Daniel Saunders

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Daniel Saunders

Daniel Saunders is a celebrity husband who shot to fame as the ex-spouse of Garcelle Beauvais. She is a Haitian-American actress, author, TV personality, and former fashion model. Beauvais is prominent for her appearance in RHOHB and the sitcom “The Jamie Foxx Show.”

Well, Saunders met the love of his life in New York and it was kind of love at first sight for both of them. The pair was then tied in the bond of marriage just within a couple of months. The husband and wife even became parents to a son but eventually, things stopped working their way.

So what happened after their divorce? Did Daniel have relationships with others? Was he a good dad to his child? Read down below to find out the information about Garcelle Beauvais’ ex-husband, Daniel Saunders. Also find out about his birthday, love life, children, wife, and so on!

Daniel Saunders Age, Nationality, And Ethnicity

The celebrity spouse was born on September 3 in the United States of America. However, since he has not revealed his birth year, we don’t know about it yet. Though, looking at his appearance and his ex-wife’s age, we can assume that he is in his late 50s.

Moreover, Saunders belongs to African-American ethnic background and is American by nationality. Other than these facts, his background and early details are a mystery. As he also doesn’t make public appearances and likes to stay behind the camera, his information in the media is scarce.

Who Is Daniel Saunder’s Ex-Wife, Garcelle Beauvais?

Garcelle Beauvais is Haitian-American actress. author, TV personality, and a former fashion model and is prominent for her appearance in the sitcom “The Jamie  Foxx Show.” Similarly, she has starred in multiple movies, series, and shows such as NYPD Blue, Coming to America (1988), White House Down (2013), and Spider-Man Homecoming (2017), to name a few.

Garcelle Beauvais
Daniel Saunders’ ex-wife Garcelle Beauvais

The actress started her career at an early age and kept on achieving her goals. She began modeling and working with agencies by the age of seventeen. Later, she also entered the world of acting and made her name in Hollywood.

Besides, she also has a jewelry line called Petit Bijou and is also the author of the children’s book, I Am Mixed.

Daniel Saunders was Married to Garcelle Beauvais For Nine Years

The couple met in New York when the actress was making her way through modeling. As soon as they came across each other, they felt a connection and started dating without any hesitation. Regardless, the former pair haven’t revealed the date of their meeting or the marriage.

The one-time lovebirds were deeply in love then and therefore, decided to tie the knot after just a couple of months. Eventually, the girlfriend and boyfriend walked down the aisle to become husband and wife.

Following their wedding, the ex-mates became parents to a son after two years. Also, Garcelle told PEOPLE that she always wished to have a boy first and then a girl, so in a way, her wish got fulfilled.

Daniel Saunders with his wife and son
Daniel Saunders with his ex-spouse Garcelle Beauvais and son Oliver Saunders.

Unfortunately, her lovely marital relationship was not for long. As things didn’t align between the couple in later days, they broke up when their baby was only four years old. The couple finally ended their courtship and officially divorced in 2000.

Was Daniel In a Relationship With Anyone After the Divorce?

Well, as the celebrity husband likes to keep his personal life away from the media, there is no information about him being engaged to anyone after his separation from his first wife. Neither he has spoken of his nuptials nor relationship with any other women after Garcelle Beauvais.

On the other hand, his ex-wife went on to marry the CAA talent agent Mike Nilon in 2001. She also gave birth to twin brothers, Jax Joseph and Jaid Thomas Nilon on October 18, 2007.

Daniel Saunders Has a Son and a Grandson

As we mentioned before, Daniel became a father to a son, Oliver Saunders. He is the only child of Saunders who was born on 22 February 1991. After Oliver’s parent’s divorce, the kid lived with his mom but Daniel was also involved in the parenting. He used to visit his son and has a great relationship with him at present as well. Looks like his mother and father parted ways on good terms!

Daniel Saunders alongside his son and grandson
Daniel Saunders alongside his son Oliver Saunders and grandson Oliver Jr.

Having said that, Daniel is not only a father but also a grandfather now. His son Oliver exchanged vows with his fiance-turned-wife, Sam during covid on May 24, 2020, in a private wedding ceremony. The couple had already welcomed their son, Oliver Jr. the same year on February 22.

Saunders still visits his son and his grandson during festivals and get-togethers. Oliver seems to be fond of his dad as he keeps sharing his pictures on Instagram.

Oliver Struggled With Drug Addiction

Even though Saunders’ son’s life looks quite sorted at present, it wasn’t always the same. He was into drugs and even kicked out of five schools due to his behavior. Nevertheless, his parents were always there to help and support him.

Afterward, when Daniel and his former wife found no way to bring him back to track, they sent him to the Valley Wilderness Camp. Fortunately, after just five months in the camp which was in Colorado, he became sober and later started his career as a rapper.

What Is The Net Worth Of Daniel Saunders?

Daniel  Saunders is allegedly a producer, yet there is no confirmed proof of it. He came to the limelight because of the popularity of his ex-spouse but his profession was not much of a topic of discussion. Yet, according to some sources, his net worth is about $1 million.

Meanwhile, his former wife is a successful media personality who has amassed good fortune throughout her career and is still in the process. She is a multimillionaire with total assets of $8 million. In addition, she also made a new beach house for vacation in Ventura County, CA worth $765,000.