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  • Born in Zaragoza on November 13, 1980, he started to show his interest in music as a child. Son of a commercial agent and a cook, he studied music theory and piano. He loves running but, above all, singing. Before entering Operación Triunfo he worked as a waiter in the weekends at a theater of the Aragonese capital, but has always wished to devote himself to music. One of his idols is Mariah Carey. His big opportunity arrived in 2006 with the TV singing contest Operación triunfo In 2006, Dani attended the auditions for this TV show at Barcelona, where he passed all the tests until he was admitted as one of the 20 finalists who would perform on Gala 0 of Operación Triunfo with presenter Jesús Vázquez. From the very beginning Dani stood out among his mates at the Academy for his sweet voice, singing Pop music and Ballads, with numbers like "Otra Vez", by Coti and Paulina Rubio, "Unchained Melody", by the Righteous Brothers, "Last Christmas" by George Michael, "Blue Velvet” by Bobby Vinton or "Me & Mrs. Jones" by Billy Paul, among others. Dani finished in second place, ahead of Leo and only a few votes behind Lorena Gómez, winner of the contest.

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