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Daniel Matsunaga (also known as Daniel Kenji Silva Matsunaga) is a Brazilian model, actor, footballer, sports presenter, and businessman who was born on November 28, 1988, in Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil. Daniel Matsunaga is a devout follower of Jesus Christ. He became a naturalized Filipino citizen in December 2014.
Height / Weight / Age
Matsunaga is 6 feet and 1 inch tall, with a height of 1.85 meters. He weighs 192 pounds or 87 kilograms. He is of ordinary height and physique. His eyes are black, and his hair is black in color. He will turn 34 years old.
Modeling and acting provide the majority of Daniel Matsunaga’s income. His net worth is reported to be between $1 million and $5 million.
Education / Family
Matsunaga was born in the capital of Brazil, Brasilia. His mother, Gerarda Silva, is a Brazilian of Spanish, Portuguese, and French ancestry, while his father, Paulo Mitsuo Matsunaga, is a Brazilian-born Japanese.
He has two siblings: a brother and a sister. However, there is no information available about his education and educational qualifications.
|Birth Place||Brasilia, Brazil|
|Date of birth||November 28, 1988|
|Height||In feet & inches: 6’1”
In centimeters: 185 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 87 kg
In pounds: 192 lbs
|Home town||Manila, Philippines|
|Fathers name||Paulo Matsunaga|
|Mothers name||Gerarda Silva
|Sisters||Vanessa Matsunaga, Guilherme Matsunaga|
Career / Fashion and Style
Matsunaga began playing football as a child and intended to play for the Brazilian national team before entering show business. Before moving to the Philippines, he played for clubs in his home country of Brazil as well as Hong Kong. He has previously played for Team Socceroo, Pachanga, and Kaya in the Philippines.
He began his career in the now-defunct United Football League (UFL) in Division 2 with Team Socceroo in 2011, alongside fellow model-actor Fabio Ide. He later joined Division 1 team Pachanga Diliman for the 2012 UFL Cup before joining Stallion for the 2013 season. He transferred to Kaya for the 2014 season.
In street football, he was a member of Team Nacional, who qualified as the Philippines’ representative for the Neymar Jr.’s Five Football Tournament by defeating Tondo in the final of the Philippine qualifying leg. The global final, held in Brazil, included 53 other nations, with Romania emerging as the victor.
Matsunaga also became a player in the 7’s Football League. He returned to local football in August 2020, signing with Philippines Football League newcomer Maharlika F.C. Despite this, he was not included in the final roster for the 2020 season for unclear reasons.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
Daniel Matsunaga is presently unmarried. He formerly dated actresses Heart Evangelista and Erich Gonzales, as well as businessman and philanthropist Jonha Richman and model Karolina Pisarek.
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Some Interesting Facts About Daniel Matsunaga
- Daniel Matsunaga was announced as the first male endorsement of Avon Philippines’ Men’s Club’s “Confidence is the New Sexy” campaign in May 2017.
- He worked as a celebrity judge on Its Showtime on ABS-CBN.
- Matsunaga joined the Pinoy Big Brother House in May 2014, and on August 24, 2014, he was crowned the show’s Ultimate Winner.
- In December 2014, he was granted permanent residence in the Philippines and stated his desire to apply for Filipino citizenship.