Danny Masterson- Controversial actor and Husband of Bijou Phillips

Quick Facts of Daniel Peter Masterson March 13, 1976

  • Full NameDaniel Peter Masterson March 13, 1976
  • Date of Birth13 March, 1976
  • NicknameDan
  • Marital Status
  • BirthplaceLong Island, Newyork
  • Ethnicity
  • Religion
  • ProfessionActor, Scientologist,Disc jockey
  • Nationality
  • Active Year1988-2018
  • Eye colour
  • Hair colour
  • BuildFit
  • SpouseBijou Phillips
  • Height1.78 m
  • Weight75 kg
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter
  • Children1
  • Horoscope

If you have watched the popular 1998 show ”That 70’s show” then you must be familiar with the role of Steven Hyde played by Danny Masterson. Masterson is an American actor, active Scientologist and Disc Jockey. He is also known as Dj Mom Jeans because of his side hobby as Dj.

Some of his other works include The Brooklyn Heist, Yes man, Made for each other, The Bridge to Nowhere to name a few. He is married to actress Bijou Phillips. To know more about Danny, read the whole article.

Newyork Native

Danny Masterson born as Daniel Peter Masterson on March 13, 1976, in LongIsland, Newyork which is a densely populated island in the northeastern part of the USA. He was born to father Peter Masterson and mother Carol Masterson. His mother worked as a manager meanwhile his father was an insurance agent. Initially, he was raised in the incorporated village called Garden city and later grew up in a village in Nassau County, East Williston based in Newyork.

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He started appearing in commercial fro age four.
Danny Masterson in Tang Commercial. Source: Favella

Danny grew up alongside his brother Christopher Masterson who is also an actor just like him. Moreover, he has two maternal half-siblings Jordan Masterson and Alanna Masterson who are also in the same profession as Danny. Likewise from his father’s side, he is blessed with half-brother Will Masterson.

Danny has acted in over 100 commercial
Danny in his teen days. Source: Facebook

Furthermore, Danny started acting from an early age of four and started appearing in magazines articles and television commercials. He appeared in more than a hundred commercials by the time he reached the age of 16. Also, he started singing and starred in musical by the time he was eight years old. However, his singing voice disappeared when he reached his teenage years.

Married Bijou Phillips

Danny married Bijou Phillips an actress, model, socialite, and singer. She is famous for her role in the movie Black and white.  The couple tied the knot on October 18, 2011, in a private castle in Ireland. The love birds dated for over three and a half years before getting engaged on  Saturday, March 2009. Since then they have appeared together in many films and television series. As of now they are happily married for over ten years and share a daughter together.

Bijou is an actress.
Danny with his wife Bijou Phillips. Source: Zimbio

Additionally, they welcomed their only child Fianna Francis Masterson on February 14, 2014. Danny announced the news of their baby through his Instagram account saying: 

 “Hello friends. Beyond thrilled to announce the birth of our daughter Fianna Francis Masterson! Mom and baby are doing amazing. You can all refer to me as dj dadpants from now on… Wifey @bijouphillips will post a pic on her insta too. Cheers!”

Danny and Bijou share only one kid.
Danny with his wife and daughter. Source: Getty Images

Danny’s daughter was born on the day of valentine’s day. Fianna was born healthy weighing 8 Lbs, 5OZ, and 21 inches. As of now, the couple lives happily in their house based in Los Angeles.

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Danny was having a good professional and personal life until controversy struck into his life. He was accused by four women for rape allegations in March 2017. Although the actor denied the allegation those women filed the case against Masterson in the Los Angeles police department. Due to the controversy, he was fired by Netflix from the comedy series The Ranch where he featured alongside Ashton Kutcher on December 5, 2017. In addition, things started to heat after the fifth woman made similar accusations against Danny.

Furthermore, the controversy got so much hype that it aired on Leah Remini‘s show named Aftermath. Similarly, he and the church of Scientology for which Danny works were accused of stalking and harassment. However, Danny was not testified in the court which set him free. Also his wife Bijou stood by him which made it easy for him during the difficult time.

Net worth-$16 million

Danny accumulated a fortune of $16 million from his career as an actor. He has worked in more than fifty movies and television shows. Apart from acting, he also earns $15,000 to $24,500 as a Dj which is an average earning for a Dj in the US. He has acted in some of the commercially hit movies such as:

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S.N Movies Box office Collection Budget
1. Yes Man $223 million $70 million
2. The Faculty $240 million $80 million
3. Face/Off $63.2 million (worldwide) $15 million

Furthermore, he owns a lounge and bar in Park City, Utah called Downstairs. Similarly, he hosted several poker events such as Phat Farm Stuff Casino Weekend Poker Tournament, and won the tournament and took home $3000 as winning the prize from the events.

Danny lives in a house with his wife and kids.
Danny Masterson’s house in Los Angeles. Source: virtual globetrotting

Also, he sold Beachwood Canyon home for $1.59 million in 2007. Likewise, his wife Bijou has a net worth of $20 million as an actress. As of now, the couple lives in a Hollyridge Drive, Los Angeles, moderately decorated house worth $2,995,000.


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