DaniLeigh born Danielle Leigh Curiel is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, and choreographer.
She was born on the 20th of December, 1994 in Miami, Florida, U.S.
She began her career by posting covers of popular songs on YouTube, before moving to Los Angeles, where she began choreographing for other artists and dancing.
Let’s delve into her biography below.
DaniLeigh Real Name
She goes by the stage name DaniLeigh but she was born Danielle Leigh Curiel.
She was born on the 20th of December, 1994 in Miami, Florida, U.S. She is 27 years old as of the year 2021.
She hails from Miami, Florida, U.S.
DaniLeigh Early Life and Education
She was born in South Florida to Dominican parents. She was deeply interested in music during her youth, and cites Missy Elliott, Aaliyah, Drake and Rihanna as her influences.
She started dancing at the age of 12 and singing at the age of 14, though she was initially too shy to sing in front of others until she received positive feedback.
Curiel made notable attention when at 18 years old, she was asked by Prince to direct the video for his single “Breakfast Can Wait”.
Following the video’s success, Prince continued mentoring DaniLeigh until his death in 2016. She released her first single “D.O.S.E” in 2015, but her first successful single was “Play”, released in 2017.
The single is an empowerment song for women and Latinos, and features Mexican-American rapper Kap G.
After signing with Def Jam Records, she released her first EP, Summer with Friends, in 2017, followed up by The Plan in 2018.
The latter features appearances by rappers YG, Lil Yachty, Lil Baby, and YBN Nahmir. She later released a few more singles such as “Lil Bebe”, which was remixed featuring vocals from Lil Baby, and “Easy”, which was remixed featuring vocals from singer Chris Brown.
She has also made a cameo appearance in Megan Thee Stallion’s Hot Girl Summer music video. In late 2019, she choreographed for DaBaby’s music video “BOP on Broadway”.
DaniLeigh Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
He goes by the handle @DaniLeigh on Twitter, @iamdanileigh on Instagram and DaniLeigh on Facebook,
DaniLeigh Latest Songs
He has released quite a number hit tunes in to the market namely; Levi High, Dominican Mami, Diamond On Me, Monique, Superstar, Famous, My Terms, Situation, Bullshit, Baby Say, Mistreated, Last Night, Put You On among many others.
Check out the official video of the remix of her hit single “Easy” with Chris Brown below.