Danny Padilla Bio

Danny Padilla is an American musician and ‘YouTube’ star, best known for his impersonation covers of popular songs. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family, personal life, career, and achievements.

Danny Padilla
Quick Facts

Birthday: April 21, 1993

Nationality: American

Age: 26 Years, 26 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Taurus

Born in: Manhattan Beach, California, United States

Famous as: YouTube’ star

U.S. State: California

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education: Isla Vista in Santa Barbara County, California

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Danny Padilla is an American musician and ‘YouTube’ star. He has gained immense fame through his impersonation covers of popular songs. While growing up in the suburbs of Los Angeles, Danny remained associated with athletics. However, during his high-school days, he developed a passion for music, which overshadowed his athletic endeavors. He started drawing attention after he and his friend Mason started creating covers of famous songs live, while performing on-the-spot impersonations. This unique style of combining music with comedy garnered the two considerable fame on sites such as ‘Facebook,’ ‘BuzzFeed,’ and ‘Reddit.’ Eventually, Danny came up with original music and vlog content and wrote and co-produced several songs. Some of his popular songs are ‘Ally,’ ‘Too Bad,’ and ‘Innocent.’ He has made a mark on social media as a ‘YouTube’ star, with his channel ‘Danny Padilla & Mason Sperling.’ The channel has been flourishing ever since its inception and presently boasts of hundreds of thousands of subscribers and an equally incredible count of views. He has also amassed thousands of followers on his ‘Instagram’ and ‘Twitter’ accounts.

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Danny Padilla
Career
  • Danny developed interest in music while attending high school. Following this, he decided to follow music professionally. He once recollected on how thrilled he was after his long-time best friend taught him the track ‘Smoke On the Water’ on bass. He achieved initial success when he and one of his friends, Mason, started delivering live performances, covering famous singles, accompanied by instant impersonations. This unique concept of combining music with comedy was loved by audiences. Their posts eventually became quite popular on sites such as ‘BuzzFeed,’ ‘Reddit,’ and ‘Facebook’ and garnered Danny immense fame. One such post was that of the cover of Jason Derulo’s ‘Wiggle,’ which was uploaded in 2014. It drew considerable attention on both ‘BuzzFeed’ and ‘Reddit.’ Gradually, Danny forayed into creating original music and vlog content, although he still comes up with his music–comedy videos from time to time. In 2016, he wrote and co-produced three songs, which received acclaim from both his fans and industry professionals. His song ‘Too Bad’ was inspired by his feelings for his ex-girlfriend, whom he could not remove from his heart and mind even after years of their break-up. Some of his other notable songs are ‘Ally,’ ‘Intoxication,’ and ‘Innocent.’ Danny has also collaborated with his other good friends, such as ‘YouTube’ star Ally Hills and pop singer Max Schneider.
  • He launched his ‘YouTube’ channel, Danny Padilla & Mason Sperling,’ on August 21, 2012. The channel has gained substantial fame and has amassed more than 946 thousand subscribers and over 120 million views. Some of the most popular videos of the channel that have surpassed millions of views are Drake - "In My Feelings" Impersonation Cover (LIVE ONE-TAKE!), ‘Post Malone - "Rockstar" (ft. 21 Savage) Impersonation Cover (LIVE ONE-TAKE!),’ and ‘Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus - "Old Town Road" Impersonation Cover (LIVE ONE-TAKE!).’ He also produces an “improv” comedy show on the channel, titled ‘Script Not Found,’ which features many of his comedian friends and fellow “YouTubers” as special guests. Danny has also made his presence felt on other social-media platforms. He has gained over 94.5 thousand followers on ‘Instagram.’ He joined ‘Twitter’ in April 2009 and has so far accumulated more than 13 thousand followers on the platform.
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Family & Personal Life
  • Danny Padilla was born on April 21, 1993, in Manhattan Beach, California, US. Not much is known about his family or early life. He grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles. In his early days, he was interested in athletics. He then learned to play the guitar and the drums. He developed a real interest in music after he joined high school. With time, his interest in music grew and athletics took a back seat. He completed his college studies in Isla Vista in Santa Barbara County, California. Danny once mentioned in an interview that if he were not a musician, he would have ventured into talent management or worked in sports analytics or sports writing. In his leisure, he likes to spend time with friends, watch ‘Netflix,’ and play video games. Although not much is known about his present relationship status, Danny has earlier dated Jillian Trimble. The musician/vlogger mentions that he just wants to make people happy with his creative pursuits and hopes to change as many lives as he can, in a positive way.
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Last Updated : July 11, 2019

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