Matsunaga at the 2014 Metro Manila Film Festival Parade of Stars
Daniel Kenji Matsunaga|
November 28, 1988
|Occupation||Model, actor, athlete, singer, host|
GMA Artist Center (2010-2011) |
Star Magic (2014-Present)
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
Daniel Matsunaga (松永 ダニエル Matsunaga Danieru, born 28 November 1988) is a Japanese Brazilian model, actor, professional footballer, host, and businessman. He became known in the Philippines by appearing in Cosmopolitan Philippines’ September 2009 "Cosmo Men" supplement. He was discovered in the Philippines as an actor and was first given TV drama projects on GMA Network. He also joined the reality TV show Pinoy Big Brother of ABS-CBN and was declared as the PBB All In big winner in 2014.
Matsunaga started his career when he became a model for Cosmopolitan Philippines 'Cosmo Men' supplement. His debut series on screen was on GMA-7's top rated drama series The Last Prince with co-stars Aljur Abrenica and Kris Bernal. In 2012, he moved to TV5 for more TV shows and projects like Game N Go, Enchanted and Misibis Bay.
He went to ABS-CBN to be one of the celebrity judges for It's Showtime. On May 17, 2014, Matsunaga entered the Pinoy Big Brother house on Day 21 as the fourth celebrity and eighteenth official housemate of the Pinoy Big Brother: All In season.
Matsunaga plays as a midfielder for Kaya F.C. playing in Division 1 of the United Football League. He first played for Division 2 Team Socceroo in 2011, and moved to Division 1 Pachanga Diliman during the 2012 UFL Cup, before eventually moving to Stallion for the 2013 season.
|2016||Be My Lady||Philip Oliviera||ABS-CBN|
|2015||R U Tough Enough: Philippines||Host/Ambassador||KIX|
|Ipaglaban Mo: Nakaw Na Sandali||Peter||ABS-CBN|
|Two Wives||Kenjie Celdran|
|2014||Pinoy Big Brother: All In||Housemate (Big Winner)|
|The Replacement Bride||Kael||TV5|
|It's Showtime||Celebrity Judge||ABS-CBN|
|2013||Misibis Bay||Andrew Cadiz||TV5|
|Cassandra: Warrior Angel||Lucas|
|Kris TV||Recurring Guest Co-Host|
|2012||Enchanted Garden||Mark Morgan||TV5|
|Game 'N Go||Host|
|2011||Futbolilits||Raphael Yamamoto||GMA Network|
|Spooky Nights : Snow White and the Seven Ghosts||Prince|
|Love Bug Presents: Wish Come True||Raoul Del Rosario|
|Langit sa Piling Mo||Xavier Cruz|
|The Last Prince||Prince Nicolai|
|2014||Shake, Rattle & Roll XV||Bryan||Regal Films|
|Past Tense||Carlos||Star Cinema|
|Endless||Daniel||ABS-CBN (Pinoy Big Brother: All In)|
|2013||She's the One||Jason||Star Cinema|
|The Bride and the Lover||Sheila's Husband||Regal Films|
- Sacamos Karlo (February 21, 2013). "Daniel Matsunaga shows he's more than just a pretty face in UFL's top flight". spin.ph. Sports Interactive Network Philippines. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
- Abs-Cbn (2014-05-25). "Pinoy Big Brother - Housemates". Entertainment.abs-cbn.com. Retrieved 2014-08-19.
- "30 photos of Daniel Matsunaga from PBB All In: The Big Night". astig.ph. ASTIG.PH. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
|Pinoy Big Brother
| Succeeded by|
PBB 737 - Miho Nishida & Jimboy Martin
|Pinoy Big Brother Regular Season
| Succeeded by|
PBB 737 - Miho Nishida