An accomplished presenter, actress, dancer, interviewer and entertainer, Sonia is one of Australia’s most recognised and loved faces.
Sonia joins the Nine Network in 2012 as host of the new primetime show Big Brother and joins David Campbell as the host of Channel Nine’s new daytime talk show MORNINGS.
In 2011 Sonia launched her own clothing range Sonia Kruger Collections. The range consists of special occasion dresses and is sold in Myers stores nationwide. February 2012 will see the launch of her second range of stunning dresses.
Sonia has been entertaining audiences since the tender age of four, when she began her dancing career in Brisbane. Specializing in Ballroom and Latin American dancing, Sonia has represented Australia at the Amateur British Ballroom Championships and was the Australian Ballroom, Latin & New Vogue Professional Champion.
Her talent as one of the country’s foremost dancers saw Sonia land the coveted role of ‘Tina Sparkle’ in the hugely successful Australian movie, Strictly Ballroom. While on set, Sonia helped teach cast members how to dance. Her skill as a dance instructor has also been utilised by NIDA where Sonia taught for more than four years.
Sonia continued to remain in the public eye after Strictly Ballroom; on television as well as in theatre. She was a huge hit as a reporter on Channel Nine’s revamped kids show, Wonder World and made several appearances in ABC-TV’s Three Men and A Baby Grand.
In 1997 she joined the long running morning and news show 11AM as its entertainment reporter, after completing an Arts degree at Sydney’s University of Technology. She remained with the program for two years before moving to Today Tonight.
Sonia has danced with Irish Riverdance sensation Michael Flatley and the Flamenco troupe Paco Pena. She has interviewed stars such as Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Bruce Willis, Mike Myers, Jackie Chan, Robert Redford, Billy Connolly, Michael Caine, Kevin Costner, Sandra Bullock, Glenn Close, Jodie Foster, Kate Hudson, Beyonce Knowles and Aussie pop sensation Kylie Minogue.
She embodies a healthy lifestyle and was the ideal choice as an ambassador for Swisse Multivitamins and has been since 2008. In her spare time, Sonia enjoys the cinema, live theatre and dining-out with friends. She’s a huge tennis fan, and is passionate about State of Origin. She is also one of Queensland’s most vocal supporters. Join Sonia Kruger and David Campbell each weekday hosting Australia’s newest daytime talk show MORNINGS from 9am on Nine.
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