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Meet Young Ris­ing Star Pho­tog­ra­ph­er – Daniel the Cre­ator

Daniel the Cre­ator

Niger­ian youths are known to be tal­ent­ed and hard­work­ing even though some peo­ple label them “Lazy youths”. The case of fast ris­ing pho­tog­ra­ph­er Daniel Nwagu pop­u­lar­ly known on social media as “Daniel the cre­ator” is not dif­fer­ent, yet what cap­ti­vat­ed our inter­est is his com­bi­na­tion of poet­ry, draw­ings and pho­tog­ra­phy in express­ing art.

Toktok9ja gath­ered that Daniel the Cre­ator is a grad­u­ate of com­put­er engi­neer­ing from Covenant Uni­ver­si­ty. His pas­sion for art and nature divert­ed his career of com­put­er engi­neer­ing to cre­at­ing artistry piece.

Daniel’s mag­nif­i­cent art­work has gained him spot­light on the net with over 30k fol­low­ers on Insta­gram and 12k on Twit­ter.

Wow, who says you can’t be what­ev­er you dream? All you need is to dis­cov­er the real you inside.

In an exclu­sive chat with Toktok9ja, Daniel reveals some secrets and unan­swered ques­tions from fans.

How did you start your career and became this famous?

(Smiles) Well, I start­ed as ‘Daniel the pho­tog­ra­ph­er’, I love pho­tog­ra­phy so much, along the line I dis­cov­ered I could do oth­er things along­side pho­tog­ra­phy which was my first love, so I thought of a name that would encom­pass the oth­er things I do and ‘Daniel the Cre­ator’ came to mind.

Daniel Cre­at­ing

What oth­er things do you do apart from pho­tog­ra­phy?

I do a lot of things, I do web design, cod­ding and a whole lots of com­put­er stuffs, but my pas­sion is art so I focus more on poet­ry, draw­ing and pho­tog­ra­phy.

I also do video edit­ing at my spare time.

Who inspires you in pho­tog­ra­phy?  

TY Bel­lo, I love her works and con­cept.

How long have you been in art busi­ness?

Three years now

Some of your fans say you’re black Amer­i­can is this true?

(Long Laugh­ter) No, I’m 100% 9ja, from Enugu state, Nkanu Local Gov­ern­ment Area to be pre­cise.


Do you have a girl­friend?

No I’m offi­cial­ly sin­gle.

Who was your sec­ondary school crush and why?

I will say ‘Chi Ama­ka’, she was intel­li­gent, I think the most intel­li­gent girl then.

Who is your female celebri­ty crush?

Simi and Rihan­na

What are the two brands you want to work with in the near­est future?

The first will def­i­nite­ly be Mar­vel, I love their works, I’m inspired by their comics, and sec­ond­ly I would say Unicef, I am pas­sion­ate about help­ing peo­ple so I will sure­ly want to work with Unicef.

What is your favorite food?
Pound­ed yam and veg­etable soup

What is the one job you wouldn’t do?

That will be to teach or lec­ture in high insti­tu­tions.

Describe your­self in a sen­tence
I am Pas­sion­ate and dri­ven, I put all efforts to achieve excel­lence.

What are your hob­bies?

I have so many hob­bies, ‘hmmm’, ok, let me men­tion a few, play­ing games, writ­ing poet­ry, draw­ing, and read­ing books most times his­to­ry books.

What is your favourite quote?

I don’t want to own the whole world; I just want to con­tribute my quo­ta

What is your advice to the youths who want to fol­low your foot­steps?

Fol­low what dri­ves you and don’t try to be like any­one else, some­one said a fish judged by its abil­i­ty to climb trees will always be a fail­ure.

So there you have it, ladies, you can throw you net, who knows you might catch a big fish, ‘just say­ing’…

Fol­low Daniel the Cre­ator



Some Artis­tic Cre­ation by Daniel




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