Dannii Minogue

Australian pop singer, songwriter, actress Dannii Minogue

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.
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Dannii Minogue wears flattering black and yellow dress as she spends the day with son Ethan
Daily Mail (UK) - over 4 years
She juggles her position on the X Factor Australia with being a single mother.
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Dannii Minogue cuts an effortlessly chic figure in a leather biker jacket and bowler hat
Daily Mail (UK) - over 4 years
The X Factor Australia judge - who had a secret romance with the music mogul when the pair worked together on the UK version of the TV talent show - insisted the star isn't a 'bad' man but admitted the revelation of their fling left her confused.
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Dannii Minogue praises friendly One Direction
Monsters and Critics - almost 5 years
Dannii Minogue thinks One Direction deserve their success because they are such nice guys and she has praised their generosity
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Dannii Minogue looks super chic in a straw fedora as she arrives at the airport
Daily Mail (UK) - about 5 years
In recent years she’s become just as well-known for her fashion range as she has for her exploits in music. So it’s no wonder Dannii Minogue always manages to have her finger on the pulse when it comes to fashion.
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Dannii Minogue: “My Style Is Still Evolving" (whomagazine)
Yahoo News- Australia - over 5 years
The singer-turned-designer is no longer a fixture on worst-dressed lists
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Dannii Minogue 'most dangerous cyber star'
Byron Shire News - over 5 years
YOU may want to think twice the next time you Google Dannii Minogue - turns out it's a risky move!
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Dannii Minogue admits son Ethan helps her through the most difficult times
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
In a new interview with Britain's Glamour magazine, Dannii admitted that it is her two-year-old son Ethan who gives her a 'reason to get up and keep going'.
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Dannii's year of pleasure and pain
Byron Shire News - over 5 years
ON the eve of the 2012 Australia's Got Talent final, Dannii Minogue looks, and feels, great.
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Dannii Minogue in the Maldives: How the singer discovered the ultimate luxury resort
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
Dannii Minogue found her holiday destination came highly recommended by the 'fast set'. Crystal-clear blue waters lapping on powdery white sand, it was everything she hoped for and more.
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She's back! Dannii Minogue wears it like Grace Kelly
Byron Shire News - over 5 years
STAR posts pics of herself in floor-length yellow lace dress that made her feel as if she was the legendary Fifties actress.
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10 Worst Mobile Tech Products: Part 2
Broad Band Engine - over 5 years
10 Worst Mobile Tech Products: Part 1 Continuing our feature on the worst mobile technology ever to grace the shelves of your local Curry's, here are five more disastrous gadgets that bled cash and left their creators red-faced with embarrassment. Nintendo Virtual Boy This is a legendary failure from a legend of the games industry. The Virtual Boy was a 3D console that featured a ridiculous set of goggles balanced on a stand. Players peered into the glasses and saw a 3D image created through the use of parallax, controlling games with a wired pad. A short time later they’d be treated to a headache and eyestrain as the ugly monochrome visuals and uncomfortable stance required by the Virtual Boy’s goggles took their toll. As colour was too pricey the console used red LEDs to achieve its effects so games could only have red and black visuals. Despite such cost-cutting measures the Virtual Boy still launched at $180 in the US, placing it awkwardly between the Game B...
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Danni Minogue and Kris Smith to get back together after singer snubs X Factor
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
Dannii Minogue has turned down X Factor because she is close to getting back together with Kris Smith.
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Dannii Minogue Snubbing X Factor Return?
Female First - almost 6 years
Dannii Minogue might not return to 'The X Factor' because she is worried about upsetting her son Ethan's routine. Dannii Minogue may snub a return to...
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Dannii Minogue speaks for first time since split from Kris Smith: 'Fame has always had an impact on my family'
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 6 years
Minogue also hinted that reports of her re-joining the X Factor judging panel may not be true, by stating that she doesn't wish to unsettle Ethan with her globe-trotting lifestyle.
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Dannii Minogue: 'The Queen is a fashion icon'
Monsters and Critics - almost 6 years
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Baby brand Mamas & Papas to open new stores in Russia and Lebanon
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 6 years
The brand – which has scores of celebrity fans including Dannii Minogue and The Saturdays’ Una Healy (pictured) – was launched in 1981 by Luisa and David Scacchetti.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dannii Minogue
    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Age 43
    On April 5, 2015 Minogue was announced as 2015 Style Ambassador for Westfield Australia.
    Minogue returned for the seventh season in 2015.
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    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.
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  • 2014
    Age 42
    In 2014 Minogue continued her expansion into the fashion world by launching her own ecommerce store danniishop.com.
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  • 2013
    Age 41
    On 5 July 2013 Minogue announced that she would no longer be associated with Project D London, ending a three-year collaboration with Tabitha Somerset-Webb.
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    In 2013, Minogue joined the judging panel of the fifth season of The X Factor Australia as Mel B's replacement.
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  • 2012
    Age 40
    In 2012, in an "unauthorized" biography about the life of Simon Cowell written by Tom Bower it was revealed that Cowell and Minogue had an affair during their time together on The X Factor in 2007.
