flat with two roommates and pets.

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Danielle Macdonald in Unbelievable (teen vogue)

Danielle Macdonald – Career

Early Days

Macdonald had been cast in ABC’s Huge as Becca Huffstatter. But her visa did not come in on time and she could not fill the role. After a few minor roles, Danielle Macdonald landed the role of Tess in the 2013 film The East.

Films, Series

Since then she has starred in films Every Secret Thing (2014), Patti Cake$ (2017), Skin (2018), Bird Box (2018), Dumplin' (2018), Paradise Hills (2018), and I Am Woman (2019).

Moreover, Danielle Macdonald has starred in TV series Glee (2011), Pretty Little Liars (2014), 2 Broke Girls (2015), The Middle (2015), American Horror Story: Roanoke (2016), Easy (2017-2019), Unbelievable (2019). 


Danielle Macdonald starred in Every Secret Thing alongside Dakota Fanning, Diane Lane, and Elizabeth Banks.

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Danielle Macdonald, Sandra Bullock in Bird Box (IMDb)

Danielle Macdonald – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth and salary are under review and will soon be updated.

Danielle Macdonald – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Danielle Macdonald is active on Twitter, and Instagram with thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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