Daniel K. Daniel Biography, Age, Career, Spouse, Net Worth, Awards
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Daniel K. Daniel (Daniel Kanayo Daniel) is known by his stage name. DKD is a multiple award-winning American from the country of Nigerian actors. He is a part of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science in the class of 2022. Daniel is a two-time African Actor of the Year.
Profiling Daniel K. DanielA Quick Glance At Daniel K Daniel
|Full Names||Daniel Kanayo Daniel
|Date Of Birth||22, May 1986|
|Age||36 Years Old|
|State of Origin||Borno State|
|Academics||Federal Government College, Enugu|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
|Movie||The Drone that Saved Christmas (2022)|
Daniel K. Daniel Early Life & Education
Daniel K. Daniel was born to the family of Mr. as well as Mrs. Chris Daniel K. Daniel in the late 80s. The exact date of his birth was the 22nd of May, 1986.
Of the four children of his parents, Daniel is the first child. He has two brothers younger than him and a sister who is the one who was born last. His brother, Chris Daniel Jnr is an artist on stage and singer.
Daniel K. Daniel is a native of Maiduguri, Borno state. He is originally an Enugu native. Nenwe, Ani-Nri Local Government Area, Enugu state. Enugu Stae is located in the southeast of Nigeria.
In addition, Daniel was also a resident of Abuja in Abuja, as well as Port Harcourt with his parents at one time. Of course, this is due to the path his parents took in their careers.
It is clear that his dad, Chris Daniel was an engineer. His mother, Kande Daniel was the former Nigerian Chairman of the fem Journalists’ Association and broadcast journalist. In the following years, she was an adviser to the Nigerian Ministry of Power on Media.
To complete his primary education, Daniel K Daniel went to the Command Children’s School and got his First School Leaving Certificate therein. At the Federal Government, Enugu. Therein, he got his West African Senior School Certificate.
In the following years, he received admission into his first year at the Prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra state. He studied and graduated with an undergraduate diploma in Biochemistry.
At first, Daniel wanted to become a pilot, but his dream ended when his diagnosis of myopia (a sickness that is caused by short-sightedness).
Primarily the three uncles he has; Shu’aibu LFA (civil pilot), Air Sh Vice-Marshal Chris Chukwu, Squadron Leader John Chukwu, and former Chief of the Air Staff Late Marshal Ibrahim Alfa his maternal grandfather, who was influential in his first choice of career.
Daniel K. Daniel Age
How old is Daniel K Daniel? Daniel K Daniel was born on the 22nd of May 1986, he is 36 years old as of 2022
Daniel K. Daniel Career
Daniel K. Daniel began his modeling career in high school and was featured in a few commercials on television to promote Zandas Cosmetics. When he returned to Abuja after his time at the university, he was a participant in several runway shows like that the Abuja Moroccan Fashion Show. Following one show, Supermodel Steiner Eunice Opara was able to drag the reluctant Daniel to an audition for a film. The directors Kabat Esosa Gbon and Tola Balogun were impressed with Daniel’s talents and offered him his first acting gig in the Television show About Us. About Us.
He was then cast in the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) film called Sarah’s Choice written by Mak Kusare. In the film, the cast included OC Ukeje, Seun Dada, and Sylvia Oluchi. Following The success of Sarah’s choice, Daniel played the part of an antagonist for The Child, an Amstel Malta Box Office produced film The Child, directed by Izu Ojukwu. He was a part of the cast with Joke Silva and Alex Usifo. Bukky Ajayi as well as Wole Ojo. After that, he won the role of the main character in the movie that made him famous, Ladies’ Men which was directed by Afam Okereke. It also features Mercy Johnson, Funke Akindele, Queen Nwokoye, Ruth Kadiri, Alex Ekubo, Chigozie Atuanya, and others.
Daniel K. Daniel decided to take a break from his acting career after February of 2010 to complete the National Youth Service, which is a required requirement for Nigerian university graduates. He was then employed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja the Federal Capital Territory as part of his youth service.
He began acting again in the year 2011 following the conclusion of the Youth Service program and starred in a variety of films like Under which was made on location in Ghana, Ivie, Same Difference, Paint My Life, Tempest, Lions of 76, Jujuwood, Body of the King, Book of Magic, Matchmaker, Spirit Girl, Devil in Red, Girl, Mummy Dearest, Bambitious and others. He also appeared in numerous Television Series such as My Treasure, Spider and Car Hire. Daniel was also a part of the cast of The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) radio drama series Story The Story in addition to Neighbor My Neighbor.
