Greg Daniels - Biography

Last Modified: Jun 17, 2020

Greg Daniels
Profession: Screenwriter, TV director, TV producer
Best Known For: The Office, Parks and Recreation, King of the Hill
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $50 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 13, 1963 (age 59)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Gregory Martin Daniels
Birth Place: New York City, USA
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: Aaron Daniels
Mother's Name: Judy Daniels
Siblings: N/A
High School: Phillips Exeter Academy
University: Harvard University
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: September 15, 1991
Wife's Name: Susanne Dari Lieberstein
Children: 4

Maya Daniels (daughter)
Charlotte Daniels (daughter)
Haley Daniels (daughter)
Owen Daniels (son)

Body Measurements

Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Light Brown/ Grey
Eye Color: Olive Green
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Greg Daniels?

Greg Daniels is the master of show creation and writing. He is the writer and producer of 3 hit TV series-The Office (2005), Parks and Recreation (2009) and King of the Hill (1997).

Read more about the genius man behind the cameras!

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Greg Daniels: Age, Mother, Father, Siblings

Greg Daniels was born as Gregory Martin Daniels on June 13, 1963, in New York City, U.S.A. His mother’s name is Judy Daniels, who worked at the New York Public Library and his father’s name is Aaron Daniels, a resident of ABC Radio Network.

There is no further information on his siblings and childhood. But we will keep you updated as soon as we have the info.

Education, Ethnicity

Daniels enrolled in Phillips Exeter Academy. After graduation from the Academy, he attended Harvard University, graduating in the year 1984. 

His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Greg Daniels: Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Greg Daniels met his future wife Susanne Dari Lieberstein when working at Saturday Night Live. Lieberstein answered phones for Lorne Michaels and is the sister of Paul Lieberstein.

Lieberstein and Daniels soon started dating and soon were in love. They tied the knot on 15 September 1991. The married couple is blessed with four children- daughters Maya, Charlotte, Haley, and son Owen Daniels. 

The married couple is now in a healthy and happy relationship with no rumors of divorce or extramarital affairs.

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Susanne Dari Lieberstein, Greg Daniels (Image: Hollywood reporter)

Greg Daniels: Career

Early Days

While still a University student, he along with Conan O'Brien wrote for the Harvard Lampoon. After graduation, both were employed at the Not Necessarily the News but were later fired due to budget cuts. In 1987, Daniels, O'Brien and Lorne Michaels were hired as Saturday Night Live writing staff. 

They showed the impressive skills in the writing for which they were awarded Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program. After a few years at the Saturday Night Live, Daniels left the show in 1990.

Greg Daniels then had the opportunity to join the writing staff of The Simpsons in 1993. For his incredible work with The Simpsons, The show was awarded Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program. 

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Film, Series

Daniels decided to leave The Simpsons and join King of the Hill. While working in the latter show, Daniels also focused more on other shows. In 2005, he worked hard in his new project titled The Office. Even though the first season did not see much success, the second season was a major hit!

The Office won the award for Outstanding Comedy Series, while Greg Daniels was awarded Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series at the Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. With the success of The Office, Daniels also co-created another show titled Parks and Recreation.

Source: Hollywood Reporter (Greg Daniels)

Like The Office, the first season of Parks and Recreation was not much appreciated. But the second season became a success. Over the years, he has also worked with the development of other programs namely, Friday Night Dinner, Not Necessarily the News, Seinfeld, The Mindy Project

Worked with

On the set of The Office, Daniels has worked with Oscar NunezJenna FischerKate FlanneryJohn KrasinskiPhyllis Smith.

Greg Daniels: Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Daniels is estimated to be around $50 million while the figure on his annual salary is unknown.

Greg Daniels: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Greg Daniels is absent.

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