Daniel K Daniel, whose full name is Daniel Kanayo Daniel, COMMONLY known as DKD is a native of Nenwe in Aninri LGA Enugu State Nigeria.
He was born 22nd May 1986. He Studied Applied Biochemistry and attained a Bachelor of Science degree from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Anambara State. Daniel grew up partly in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Enugu because his parents lived in these three cities.
He won the Africa Magic Viewer's Choice Awards (AMVCA) for Best Actor for his role in 'A Soldier's Story' in 2016, in the same year, he also won the Best Actor award at the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), making him the first Nigerian actor to achieve the feat of winning both awards in the same year.
In 2014, Daniel was nominated for two movie awards and He won both awards - The City People award for "Best New Actor" and The Best of Nollywood Award for "Revelation of the Year". In 2015, Daniel won the award for "Best Upcoming Actor" in the AFRIFIMO Awards held in Maryland USA. Daniel was also nominated for the "Best Actor" Award in the Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2016, for his outstanding portrayal of BossMan, A Rebel Leader in the movie - "A Soldiers Story