John Francis Daley Biography

John Francis Daley is an American actor, musician, a screenwriter and director. He is quite a versatile person and has managed to make his career not only known for acting as he has embarked into writing waters as of late, which he does with his partner Jonathan M. Goldstein. But John Francis Daley is still much more recognized as an actor and the fans will mostly recognize him for his two major roles on television shows.

The first is of course the acclimated NBC comedy show “Freaks and Geeks,” where he played the role of the main character Sam Weir, and the next one is “Bones,” where he played the character of Dr. Lance Sweets for which he was also nominated for the PRISM Award in 2014. He also managed to make it big when he co-wrote the comedy “Horrible Bosses” (2011) which also got him other jobs and opportunism to write more scripts. He also finds time to play the keyboards for his band “Dayplayer.”

John Francis Daley’s career actually started when he was very young as at the age of three as he played the role of “Young Tommy” in the Broadway’s “The Who’s Tommy” hit. But his first role was probably the most important ones as being cast as Sam Weir changed everything for him. He played the character on “Freaks and Geeks” during the whole span of the series, which later on reached cult status among many fans.

He would then go on to make a name for himself as he mostly appeared on TV in various shows. His IMDB credit lists various shows like “Boston Public,” “The Gena Davis Show,” “Regular Joe,” “Kitchen Confidential,” and appearances on shows like “Judging Amy” and “Spin City.” But the next big thing for John Francis Daley’s acting career was the role of criminal profiler working for the FBI called Lance Sweets for the show “Bones.” Unfortunately his character was killed off because he wanted to take some time off to direct a movie. The writers eventually agreed that John’s directorial endeavor would lead to other major jobs which will leave him less time for the show so they decided to end the his character’s run.


John Francis Daley and Shaun Weiss in “Freaks and Geeks” (1999)

John Francis Daley also writes with his writing partner Johnathan M. Goldstein. They first co-wrote a short film titled “What Babies Do.” He would then write the script for the short “Friday Night,” where he would also star in. But it was the screenplay for the movie “Horrible Bosses” that got them on the map. The movie was so successful that it also spawned a sequel “Horrible Bosses 2” in 2014 and also helped them start their career. They would also write the script for moves such as “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” (2013), “Cloudy With a Change of Meatballs 2” (2013) and “Vacation” (2015). But his biggest project yet is going to be writing the screenplay for the latest Marvel’s movie, “Spider-man-Homecoming” which is going to hit theatres in 2017.

John Francis Daley Net Worth and Salary

John Francis Daley has started off his acting career really young. With the various appearances he has already made on TV and also by recently expanding to writing it has helped him acquire a very nice paycheck for his worth. The latest movie endeavors that he is pursuing and with the prospect of the newest Spider-Man movie, John is really hitting it big. He already has a number of project lined up for 2018 where he is going to make appearances in shows or movies but also is preparing his next screenplay as well. With all of this work John Francis Daley currently net worth is 15 million dollars as its net worth is stated to be.


David Boreanaz and John Francis Daley in “Bones” (2005)

John Francis Daley Wife and Family

As it is reported, John Francis Daley has not been married so far. In fact there are no confirmations about his past girlfriends or boyfriends for that matter. He mainly keeps his private affairs as private as possible and rarely gives statements which are concerning his private life. This is why people have found it hard to determine if he is really single or not. There have been rumors about a certain girlfriend, but they were debunked a bit later as John has neglected to comment on them at all.

As far as his family goes, his father is R.F. Daley, also an actor himself, and his mother is Nancy Daley, a piano instructor. It is clear that he has decided to follow a career which combines the traits of both of his parents and he has the acting from his father and the music from his mother. Perhaps the writing is something unique to his own personality.


John Francis Daley

John Francis Daley Age

John Francis Daley was born on July 20, 1985 in Wheeling, Illinois. He has spent most if his life in Nycak, New York where he grew up. Upon writing this article, John’s age is set at 31 years old. He is still fairly young and has his whole career in front of him still.

Height and Weight

John Francis Daley is an attractive looking guy. This is something that has helped him get some of his roles and something which has followed him through his career. It is also something that helped him score the number 94 spot on VH1’s top 100 list of Greatest Teen Stars. He weighs 79 kg and his height is 1.83 m.

Is John Francis Daley Gay?

It is widely speculated that John Francis Daley may be gay. The rumor mill is actually filled with speculations about him being homosexual and he always keeps things about his personal and dating life private. This is of course not a solid proof that he may be gay, but it is something that people have been wondering about. John keeps a strict professional appearance when seen in public and he is rarely seen accompanied by any girlfriends. He has never been seen with a boyfriend either so it becomes even harder to confirm his sexuality. We do know that he is single but we are not sure if he is secretly gay or that he is hiding a girlfriend which he does not want any of us to see.


Actor John Francis Daley

Nationality and Ethnicity

As John Francis Daley was born the Illinois, it makes his nationality American. He also belongs to Caucasian ethnic group. His father is actually has an Irish Catholic background, while his mother is Jewish. John values his parents equally no matter on their beliefs and follows his own in life.

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Born:, July 20. 1985.
Profession:,Actor / musician / screenwriter / director
Net Worth:,$15 million
Hair Color:,Dark-Brown
Eye Color:,Hazel
Height:,1.83 m
Weight:,79 kg
Married to:,N/A
Affair with:,N/A
Birth Sign:,Cancer

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