Daniel K Daniel is a famous Nigerian actor, model, artist, and events compere, best known for his role as Bossman in the movie, A Soldier’s Story. From the film, he won the 2016 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards [amvca] and the Africa Movie Academy Awards [AMAA] for Best Actor. Daniel also starred in the movie Period Piece 76 alongside Ramsey Noah, Chidi Mkeme, and Rita Dominic.
Daniel K Daniel was born as Daniel Kanayo Daniel at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital on the 22nd of May, 1986, in Maiduguri, Borno, Northeastern part Nigeria. He is 34 years old as of 2020, and he celebrates his birthday with his family, friends, and colleagues on the 22nd of May every year. His next birthday will be on the 22nd of May, 2021, when he turns 35 years old.
Daniel was born to both parents in Maiduguri, Borno, Northeastern part of Nigeria. His father, Chris Daniel, was an engineer, while his mother, Kande Daniel, is a broadcast journalist and former National President of Nigeria Association of Female Journalists. She currently works as a Special Adviser to the Nigerian Minister of Power on Media Matters. Daniel is the firstborn in a Christian family of four children. One of his siblings called Chris Daniel Jnr is a musician and performing artist.
Daniel is of Igbo descend and is a native of Nenwe in Ani-Nri Local Government Area of Enugu State. While Daniel was a toddler, his family moved to Lagos State in Southwest Nigeria and later relocated to the Southeast Stat of Enugu. Daniel’s foster grandfather, Air Marshall Ibrahim Alfa, was a former Nigerian Chief of Air Staff. His three uncles, John Chukwu, Air Vice-Marshal Chris Chukwu, and Shu’aibu Alfa, were squadron leaders in the Nigerian Air force.
Daniel acquired his primary education at Command Children School in Enugu, where he earned his first certificate. While in primary school, le was the leader of his primary school drama and debating club. He was also intelligent and held the first position in his class. Upon completing his primary education, Daniel was enrolled to Command Day Secondary School in Enugu. Still, he was later transferred to Federal Government College in 1999, where he obtained his West African Senior School Certificate. Daniel later joined Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Anambra State, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Applied Biochemistry.
Daniel is a man of average size who appears to be quite tall in his photos. He has an average height and a moderate body weight. However, details regarding Daniel’s actual height and other body measurements are publicly unavailable. We are keeping tabs, and we shall update this information as soon as it is out.
Daniel is happily married to his beautiful wife called Beatya Teena, a blogger. The couple married on the 26th of August, 2017, at a traditional wedding in Anambra State, Nnewi.
Daniel and his wife are blessed with one child whom they welcomed in Atlanta, Georgia. He shared the news on Instagram, saying, “The Greatest Birthday Gift Ever! The Gift of FATHERHOOD. I’m in Love, all over again.”
Daniel began his modeling career while at the university, doing television commercials for Zandas Cosmetics. After his graduation, he engaged in some runaway shows, such as the Abuja Moroccan Fashion Show. During one of the shows, a supermodel called Steiner Eunice Opara dragged Daniel to a movie audition. In 2009, Daniel was given his first role in the television series called, All About Us.
Daniel later starred in a BBC movie called Sarah’s Choice, a movie directed by Mark Kusar, and he starred alongside OC Ukeje, Seun Dada, and Sylvia Oluchi. In 2011, he took a break to go for his National Youth Service, a mandatory requirement for Nigerian university graduates. Daniel later worked with the Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC]in Abuja.
He returned to acting in 2011 at the end of his National Youth Service program. Daniel has starred in several other movies such as Ivie, Same Difference, Paint My Life, Tempest, Lions of 76, Jujuwood, Body of the King, Book of Magic, and Mummy Dearest, among others.
Daniel has never disclosed any information regarding his salary. However, we are reviewing this section, and we shall update it once the information is out.
Daniel is one of Nigeria’s wealthiest actors as he has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2021. His primary income source is his career as an actor, model, artist, and events compere. Through his various sources of income, Daniel accumulates a good net worth but leads a modest lifestyle.