Daniel Gil (American Ninja Warrior) Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Worship Leader, ANW, Net worth

Daniel Gil Biography

Daniel Gil, nicknamed Kingdom Ninja, is a motivational speaker, worship leader, fitness trainer, and reality TV star from Houston, Texas. He is widely known for competing in the NBC reality series “American Ninja Warrior.” Gil was the champion of American Ninja Warrior  Season 12. He attended All Nations School of Ministry and graduated with a degree in Biblical Studies. Gil also studied music and learned to play various instruments such as guitar, piano, drums, and violin.

Daniel Gil Age | Birthday

Born on May 13, 1993, Gil is currently 30 years old  (age as of 2023). He celebrates his birthday on the 13th of  May  each year.

Daniel Gil Parents

Gil was born in the United States to his parents; Eduardo  Gil (father)and Barbara Gil (mother). His parents are originally from Colombia and immigrated to the United States in the 1980s. Gil was raised  by his parents with strong values and faith in God. Moreover, Gil has siblings; a brother named Matthew, and sisters named Lena and Emily. Gil has supportive parents and family.

Daniel Gil
Daniel Gil

Daniel Gil Nationality and Ethnicity

When it comes to his nationality, Gil is an American citizen by birth. Gil has a mixed ethnicity of Colombian and Spanish. He is fluent in both English and Spanish and embraces his cultural heritage.

Daniel Gil Height

Gil stands at  a height measurement of 5 feet 9 inches (approximately).

Daniel Gil Wife

Gil is married to  his wife Abigail Gil (née Gonzalez). The duo  met at church when they were teenagers and started dating in 2012. They got engaged in 2014 and tied the knot on October 10, 2015.

Daniel Gil Children

Gil and his wife Abigail Gil have two children: a son named Zane Alexander Gil (born on June 6, 2019) and a daughter named Zoe Grace Gil (born on March 3, 2021).

Daniel Gil Education

Gil completed his high school education at Cypress Christian School in Houston. He then enrolled at All Nations School of Ministry where he studied Biblical Studies where he graduated with honors in 2014.

Daniel Gil Career

Gil started his career as a worship leader for Houston Worship Center. He led the music ministry and sang songs of praise and worship. Gil also worked as a trainer and staff member for Iron Sports Gym, a fitness center owned by Sam Sann, a fellow American Ninja Warrior competitor.

Moreover, he is a reality tv star. Gil competed in NBC’s season 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 15 of “American Ninja Warrior.” He has been nicknamed as Kingdom Ninja for his faith based approach and dedication to become a ninja warrior throughout the seasons of “American Ninja Warrior.”

Daniel Gil Worship Leader

Gil is passionate about music and worship. He believes that music is a powerful tool to connect with God and inspire people. He also performs at various events and churches across the country.

Daniel Gil American Ninja Warrior (ANW)

Gil made his debut on “American Ninja Warrior” in season 7 (2015). He became one of the fan favorites and earned the nickname “The Kingdom Ninja” for his faith-based approach to the competition. He made it to the national finals in Las Vegas four times (seasons 7-10) but failed to complete Stage Three each time.

In season 11 (2019), Gil achieved his ultimate goal of becoming the second person ever to conquer Stage Four and win the $1 million prize. He also set the record for the fastest time ever on Stage Four (35.53 seconds). Gil returned in season 12 (2020) as one of the top eight competitors who faced off in the Power Tower playoffs. He won all three rounds of head-to-head races and claimed the title of Grand Champion.

Gil competes in season 15 (2023) of “American Ninja Warrior,” which premiered on June 5, 2023, at 8 pm ET on NBC. He is one of the contestants to clear the Mega wall.

American Ninja Warrior Season 15 Cast

The other cast members of NBC’s Season 15 (2023) American Ninja Warrior (ANW) include:

  • Kai Beckstrand
  • Brian Beckstrand
  • Taylor Johnson
  • Ramcis Valdez
  • Najee Richardson
  • Jera Boyd
  • Jaelyn Bennett
  • Gary Weiland
  • Sandy Zimmerman
  • Cailin Jewell

Daniel Gil Net Worth

Gil has an estimated net worth of  around $2 million- $5 million (as of 2023). He earns his income from his career as a motivational speaker, worship leader, trainer, and American Ninja Warrior winner. He also has endorsement deals with various brands such as Nike, Gatorade, Red Bull, etc.


Daniel is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @kingdom_ninja with over 94K followers as of 2023.