|This article relies on references to primary sources. (March 2008)|
Daniel Albus Sweetman (born 7 May 1985) is the former co-host for Network Ten's national cartoon show Toasted TV. His father, John, works as a principal pastor while his mother, Debbie, is a piano teacher. He also has two younger siblings, Alex and Zac.
Sweetman has been playing instruments since the 3rd grade specializing in Guitar, Piano, Saxophone, Jazz Flute, Sitar and G chromatic kazoo and recently performed at the 2007 Australian Gospel Music Festival in Toowoomba, Queensland. Among his major influences are Bob Evans, Eminem, Bob Carlisle, The Kinks, a-ha, Ryan Adams, Rammstein, Ray Charles, Coldplay, Mozart, Billy Ray Cyrus and Tom Jones.
Sweetman has represented Queensland U/14's in Basketball and runs the Bridge to Brisbane every second year. Sweetman is the brainchild of the MS Brissie to the Bay ride and has received national recognition for this event. Many other charities have adopted this mode of fundraising since this ride commenced in 1990.
Prior to his 3-year stint on Ten's Toasted TV, Sweetman studied Creative Fashion Industries at QUT, and was a musician. Sweetman has often stepped up to talk about bullying and other social agendas such as child abuse. Sweetman is a Christian.
Sweetman has a degree from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) combining a Bachelor of Creative Industries in Drama and English with a Bachelor of Education. Sweetman is also an active physicist and has extensive experience in string theory and quantum physics. Sweetman works as the Media and Communication manager for MS Queensland.
- Dan Sweetman (April 17, 2011). "Counterfeit Christianity". City Life Christian Church.