Daniel Diemer Biography

Daniel Diemer is a rising Canadian actor, who has made his mark with his role as Paul Munsky in the Netflix movie The Half of It. Being born in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, Daniel had aspirations of becoming an athlete from a very young age. Born on June 21, 1996, Daniel Diemer has a younger brother named Aaron Diemer. Their father, Greg Diemer, is a tennis coach and businessman.

Hardworking since his youth, once he worked at eight different part-time jobs which included coaching ping pong, picking blueberries, accounting work, and so on. To fulfill his dream of becoming an athlete, he played soccer and tennis. After suffering an injury, he had to make a decision to change his career. Daniel entered Camosun College for a pre-med class. After a semester, he decided to pursue creative work. In his pursuit, he started modeling for an art class. Later on, he graduated from the Victoria Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2016.

Daniel Diemer Career

On the advice of his friend, Daniel debuted in a Sidney York music video in 2014. Soon, he decided to enroll himself in the Victoria Academic of Dramatic Arts. After getting enrolled, he studied Acting for Film and Theater programs. After auditioning for the first two years, he finally got his break in the year 2016. He got the role in the movie Bloody Blacksmith. Moreover, from the year 2017 to 2018, he starred in four short films. The year 2018 was a breakthrough year for Daniel. In the Facebook series Sacred Lies, he had a recurring role for four seasons. The role in the series made him popular and he went on to star in two movies, Emma Fielding: More Bitter Than Death and Family Pictures.

Furthermore, he got a role in Amazon Prime’s historical drama called The Man in the High Castle. The year 2020 turned out to be a favorable year for Daniel. He played the role of Paul Munsky in the Netflix movie The Half of It. He plays the character of a clumsy football player. The plot of the story revolves around him asking help from a smart Asian introvert to try to woo a girl whom they both want by writing letters to her. The movie is directed by Alice Wu. Daniel was selected after the crew auditioned more than 600 people to play the role. Daniel believes his athletic background helped him grab the role. After garnering favorable reviews, the movie won Best Narrative Feature at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival.

Daniel Diemer Biography

Real Name Daniel Diemer
Birth Date June 21, 1996
Age 24 Years
Birth Place British Columbia, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Profession Actor
Religion Caucasian
Sun sign Gemini

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 4” – in Centimetres – 193 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 85 kg  –  in Pounds –  187 lbs 
Chest Size 43 inches
Waist Size 33 inches
Biceps Size 16 inches
Shoe Size 12 (US)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletics
Sexual Orientation Straight


Father Greg Diemer
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Aaron Diemer


School Not Known
College Not Known

Relationship Status

Marital Atatus in Relation
Affair Yes
Is he a gay? No
Girlfriend Larissa Dias

Personal Life

At present, Daniel is in a relationship with Larissa Dias, a Brazilian-born actress. Before getting his big break, he lived alone in a makeshift building for construction workers. There he slept on the couch before going to masterclasses. He has been an active actor since 2014.

Daniel Diemer Net Worth

Thanks to his modelling looks and fitness, he is making quite a lot through campaigns. However, primary source of his income is his spectacular acting career and he is looking to keep going on this. His net worth is estimated around at $1 million.


  • He has been a part of the short film Fremstillet Skønhed.
  • He enjoys hiking and also indulges in clicking pictures for his Instagram.
  • According to him, he cooks delicious brownies and dances in the kitchen to Ari and Taylor.
  • At the age of 12, he became a published author with a story about a penguin detective.

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