Daniel Lara Bio

(Instagram Star)

Birthday: April 4, 2001 (Aries)

Born In: Riverside, California, United States

Daniel Lara is an American social media star who has more than 487 K followers on Instagram and more than 139K followers on Twitter. He became popular with the 'Damn Daniel' video which was posted by his friend Joshua Holz. The phrase ‘Damn Daniel’ became so popular that many companies such as ‘Vans’, ‘Clorox’, ‘Axe’ and ‘Denny’s’ started using the phrase in their marketing campaigns. The ‘Van Shoes Company’ presented Daniel with a life-time supply of shoes and the profits of the shoe company also peaked along with the popularity of Daniel. Daniel and Joshua were named as one of ‘The 30 Most Influential People on the Internet’ by the ‘Time Magazine’ in 2016.

Quick Facts

Nick Name: Damn Daniel

Age: 23 Years, 23 Year Old Males

Born Country: United States

U.S. State: California

More Facts

education: Riverside Polytechnic High School, California

Rise to Stardom
Daniel Lara became famous due to the video ‘Damn Daniel’ which was posted by his friend Joshua Holz. The video was an edited version of a number of videos posted by Holz on Snapchat in which Holz repeatedly uses the words ‘Damn Daniel’. The Snapchat clips were filmed by Holz at the Riverside Polytechnic School. The video started going viral on February 15, 2016, and it was retweeted over and over again for more than 300K times on Twitter, gained more than 400K likes and got looped on the ‘Vine’ for more than 2 million times. The original video clipping was of 30-second duration, showing Daniel striding around the school building in skinny chinos, a navy blue hoodie, a burgundy-colored backpack and a pair of white slip on sneakers from Vans. As Daniel strode around, Joshua Holz was heard repeating the words ‘Damn Daniel’ and ‘Back at it again with the white Vans’ every now and then. The company which had made the sneakers was so impressed by the video that it presented Lara with a life-time supply of Vans shoes during a guest appearance made by Daniel and Joshua on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’.
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The 'Damn Daniel' Video
A simple pair of shoes has created a phenomenon like nothing before. The popularity of the video ‘Damn Daniel’ showing Daniel Lara wearing a pair of white colored shoes made by ‘Vans’ has stormed the world like never before. Though it is very difficult to pinpoint what exactly is funny about the video, it has created a sensation all over the country. The expression ‘Damn Daniel’ is now getting attached to any person wearing a pair of white shoes. The goofy smiles given by Lara and Holz in the video have added to the comic aspect of the video.
Daniel Lara has been the victim of an internet hoax which says that he was beaten up and robbed while wearing white Vans sneakers. It also said that somebody had stolen his white Vans and was selling them for $3,000 on eBay. He became a victim of ‘swatting’ when someone rang up the police to tell them that there had been a shooting incident at his house and his mother was involved in it. This also proved to be a hoax.
Family & Personal Life
Daniel Lara was born on 4 April 2001, in Riverside, California. He was just another student of the Riverside Polytechnic High School before suddenly becoming an internet celebrity.

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