Winky Wiryawan is well known as an Indonesian actor, DJ, and presenter who with a brilliant acting, reached the summit of his profession with his outstanding performance in Chasing The Sun, earned him the category of Best Crying Scene MTV Indonesia Movie Awards (MIMA) 2004. He also emerged as an Indonesian name to watch in 2006 for starring in 4 movies at once,Ruang (2006), 6:30 (2006), and Americana (2006), especially Berbagi Suami (2006), which helped him win the Most Favorite Supporting Actor nomination in the MTV Indonesian Movie Award 2006 and the Golden Orchid Award for Best Foreign Language Film in Hawaii Film Festival, United States.
Winky Wiryawan was first best known as a famous DJ. He plunged into the world of film for starring in Nescafe ad, Ponds, and Relaxa. He played a role as Ferdy in the film Jelangkung (2001), Titik Hitam (2002), etc.
Winky Wiryawan was married to Asmara Siswandari aka Kenes on 17 July 2004.