Malaysian television personality and occasional actress Daphne Eleanor Iking rose to popularity as a host of various shows, notably Explorace (2004), My Australian Adventure (2006) and The Breakfast Show (2006), which earned her nominations for Favourite Television Personality in the Malaysian Shout! Awards for two consecutively years in 2009 and 2010. In addition, she received the Most Promising Actress award for her role as a con-woman in Belukar in 2010.
She graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, majoring in Communications in 2002. She then worked as a marketing executive for Skywalker TV and made her first appearance in the television scene as the model in a Pond's advertisement. A year later, she became the co-host of Ringgit Sense, a TV3 show on finance, alongside Nazrudin Rahman.
In January 2007, she got married to businessman Ryan Chong with a daughter named Isobel Daniella (born November 2007) but ended their marriage in divorce after two years living together. She and her manager and business partner, Azmi Abdul Rahman, tied the knot in a private ceremony in her hometown of Penampang in 2011 and they had a daughter Iman Daniella born in November of the same year.