With over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Toni Pearen is the original TV pop princess who has successfully worked within the role of actress, singer, songwriter, TV presenter and writer.
From 2003 for over 4 years Toni brought laughter to Australian living rooms as the host of Australia’s Funniest Home Video’s and has hosted numerous TV programmes including Red Music Television, Video Smash Hits, Coca-Cola Take 40 and also featured in Celebrity Circus, Dancing With The Stars and Abbamania.
Toni’s acting credits include television roles on Home & Away, Out of the Blue, JAG, E-Street, A Country Practice and Tough Nuts. Toni appeared in the 10 part Mini-series by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg, The Pacific, and has also had roles in All Men are Liars, On the Dead Side and Colin Fitz Lives!
Toni’s early music career saw her grace the ARIA top 10 charts twice with her singles In Your Room and I Want You, both of which went on to receive gold certification.
Toni’s theatrical work includes the Perth Theatre Company’s Stories from Suburban Roads and the Brisbane Lyric Theatre’s Return to the Forbidden Planet.
Following on from the success of season 1 in 2015, this year Toni hosted series 2 of the entertainment and lifestyle series, Let’s Do Coffee for Network 10, exploring and celebrating coffee and café culture in Australia.
Toni is a regular panelist on the Nine Network’s Weekend Today, and bellamumma contributor. She has just launched The Talent Co. a Screen Acting and TV Presenting program for young actors. She is married with two children.