Daniel Hoevels was born in Sweden in 1978. He studied political science from 1997 to 2000 in Berlin and then studied acting from 2001 to 2004 at Hamburg's University of Music and Theatre. He was then a member of the city's Thalia Theater ensemble from 2004 to 2009. There he appeared in numerous productions working under directors such as David Bösch, Jorinde Dröse, Andreas Kriegenburg, Stephan Kimmig, Jette Steckel, Armin Petras and Nicolas Stemann. From 2009 to 2018 Hoevels was a member of the DT ensemble and worked together with Stefan Pucher, Brit Bartkowiak, Tom Kühnel and Jürgen Kuttner.