DaniLeigh: Biography and music career

Published At: 01 March 2020 , 02:41 PM

Daniella Curiel, better known by her pseudonym DaniLeigh, is an American singer, dancer, songwriter, and director. Collaborated with Prince, and is currently signed to a major record company with Def Jam Records.

Born - December 20, 1994 (age: 24 years).

Hometown - Miami, USA.

Zodiac sign - Sagittarius.

Height - 164 cm.

Weight - 58 kg.

Before popularity

Danielle was born in Florida, USA. She started dancing and singing at a very young age and even moved to Los Angeles, California, to discover great career opportunities. In childhood, her musical tastes were greatly influenced by such performers as Missy Elliot, Aaliyah, Drake, and Rihanna. She sang in church with her father and sisters.

Siblings of Danielle - Amanda (Sister), Brianna (Younger Sister) (Singer). She also has a brother. In her early teens, she began uploading covers to YouTube. Covers like "So Beautiful" by Musiq Soulchild demonstrated her as a talented person.

Danielle's mother was fond of dancing from the age of 12, and she also followed in her footsteps. Before her musical popularity, she danced in music videos and at commercial concerts with famous artists. Daniella danced for artists such as Farrell and Nelly Furtado.


Danielle began her career as a member of one of the dance groups. Then she, already in the role of an independent singer, together with her sister, began performing under the label of the blower "Curly Fryz," in which she participated until 2013. American musician "Prince" Rogers Nelson provided an invitation to the duet to join in the video for his song "Breakfast Can Wait." Following their success, Curly Fryz produced several independent releases, including Like a Mack with Rogers Nelson for his album HITnRUN: Phase One.

After a year of cooperation, the singer decided to start a solo career, performing under the pseudonym DaniLeigh. Having published several independent and high-quality works, in 2015, she released her debut single "DOSE," after which the joint was followed by the signing of a contract with Def Jam. In 2017, the singer took part in the creation of the collection "Summer with Friends," which included her first singles - "Lurkin" and "Play." The track "Play" is an inspirational song where it challenges people. In the debut album "Summer With Friends," in addition to the singles mentioned above, "All I Know" was recorded with Kes and "On," which became very famous among fans. The plan has successfully managed hundreds of thousands of plays on YouTube and SoundCloud.

At the end of autumn 2018, DaniLeigh had the release of her first official album "The Plan," on which the track "Lil Bebe" caused a real sensation and took the 27th place on the Hot R&B chart. The work, released in July 2018, received more than a million auditions on SoundCloud. The clip was shot in October 2018, collecting about 4 million views on YouTube. Also, a remix of the song featuring Lil Baby was released.

Personal life of DaniLeigh

The singer does not like to talk about her personal life, as she tries to separate work and relationships. But at the moment, Danielle has no marriage ties.

Interesting Facts about DaniLeigh

DaniLeigh inherited her vocals from her father and a penchant for dancing from her mother.

Growing up, she went in for sports, namely basketball.

Musician Prince Rogers Nelson was her mentor until his death in 2016.

Dani fans are called "DaniLions."

In high school, she was a tomboy, and it seemed to her that her name Daniel was too feminine for such a violent nature.

She has a very peculiar style, giving away the 90s.