Daniel Mananta Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluniyi Akande
Jan 31, 2024 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on May 06, 2022
Daniel Mananta is also known as VJ Daniel Mananta.
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About Daniel Mananta

Born in the city of Jakarta, Daniel Mananta is an Indonesian TV host, presenter, actor, and producer.
Daniel Mananta rose to fame when he won the 2003 MTV show 'VJ Hunt Indonesia.' He considers himself an entertainer and a young entrepreneur.
Daniel Mananta has been an integral part of the Indonesian entertainment industry since 2003. He made a career as an MTV VJ, actor, singer, and presenter for the 'Indonesian Idol,' entrepreneur, and has also tried his hand at films, television series, producing, and commercials. Keep reading to learn how Daniel Mananta gained his net worth from being an MTV VJ and the host of the reality TV show 'Indonesian Idol.'

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Daniel Mananta’s net worth?

Daniel Mananta has earned a net worth of about $3 million over the years of his fame.

How much does Daniel Mananta earn per year?

Daniel Mananta's primary source of income is from being a host and from his chain of businesses. However, his annual income is not known in the public database.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Daniel Mananta?

Daniel Mananta has a height of 6 ft 1 in (187 cm).

How old is Daniel Mananta?

Born on August 14, 1981, Daniel Mananta is 40 years old as of 2021.

Childhood And Education

Daniel Mananta was born in the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta, to parents Donny Mananta and Anawaty Angkasa, and he has one brother named William Mananta. He studied at Tarakanita IV but completed his high school at Aquinas College in Perth, Australia.
After high school, Daniel Mananta completed two degrees, Bachelor in Business Administration in Finances and International Business, from Edith Cowan University. He interned at Citibank Australia for three months and was also involved with Network 21, where he earned his passion for public speaking.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Daniel Mananta’s partner?

Daniel Mananta has been married to Viola Maria since 2011. The couple has two children, namely Mila Mananta and Noam Mananta.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

After his time in Australia, Daniel Mananta returned to Jakarta to work in his family business. He auditioned for the 2003 MTV 'VJ Hunt Indonesia' and participated in it. He became a finalist among the 6,000 participants before finally winning the title. He became a host for the Red Carpet MTV Asia Awards in the following year. He is known to have interviewed famous celebrities, including 'Linkin Park,' 'Avril Lavigne,' 'The Black Eyed Peas,' and ‘Michelle Branch.’
By 2007, Daniel Mananta earned a lead role in the FTV-produced television series 'I Love You Boss' by MNC Pictures. He has starred in a soap opera named 'Antara Cinta Dan Dusta' or 'Between Love And Lies.' As a rapper, he collaborated with Potenzio in their song ‘Twitter Dunia.’
In the years 2006 and 2007, Daniel Mananta became the host of the 'Indonesian Idol' season three. He also came forth as a host for the 'Asian Idol' in 2007 and 'The Voice Indonesia' in 2016. Daniel has also been a host of the reality television series 'Asian Next Top Model' in 2015.
This MTV Indonesia star made his big-screen debut as an actor in the 2009 thriller 'Rumah Dara.' As his acting career proceeded, we saw Daniel Mananta in the 2018 film 'A Man Called Ahok.' Mananta is a producer of the 2018 horror film 'Killers.' He is the brand ambassador for the commercials for Honda Vario 125 and Advan. He has also appeared in other commercials for AHM Oil and KYT Helmet.

Charity Work

Daniel Mananta is the brand ambassador for Save Our Shark-WWF Indonesia.

What awards has Daniel Mananta won?

Daniel Mananta has won the 2013 Panasonic Gobel Award for Favorite Talent Show Presenter. He also won Favorite Host at the Nickelodeon Kids' Show Awards in 2008. He has been a judge at the 'Indonesian Idol Junior,' the host for 'Miss World 2013', and 'Mister International 2013'.

Daniel Mananta’s Hobbies And Interests

This MTV Indonesia star loves to read comic books and watch movies.

Other Interesting Daniel Mananta Facts And Trivia

  • Daniel hosted the show 'Anugerah Planet,' which aired in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.
  • Daniel has a batik print Toyota Alphard.
  • Apart from being a successful host in Indonesia, Daniel Mananta has also launched his own clothing chain named DaMN! I Love Indonesia.
  • These outlets are present in the grand city of Surabaya, the Grand Indonesia Shopping Town in Jakarta, and Pondok Indah Mall in Jakarta.

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Daniel Mananta Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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Daniel Mananta

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187 cm

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TV Host, Presenter, Actor


Edith Cowan University

Net Worth



Viola Maria


Donny Mananta, Anawaty Angkasa


William Mananta
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