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Daniel Caesar (real name – Ashton D. Simmonds) is a Canadian songwriter and soul/R&B singer, who gained fame after the release of his debut album, titled – ”Freudian,” in 2017.


Caesar was born on April 5, 1995, in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, to Hollace and Norwill Simmonds.

Simmonds is of Jamaican and Barbadian descent.

He grew up in a Christian household rich with worship songs. During an interview, Daniel said about his first song:

”The first song I ever wrote was in grade eight.” 

Simmonds went on to say:

”There was this girl named Bethany that I had a crush on and I wrote this song called ‘Shy That Way.’”

He went to a private school in Oshawa.

In 2014, he released his first EP, named – ”Praise Break.” It was named one of the 20 best R&B albums of 2014 by Rolling Stone.

In 2015, Simmonds released another EP, called – ”Pilgrim’s Paradise.” On his 2015 EP, Daniel crafted psychedelic lullabies inspired by love and loss themes.

Debut Album

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Daniel Caesar performs in concert during V-103 Soul Session at Georgia Freight Depot on June 14, 2018 in Atlanta – @Getty

On August 25, 2017, Caesar released his debut album Freudian. It is a compilation of melodies tied together to amplify Simmonds’s distinct voice and writing skills.

Freudian was nominated for a Grammy in the Best R&B Album category. In 2018, it was a shortlisted finalist for the Polaris Music Prize.

The album includes guest appearances from:

  • Sean Leon;
  • Charlotte Day Wilson;
  • Syd;
  • H.E.R.

The lead single, “Get You,” featured Colombian-American singer and songwriter Kali Uchis.

On June 28, 2019, Daniel released his second album entitled – ”Case Study 01.”

Journalist Aaron Williams wrote about the album:

”Even with Caesar’s newfound physicality, Case Study 01 is still a thoughtful, beautiful-sounding album.”

Williams later added:

”If nothing else, it proves he’s still a smart, intriguing songwriter.”

The album was released after Daniel’s controversial comments defending social media influencer Julieanna Goddard, who was called out for her harmful comments towards black women and had been labeled as a culture vulture.

”Case Study 01” features guest appearances from:

  • Jacob Collier;
  • Brandy;
  • Sean Leon;
  • John Mayer;
  • Pharrell Williams.


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Daniel Caesar attends the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 03, 2022 in Las Vegas – @Getty

Daniel started his YouTube channel on March 2, 2012.

At the time of writing, Daniel’s channel has more than 1.9 million subscribers.

His most popular video is titled – ”Get You ft. Kali Uchis.” The video was published on December 2, 2016, and it has over 108 million views.


Caesar’s Instagram account has more than 2.1 million followers.

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Justine Skye, Daniel Caesar and Hailey Baldwin attend “Spotify’s Best New Artist Party” at Skylight Clarkson on January 25, 2018 in New York City – @Getty


At the time of writing, Daniel Caesar is not romantically involved with anyone. Also, Daniel Caesar is not married. Caesar was once called “very gay” by fellow Dave Chappelle during a March 10 episode of John Mayer’s Instagram Live show, Current Mood.

Chappelle added:

”Huh? Oh, I’m sorry, did I say that out loud? I’m just kidding.”


Caesar is 5 ft and 11 in (180 cm) tall.

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Daniel Caesar and guest attend the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles – @Getty

”Whatever happens, happens. I can’t be living in fear. I did that for so long.”

”Anything that isn’t [glorifying God] is glorifying Satan.”

”It’s pressure, it’s pressure. It is a lot of pressure just because I’m still freshman.”

”I can do what I want, when I want. I want to go to this place, I pick up and go. It’s nice.”

”And yes, I’m a mess, but I’m blessed to be stuck with you.”

”It’s chill. I’m mostly just catching up with my [three] brothers, seeing what they’ve been up to.”

”I didn’t realize the power that I have. But now? I’m coming to understand it.”

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Daniel Caesar attends Burberry Knight Bar Event in NoHo on November 09, 2023 in New York City – @Getty

In 2017, Barack Obama put Simmonds’ “Blessed” on his annual personal playlist of favorite songs of the year.

Daniel cites Jim Morrison, Beyoncé, Kanye West, and Frank Ocean, as sources of his musical inspiration.

When asked about what he attributes to his professional growth, Daniel responded:

”I think it comes down to honesty. [My music] is more of an artistic thing as opposed to a business thing.”

Caesar continued:

”I think the art form [of music] today is in an interesting space.”

In 2017, Simmonds performed on The Late Late Show With James Corden as well as on Late Night With Seth Meyers.

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Daniel Caesar performs onstage at the Coachella Stage during the 2022 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 15, 2022 – @Getty

Daniel Caesar – Net Worth

So, how much is Daniel Caesar worth?

Caesar earned most of his wealth from selling his albums (Case Study 01 and Freudian) and EPs (Up Next Session: Daniel Caesar, Pilgrim’s Paradise, and Praise Break), selling tickets to his concerts, sponsors, and advertisements on his YouTube channel.

On the platform, earnings vary greatly since they can be influenced by video duration, viewer locations, time of the year, and niche. His 881 million views on YouTube earned Daniel around $2.7 million in revenue before taxes.

Daniel also makes money from selling merch on his website. Therefore, Canadian singer Daniel Caesar has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

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