To have everything going perfectly well for you then receive that heartbreaking news from your Doctor about your health feels like one of those nasty trade-off deals that the gods seem to go in for when they’re feeling particularly spiteful. Brittany Daniel has made a name in the show business, she has also had her battle with cancer. See everything about her here.
Brittany Daniel was born in Florida
Brittany Daniel was born in Gainesville, Florida to Carolyn and Charlton Bradford (‘C.B.’) Daniel Jr. She has a twin sister named Cynthia Daniel. Both of them entered the show business together with Cynthia her sister focusing on her photography skills much later. Brittany also has an elder brother named Brad. Their father ran for the Mayor of Gainesville before he lost his battle with cancer.
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Brittany attended Gainesville High School and at the age of 11, Ford Modeling Agency in New York signed her and her sister. Both of them appeared in the American teen magazines ‘Seventeen’, and ‘YM. They also appeared in the commercials of Doublemint gums as Doublemint twins.
She soon transitioned from modeling into the acting industry. She was born on March 17, 1976. She is 43 years old.
Brittany Daniel began her career aged 13
Brittany Daniel made her acting debut in the sitcom “The New Leave It to Beaver.” She was only thirteen years as of then and her only experience in the entertainment world was from modeling. But it’s doesn’t matter, she came with the hunger to be a superstar.
In 1992, she made an appearance in syndicated teen drama “Swan’s Crossing” as Mila Rosnovsky. The series required her to move to New York and she made that needed career trip which launched her into something greater. Shortly after she graduated from high school, she landed the role of Jessica Wakefield in the television series Sweet Valley High alongside her twin sister who landed the role of her screen twin.
The series is loosely based on Francine Pascal’s book series of the same name which tells the story of Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield. Two beautiful blonde twins who live in the fictitious Sweet Valley, California. Elizabeth is warm, friendly and sincere, while her twin sister Jessica is flirty, mischievous, and irresponsible. The series won her the Young Artist Award in 1995.
She also appeared in the crime drama film “The Basketball Diaries” as Blinkie with her twin sister. The film starred legendary Leonardo DiCaprio. She also appeared as Rachel in the action thriller film “Sonic Impact”.
Brittany made an appearance in an episode of Fox sitcom “That 70’s show” as Penny. She also appeared as Sophia in the direct spin-off of the former “That ‘80s Show”. Brittany landed a role on NBC television sitcom “Just Shoot Me!” as Sarah.
One of the most popular roles she played on TV was the role of Kelly Pitts, a reality TV star in the CW’s comedy-drama “The Game”. It was during the period of “The Game” that Brittany experienced excruciating back pains and was diagnosed with cancer. However, she later joined the show after he tripped back to normalcy. She is well and hearty now, rocking Hollywood.
She had a battle with cancer
It is always sad to see people battling cancer because they go through unbearable pains; the type that offers little hope. It is true that the ending of life is expected, the world is a mortal plane after all. Brittany lost her father to cancer in 2008 and fear must have gripped her when her doctor diagnosed her with stage IV non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. It was a period when she was preparing to appear in another season of the television series “The Game” with intentions of moving into her new home that same year (2011).
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But she fought cancer at a frenetic level as she went into chemotherapy immediately. Her mother and her twin sister stood by her side, offering words of hope until she was declared cancer-free.
Brittany Daniel is married to Adam
Brittany Daniel married Adam Touni in July 2017. Adam proposed to when they were hiking at Tennessee Valley Cove in Marin County. Jeanette Blacy, Touni’s family friend Adam Touni’s family friend designed the engagement ring. Previously, Brittany dated actor Keenen Ivory Wayans. The actress has revealed that she still keeps in touch with all her exes, but there is no second chance for them.
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Brittany has a decent net worth
Brittany Daniel has made money in the entertainment world. She started her career as a model before moving to become an actress. She has so many acting credits under her belt. Her net worth stands at 4 million dollars. This amount is huge considering she once took a hiatus from acting when she went into chemotherapy. She is still young and has a long way to go in the acting business if she doesn’t go into early retirement.
Brittany Daniel is tall. She stands at a height of 5 ft 7 inches. That is 1.70 meters. She loves hiking, sleeping on the beach, rollerblading and bungee jumping.
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