Chief Daniel Eke hails from Amaukwu Igbere in Abia State of Nigeria. He was born on 14 May 1960, in Aba. He is the first son of Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Igbokwe Eke and had his early education at Danfodio Road Primary School, Aba.
Chief Daniel started his secondary school education at Sacred Heart Secondary School, Aba, and completed the scheme at Eziama Secondary School. His first job was at World Bank Project for oil palm tree planting and nurturing of palm trees in Ovom, Aba.
Chief Daniel left Nigeria for the United States in 1980 to school at Texas A & I University in Texas, USA to study accountancy. He was later transferred to the University of New Orleans where he graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor of Sciences in Accounting.
Chief Daniel Eke is married to Mrs. Tara Eke
Currently, Chief Daniel runs an accounting firm in the United States.