Danijel was born in Kragujevac, Serbia, July 27, 1985. He finished Primary Music School, violin department and then he graduated at the piano department of the Secondary Music School in Kragujevac, under professor Natalija Ikajeva Tomic. As a soloist, he won numerous prizes for interpretation and achieved eminent success with the audience and critics. In year 2004 he began his piano studies at Faculty of Musical Art in Novi Sad, under Professor Jokut Mihajlović.
In 2004 he appeared as a composer, lyricist and a performer at the 11th Music Festival in Budva. Also as a songwriter, he collaborated with some of the Serbian pop musicians. He taught piano at the music school in Kragujevac.
Danijel participated in the singing contest-Star Academy and finished 5th in the final.
Soon after that, the music festival Beovizija was held (national selection for Serbia's representative at the Eurovision Song Contest), where Danijel performed song H8ER with Milica Majstorovic (Star Academy student also). They placed 8th in the final.
After the Star Academy, Danijel recorded the song Javna tajna.
On 19th and 20th of April in 2009, he performed at the Belgrade concert, together with other Star Academy students.