Daphne Zuniga is an American television and film actress as well as an admired environmental activist. Daphne Zuniga, who became a household name globally with hit drama series such as ‘One Tree Hill’ and ‘Beautiful People’, has had an equally International success and fame working as a conservational advocate. In this role, she has distinctively served several national and local environmental departments which include Natural Resources Defense Council and Environment California.

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  • Birthday: October 28, 1962 (Age 55)
  • Ethnicity: Mixed (Guatemalan, Polish and Finnish)
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress and environmental activist


1. Family and Personal Life

Daphne Zuniga isn’t married or engaged to the date. She has however dated some Hollywood A-listers including Emilio Estevez and Jason Gedrick.

Daphne, a native of San Francisco, California was born to Agnes A. Janawicz and Alberto Zuniga. Her father originally belongs to Guatemala in Central America and had moved to California as an emeritus professor of California State University, East Bay educating philosophy. Even her mother of Polish and Finnish lineage has her own discerning recognition in the locality as a Unitarian minister.

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  • Parents: Agnes A. Janawicz and Alberto Zuniga Mazariegos
  • Husband: N/A
  • Children: N/A 
  • Marital Status: Unmarried 

When she was six her parents divorced after which she struggles emotionally and moved around various town including Berkley and Reading, Vermont with mom and Sister Jennifer Zuniga residing there until teens.

Growing up in Vermont, she attended Woodstock High School. Still a premature, she acknowledged her passion and enthusiasm for acting and thus to kiln a career path, she took the Young Conservatory program offered by American Conservatory Theater of hometown. After taking brief courses in the theater, she further studied at the University of California in theater arts.

55, Daphne is still single but that definitely doesn’t indicate that she never had a relationship. Back in the days, she was dating acclaimed actor-director Emilio Estevez, with whom she was frequently caught enjoying secret romances.

If the inside reports are to be believed then she was also in a relationship with ‘Murder One’ actor Jason Gedrick. Though they never confirmed their relationship, if sources are to be believed then there was a romantic and affectionate relationship between the alleged couple.


2. Body Measurements and Lifestyle

Daphne Zuniga is a sensational actress with scintillating appearance both on and off. She is exceptionally stunning with evergreen looks, defined face structure, piercing blues eyes and sizzling hot body.

Making a fine wine which just gets better with time, Daphne's too growing bold and beautiful with each passing time. Even at 55, she could easily pass for 10 years younger with such elegance, subtle simplicity, and radiant skin.

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  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches (176 cm)
  • Body Measurements: 34-25-34 inches (86-63.5-86 cm)
  • Plastic Surgery: N/ A
  • Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)

America’s sweetheart and former ‘One Tree Hill’ star is as dazzling and entrancing as she was when she first hit the screen. In fact, it seems like time has just upturned when it comes to Daphne as she has grown to become younger with girlish exquisiteness, natural beauty and slender body measuring 34-25-34 inches.

Fearless, Fabulous, Self-poised and unflinching, the brunette beauty comes in a complete package at 5 feet 8 inches stature. Even at the mid-50s, she has remarkably maintained an even-toned toned physique, which she largely owes to her regular workout regimen and healthy diet.

Being intensely ardent and dedicated to exercise, she has set up prerequisite equipment at home to ensure that she doesn’t have to regularly hit the gym. When not working, she relishes a sibling time with actress sister Jennifer Zuniga.

She also enjoys her downtime amid beautiful and close people whose companionship and amity she enjoys and adores the most. Traveling distant and exotic places with close friends also comes as her recreation during spare time.



3. Professional Career

Daphne Zuniga is best noted for her lead role as Kelly Fairchild in 1984 slasher film ‘The Initiation’. Apart from the movie she has also starred in top-rated television series including ‘One Tree Hill’ and ‘Mail Order Bride’.

After accustomed to theatrical gigs and acting work in the University, she stepped into the entertainment industry with 80s slasher movie ‘The Dorm That Dripped Blood’. Subsequently, after two years, she made her lead debut in yet another slasher-themed movie ‘The Initiation’.

Career Timeline:

  • 1992-1996: Starred in a recurring role of Jo Reynolds in soap opera ‘Melrose Place’ on Fox
  • 1994: Featured in Bob Seger’s music video of ‘Night Movies’
  • 2008-2012: Appeared as Victoria Davis in The CW series ‘One Tree Hill’
  • 2013: Starred in Hallmark Channel series ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered’

Gripping the national attention with the debut movie, she starred in multiple movies in the coming years including critically acclaimed drama ‘Vision Quest’, Rob Reiner’s rom-com ‘The Sure Thing’ and television drama film ‘Stone Pillow’.

With a proficient acting prowess, Daphne soon adept in every genre movies giving intriguing characters such as Princess Vespa of sci-fi movie ‘Spaceballs’ and ‘Beverly Young’ of comedy drama ‘Staying Together’. She also starred in the lead role of Laurie Rorbach opposite Matthew Modine in 1989 drama film ‘Gross Anatomy’ which earned her rave reviews from both critics and viewers.

In 1992, she appeared as Jo Reynold in soap opera ‘Melrose Place’, an exposure which earned her national recognition and garnered successive movies including ‘Family Ties’, ‘Pandora’s Clock’ and ‘American Dreams’.

Following her immense talent and ensuing fame, she was cast in a leading role of Lynne Kerr in ABC Family drama series ‘Beautiful People’.  In 2015, she made a guest appearance in VH1 series ‘Hindsight’ and later the year starred in Hallmark Channel ‘When Duty Calls’ along with Danielle Monet and Judd Nelson.  

Being a dynamic environmental activist, Daphne has stepped up for numerous environmental campaigns. She has energetically worked for plenty of local and national non-profit organizations including ‘Natural Resource Defense Council’, ‘Environment California’ and ‘WaterKeeper Alliance’. In 2009, LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa appointed her as a Board of Director of Los Angeles River Revitalization Corporation.



4. Salary and Net Worth 2018

Daphne Zuniga net worth counts in millions of dollars while her annual salary is yet to be revealed. Her massive fortunes and posh life has predominantly come off her constant hard work and dedication towards the work.

Daphne Zuniga net worth is valued over $3 million, accumulated through a booming pro career in acting. Though her annual salary hasn’t been revealed yet but being an ace actress gracing both small and big screen, she most probably earns the hefty salary.

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  • Net Worth: $ 3 million
  • Salary: N/A


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