|Born||Danielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein-Steel|
August 14, 1947
New York City, U.S.
|Alma mater||New York University|
|Children||7 (including Nicholas Traina)|
Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel (born August 14, 1947 in New York City) is an American writer. Steel was an only child. Her parents divorced when she was young. She was looked after by relatives and family employees in Paris and New York City. She was a lonely child and read a lot of books and poetry.