She attended the university in Utrecht, studying mass communications.
In 1989 she started working at RTL-Véronique. While at RTL she presented Holland"s Next Top Model, which she took over after the second season from Yfke Sturm. Deckers began her career as a model.
Later, she took up acting, appearing in the James Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies.
Also in 1999, she co-presented the first series of Big Brother. While attending university Deckers became a model.
Then in 1997 she posed for Playboy and appeared in the Playboy 1998 February issue. Deckers has had few acting jobs.
She was part of the American National Broadcasting Company-mini series, Remember, based Barbara Taylor Bradord’s novel.
Coincidentally she was working with another Dutch actor, Derek de Lint. Decker was also part of the movie All Stars. Daphne Deckers has also presented multiple television shows, such as Big Brother, Reisgids, television Woonmagazine en 101 Vrouwen.
In July 2007, Deckers began presenting her first season as a judge on Holland’s Next Top Model.
This later became known as the Benelux’ Next Top Model. Since 2007, Deckers has also become a fashion expert for RTL Boulevard and in September 2012 she become the permanent replacement for presenter Winston Gerschtanowitz.
Currently, she has her own weekend television programme on 100%Netherlands en she presents the Naakte Waarheid, which she is currently working on its second season.