Known for hosting Romania's PRO TV version of the reality series Dancing with the Stars, he also worked on such radio programs as Bonsoir and Ness Caffe Brasero. Also an actor and musician, he appeared in several Romanian films and composed numerous songs.
At the start of his career as an entertainer, he played leading roles in the popular Romanian movies Liceenii (The Teenagers) and Liceenii Rock 'n' Roll.
A theater performer as well as a television host and screen actor, he appeared in a Bucharest National Theater production of the popular Broadway musical Chicago.
His father, Stefan Constantin Banica, Sr., was a well-known Romanian actor and vocalist. He (Stefan Banica, Jr.) married fellow Romanian television presenter Mihaela Radulescu in 1997; following their 1999 divorce, he married another TV host, Andreea Marin.
His Romanian contemporary, Michael Bisericanu, also had a career as a television and film actor.