Daniel Kanayo Daniel is a Nigerian actor, voice over artiste and a model. He was born on May 22, 1986 at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri, Borno State, in Northeastern Nigeria to the family of Chris Daniel (an engineer) and his mother Kande Daniel (a Broadcast Journalist and former National President of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists). He hails from Nenwe in Ani-Nri Local Government Area of Enugu State.
Command Children School
Command Day Secondary School Enugu (1996 – 1999)
Federal Government College Enugu (1999 till when he completed his senior secondary education)
Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State( started in 2004 and studied Applied Biochemistry).
Daniel made his acting debut in a Television series titled All About Us. He then got cast for a BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) movie titled Sarah’s Choice, directed by Mak Kusare in which he starred alongside OC Ukeje, Seun Dada and Sylvia Oluchi. After the success of Sarah’s Choice Daniel took on the role of the antagonist in the Amstel Malta Box Office produced movie The Child directed by Izu Ojukwu in which he starred alongside Joke Silva, Alex Usifo, Bukky Ajayi and Wole Ojo; followed immediately by a lead role in the hit movie Ladies’ Men directed by Afam Okereke, also starring Mercy Johnson, Funke Akindele, Queen Nwokoye, Ruth Kadiri, Alex Ekubo, Chigozie Atuanya.
2014 City People Awards won Best New Actor of the Year
2014 Best of Nollywood Awards (BON) won Revelation of the Year
2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards won Best Actor in a (Drama)
2016 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards won Best Actor
2016 Golden Movie Awards nominated as Best Actor