Daniel Sunjata

Birth and Birthplace

Diniel Sunjata who is an American actor who performs in film, television and theater, was born on December 30, 1971 (age 41), in Evanston, Illinois, United States.

Early Life/ Childhood

Sunjata was born and grew up in Chicago, Illinois. His childhood was quite well because he is the son of a police dispatcher and a civil rights worker. His ethnicity is half black and half white. She was interested in football from his childhood.

School/ Colleges

Sunjata graduated from Mount Carmel High School in Chicago, where he played linebacker for two state championship football teams. He completed his undergraduate studies at Florida A and M University and the university of Louisiana at Lafayette. He then received a master’s degree in fine arts.


He played the role of a sailor on shore leave on the first post 9/11 themed episode of sex and city. He has portrayed Langston Hughes in the film Brother to Brother and James Hold. During the summer of 2007, he also starred in the ESPN miniseries the born is burning as Reggie Jackson. He appeared as a special force operative in Christopher Nolan’s.  The Dark Night Rises (2012), he is the winner of Theatre world Award for his breakout performances as a gay major league baseball player who comes out to the public in ‘Takeme Out’.


His twitter account is @danielsunjata. He tweets more than 95860 times, 7608 are following him and he follows 1070.


He is in relationship. He describes that his girlfriend is his ideal woman for him. He is not married yet, however he was adopted and grew up in Chicago Baniel is 41.


There are many fansite of Daniel Sunjata. Some of them are as follows:

1)      www.daniel-sunjata.com

2)      www.fanpop.com/clubs/daniel-sunjata

3)      www.aceshowbiz.com/celebrity/b/banielsunjata


He is 185cm or 6ft 1inch in Height and 84 kg (185lbs) weight. He is right weight according to his height.


He played in many movies. Some of them are: ‘Lullaby’, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, ‘Gone’, ‘One for the money’, ‘The Ghosts of Girlfriend’

Picture/ Gallery

He is very interested in taking and colleting photos. We can found his photos in many sites. Some of them are as follows:

1)      www.gettyimages.com/editorial/daniel-sunjata-pictures

2)      www.daniel-sunjata.com

3)      www.starpulse.com/actross/s


He won a theatre world award for his breakout broadway performance as a gay major league baseball player in 2013.

Future Plan

Sanjata discusses his preferences plays over musicals and movies. He will continue his occupation in his future too. 

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