Daniel Truhitte – Bio, Career, Net Worth & more

Who is Daniel Truhitte?

Daniel Truhitte is an American actor, producer, dancer, and vocalist. He is famously known for his contribution to the hit musical drama film, The Sound of Music. Besides that, he also gives lessons to young people who aspire to be a performer soon.

Daniel Truhitte is a seventy-year-old man who lives with his wife, Tarealia Haney, in Concord, North Carolina, United States. He has four children, and one of them is American actor Thomas Rolf Truhitte.

Daniel Truhitte Biography
Daniel Truhitte Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameDaniel Truhitte
BirthdaySeptember 10, 1943
Age 79 years old
Sun SignVirgo
TraitsPositive: Hardworking, intelligent, and adventurous
Negative: Overly solicitous, easily frustrated, and overly independent 
BirthplaceSacramento, California, USA
Currently residingConcord, North Carolina, USA
EducationHigh School from The Sacramento Ballet
Bachelor’s Degree from Ambassador College
Height5 feet 2 inches (1.60 m)
HobbyPlaying piano
Eye ColorGreen
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse Name Gabriele Truhitte (Ex-Wife)
Mary Miller (Ex-Wife)
Tarealia Haney (Wife)
ChildrenThomas Rolf Truhitte (Son)
And two other sons
Profession Actor, Vocalist, Dancer, and Producer

Early life and Childhood 

On September 10, 1943, Daniel Truhitte was born in Sacramento, California, USA. Daniel became very much interested in music and dance at a young age. Moreover, he started to take dance lessons at six and took voice lessons at ten.

Furthermore, Daniel received a scholarship to attend The Sacramento Ballet. In addition, he was fifteen at the time. Similarly, the actor got another scholarship to attend Pasadena Playhouse. And he went there after completing high school.

Daniel Truhitte young photo
Daniel Truhitte’s young photo

Truihitte then went to Ambassador College, located in Pasadena, California. 

Daniel Truhitte Romantic Affairs and Relationship

Gabriele Truhitte (Ex-Wife)

Daniel and Gabriele met each other on The Sound of Music set. They were young actors who worked together and eventually fell in love. Moreover, after dating each other for two years, they married in 1966.

Unfortunately, things didn’t work out between Daniel and Gabriele, and soon, their marriage ended in divorce. 

Mary Miller (Ex-Wife)

In 1987, Daniel married Mary Miller, but this too ended in divorce after a few years.

Tarealia Haney (Wife)

In 1992, Daniel married Tarealia Haney. And since then, they have been happily married for three decades now.  

Daniel Truhitte Children 

Thomas Rolf Truhitte (Son)

Thomas Rolf Truhitte is an American heldentenor and the only child of The Sound of Music actor. In addition, he was born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. The Rolf in his name is a tribute to Daniel’s role in his film.

Moreover, Thomas is famous for his performances in Wagnerian operas. He worked for the Opera San Jose company from 1997 to 2001, where he appeared in eleven performances.

Besides Thomas, Daniel has two other sons.


After taking dance and voice lessons at a very young age, Daniel also attended many institutes to increase his skills. And due to his improved skills, the actor became one of the casts of The Sound of Music.

Fortunately, the movie became an instant hit. The 1965 musical drama had actors like Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Richard Haydn, Chairman Carr, etc. This film is still discussed today and is regarded as one of the best cinematic contributions. 

After his movie, Daniel joined the US Marine Corps. After paying for his service to the country, he returned to films. Moreover, he moved to North Carolina and started a career in teaching performers.

Daniel Truhitte now
Daniel Truhitte now

Furthermore, in September 1993, the actor appeared in ‘A Day in the Life of Dan Truhitte’. Finally, in October 2013, Daniel played his character Captain Von Trapp once again as a tribute to the film. North Carolina Dinner Theatre Production organized the tribute. 

Daniel Truhitte Net Worth

As of 2022, Daniel Truhitte has a net worth of USD 1.7 million.

Daniel Truhitte Social Media

Daniel is active both on Twitter and Instagram. He has almost 500 followers on Instagram and 350 followers on his Twitter account.


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