- Alexandra Daddario’s birth name is Alexandra Anna Daddario.
- She has a good height of 173 cm or 5 ft. 8 inches.
- Daddario belongs to Italian, German, Irish, English, and Slovak/Hungarian descent.
- Alexandra Daddario has a decent net worth of $8 million.
American actress Alexandra Daddario is famous for her role as Annabeth Chase in the Percy Jackson film series. Besides, she is also famous for her roles as Summer Quinn in Baywatch and Emma Corrigan in Can You Keep a Secret?
The 34-year-old actress started acting from a tender age of 16 and in her 18-year-long journey in Hollywood, Daddario has worked in over two dozen movies and around a dozen television series.
Alexandra Daddario’s Early Life and Education
Parents and Family
Alexandra Daddario was born to lawyer parents in New York City, New York on March 16, 1986. She is the eldest child born to Christina Daddario and Richard Daddario. Her father Richard is a prosecutor who formerly served as the head of the NYCPD counter-terrorism unit.
Daddario has two siblings, brother Matthew Daddario and sister Catherine Daddario. Matthew is also an actor, famous for his role in Shadowhunters. Daddario’s paternal grandfather, Emilio Q. Daddario was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives fro Connecticut.
Alexandra Daddario and her younger brother Matthew Daddario
Daddario grew up on Manhattan’s Upper East Side where she attended Bearley School and Professional Children’s School. After school, she enrolled at Marymount Manhattan College, however, she dropped out to pursue a full-time acting career. Besides, Daddario has studied the Meisner acting technique.
She Thought of Becoming a Lawyer in Her Childhood
Fascinated by her parents’ profession, Daddario wanted to become a lawyer in her early childhood. The Baywatch actress previously said in an interview that her mother used to tell her she “can do anything you want-except be a lawyer.”
Meanwhile, Daddario said that she had decided to be an actress when she was 11. In an interview in 2019, she said:
“It was just something I genuinely wanted to do-and I could’ve done anything, really. I did have every opportunity on the planet.”
Her Career in Acting
The New York-born actress started her acting career from television. She was 16 years old when she made her acting debut as a victimized teen Laurie Lewis in the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children. She appeared as a recurring character in the series in 43 episodes from 2002-2003.
Daddario made her film debut from a small role in The Squid and the Whale. She landed her first major film role in 2010 in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. She played Annabeth Chase in the movie and its upcoming installments.
Actress Alexandra Daddario at the Emmy Awards 2018
Source: Hollywood Reporter
In 2013, Daddario worked in the first season of HBO anthology series True Detective. She appeared in the role of a court reporter Lisa Tragnetti, who involves in an extra-marital affair with Woody Harrelson‘s character. The following year, she got the main role of Blake Gaines in San Andreas, in which she worked alongside Dwayne Johnson.
In 2016, Daddario worked in the Ross Katz-directed romantic drama The Choice. She was an executive-producer of the 2019 movie Can You Keep a Secret, in which she also played the role of Emma Corrigan.
Besides television and films, Alexandra Daddario has also worked in a couple of web series including Logan paul: Summer Saga and After Hours with Josh Horowitz.
What is Alexandra Daddario’s Net Worth?
As of 2020, actress Alexandra Daddario’s net worth is estimated to be around $8 million. She has earned her fortune primarily from her acting roles in films and television series. Besides, she has also amassed a handsome sum of wealth from sponsor deals and brand endorsements.
Daddario has a house in LA, California just a couple of streets away from her We Have Always Lived in the Castle co-star, Taissa Farmiga.
Alexandra Daddario Dating Anyone? What about Her Past Relationships?
In 2019, Daddario was romantically linked with Emma Watson‘s ex-boyfriend Brendan Wallace. Daddario and the 36-year-old businessman sparked their romance rumor in early 2019 after they went out together in Los Angeles. In July that year, the ex-pair was captured while they packed on PDA in Rome, Italy. They also enjoyed dinner at Pierluigi’s Restaurant.
Alexandra Daddario and her ex-boyfriend Brendan Wallace heading to dinner in Rome
Source: Got Celeb
Before, Daddario dated her Percy Jackson co-star Logan Lerman. The couple, who met on the set of Percy Jackson became engaged in 2016. They broke up later that year. Daddario also dated Trey Songz during 2011 and Jason Fuchs from 2006 to 2009.
Meanwhile, Daddario also dated American lawyer and journalist, Ari Melber in 2018. They sparked their dating rumors in August 2018 after they went on a lunch date at a Cuban restaurant, Cafe Habana Malibu. Meanwhile, Ari was previously married to Drew Grant.
Did She Date Zac Efron?
Daddario was previously rumored to be dating fellow Baywatch star, Zac Efron. After around a year of dating rumors, Daddario finally opened up about her relationship with Efron with People in May 2018.
Back then, she said she was not dating Efron and they were just “very good friends.” She added,
“We work together closely; he’s my love interest in the film. I understand why people would go crazy over something like that, but Zac and I are very good friends.”
As of now, Efron is reportedly dating his Baywatch co-star Halston Sage.