Julia Roberts titled the “Most Beautiful Woman” by People’s magazine for the fifth time, is married to her husband Daniel Moder for the past 15 years.
Everything You Need to Know About Daniel Moder
Daniel Richard Moder, age 48, was born on January 31, 1969, in Los Angeles, California. Moder’s parents are Mike Moder and Patricia Ann Watz, a family of producers. Moder has four siblings John, Jyl, Jane, and Debbie. He attended high school at Saint Monica High School and completed a Psychology degree at The University of Colorado in 1992. Daniel Moder is a cinematographer and has also worked with the Camera and Electrical Department for some of his projects. He started his career in 1995 and has worked in a number of movies and in television. Currently, Daniel Moder’s net worth, along with his wife the Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts, is $225 million.
Fact 1. Daniel Moder Has Yet to Win an Award Despite Being the Best
Daniel Moder is a successful cameraman and a cinematographer. Moder started his career as a Production Assistant in 1995 for the film ‘Crimson Red’. His major works are ‘The Normal Heart’, ‘Secret In Their Eyes’, ‘Spider-Man 3’, ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’, ‘Brave’ and much more. It is to be noted that the couple worked together in several movies including ‘The Normal Heart’ and ‘Secret In Their Eyes’. It is to be noted that Julia Roberts credited her husband Daniel Moder for her performance in the movie ‘Secret In Their Eyes’. Moder also pursued a job with the Camera and Electrical Department team for the movies ‘The Mexican’, ‘Full Frontal’, ‘Mona Lisa Smile’, ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’, ‘Friends with Money’, and ‘Spider-Man 3’. Daniel Moder is no movie star or an actor, but he has given his best work as a cameraman behind big-budget movies like ‘Spider-Man 3’, ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’, and ‘Mona Lisa Smile’. Daniel Moder has not yet won any awards to date, but was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for his work in the movie ‘The Normal Heart’. Let’s hope that Moder will get nominated for more awards of his work.
Fact 2. Daniel Moder’s Love Life
Moder’s Wedding with Vera Steimberg
Daniel Moder wed Vera Steimberg, a makeup artist from Buenos Aries, now living in Los Angeles, California, in 1997. They were married for five years until 2002. The couple got divorced for their major misunderstandings and personal issues. At the time, Moder was dating Julia Roberts when he was still married to Vera Steimberg.
Julia Roberts’ Husband Daniel Moder
Daniel Moder met Julia Roberts on the set of the movie the ‘The Mexican’ when Julia Roberts was still dating Benjamin Bratt. Julia Roberts and Daniel Moder fell in love with each other and started dating in the year 2000. This made it easier for the couple to get married the same year Moder and Vera Steimberg got divorced. Roberts and Moder were married on July 4, 2002. It was a small ceremony at her ranch in Taos, New Mexico. The couple recently celebrated their 15-year wedding anniversary. Roberts and Moder have three children together. The oldest are 12-year-old twins, Hazel Patricia Moder and Phinnaeus “Finn” Walter Moder, and the youngest 10-year-old Henry Daniel Moder.
Julia Roberts and Daniel Moder’s Marriage on the Rocks
It is rumored that the couple’s marriage is on the verge of a breakup. The couple has been facing series of issues since the suicide of Julia Robert’s half-sister and her mother’s death due to lung cancer. The couple rekindles their romance but they are still facing issues to maintain it as healthy as possible. It is reported that because of Julia Robert’s controlling nature and her request for Daniel Moder to be a full-time dad, it makes it highly impossible for them to work things out. Julia Roberts has even quoted that the couple could get remarried to renew their vows. The parenting style of both Roberts and Moder differ with their three children. That leads to a lot of trouble in their relationship. Another rumor is that Daniel Moder seems to be spending a lot of time in their neighborhood mansion. Moder has reported that Roberts has been living his life for him and that she has complete control over everything that has been happening in his life. There have been rumors that the actress has been cheating on her husband with the star actor Owen Wilson. Julia Roberts closeness to the actor Owen Wilson has increased when she started facing a lot of problems in her marriage with Moder. It will be an expensive divorce net worth of $225 million if the couple plans on getting one.
Fact 3. Daniel Moder a Surfing Enthusiast
Daniel Moder is a surfing enthusiast and likes to travel places to enjoy the thrill of surfing. Julia Roberts recently, to save her marriage from a breakup, made an expensive gesture of romance by gifting him a 1,600-square-foot ranch house with a private surf shack in Malibu, California. Its net worth is $3.9 million which was basically another thing to add to their marriage’s tension. It is named the Little Dume. Julia Roberts has reported that her husband travels a lot for exploring his passion surfing waves. So he gets away from the kids and her most of the time. In order to make him stay and unleash his passion on their own grounds, she has made this grand gesture.
Will They Make it?
It is pretty obvious that Julia Roberts is trying to save her marriage with Daniel Moder by all these gestures, but those monotonous waves are not going to make him lose his adventurous exploration with the waves. So, this might not work as she expected. We can at least hope for their marriage to work out and not end as it has been rumored.