Daniel Gil Biography

Daniel Gil, also known as Kingdom Ninja, competed on the American Ninja Warrior 7 to season 13 and last in the recently held season 15 [that began on 5th June 2023]. Daniel Gil has competed in every season and has qualified for the Vegas finals in every season. He has also participated and competed in Ninja Vs. Ninja as the team captain [Iron Grip] and season two or three of Ninja Vs. Ninja, where he and his team made it to finals before getting knocked out.

At present, Daniel Gil holds a role as a motivational speaker and trainer at Iron Sports Gym located in Houston, Texas. It is the same gym where he trains himself for the practices of the American Ninja Warrior competition.

Early Life

Daniel Gil was born on 13th May 1993 in Houston, Texas, USA. He was nicknamed Kingdom Ninja and went to All Nations School of Ministry. After that, he became the worship leader for Houston Worship Center. Daniel is one of the four children born to his parents; his other three siblings’ names include Matthew, Lena, and Emily.

Daniel Gil Career

Gil has remained a ninja athlete, a 2020 World champion, and the five-time national finalist for American Ninja Warrior. He is a regular on the popular TV show American Ninja Warrior, where he participated from season 7 to season 13 and most recently appeared in season 15. In season 8 of American Ninja Warrior, there were only two competitors who beat Stage 2 in the national finals, and Daniel was one among those. He was one of only a few competitors who won mega wall both years.

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Daniel Gil is also a worship leader, singer, and trainer at Sam Sann’s Iron Sports gym, where he practices his American Ninja Warrior Games. Daniel was not old enough to compete on season 6 of American Ninja Warrior [as his 21st birthday came after the qualifying round]. Still, he was shown in the crowd and received the support of his trainer, Sam Sann.

American Ninja Warrior 15

Daniel returned to the show after qualifying in the third round as the last runner. He conquered the Lasso Launch round, where he stood against Jody Avila, finished faster than 1:20, and then crossed the Mega Wall round. Eventually, he became the second ninja to conquer both the rounds and the second personality to do the same three times. Daniel has also advanced to national finals after he jumped over the Beehive in the last round.

Daniel Gil Biography

Real Name Daniel Gil
Birth Date May 13, 1993
Age (as of 2023) 30 Years
Birth Place Texas, USA
Profession Worship Leader, Sportsperson
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 75 kg  –  in Pounds –  165 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown


Sister Lena, Emily
Brother Matthew

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Who is his wife? Abigail Rose Gonzalez
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Personal Life

Daniel Gil married his long-time girlfriend, Rose Gonzales. The couple has been married since 2016 [21st December]. They have a house in Texas and have been happily residing there.

Social Media

Daniel Gil, the speaker, author, and trainer, is available on Instagram and Facebook. On Instagram, he goes by the name – kingdom_ninja, with 103K followers with 780 in the following list. Many of his pictures on Instagram belong to his gymming surroundings, practising ninja warrior and handling the trophy, or singing at concerts.

On Facebook, he goes by the name – Daniel Gil – American Ninja Warrior, where he has 29K followers with 22K likes. He posted last on Facebook on 19th August 2023, announcing the release of his book. His book is available with the name – A Warrior’s Guide to Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Health and was released on 15th August 2023.

Daniel Gil Net Worth

Daniel is a professional singer, dancer, actor, classically trained vocalist, motivational speaker, worship leader, and theatre performer. He might be earning enough to take care of his livelihood. According to sources, he is earning around $1.5 million as his net worth.


  • He wrote a children’s book, The Little Ninja in which he advised children to be active.
  • Besides participating in American Ninja Warrior shows, he spends his day teaching, speaking, competing, or training others.
  • He has an agenda to motivate others with his tasks, like training and educating others about gymming or other ninja techniques.
  • Daniel Gil had the best achievements for the show – American Ninja Warrior 11, Stage Four, where he performed well for the Rope Climb.
  • Daniel has also remained the champion of the American Ninja Warrior show season 12.

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