Daniel K. Daniel Spouse
Yes, please. Daniel K. Daniel is married to his wife for over a decade and is now. He has a kid along with his spouse.
Daniel K. Daniel Filmography
|2010||Ladies’ Men||Bernard||Afam Okereke||Feature Film|
|The Child||Oviawe||Izu Ojukwu||Feature Film (Amstel Malta Box Office Produced Film)|
|Under 1 and 2||Dave||Nonso Emekaekwue||Feature Film|
|Sarah’s Choice||Sub-lead||Mak Kusare||Feature Film (Produced by the BBC)|
|2012||Paint My Life/Tempest||Friday||Tchidi Chikere||Feature Film|
|Lions of 76||Corporal Obi||Izu Ojukwu||Feature Film|
|2013||Book of Magic||Obinna||Nonso Ekene-Okonkwo||Feature Film|
|Spirit Girl||Obinna||Nonso Ekene-Okonkwo||Feature Film|
|2014||Matchmaker||Opie||Solomon McAuley||Feature Film (MNet-Afriwood Production)|
|Girl||Pita||Solomon McAuley||Feature Film (MNet-Afriwood Production)|
|I’m Audrey||Esosa||Alex Mouth||Feature Film (MNet-Afriwood Production)|
|Mummy Dearest||Chijioke Chinda||Willis Ikedum||Feature Film (Released in 2015)|
|Almost Perfect||Major||Desmond Elliot||Feature Film (Yet to be released)|
|A Long Night (2014)||Jude||Desmond Elliot||Feature Film (Yet to be released)|
|Same Difference||Sam||Ehizojie Ojeshobolo||Feature Film|
|Devil in Red||Bryan Okorie||Chucks-John Ejiofor||Feature Film|
|Bambitious||Jerry Braide||Okechukwu Oku||Feature Film|
|Fearless Lions||Ebube||Vincent D Anointed||Feature Film|
|Chimobi (The Only Son)||Chimobi||Emeka Nnakihe||Feature Film|
|2015||Dise’s Secrets||Tony||Jay Franklyn Jituboh/Chris Odeh||Ebonylife TV Original Film|
|Amiable||Dave||Stanlee Ohikhuare||Feature Film|
|A Soldier’s Story||Bossman||Frankie Ogar||Produced by Martin Gbados|
|Perfectly Flawed||Lead Role||Chris Eneng||Africa Magic Original Film|
|2016||Schemers||Sub-Lead||Gbenga Salu||Produced by Grace Edwin Okon|
|For the Wrong Reasons||Sub-Lead Role||Elvis Chuks||An Elvis Chuks Production|
|Obsessed||Lead Role||Dabbie Chimere||Featuring Daniella Okeke, Mercy Ima Macjoe and Jorge Blaq.|
|The Flute Boy||Lead||Amaechi Ukeje||Produced by Demek Movies|
|The Brotherhood||Lead Role||Prince Emeka Ani||A Chez Movies Production|
|What Goes Around||Lead||Sadiq Sule||Produced by Sadiq Sule|
|Icheke Oku||Prince Agunannya||Emeka Amakeze||An Igbo Language Film|
|Awele My Love||Lead||Victor Okoli||Produced by Kelechi Onwuchekwa|
|Brother’s Love||Lead||Ben Emeh||An Uzo Sele Production|
|Chidera||Prince||Henry Mgbemele||An Igbo Language Film, Produced by Coruma Movies|
|’76||Corporal Obi||Izu Ojukwu||2017 AMVCA Film of the Year|
|Eye of Love||Chukwudinigbo||Ugezu J Ugezu||Produced by Trust in God Productions|
|Oloibiri||Lieutenant Yisa||Curtis Graham||Produced by Rogers Ofime|
|2017||Saved by Love||Ezinne||Ifeanyi Azodoh||Produced by Great Films|
|A Day Outside||Lead||Ilochi Olisaemeka||Produced by Happy Julian|
|Heavy in the Game||Lead||Evans Osigwe||Produced by Evans Osigwe|
|Scorned||Bosun||Tokunbo Ahmed/Asurf Oluseyi||Produced by Tokunbo Ahmed and Chris Martin|
|Broken Reed||Lead||Kabat Esosa Egbon||Produced by Daniel Imasuen|
|The Guardian||Smoke||Kabat Esosa Egbon||A Divine Images Production|
|Black Widow||Jide||Chibuike Ike||Produced by Chibuike Ike|
|Hell or High Water||Sub-Lead||Asurf Oluseyi||A TIERS Production|
|2018||Mummy Dearest 2||Lead||Willis Ikedum|
|Talking Dolls||Lead||Sukie Oduwole||Produced by Marc Adebesin|
