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 – 2007 Toni brought laughter to Australian living rooms as the host of Australia’s Funniest Home Videos and has hosted numerous TV programmes including Red Music Television, Video Smash Hits, Coca-Cola Take 40, Let’s Do Coffee and also featured in Celebrity Circus, Dancing With The Stars and Abbamania.
Toni’s acting credits include television roles on E-Street, Home & Away, Out of the Blue, JAG, 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! In 2019 Toni is a regular panelist on the Nine Network’s Weekend Today.
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. Extending into theatre, Toni has performed for the Perth Theatre Company’s Stories from Suburban Roads and the Brisbane Lyric Theatre’s Return to the Forbidden Planet.
Toni’s acting and presenting experience has made her an indemand events host and MC, and she most recently spoke at the Essential Baby and Toddler Show in Sydney.
In 2015 she launched The Talent Co. a Screen Acting and TV Presenting program for young actors, alongside fellow actress Raelee Hill. Toni lives in Sydney with her husband and two children.