Dannii Minogue

Australian Pop Singer + Songwriter + Actress
Born Oct 20, 1971

Danielle Jane "Dannii" Minogue is an Australian singer-songwriter, actress, television personality, radio personality, fashion designer and model. She rose to prominence in the early 1980s for her roles in the Australian television talent show Young Talent Time and the soap opera Home and Away, before commencing her career as a pop singer in the early 1990s.… Read More

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1971 Birth She is the youngest of three children, born between 1968 and 1971; oldest sibling Kylie Minogue is also a pop singer, while brother Brendan is a news cameraman in Australia. … Read More
1982 10 Years Old In 1982, she joined the successful weekly music programme Young Talent Time. … Read More


1988 16 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1988, Minogue departed from Young Talent Time to continue her acting career, appearing as the rebellious tomboyish teenager Emma Jackson on the soap opera Home and Away in 1989. … Read More
1989 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Minogue's debut line Dannii sold out across Australia in ten days, and was followed by three additional summer lines in 1989.
1991 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 1991 she embarked on an extensive promotional tour of South East Asia, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taipei and the Philippines.


1993 - 1994 3 More Events
In 1995, Minogue released the singles "Rescue Me" and "Boogie Woogie", a collaboration with dance act Eurogroove. … Read More
1996 24 Years Old In 1996, Minogue resumed her co-hosting duties, presenting the Eggs on Legs road show segment. … Read More
In 1997, Minogue hosted Top of the Pops, a British music chart television programme, before returning to her recording career later that year.
1998 26 Years Old In June 1998, Minogue began The Unleashed Tour, a 22-date UK tour. … Read More
In January 1999, following her performance at the 1998 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, Minogue released the festival's first official theme song, "Everlasting Night".


2002 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In early 2002, she began dating music producer and Bros bassist Craig Logan, whom she met while recording material for Neon Nights.
2003 - 2004 2 More Events
Minogue released The Hits & Beyond, a greatest hits album, in June 2006. … Read More
2007 35 Years Old In 2007, Minogue became a judge and mentor on the fourth series of The X Factor UK, alongside Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Sharon Osbourne. … Read More
In August 2008, Minogue began dating English model and ex-professional rugby league player Kris Smith (born 20 August 1978). … Read More
2009 37 Years Old Minogue returned for the sixth series in 2009 and was assisted at the judges' houses round by her sister, Kylie Minogue.
In 2010, Minogue was pregnant with her first child. … Read More
2011 39 Years Old Minogue also returned for the fifth season in 2011 and the sixth season in 2012.


2012 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In November 2012, it was announced that Minogue would not be returning for the seventh season in an attempt to reboot the show. … Read More
2013 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, Minogue joined the judging panel of the fifth season of The X Factor Australia as Mel B's replacement. … Read More
2014 42 Years Old In 2014 Minogue continued her expansion into the fashion world by launching her own ecommerce store … Read More
In February 2015, Minogue announced that, after a long hiatus, she planned to make her musical comeback at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. … Read More
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