51 Facts About Agnes Monica


Agnes Monica was professionally known as Agnes Monica before amending her stage name.

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Agnes Monica released her first teen album entitled And the Story Goes in 2003, which catapulted her name in Indonesian music industry.

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Agnes Monica has since collaborated with American musicians, such as Timbaland, Michael Bolton, Keith Martin, T I, Chris Brown, French Montana, and Steve Aoki.

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Agnes Monica Muljoto was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, to a family of Chinese ancestry.

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Agnes Monica is the youngest child of Jenny Siswono, a former table tennis player, and Ricky Muljoto, a former basketball player.

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Agnes Monica attended Tarakanita elementary school and Pelita Harapan Junior and Senior High school in Jakarta.

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Agnes Monica has shown her talent in the performing arts since childhood, especially in singing.

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Agnes Monica became the host for several children's programs, including Video Anak Anteve on ANTV, Tralala-Trilili on RCTI, and Diva Romeo on Trans TV.

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Agnes Monica was awarded "Most Favorite Presenter of Children's Program" at the Panasonic Awards in 1999 and 2000 for Tralala-Trilili.

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Agnes Monica signed a record deal with Aquarius Musikindo and began working on her teen breakthrough album.

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Agnes Monica collaborated with the Indonesian senior singer, Yana Julio, in the song "Awan dan Ombak" for his 2002 studio album, Jumpa Lagi.

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On 8 October 2003, Agnes Monica released her first adulthood's studio album, And the Story Goes, in which she worked with several prominent Indonesian producers and songwriters, including Ahmad Dhani, Melly Goeslaw, and Titi DJ.

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Agnes Monica won Best Female Newcomer Artist at the 2004 Anugerah Planet Muzik in Singapore.

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Agnes Monica won Most Favorite Actress at the 2003 Panasonic Awards and Most Popular Actress at 2004 SCTV Awards.

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Agnes Monica won the Most Favorite Female award at the 2006 MTV Indonesia Awards.

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Agnes Monica was nominated for Favorite Artist Indonesia award at the 2005 MTV Asia Awards.

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Agnes Monica was the youngest artist of all nominees in Asian category.

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In 2005, Agnes Monica appeared in the Taiwanese drama, The Hospital, co-starring with Jerry Yan, a member of the Taiwanese boyband, F4.

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Agnes Monica appeared with Peter Ho in several episodes of the Taiwanese drama, Romance in the White House, and starred in two TV series Ku T'lah Jatuh Cinta and Pink.

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In early 2007, Agnes Monica was appointed by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the International Drug Enforcement Conference Far East Region as an Asian anti-drug ambassador.

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Agnes Monica guest starred in the finale of Asian Idol on 16 December 2007, and performed the song "Get Up".

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Agnes Monica released the first single, "Matahariku", earlier than she had planned.

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In September 2008, Agnes Monica released the second single, "Godai Aku Lagi", which she wrote herself.

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On 4 October 2008, Agnes Monica was invited as the Indonesian representative to the Asia Song Festival in Seoul, South Korea.

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Agnes Monica performed with 24 artists from 12 Asian countries at the Seoul World Cup Stadium.

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Agnes Monica performed two songs from her upcoming album, "Godai Aku Lagi" and "Shake It Off".

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Agnes Monica's performance received positive responses from the Korean media and won the committee's "Best Asian Artist Award".

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Agnes Monica received good reviews and was awarded the Best Asian Artist Award.

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Agnes Monica launched her third studio album on 1 April 2009, Sacredly Agnezious.

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Agnes Monica worked with renowned musicians Erwin Gutawa, Dewiq, Pay, and DJ Sumantri and acted as producer and songwriter.

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On 23 May 2009, Agnes Monica appeared as a guest star at the "Festival of Life" in Garuda Wisnu Kencana, Bali, to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Japan.

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In 2010, Agnes Monica joined the judging panel of the season 6 of Indonesian Idol.

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In late 2010, Agnes Monica was chosen as an international red carpet host for the annual American Music Awards On 21 November 2010 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Agnes Monica was chosen to perform for the 26th SEA Games 2011 Opening Ceremony, with KC Concepcion from the Philippines and the Malaysian singer, Jaclyn Victor.

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Agnes Monica ended her 10-year relationship with label Aquarius Musikindo by releasing her first greatest hits album, Agnes Monica Is My Name, on 2 February 2011.

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Agnes Monica followed it with two non-album singles, "Rindu" and "Muda "; the later was free to download for simPATI subscribers.

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Agnes Monica won Anugerah Musik Indonesia for Best Female Pop Artist category for two consecutive years, in 2011 with "Karena Ku Sanggup" and in 2012 with "Paralyzed".

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Agnes Monica was among the Worldwide Acts Asia Pacific nominees for the 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards.

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Agnes Monica starred in soap operas Pejantan Cantik, Marisa and Mimo Ketemu Poscha.

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Agnes Monica released her first-ever "eau de perfume" line, Reve, meaning "Dream" in French.

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Agnes Monica embarked on the Keep Walking Tour in several cities across Indonesia.

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Agnes Monica joined the coaching panel of The Voice Kids Indonesia with Bebi Romeo and Tulus.

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Agnes Monica released her debut international album, titled X on 10 October 2017.

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Agnes Monica next won the 2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards in Vietnam as Indonesia's Best Asian Artist.

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Agnes Monica was later featured on iHeartRadio's On The Verge Artist and perform live on iHeartRadio YouTube channel in October 2018.

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Agnes Monica was chosen as Artist of the Week on Billboard Vietnam on 16 November 2018.

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Agnes Monica is the only Indonesian soloist with a personal dance group, known as Nezindahood.

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Agnes Monica has written some of her songs and produced her own music videos.

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Agnes Monica has been described as a perfectionist with a variety of talents by music critics.

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Agnes Monica has received many international awards, including 1 Anugerah Planet Muzik, 3 Asia Song Festival, 7 JPopAsia Music Awards, 2 Mnet Asian Music Awards, 1 Shorty Awards, 3 Social Star Awards, 1 World Music Awards, and 1 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

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Agnes Monica stated that personal relationships of all public figures should remain private.

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