American actress and an environment activist Daphne Zuniga does not need an introduction. She rose to fame after her outstanding performance in the television shows and movies like One Tree Hill, Melrose Place, Heartbeats, and The Wrong Babysitter.
Moreover, She is also a founding member of the Earth Communications Office. As of e, she appeared in the movie Witness Unprotected playing the role of Sam.
For more details of Zuniga including her dating life, boyfriend, and net worth, stay with us.
She was born on 28th October 1962, in San Francisco, California to Joaquin Alberto Zuñiga Mazariegos; a professor at California State University, East Bay, and Agnes A; a Unitarian minister. Her father is originally from Guatemala and mother is of Finnish, and Polish descent.
She attended Woodstock Union High School in Woodstock, Vermont and graduated in 1980. She then went to the University of California, Los Angeles to study theater arts.
Zuniga is a beautiful actress with a height 5’8″ (1.73m) and weight 59 kg (130lbs).
Along with name and fame, Zuniga has also earned a huge sum of money from her acting career. According to celebrity net worth her net worth is estimated to be around $3 million and as per the Richest, her total income is $2 million.
She started her career in 1994 after appearing in few episodes of Family Ties. The following year, she was cast in the drama series, Stone Pillow.
Zuniga rose to fame after appearing in the 1990s popular television show, Melrose Place playing the role of Jo Reynolds. Some of her other popular shows include, On Strike for Christmas, Mail Order Bride, Christmas Do-Over, and Secret Lives.
She was a founding member of the Earth Communications Office and has worked with the Waterkeeper Alliance, Natural Resources Defense, Council, and Environment California.
The 55-year-old, One Tree Hill, actress Zuniga is very private and prefers low key personal life. According to various sources, she is dating someone, but she has not revealed the identity of her man yet. Daphne Zuniga has not been married before but was in a serious relationship.
Her first public boyfriend is American actor Jason Gedrick, known for his performance on the television series Boomtown and Murder One. The couple dated in 1986. It was a short-lived relationship as the duo broke up within months.
Daphne Zuniga started an affair with popular American actor and director Emilio Estevez in 1988. The pair was one of the Hollywood’s loving couples at that time but they were not destined to be together. The duo broke up after sometimes.
Zuniga has not been in any public relations since then. In 2013, in an interview with Huffington Post, she mentioned about having a boyfriend, but the identity has not been revealed yet. She also talked about her love life and how difficult it is to find the perfect one who will always by your side. She said:
“The one that I really call love is when I feel like everything’s okay. That state of, it’s all right here. I spent most of my adult life looking for romantic love. I’ve been in therapy since ’87. What I learned was, that connection that I was looking for that I thought was really romantic love, my therapist literally said, “Well, when you feel that next, you probably shouldn’t go towards that for a partner.”
Daphne Zuniga further talked about her Boyfriend:
“It took twenty-five years to find the man that I’m with now, and the feeling I feel about him is subtle, strong, amazing. I look at him and I smile. But I also look at him and say, “Can you please just put down the toilet seat?” It’s not like it’s perfect at all. But it’s there. The love, it’s there. The respect. The day to day has to bring you ease and comfort and safety. The waking up in the morning and going to bed at night, and everything in between has to bring you that. Or else what is the point?”
She seems really happy in her current relationship, and we wish her all the best for the couple.