Daniel Moder bio: what is known about Julia Roberts’ husband?

Daniel Moder bio: what is known about Julia Roberts’ husband?

Who is Julia Roberts husband? His name is Daniel Moder, and just like his famous wife, he is also succeeding in the film industry. Moder is known for his work on Deja Vu (2006), Crimson Tide (1995) and The Forgotten (2004).

Daniel Moder
Daniel and Roberts pose for a photo looking cute. Photo: @closerweekly
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Find out more about who Moder is, how old he is, and all about his relationship with Julia Roberts.

Profile summary

  • Birth name: Daniel Richard Moder
  • Also known as: Danny/Dan Moder
  • Date of birth: January 31, 1969
  • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Age: 52 years old (as of 2021)
  • Star sign: Aquarius
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Father: Mike Moder
  • Mother: Patricia Ann-Waltz
  • Occupation: Cinematographer

Daniel Moder's biography

Daniel Moder was born on January 31, 1969, in Los Angeles, California, to Mike Moder and Patricia Ann-Waltz. His parents worked in the entertainment industry as small-time film producers.

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Danny has four siblings: John, Jyl, Jane and Debbie.


The cinematographer graduated from Saint Monica High School in 1987. He then proceeded to the University of Colorado - Boulder and graduated from the university in 1992 with a Psychology degree.

Julia Roberts husband
Julia Roberts and Daniel Moder looking elegant. Photo: @dramaclubpod
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Danny first worked as a production assistant for the film Crimson Tide (1995). He was then hired as a camera loader for the movies The Fan (1996) and The Brave (1997).

The cinematographer was a second assistant camera person on the movie Enemy of the State (1998) and an additional assistant cameraperson for the movie The Big Tease (1999).

He also worked as a first/second assistant cameraperson for the films Tuesday with Morrie (1999), Jerks (2000), and Lucky Numbers (2000).

Daniel Moder movies and TV shows

In summary, the cinematographer has worked for the following movies and TV shows:

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  • Flag Day (post-production)
  • 2019 - Dead to Me
  • 2018 - Ibiza
  • 2016-2017 - The Last Tycoon
  • 2016 - Animal Kingdom
  • 2015 - Secret in Their Eyes
  • 2014 - Open
  • 2014 - The Normal Heart
  • 2013 - Plush
  • 2013 - Urban Migration
  • 2013 - Highland Park
  • 2011 - Extraordinary Moms
  • 2011 - Jesus Henry Christ
  • 2010 - In Dreams I Run Wild
  • 2010 - 180° South
  • 2009 - Grace
  • 2008 - Fireflies in the Garden
  • 2007 - The Brass Teapot
  • 2007 - The Kopper Kettle
  • 2007 - The Hit
  • 2007 - Border
  • 2004 - Roadie
  • 2004 - The San Cristobal Ranch Academy Film
  • 2002 - Grand Champion
  • 2000 - Kid Quick


In 2014, Moder was nominated for a Primetime Emmy in the Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie category for his work in The Normal Heart (2014).

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The same year, he was nominated for an OFTA Television Award in the Best Cinematography in a Non-Series category for his work in the same movie.

Who is Julia Roberts married to?
Daniel Moder and Julia Roberts stare into each other's eyes. Photo: @closerweekly
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How much is Danny Moder worth?

Celebrity Net Worth reports that the American cinematographer has a net worth of $10 million.

Relationship with Julia Roberts

Who is Julia Roberts married to? She is married to Daniel Moder. Roberts and Danny first met in 2000. At the time, Danny was working as a cameraman on the set of The Mexican, while Julia was starring opposite Brad Pitt in the 2001 film.

At the time, neither of them was single - Danny was married to Vera Steimberg, and Julia was dating actor Benjamin Pratt. They later split with their respective partners and started dating.

The couple got married on July 4, 2002, on a ranch in Taos, New Mexico. Roberts wore a pale pink cotton halter dress embroidered with pearls and antique beads and hand-painted with flowers. Meanwhile, Moder donned a red ruffled shirt and tan pants for the occasion.

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Roberts told Gwyneth Paltrow on The Goop Podcast in 2018:

"Getting married to Danny. That was the first, like, my life will never be the same in the most incredible, indescribable way… He truly, to this day, to this minute, is just my favourite human. I'm more interested in what he has to say or his point of view just more than anybody. Really, we're so lucky in that way. We just really, really like each other and we just enjoy each other's company."

Julia Roberts family

Roberts and Moder have three children:

  • Twins Hazel Patricia Moder and Phinnaeus Walter Moder, who were born on November 28, 2004
  • A boy, Henry Daniel Moder, who was born on June 18, 2007, in Los Angeles.

Are Julia Roberts and Daniel Moder still married?

Yes, they are still married.

Nearly 15 years into their marriage, rumours started circulating that Roberts and Moder were heading for a divorce. A source close to the couple told Life & Style Weekly in early 2018:

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"Julia and Danny are constantly quarrelling...Their marriage is on the rocks, and they could even split."

Fortunately, the pair got through the hard times and celebrated their 17th wedding anniversary in July 2019. The duo was also spotted enjoying a date night together in January 2020.

In July 2020, Roberts and Julia celebrated their 18th anniversary. Julia marked the celebration with a photo on Instagram. In the photo, Julia is seen kissing Moder on the cheek.

Fun facts about Danny and Julia

  • Danny is the second of Julia Roberts husbands. The first was Lyle Lovett. Julia and Lyle were married from 1993 to 1995.
  • Moder, on the other hand, was married to makeup artist Vera Steimberg from 1997 to 2002.
  • Daniel enjoys surfing, and in 2017, Julia bought Danny a private surf shack in Malibu, California for nearly $6 million.

Daniel Moder is a popular cinematographer whose profile speaks volumes. Moreover, he is also a wonderful father and husband.

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