Daniel Knightley (Daniel Amechi Ofulue) was born in London, England to Janice Simpson and Mark Ofulue. Through out most of his childhood he always took an interest towards two very contrasting activities. The Performing arts and Aviation. Daniel Graduated from Oxford Aviation academy in 2008 and became an airline pilot for various airlines around Europe and Asia. It was only later on in his aviation career that he realized his heart truly belonged to the world of performing arts.

He was involved as an extra in some TV shows back in the UK. Davincis Demons, Game Of thrones and Dr Who. Knowing he wanted to be in front of the camera he decided to take acting courses at City Lit. In conjunction with this he got his Silver award from the BADC (British Academy of Dramatic Combat). Specializing in Dagger and Rapier, as well as hand to hand combat.

In 2014 he decided to make the big move to Hollywood.