Daphne Zuniga

Daphne Zuniga was born Daphne Eurydice Zuniga and is known for being an American actress who made her professional debut in the year 1982. She starred in several comedy movies such as Spaceballs and The Sure Thing. She has been an activist for the social cause of environmental issues since the 2000s. She has worked with the Waterkeeper Alliance, Environment California, and Natural Resources Defense Council.

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Biography and Early Life

She is the child of Mrs. Agnes A. and Mr. Joaquín Alberto Zúñiga Mazariegos. She was born and raised in the city of San Francisco in California. Being a private person she is, not much is known about the life of her mother and father. Still, it is said by the people that are close to her, her mother served as a Unitarian minister, and her father taught philosophy at the State University of California. Her sister’s name is Jennifer Zuniga, who is also an actress.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Daphne Zuniga in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Daphne Zuniga’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 28 October 1962. Though, she is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 130 lbs in Pound and 59 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel and hair color is Dark Brown.


In her developmental years, she has been reported to have expressed interest in acting as she attended the Young Conservatory program. She had moved together with her mother and sister after the divorce of her mother and father. She went to Woodstock Union for her high school. She found her love for acting to be a major driver. She returned to California to study theatre arts at the California University.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

According to reports, to avoid much stress in her, she goes to private Buddhist meditation retreats, which helps her cope with the stress that builds up in her.

In 2004, her close sources revealed that she had suffered from mercury poisoning, which she later revealed in an interview, attributed to the overconsumption of fish. She began dating her now-husband, businessman David Mleczko, whom she had been a match made on a blind date arranged by their friends. They got married in a very private ceremony along with their friends and family in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on June 8, 2019.

She later revealed in an interview that she never really fantasized about getting married like other girls her age used to do. She also said that her parents getting divorced at the age of 6 has changed her outlook of life and how she looked at marriage. She later candidly revealed that she did not have a typical mother or a father to look up to and wish for the same things others wanted, so she waited till 50 years of age before getting married. Now she is an emotionally strong woman who is marrying from her place of serenity.

Is Daphne Zuniga Lesbian?

Not much about her previous life is known because she has not spoken about her early life to the media, but whatever the media gather was- no, she is a straight female. She dated her boyfriend/husband, David Mleczko for the last 12 years before they got married in 2019. Thus, she is not a lesbian.

Professional Career

In 1992, she was cast as Jo Reynolds, one of the most scintillating characters in her whole career, until 1996. The role garnered her significant exposure to television audiences and fans who praise her to this date.

She appeared in the 1976 hit “Night Moves.” Zuniga showed her creativity afterward by co-producing and co-directing the documentary “The Future we’ll Create: Inside the planet of TED” with Steven Latham.

Her recent endeavors have ranged from directing movies to acting in critically acclaimed films. Her directorial work for the film The Protégé in 2019 earned her the name in headlines. She also starred in the more recent films like Heartbeats and A Christmas Arrangement, adding more films to her designed career.


She received the honorable LA Femme Filmmaker Award at LA Femme International Film Festival in 2008 and won the Creative Spirit Award for Search Engines (2016) at Santa Fe Film Festival in 2016.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Daphne Zuniga in August 2021

Although it’s impossible to pinpoint the exact amount of money she earned, there’s a rough estimate, according to her reports, that say her net worth is around $4 Million as of August 2021.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Her father teaches philosophy.
  • When she isn’t worried about her acting endeavors, she works for humanitarian causes by cleaning up toxic wastes, and the sources have also revealed that she loves to help kids by counseling the high school kids about the devastating effects of drugs and alcohol in an early age and in their life.
  • Zuniga, in 2004, had suffered severely from a kind of mercury poisoning, which she attributed to the overconsumption of fish. After her diagnosis, sources close to her said that she stopped having fish in addition to other meat.
  • Daphne is a founding committee member of the Earth Communications Office.

Daphne Zuniga has been a stunning actress and a voice actor who has shined in her field. This elegant diva has taken unconventional measures that ease her pressure and stress in life, such as by visiting Buddhist meditation retreats and having been one of the very successful women to achieve a stable and famous life at the same par.


Facts of Daphne Eurydice Zuniga

  • Gender Female
  • full nameDaphne Eurydice Zuniga
  • birthplaceSan Francisco, California, U.S.
  • Date of Birth October 01, 1962
  • Age 61 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone
  • Lucky Color
  • Best Match for Marriage
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionBuddhism
  • net worth$4 Million
  • professionActress, Voice Actress
  • weightIn Kilograms – 59 Kg, In Pounds – 130 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 173 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorHazel
  • high schoolWoodstock Union High School in Woodstock, Vermont

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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