Apart from the personal life, he was a supermodel then he appeared as an actor in number of drama serial. He is the son of a Korean adoptee mother named Christine and Philip. Christine Henney is adopted when she was adult after the war.

It was reported in past that Daniel was interested in who is also an actress during the former years of his career.

But Daniel refused that he had no special relationship with this lady, by saying that we were just friends nothing else.

It’s all about what you want as an individual.” That’s not to say he doesn’t like performing these more light-hearted roles.

On the contrary, he let us in on a little secret: “You won’t get a lot of male actors admitting this to you, but I do enjoy doing romantic comedies because they’re a lot of fun,” Henney shared.

In television, he is popular for starring in the Korean dramas Spring Waltz and My Lovely Sam Soon and the American television series Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders. After his debut in South Korea with an advertisement for the Amore Pacific's cosmetic "Odyssey Sunrise", he became a spokesperson for commercials with Jun Ji-hyun for Olympus cameras and Kim Tae-hee for Daewoo Electronics's Klasse air conditioners.

Henney became a household name through the South Korean hit TV drama, My Lovely Sam Soon, aka My Name is Kim Sam Soon. Henry Kim, a surgeon who is devotedly in love with Hee-jin (played by Jung Ryeo-won).“Now, especially in the States, I think the doors are opening a bit [for Asian American actors].But there are still moments when you occasionally get the computer guy role or the sidekick cop—but as an actor you can make those roles unique if you want to.Resources also revealed that he was also in a relationship with also looked close to each other in past.During 2015 its reported that he engaged with one of girlfriend but later on in an official statement he confirmed that right now he has not decided for married, because wife must require a proper time that is short.Every time I mentioned that I would be interviewing him, I would get the same reaction from female friends and family members alike: a wide-eyed gasp, a clasp of the hands and excessive amounts of gushing (“Oh my god, I LOVE him! Most recently, he starred in the film “Shanghai Calling,” about a Chinese American attorney who is forced to transfer from New York to Shanghai—without having ever been to the city, speaking the language or knowing the culture, despite his ethnic background.