“Good things come to those who wait,” is what Rita Daniela learned from showbiz.
The first grand champion of QTV’s Popstar Kids in 2005, Rita waited 10 years for her solo album – self-titled Rita Daniela for GMA Records with six all-original songs.
Rita has portrayed many roles on film, television, and the theater.
Since 2007, she has been cast in different TV shows including Asian Treasures, SOP, Ganda Ng Lola Ko, Kaputol Ng Isang Awit, Planet Q, The Last Prince, Pahiram ng Isang Ina, Party Pilipinas, Magpakailanman, Paroa, One True Love, Alice Bungisngis and her Wonder Walis, Villa Quintana, Sunday All Stars, Mundo Mo’y Akin, and Maynila. She is Luchie in the reent teleserye Let The Love Begin.
She starred in the movies Bahay Kubo, Last Supper No. 3, Asti, Mga Batang Kalye, Dagim, and The Strangers, with Asintado and Kamkam as her latest films.
On stage, the 20-year-old Kapuso star is a versatile performer – playing princess roles Ariel in Under The Sea,” Mulan in Mulan, and Snow White in Snow White at ang Pitong Dwarfs, Mary Magdalene in Martyr sa Golgota, and Gregoria de Jesus in Katipunan: Mga Anak Ng Bayan.
She likewise appeared as a guest in the Asian Tour concert of Sam Tsui and Kurt Schneider and the Macho Gwapita concert of Rico J. Puno and Aiai delas Alas.
Rita, a former member of Sugarpop and host of Party Pilipinas, has had her songs recorded as part of soundtracks of TV shows like The Greatest Love and First Time, and the film My Lady Boss.
Rita is a scholar and an outstanding Digital Film Making student at the College of St. Benilde where she is also a member of the Romancon dance group.
Rita supports deaf students and children from the Saint Rita Orphanage and the Kapuso Foundation. She is an active junior ambassadress of Haribon Foundation.
Despite her many commitments, Rita finds time to relax by playing with her pet shih tzu, and pampering herself at the only skin clinic she trusts – The Skin Specialist.
Founder and chief dermatologist Dr. Jean Marquez personally attends to Rita as she goes for her regular Silkpeel, painless super hair removal, Body 360 program.