Danielle Jordaan grew up in the northern suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa.
Her inspiration and familiarity with the art world came from her artist mother. After matriculating, Danielle went on to study fine art at Ruth Prowse School of Art majoring in oil painting and illustration. Danielle received her diploma in 2017, where after she spent a year in Israel volunteering as a designer at a social business based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Danielle currently has a studio located at the Woodmill building in Stellenbosch where she paints full time.