Danni Washington

TV Host & Ocean Explorer

Danni Washington Biography

As the first African American/woman of color to host her own science television series, Danni is deeply passionate about inspiring the next generation to connect and understand the natural world. She has spent the last 10 years finding creative ways to convert her passion for the ocean and science into exciting, high-profile ways. Miami native with Jamaican roots, Danni Washington is deeply passionate about exposing the next generation to the wonders of the ocean and engaging science communications. She dreamed of studying the oceans since she was six years old.

In 2008, Danni graduated from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science with a B.Sc. in Marine Science/Biology. At age 21, along with her mother, Michelle Swaby-Smith, she co-founded the Big Blue & You - a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and educating youth about marine conservation through the arts and media. She also served for four years as a naturalist at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center where she helped educate thousands of South Florida children about local marine ecosystems.

As for her on camera career, Danni served as an on-camera personality and science filmmaker for three years with Untamed Science which created nearly 200 K-12 Science Educational Videos for Pearson textbooks that are currently in classrooms across the USA as well as Ocean GEMS, a multimedia series and outreach program connecting teens to marine scientists mentors and role models inspiring them to pursue careers in marine science. She also co-starred with Jaden Smith in the official educational outreach video for the theatrical film After Earth starring Jaden and his dad, Will Smith.

Most recently, Danni is featured as a correspondent on CBS nationally syndicated series called “Mission Unstoppable” with host Miranda Cosgrove who is also co-Executive Producer alongside fellow actor Geena Davis. She hosted a season of Science the $#!* Out Of It alongside comedian Krystyna Hutchinson who team up to answer the internet's most burning questions using the scientific method! She also hosted two seasons of Xploration Nature Knows Best, a STEM educational TV Series which features the latest advancements in bio-inspired technology and design syndicated on FOX and available on HULU, Amazon Prime, Roku and Yahoo View.

Danni was also featured as a commentator in Discovery’s original series, STRANGE EVIDENCE on the Science Channel. She co-created and produced a new initiative called Sea Youth Rise Up which is a collaborative effort to elevate the role of youth leadership in ocean conservation policy and advocacy on World Oceans Day. In 2017, Danni was selected as one of the 10 young innovators who was profiled in CA Technologies #STEM10 initiative featured on Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls. Most recently, Danni served as spokesperson of the nation’s largest celebration of STEM at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington D.C.

Danni has a deep appreciation for the arts and seeks any creative outlet to express herself including dance, film and music. She is an avid scuba diver, passionate curly girl, stand-up paddle boarding enthusiast, MOCHA MERMAID and overall lover of the natural world, she is always ready for an adventure.

Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Danni Washington and other top speakers and celebrities.

Danni Washington Videos

Meet Danni Washington! Science Communicator & Ocean Advocate
Embrace Your Inner Alien: Danni Washington at TEDxYouth

How to book Danni Washington?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Danni Washington for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Danni Washington, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Danni Washington or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Danni Washington?

Booking fees for Danni Washington, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Danni Washington, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Danni Washington?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Danni Washington for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Danni Washington for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Danni Washington or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Danni Washington or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Danni Washington is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Danni Washington for your event is $20,000 - $50,000. Danni Washington generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Danni Washington for an upcoming event.

Danni Washington Videos

Meet Danni Washington! Science Communicator & Ocean Advocate
Embrace Your Inner Alien: Danni Washington at TEDxYouth

Danni Washington News

  • Program: Xploration Nature Knows Best

    1 of 3 Pictures (show all). « Prev. Next ». Xploration Nature Knows Best (TV show ) Danni Washington. Danni Washington. Program: Xploration Nature Knows ...


We are happy to assist you with your interest in booking a speaker or celebrity for your event, your organization, and the type of talent you would like to secure, and an agent will be in touch shortly.

Fill out the form below to or call us at 1-800-698-2536 if need immediate assistance.

Tell us about your event!

We respond to most inquiries within 4 hours. Under special circumstances, it may take up to 24 hours.

Speakers Similar to Danni Washington

This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.