Daniel Truhitte – Bio, Age, Wiki, Facts& Family

Who is Daniel Truhitte?

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

Daniel Truhitte is a seventy-year-old man living in Concord, North Carolina, with his wife, Tarealia Haney. He has four children, one of whom is the American actor Thomas Rolf Truhitte.

Quick Facts

Full NameDaniel Truhitte
BirthdateSeptember 10, 1943
Age 78 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 

Daniel Truhitte was born on September 10, 1943, in Sacramento, California, USA. From an early age, Daniel was highly interested in music and dance. He also began taking dance lessons at the age of six and voice lessons at the age of ten.

Additionally, Daniel received a scholarship to attend The Sacramento Ballet. At the time, he was also fifteen. Similarly, the actor received another scholarship to attend the Pasadena Playhouse. After completing high school, he went there.

Truihitte then attended Ambassador College in Pasadena, California.

Romantic Affairs and Relationship

Gabriele Truhitte (Ex-Wife)

During The Sound of Music filming, Daniel and Gabriele met each other. Eventually, they fell in love after working together as young actors. In 1966, they married after dating for two years.

Sadly, Gabriele and Daniel’s marriage did not work out, and they divorced shortly after that.

Mary Miller (Ex-Wife)

After a few years, Daniel married Mary Miller, but this relationship also ended in divorce.

Tarealia Haney (Wife)

In 1992, Daniel married Tarealia Haney. The couple has been happily married for more than three decades now.

Daniel Truhitte Children 

Thomas Rolf Truhitte (Son)

Thomas Rolf Truhitte is an American actor and the only child of The Sound of Music actor Richard Truhitte. Additionally, he was born in Hollywood, Los Angeles.

Further, he is well known for performing Wagnerian operas. Over the years, he appeared in eleven performances for Opera San Jose.

Daniel has two other sons in addition to Thomas.


In addition to taking dance and voice lessons at a very young age, Daniel attended many institutes to enhance his skills. As a result of his improved skills, the actor was cast in The Sound of Music.

The movie was an instant hit. The 1965 musical drama featured actors like Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Richard Haydn, and Chairman Carr. It is still considered one of the best cinematic contributions of all time.

Daniel joined the US Marine Corps after his movie. A few years after serving his country, he returned to the film industry. As well as this, he moved to North Carolina and started a career teaching performers.

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

Net Worth

It is estimated that Daniel Truhitte has a net worth of $1.7 million as of 2022.

Social Media

Daniel is active on both Twitter and Instagram. There are more than 500 followers on his Instagram account and 350 followers on his Twitter account.


Who sang for Rolf in The Sound of Music?

Actor Daniel Truhitte sang Rolf in The Sound of Music.

How old is Daniel truhitte?

Daniel is 78 years old.

What is the age of Daniel Truhitte in Sound of Music?

Dan, then just 20 years old, played the role of Rolf in the 1965 movie, alongside Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.

Daniel was previously married to Gabriele. She was his first wife.

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