Agnes Monica is an Indonesian pop singer and model. Agnes started her career in the age of 6 as a host of a children TV show and as a singer. At the age of 12, she entered acting world. “Lupus Milenia” was her first series. Although not too successful, the series led her the series that was surely a big hit in Indonesia (and later on Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei), “Pernikahan Dini” (2001). With her playing a role of a teenager that has to marry after getting pregnant, the series had won many prestigious awards in Indonesia, including Best Newcomer and Best Actress in a Drama Series for Agnes. Since then she has acted in numerous series as the leading roles.
Her success has brought her fame not only in her homeland, Indonesia, but also in neighboring Asian countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Philippines and in the Netherlands. Her performance at the 2008 Asia Song Festival in Seoul, Korea, led to fame in Taiwan, Korea, China and the rest of the Asia-Pacific region. She is the only singer in Indonesia who has own dance group called, Nezindahood, which always come along whenever Agnes performs. In 2009, she began planning to launch an international career, and started Mandarin lessons. One result of this was her role in two Taiwanese drama series, “Romance in the White House” with Peter Ho, and “The Hospital” with Jerry Yan.