Is Daniel Pitout, Orville Peck?

Daniel Pitout, aka Orville Peck, is a Canadian-based drummer who is well-known as one of the founding members of the popular Canadian trio group, Nu Sensae, aka Eating Out.

Recently Daniel has created a buzz by the name Orville Peck. He is known for wearing a fringed mask and has gained critical fame through his debut album, “Pony.” His album was charted at No. 94 on Billboard’s The Top Album Sales.

Quick Info
Stage NameOrville Peck
Real Name
Daniel Pitout
Birth Date
6th January 1988
34 years old as of 2022
Birth Place
Johannesberg, South Africa
Current City
South African, Canadian and British
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Zodiac Sign
5 feet 11 inches
180.5 cm
73 kg or 161 lbs
Dark Brown
Body Measurements
Social Media
Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Net Worth1.5 million


Bio & Nationality

Daniel Pitout or Orville Peck was born on 6th January 1988 in Johannesburg, South Africa. His father is a sound engineer while further information about his parents and siblings is still a mystery.

Daniel moved to Canada and lived there at the age of 15. Since, 2014, he moves to England. Daniel has both South African, Canadian, and British nationality and not much is known about his ethnicity.


Is Daniel Pitout gay?

 Daniel has identified himself as gay since the beginning of his fame. He is quite open about his sexual orientation. He is 34 years old as of 2022 and describing his look, he possesses a slim body build and has several tattoos on his body. Daniel stands 5 feet 11 inches tall which is about 180.5 cm and weighs 73 kg or 161 lbs.

Daniel Pitout in 2014
Daniel Pitout in 2014 Source:


 Daniel Pitout completed his high school in Canada. He later moved to London to further continue his education. Daniel graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.


Is Daniel Peck married?

 Daniel is currently single and unmarried. He has written songs about his love stories but all his relationship has remained secret from the public.


Instagram and other Social media accounts

 Daniel Pitout is an active social media user. He is present on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has over 478 thousand followers on Instagram. On Twitter, Daniel has over 73.8 thousand followers and he goes by @orvillepeck. He has also accumulated over 67 thousand followers on Facebook.


Early Career in Nu Sensae

After moving to Canada, Daniel Pitout formed a pop and grunge trio along with Andrea Lukic, a bassist and vocalist, and Brody McKnight, a guitarist and himself as a drummer in 2008. The band released their first album, Self Titled in 2008, TV, Death and The Devil in 2010, and Sundowning in 2012 along with several other solo songs.

Daniel Pitout as a drummer
Daniel Pitout as a drummer Source: Drummerszone

The trio was listed as top 5 new artists in 2012 by the American magazine called Spin. Daniel has especially gained fame as a talented gay drummer. He has been featured in several gay magazines and has been named as one of the 100 Most Eligible Gay Bachelors by Out Magazine in 2013.


Solo Fame as Orville Peck

Daniel Pitout moved to England where he studied music and arts. In 2016, he starred in a play called “Peter Pan Goes Wrong” in West End theatre. He has also done several other theatrical performances.

Orville Peck for 2022 Coachella
Orville Peck for 2022 Coachella Source: Instagram

After completing his degree in London, Daniel went solo by the name Orville Peck. He hid his identity behind the mask before people started searching for his identity. Some sources have claimed that Daniel is the Orville Peck. He has gained critical fame through his album, Pony and Bronco. He has been awarded A2IM Libera Awards for Breakthrough Artist and Best Country Album in 2020.


Net worth & Lifestyle

 Daniel Pitout has been gaining fame by the name Orville Peck since the release of his first album. His net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million as his debut solo album reached Number 94 in Top Album Sales.

Daniel has been leading successful life bringing our new country-style music and continuously going on tour. He currently resides in Canada.


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