Daniel Radcliffe is one of the wealthiest young men in Britain with a net worth of $80 million. Daniel Jacob Radcliffe is a young British actor who is best-known for his roles in the wildly successful Harry Potter films. Born July 23, 1989 in London, England, Radcliffe has appeared in 6 Potter films and currently earns about $15 million yearly as a screen actor. Radcliffe knew he wanted to be an actor by age 5. He made his film debut in 2001 in "The Taylor of Panama," starring Pierce Brosnan. That same year he was signed to appear in the first Harry Potter film, the role that brought him international fame and wealth. He has appeared in all 6 Potter films to date and has been signed – and will appear – in the 7th and 8th movies now being scheduled for production. At age 16 he became the youngest non-royal to have his portrait hung in the National Portrait Gallery. His popularity extends to the United States, as well. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.