Indonesian actor Daniel Mananta is best known for starring in such popular films as Rumah Dara, I Love You Boss and Antara Cinta dan Dusta. Besides acting, he also works as a television host and a VJ. He hosted the famous reality shows Indonesian Idol since 2006 and Asia's Next Top Model in 2015. Since debuting in 2003, up to now, he has gathered some certain success, most notably, a Panasonic Gobel Award for Favorite Talent Show Presenter in 2013.
At the age of 22, he started his career by becoming a VJ for MTV Indonesia. He continued going further in the Indonesian entertainment industry by starring as Aryo in soap operas Love U Boss. In 2006, he hosted Indonesian Idol. In 2010, he starred as Jimmy in film Rumah Dara
He has a brother named William Mananta. He attended Edith Cowan University in Australia. Therefore, he can speak English very fluently.