|After Dark||Sub-Lead||Chris Eneaji||IrokoTV|
|Low Lifes and High hopes||Sub-Lead||Bright Osafamwen||A Frankie Ogar Production|
|Lagos Landing||Richard||Theo Okpa||Feature film|
|Paradise||Kraft||Daniel Oriahi||Produced by Ijeoma Grace Agu|
|2019||The Wedding Gown||Lead||Edward Uka||Produced by UcheNnanna|
|The Fugitive||Lead||Andy Boyo|
|The Oblivion||Lead||Ndave Njoku||Produced by Colette Nwadike|
|The Clash||Lead||Goodnews Isika||An IrokoTV Production|
|Let Karma||Lead||Biodun Stephen||Produced by Aisha Mohammed|
|Why Not||Maxwell||Paul Apel||Produced by Defo Productions.|
|2020||Akpe||Sub-Lead||Toka Mcbarbor||Produced by Ushbebe|
|A Soldier’s Story 2 – Return from the Dead||Lead role as Bossman||Frankie Ogar||Feature film|
|Easy Money||Chief Fernández||Daniel Oriahi||Feature film by Red Carpet Films|
|2021||The Greener Pastures||Lead||Saint Stephen Pitees||Feature film|
|2022||The Drone that Saved Christmas||Prime Minister of Senegal||Miriam Bavly||Feature film by Breakout Music|
|2010||My Treasure||Lead||Livinus Otteh||TV Series|
|2011||Away from Home||Lead||Wonder Obasi||TV Series|
|2013||Car Hire||Kola Sweeny||Frankie Ogar||EbonyLife TV Series|
|2015||Pulse||William||Paul Igwe||TV Series|
|2016||How to Die in an African Home||Papa||Daniel K Daniel||Web Series featuring Etinosa Idemudia|
|2017||Professor John Bull||Guest Star||Tchidi Chikere||TV Series (produced by Globacom)|
|2017||Tinsel||Guest Star||Africa Magic Series||TV Series|
Daniel K. Daniel Awards and Nominations
Daniel received nominations for the City People Awards, in the Best New Actor of the Year category In 2014. This was an award that he won. Daniel was also nominated in the Best of Nollywood Awards (BON), the Revelation of the Year category in 2014. He was awarded.
5 March 2016 Daniel was awarded the Award for Best actor in the field of (Drama) at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) edition for 2016 for his part in the Nigerian war film The Soldier’s Story. In a similar year, Daniel received the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards award for the Best Actor in a Leading Part for the same film.
He was in June of 2022. along with Funke Akindele were the only Nollywood actors to be invited to join the Academy of Motion Pictures and Science class of 2022.
|2014||City People Awards||Best New Actor of the Year||Daniel K. Daniel||Won|
|Best of Nollywood Awards (BON)||Revelation of the Year||Daniel K. Daniel||Won|
|2016||2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards||Best Actor in a (Drama)||Daniel K. Daniel||Won|
|12th Africa Movie Academy Awards||Best Actor||Daniel K. Daniel||Won|
|Golden Movie Awards||Best Actor||Daniel K Daniel||Nominated|
|Nigeria Entertainment Awards||Best Actor||Daniel K Daniel||Nominated|
|2017||Best of Nollywood Awards||Best Kiss in a Movie||Daniel K Daniel||Nominated|
|2018||Zulu African Film Academy Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Daniel K. Daniel||Won|
|2020||2020 Best of Nollywood Awards||Best Actor in a Lead role – English||Daniel K. Daniel||Nominated|
Daniel K. Daniel’s Net Worth
Daniel K. Daniel is one of the most successful Actors and is named the most famous Actor. Based on our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Daniel K Daniel’s net worth is around $1.5 Million.