Whether it’s performing with pop-stars, modeling with supermodels, interviewing celebrities or designing his Underwear Capsule, the multi-talented “down under” dynamo, Daniel Garofali, is a master of his own brand.
Growing up in the idyllic suburbs of Sydney, Australia in the 90’s, Garofali attended the prestigious McDonald Collage of Performing Arts - a specialist academic and performing arts school for gifted children - training in the art of acting, dancing and singing with other notable Australian alumni. During this time, Garofali began his professional career in the entertainment business, starting with national tours of Australian's finest pop stars as a Professional Dancer. Garofali has performed on international stages in live performances with Kylie Minogue, Duffy, and Jessica Mauboy to name a few, on shows such as So You Think You Can Dance Australia, The MTV Video Music Awards, and more.
Since then, Daniel’s swoon-worthy physique and chiseled features have featured in many international campaigns, editorials, TV Shows & Commercials and being included in Cleo Magazine’s Top 50 Bachelors of Australia. It wasn’t until a chance meeting whist on holidays in the US in 2010 that led to Garofali signing with New York agency Wilhelmina Models prompting him to relocated to the Big Apple in 2011.
While continuing his Modeling career, Garofali began freelance writing and contributing for publications such as The Huffington Post (US) and The Advocate, placing him on the red carpets to report on New York’s most gala philanthropic events such as amfAR & Jeffrey Fashion Cares interviewing celebrities such as Hilary Swank.
Daniel has built a reputation for being digitally shrewd, optimizing social media and technology to grow his personal brand. His following have purchased merchandise from his personal website and online store including calendars, DVDs, and iconic t-shirts, hoodies and tank tops emblazoned with his face and body from his online store building his cult status as an icon. This take-charge approach to his modeling career trajectory has earned this digital desperado to being labelled “the World’s First Social Media Supermodel” (Huffington Post UK).
Continuing his foray into apparel, Daniel has expanded beyond merchandise and has just released his first underwear capsule under the brand, GAROFALI, on www.garofali.com. The capsule features three men's style with an asymmetrical, black and white minimalist aesthetic.
With 500,000 Likes on Facebook (Verified) and over 2 million views on YouTube, Daniel Garofali has amassed a huge following on social media who not only interact but also purchase his merchandise online.
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