Here's a short biography of Daniel Vettori. Daniel Luca Vettori, was born on 27 January 1979.He was born in Auckland and brought up in Hamilton, attending Marian School and later St. Paul's Collegiate School. Vettori is married to Mary O'Connel, with whom he has two children. He moved from Hamilton to Auckland to live with her but has continued playing for the Northern Districts. They have a son named James, born on 8 March 2009. Vettori was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merits in the 2011 Queen's Birthday Honours, for services to cricket.