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Elijah Daniel is an American comedian, novelist, and rapper who has amassed a significant following online for his parodies on a variety of topics, particularly on Twitter and YouTube. He began posting videos on YouTube, which launched his professional career. He appeared in a Taco Bell commercial to promote the “Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos,” speaking with a Cantina accent. He also made countless additional TV advertisements, shows, and movie appearances. One of these appearances was in the “BADMAN” music video by the Korean rap group B.A.P. When Elijah officially petitioned the White House to declare Miley Cyrus’ song “Party in the USA” the US National Anthem, it caused a great deal of controversy. When he hosted a weekly parody program on Twitter and asked his followers to text his lines to random phone numbers, he raised the bar for burlesque. A few years later, he stated in a tweet that he would get drunk and write the parody novella “Trump Temptations,” which would be published the same day. A few hours after his declaration, the erotica “Trump Temptations: The Billionaire & the Bellboy” was made available on Amazon.com. The novella received raving reviews in VICE, the Los Angeles Times, and the New York Daily News, went viral on social media, had a ton of press in print media, and was labeled a bestseller.

Young Years of Elijah Daniel

Elijah Daniel was raised as an evangelical Christian and was born on January 9th, 1994 in Detroit, Michigan.
When his grandma become ill and needed nursing, he moved in with her and began to live with her.

He began concentrating on writing hilarious content in his own time while caring for his grandma. He then started promoting his content on Twitter and Vine shortly after.

Petitioning the White House and running an online parody show
Elijah Daniel spearheaded an online petition in 2013 asking the White House to declare Miley Cyrus’ song “Party in the USA” the nation’s anthem. It received widespread notice.

He started hosting a joke called “Text Prank Thursday” in 2014 on the comedy website “CollegeHumor” in Los Angeles.

After building up a sizable online fan base, Daniel later stated to “Vice Media” that he had begun to succeed as a social media influencer. By the end of 2016, his Twitter account had more than 95,000 total followers.

Trump Temptations, an erotica that parodies Fifty Shades of Grey

Elijah Daniel rose to prominence on Twitter in 2016 as a result of his consistent text-based and visual updates that consistently ridiculed Donald Trump and unrealistic social mores. In 2016, he declared on Twitter that he would write an erotica with Donald Trump as the main character and that he would binge drink before commencing.

In a tweet, the user expressed his or her wish to have a romp with “Bernie Sanders,” a US Senator from Vermont. This post served as the motivation for the author to write an erotic novella mocking the current US President. Trump Temptations: The Billionaire & the Bellboy was a sarcastic parody of E.L. James’s “Fifty Shades of Grey” in the erotica genre.

Within hours of Elijah saying he would be publishing his sexual book, “Trump Temptations: The Billionaire & the Bellboy” was made available on Amazon.com. The sole book he has authored to date is this novel.
On Amazon’s bestselling list, erotica rose to the top in three different categories: “LGBT erotica,” “gay erotica,” and “humorous erotica.” Several major newspapers, including “The Daily Telegraph,” “The Washington Post,” “Los Angeles Times,” “London Evening Standard,” “Gay Star News,” and “Daily News,” all gave the novella favorable reviews.

On Amazon.com, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” another pornographic book that sparked intense debate after its release in June 2011, came in second place to Trump Temptations. Elijah hired consummate Trump impersonator Chris Feretti to read the book’s audio version in order to promote the novella and gain recognition.

The author of Donald Trump’s biography Marc Shapiro was adamant that Elijah’s erotica scandalously capitalized on the unprecedented media attention brought on by Trump’s election as president.

Confronting Homophobia of Elijah Daniel

Following the Orlando nightclub shooting, Elijah Daniel made a public appeal on Twitter for anyone in the LGBT community in need of moral support to get in touch with him. Additionally, he published a message on Fusion.net that was addressed to terrified LGBT children and praised by the Los Angeles-based media company “ATTN.”

On Twitter in 2016, a homophobic troll threatened to kill Elijah. Daniel provided a screenshot of the text message that was sent to the user’s parents informing them of the latter’s threats to kill him. Elite Daily and Metro News both praised Elijah for his stance in the face of intimidation.

On August 30, 2017, Daniel performed a prank in full view in Hell, Michigan, an unorganized area where anyone can buy their way into mayorship for a single day. He mocked heterosexuals by passing a legislation that forbade their admittance into the town after paying to be named mayor.

Elijah was removed from office after the unincorporated territory passed the sarcastic and weird law. Later, he released a book that was a parody of “The Bible” called “The Holy Bible…but Gayer.” The book was initially available for purchase on Amazon.com, but the embargo was later lifted.

Forays Into the Small and Silver Screens

Elijah Daniel made a cameo role in the 2014 film “Lost River,” which was helmed by famed Hollywood actor Ryan Gosling. He made a brief cameo appearance in the movie “Happy Ending” that same year.

He also took use of the chance to appear in a few TV serials. In two episodes of “Low Winter Sunfirst “‘s season (2013), he played a concession stand boy, and in “12 monkeys,” he played a survivor (2015).
He created, edited, produced, and performed in the TV program “Givit Wednesday.”

He signed a contract with the film company NakedSword in 2016 for the cinematic adaptation of his erotica, “Trump Temptations.” Due to the success of his book, he also agreed to two TV proposals: the comedy series “Social” and the docuseries “Elijah Daniel is Insane.”

Elijah and Christine Sydelko, a Vine comedian, struck into a commercial agreement with FOTV Media Networks before the end of 2016 in which FOTV pledged to promote and air their TV show, “Trash Talking,” for an entire season.

Recognition & Achievements

Elijah Daniel and Christine Sydelko received the Shorty Award for Best Comedian together in 2017.

Individual Life of Elijah Daniel

Elijah, who was born in Detroit, Michigan, spent his formative years there before moving to Los Angeles, California, to pursue a career in acting. Although he claims to be straight in prank blogs and videos, he is actually gay.

Fact There are just 21 pages in “Trump Temptations: The Billionaire and the Bellboy,” an erotica penned by Elijah.
After smoking the vapors of the marijuana strain known as “Banana Crack” and chugging “trashy mum white zinfandel,” Elijah composed the novella.

Another novella by Elijah Daniel, titled “Holy Bible….Only Gayer,” had “Rihanna” as the main character (Jesus), Donald Trump as the Antichrist (Satan), and Taylor Swift as the serpent.

Elijah Daniel Net Worth

Elijah Daniel is a $8 million-rich American comedian, rapper, music producer, songwriter, and author. Elijah rose to fame in 2019 after buying the entire Michigan town of Hell and renaming it Gay Hell.