Who is Daniel Weber?
Daniel Weber is an American actor, producer, and entrepreneur, who also acts as the business manager of his famous Canadian-born Indian-American actress and wife, Sunny Leone. Following his college, Daniel pursued music, performing in rock band shows and events. He leads the hard rock band, ‘The Disparrows,’ as its lead guitarist. He made his debut in the Indian Hindi-language film industry, more famous as Bollywood, with a cameo role in the Hindi comedy thriller film ‘Jackpot’ that also featured his wife, Sunny. Moving on, Daniel has made appearances in some other Bollywood films as well, but he is yet to make his mark as an actor in the Hindi film industry. He owns a production house, ‘SunCity Media and Entertainment,’ along with his wife, and oversees the day-to-day affairs of the company. He has three children with Sunny - an adopted daughter, Nisha Kaur Weber, and twin sons, Asher Singh Weber and Noah Singh Weber, born through surrogacy.
Following his college, Daniel pursued music and participated in rock shows. In 2010, he and his four associated got together to form a hard rock band, ‘The Disparrows.’ He is the lead guitarist of the band, and performs under the stage name, ‘Dirrty.’ He featured in the 2010 found-footage comedy film, ‘The Virginity Hit,’ along with Sunny. This film was a critical as well as a commercial failure. That year, he also co-directed the adult film, ‘All Sunny All the Time,’ with Sunny. The film starred Sadie West and Capri Cavanni, along with Sunny Leone.
He made Bollywood debut in a cameo role in the Kaizad Gustad directed Hindi comedy thriller flick, ‘Jackpot.’ The film had Naseeruddin Shah and Sachiin J Joshi in starring roles, apart from Sunny Leone. The film failed to make a mark and proved a flop. In the 2015 thriller-drama, ‘Ek Paheli Leela,’ Daniel appeared in a cameo role of a pilot. The film became a commercial success while its soundtrack also received generally positive reviews.
He runs a production house, ‘Suncity Media And Entertainment.’ Daniel looks after the day-to-day affairs of the company. He not only manages the joint production house but also acts as Sunny’s business manager. He first scrutinises the works offered to Sunny and then shortlists the projects that she would work on. He was quite sceptical about Sunny’s participation in the Indian reality TV show, Bigg Boss. Daniel initially thought that Sunny’s participation in the show might create controversies and rejected the offer. However, after discussing it further with Sunny, he gave his nod and accepted the offer that saw Sunny entering featuring in ‘Big Boss Season 5,’ in 2011 as a wild card participant.
After making cameo appearances in Bollywood films, Daniel essayed the starring role of Daniel Peterson in the Hindi thriller, ‘Beiimaan Love.’ The film also starred Sunny and Rajneesh Duggal, but garnered negative reviews from critics.
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Behind the Curtains
Daniel Weber was born on October 20, 1978, in Massapequa in New York, United States, to Tommy Weber and Tzipora Weber. His father was an established businessman while his mother served a corporate firm. Not much is known about his early education. He attended the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, from where he completed his college education.
He first saw Sunny at an award show. Although initially Sunny declined to go on a date with Daniel, she later dated him and eventually the two got along like a house on fire. They took the next step forward by getting married on January 20, 2011. They went for a traditional Sikh wedding at a Gurdwara. Daniel is known to be a very supportive husband. The couple adopted a 21 months old baby girl from a village in Maharashtra, in July 2017, as their first child. Her name is Nisha Kaur Weber. The couple welcomed their twin boys through surrogacy, on March 4, 2018. The boys were named Asher Singh Weber and Noah Singh Weber. Daniel’s interests include cooking and playing the guitar. He also loves to travel.