Danil Zinovyev was born in Novosibirk (Russia) and grew up in Seattle (USA). In 2011 he began his ballet training at the Emerald Ballet Academy in Seattle. He came to the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart in 2017 and graduated in 2021.
He successfully took part in several competitions. In 2021 he won the first prize of the Grand Prix Kiev. From 2014 to 2017 he took part in the Youth America Grand Prix. In 2017 he won the semi-finals in Seattle and reached the top 6 dancers at the YAGP finals in New York City.
In the 2020-21 season Danil Zinovyev is an apprentice with the Stuttgart Ballet.