Danielle Cohn, popularly known as Dani, is a controversial American teenage actress, model, social media personality, vlogger and recording artist who is under contract with the Audity Music label. She caught the attention of the Internet community through the app musical.ly, now known as TikTok after she began posting under the name @DanielleCohn. Following the release of her first single “Marilyn Monroe” in 2017, the young girl now has more than 10 million fans on the app. In March 2018 she also released the music video for her song “Little Like Paradise”.
In addition to the more than 3.5 million Instagram followers, the social media princess also has a self-proclaimed YouTube channel, which was launched on May 3, 2010, and had more than 148 million views and over 1.3 million subscribers in June 2019.
Danielle Cohn Bio & Age
Born as Danielle Haleigh Cohn, alias Dani, in Florida, USA, the question of Danielle’s age and date of birth has been the subject of considerable online controversy, as many people do not believe that she will be 15 years old in 2019.
But then Danielle Cohn entered the Miss Florida Jr Preteen Beauty Pageant 2014 contest and became its winner. One of the requirements to qualify for the Miss Pageant is that a candidate must not be older than 10 years. So if she was 10 years old in 2014, she will be 15 in 2019. However, the Internet community strongly believes that she is not telling the truth about her real age and that she is several years younger than she claims to be.
In a conversation with BuzzFeed, Danielle’s mother, Jennifer Archambault aka Jen, revealed that her daughter’s journey to fame began when she was just 11 years old. At the time, Jen was working in two jobs to provide for Danielle and her older brother. When she worked nights, she left the only phone she had with the kids. On one of those nights, Danielle Cohn, who was just 11 years old at the time, stumbled across Instagram, where she discovered an app called Musical.ly that allows users to upload short videos of themselves lip-synced to popular songs and then share them with other users.
Her first 15-second lip-sync video was recorded and shared in the app in 2016, but according to Danielle, she didn’t really like the app at first. However, she started to like the lip-sync part and started using it frequently. After that, she had enough videos in the app that brought her to the top of the Musical.ly ranking and not long after that, she had a million followers.
In October 2016, the star of Musical.ly received her first advertising request, and at that time she opened the door to her mother about what she had done with the app and what a chance she could earn with it. Danielle’s mother was shocked that her little daughter would earn much more than what she earns in one week. According to Jen, an average advertising or sponsored video opportunity on Musical.ly at the time offered $400 to $500, and Danielle Cohn would receive many requests in a week.
The total money she made from a handful of brand-sponsored, lip-synced videos was also more than what the child’s mother earned from her two jobs combined. Danielle’s mother took responsibility for submitting the incoming requests and receiving payments on her daughter’s behalf, putting the money she earned through ads into another account for college.
As Danielle’s fan base and the audience grew, so did her payment for ads on Musical.ly, and soon mother and daughter began receiving invitations from companies to business meetings in Los Angeles. As Danielle’s Internet career grew, her mother decided to quit her night job as a cashier to help her manage her personal brand. In 2017, 13-year-old Daniel Cohn, who wanted to transform her massive social media succession into a music career, moved with her family from Orlando to Los Angeles, as she and her mother had already spent much time there.
Her mother quit her job as a teacher, enrolled Danielle in online courses at a private Christian school and took a new full-time job as her daughter’s manager. The teenager now has more than 10 million fans on Musical.ly and she entered 2018 by signing partnership and sponsorship agreements with brands such as Samsung, Six Flags and Live Nation, among others.
Her Parents (Mom) and Sister
As already mentioned, Danielle Cohn is the daughter of Jennifer Archambault. Her father’s name is not known, but it has been reported that he divorced his wife Jennifer and has not been in the lives of his children since.
The online celebrity does not have a sister, but an older brother named Chad Rock-Cohn, who is also a star on TikTok. Together with her mother, they have been very supportive of Danielle’s career. However, Danielle is often referred to as the sister of another YouTube star, whose channel is called Melody Official because of the similarities they have in common; not in terms of her looks, but in terms of her young age, her clothes, and the things that don’t fit online for kids her age.
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Who’s Her Boyfriend?
The internet star has been with a number of guys, including Sebastian Topete, her co-musical.ly star, who was 17 when she was 13. Many of her followers found the relationship very inappropriate, but not Danielle’s mother, who said the duo had been friends for more than a year before they became a couple. They later parted ways in 2018, and that same year Danielle Cohn began dating Mikey Tua. Mikey can be seen in Danielle’s YouTube videos and also in the video for her song “Only You”.
Danielle Cohn’s Height
For now, the social media sensation is at 1.52 meters (4 feet 10 inches). She is still a growing child and will definitely gain more height over time.