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    In November 2012, it was announced that Minogue would not be returning for the seventh season in an attempt to reboot the show.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2011
    Age 39
    Minogue also returned for the fifth season in 2011 and the sixth season in 2012.
  • 2010
    Age 38
    Minogue gave birth via caesarean section to a boy, Ethan Edward Minogue-Smith, at Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia on 5 July 2010. and weighed in at 8 lb 3oz.
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    Australia's Got Talent returned for a fourth season in 2010, and Minogue was the only original judge to remain on the panel as producers revamped the series.
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    In 2010, Minogue was pregnant with her first child.
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  • 2009
    Age 37
    Minogue returned for the sixth series in 2009 and was assisted at the judges' houses round by her sister, Kylie Minogue.
  • 2008
    Age 36
    Throughout the fifth series, several people in the entertainment industry, including Ronan Keating, Noel Gallagher and Graham Norton questioned Minogue's judging credentials and mentoring ability. On 23 November 2008, during a live broadcast of the programme, Minogue broke down in tears and was unable to introduce one of her acts, Rachel Hylton, following an on-air row with Louis Walsh over a choice of song.
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    On 20 September 2008, Minogue presented the Nickelodeon UK Kids' Choice Awards ceremony.
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    In August 2008, Minogue began dating English model and ex-professional rugby league player Kris Smith (born 20 August 1978).
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  • 2007
    Age 35
    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.
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  • 2006
    Age 34
    In November 2006, Minogue performed Sister Sledge's 1979 song "He's the Greatest Dancer" on BBC One's Children in Need telethon.
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    In September 2006, Minogue's cover of "I'll Be Home for Christmas" appeared on Spirit of Christmas, a compilation album of holiday songs available through the Myer department store chain across Australia.
    Minogue released The Hits & Beyond, a greatest hits album, in June 2006.
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  • 2004
    Age 32
    In October 2004, Minogue released the single "You Won't Forget About Me", a collaboration with the dance act Flower Power.
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  • 2003
    Age 31
    In March 2003, Minogue released her fourth album, Neon Nights, which the BBC called "a pleasant cocktail of pop sophistication, club culture and accessibility".
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  • 2002
    Age 30
    Media reports in March 2002 claimed Minogue and Logan were engaged, but in December 2002 they ended their relationship.
    In early 2002, she began dating music producer and Bros bassist Craig Logan, whom she met while recording material for Neon Nights.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2001
    Age 29
    In 2001, Minogue signed a six-album deal with London Records, a subsidiary of Warner Music International.
    In November 2001, Minogue released the single, "Who Do You Love Now?
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  • 1999
    Age 27
    In October 1999, Minogue became engaged to French Canadian Formula One driver Jacques Villeneuve, but their relationship ended in 2001.
    It appeared on the compilation CD Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras of 1999, and its music video, co-directed by Minogue, was a tribute to Australia's gay and lesbian community.
    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".
  • 1998
    Age 26
    In June 1998, Minogue began The Unleashed Tour, a 22-date UK tour.
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  • 1997
    Age 25
    Minogue's interest in dance music and clubbing influenced her third album, Girl, released in September 1997, which featured collaborations with musicians such as Brian Higgins of Xenomania.
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    In April 1997, Minogue made her stage debut as Rizzo in the musical Grease: The Arena Spectacular.
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    In 1997, Minogue hosted Top of the Pops, a British music chart television programme, before returning to her recording career later that year.
  • 1996
    Age 24
    In 1996, Minogue resumed her co-hosting duties, presenting the Eggs on Legs road show segment.
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  • 1995
    Age 23
    Minogue and McMahon were married for less than two years and divorced in 1995.
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    She began recording her third album in 1995; however, Minogue and her record label, Mushroom Records, parted ways in late 1995 following a contract disagreement.
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    In 1995, Minogue released the singles "Rescue Me" and "Boogie Woogie", a collaboration with dance act Eurogroove.
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  • 1994
    Age 22
    In January 1994, Minogue married actor Julian McMahon, whom she met in 1991 while working on the television series Home and Away.
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    In mid-1994, Minogue returned to television as a presenter, co-hosting Channel 4's morning show The Big Breakfast in the UK.
  • 1993
    Age 21
    Minogue released her second album Get Into You, which included the songs "Show You the Way to Go", "This Is It" and "This Is the Way", in October 1993.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1991
    Age 19
    Minogue released Love and Kisses and, a re-issue of her debut album, in November 1991.
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    In August 1991 she embarked on an extensive promotional tour of South East Asia, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taipei and the Philippines.
  • 1989
    Age 17
    Minogue signed a recording contract with Australian-based Mushroom Records in January 1989.
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    Minogue's debut line Dannii sold out across Australia in ten days, and was followed by three additional summer lines in 1989.
  • 1988
    Age 16
    In September 1988, Minogue released her own fashion range, Dannii.
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    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1982
    Age 10
    In 1982, she joined the successful weekly music programme Young Talent Time.
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  • 1971
    Born
    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.
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