Danielle Macdonald Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Danielle Macdonald Quick Info
Height5 ft 5 in
Weight74 kg
Date of Birth
Zodiac SignTaurus
Eye ColorGreen

Danielle Macdonald is an Australian actress who is distinguished for her incredible portrayal of Alice Manning in Every Secret Thing (2014) and Patricia Dombrowski in Patti Cake$ (2017). She is also noted for starring in several other films such as Dumplin’ (2018) and The East (2013).

Born Name

Danielle Louise Macdonald

Nick Name


Danielle Macdonald with her cat as seen in June 2015
Danielle Macdonald with her cat as seen in June 2015 (Danielle Macdonald / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


She divides her time between Tonbridge and Los Angeles.


Australian nationality



Danielle studied at the Australian Institute for Performing Arts in Naremburn, New South Wales.




  • Father – He is a manager at a shipping company.
  • Mother – She is an accountant.
  • Siblings – Tania Gabrielle (Older Sister)


Danielle is represented by –

  • Justice & Ponder – Management
  • Creative Artists Agency – Booking Agent
  • Felker Toczek Suddleson Abramson




5 ft 5 in or 165 cm


74 kg or 163 lbs

Danielle Macdonald in an Instagram post as seen in June 2015
Danielle Macdonald in an Instagram post as seen in June 2015 (Danielle Macdonald / Instagram)

Boyfriend / Spouse

Danielle has dated –

  1. Rich Barnes (2016) – Danielle and actor Rich Barnes were believed to have been dating in 2016.

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Blonde (Natural)

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

She has a beauty spot near the lower iris in her right eye.

Danielle Macdonald (Left) and Stef Dawson in a selfie in October 2016
Danielle Macdonald (Left) and Stef Dawson in a selfie in October 2016 (Danielle Macdonald / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Starring in several many films like Every Secret Thing (2014), Dumplin’ (2018), and The East (2013)
  • Her role as Patricia Dombrowski who is a New Jersey rapper in the film Patti Cake$ (2017)

First Film

Danielle made her first theatrical film appearance as Tess in Zal Batmanglij’s The East in 2013.

First TV Show

She made her first TV show appearance in the Born This Way episode of Glee in 2011.

Personal Trainer

Danielle is a vegan. However, she does not follow a strict diet plan and does not stop herself from eating junk food as well.

Danielle Macdonald Favorite Things

  • Book Series – Harry Potter
  • Smell – Frangipani and rain
  • Burger – The Beyond Burger
  • Kind Of ToastAvocado toast
  • Skin Care Product – Paw paw ointment

SourceVariety, USA Today, The Guardian

Danielle Macdonald as seen in September 2016
Danielle Macdonald as seen in September 2016 (Danielle Macdonald / Instagram)

Danielle Macdonald Facts

  1. She was born and raised in Sydney Australia. However, at the age of 18, she shifted to the United Kingdom with her family. Later, she relocated to Los Angeles, California to start a career in acting.
  2. In 2010, she was chosen to play the role of Becca Huffstatter in Huge. However, she did not get her visa on time to start shooting and the role was given to American actress Raven Goodwin.
  3. As a child, she and her sister used to entertain the family with acts.
  4. Danielle is fond of playing darts.
  5. Danielle was starstruck after she met Dolly Parton while filming Patti Cake$ (2017). She even recorded the song Push and Pull with her.
  6. She is a huge Friends (1994-2004) fan and has met American actress Jennifer Aniston in the past.
  7. Danielle enjoys listening to music from the 80s especially songs such as Jolene and 9 to 5 by Dolly Parton.
  8. She is drawn to characters that have a flawed, strong, and independent role.
  9. Growing up, she was a huge fan of the shows and its stars Jennifer Garner in Alias (2001-2006) and Kristen Bell in Veronica Mars (2004-2007).
  10. Danielle attended improv acting sessions when she was in grade 8 and by the age of 10, she decided to pursue acting.

Featured Image by Danielle Macdonald / Instagram

Did we miss anyone?


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here