Danielle Leigh Curiel, professionally known as DaniLeigh is an American-born Dominican singer, rapper - she is also a choreographer and creative director. She rose to fame for posting covers of herself dancing on YouTube and later directing Pop legend, Prince’s music video in 2013.
Both her father and mother are of Dominican descent. She is a sister to Amanda and Brianna Leah, who is also a well-known singer.
DaniLeigh released her first hit single, D.O.S.E in 2017, and followed it with 2017’s Play, her debut EP, Summer with Friends, and The Plan (2018).
Prince sought her to direct his music video for, “Breakfast Can Wait” in 2013, and subsequently mentored her until his sudden death in 2016.
In 2017, she signed a record deal with Def Jam records.
The music video for her single, “Lil Bebe”, released in 2018, has been viewed over 4 million times on YouTube.
She refers to her fans as “DaniLions”.
She began her career as a backup dancer, working with the likes of Nelly Furtado and Pharrell Williams.
DaniLeigh featured the likes of YBN Nahmir, Lil Yachty, YG, and Lil Baby on her 2018 EP, The Plan.
She began singing when she was around 14 years old and has been musically influenced by artistes such as Drake, Missy Elliott and Aaliyah.
DaniLeigh is a famous American singer, who was born on December 20, 1994. As a person born on this date, DaniLeigh is listed in our database as the 8th most popular celebrity for the day (December 20) and the 169th most popular for the year (1994).
People born on December 20 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. DaniLeigh is the 612th most popular Sagittarius.
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