Who is Toni Collette?
Toni Collette is an Australian actress, musician and singer and she is popularly known for her songs and for appearing in movies such as Wanderlust, Devil’s Playground, Hostages, Dinner with friends and A Country Practice and she is also a recipient of over six AACTA Awards and other awards such as Tony Awards, BAFTA Awards and Golden Globe Awards.
Biography and Education
Toni Collette was born Toni Collette on the 1st of November, 1972 in Glebe, New South Wales, Australia and she was born to a mother named Judy who worked as a customer-service representative and a father named Bob Collett who worked as a truck driver, she was raised in Glebe and later changed her surname from Collett to Collette as she became famous.
Collette’s grandfather was an American Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy which was stationed in Australia during the World War II and she discovered that she could act and sing at the early age of eight, at the age of eleven she began to fake appendicitis but after several tests and checks by doctors, it was discovered that nothing was wrong with her but she later confessed to her mother that she did all the pretense in a bid to convince them that she could act.
Toni Collette later enrolled at the Blacktown Girls High School and she graduated at the age of 16 before she then began to attend the Australian Theatre for Young People and National Institute of Dramatic Art and it was at the School that she perfected her acting skills and subsequently got casted in several Theatre roles and productions and her first acting role on stage was in the musical titled Godspell in Sidney.
Movies and Career
Toni Collette has appeared in a lot of movies and they include Spotswood in 1992, The Thief and the Cobbler in 1993, This Marching Girl Thing in 1994, Muriel’s Wedding in 1994, Clockers in 1995, Cost, The Pallbearer, Emma and Lilian’s story in 1996, Clockwatches, The James Gang and Diana & Me in 1997, The Boys and Velvet Goldmine in 1998, 81/2 women and The Sixth Sense in 1999, Sheft, Hotel Splendid and The Magic Pudding in 2000, Changing Lanes, About a Boy, Dirty Deeds and The House in 2002, Japanese Story and The Last Shot in 2003, Connie and Carla in 2004, In her shoes in 2005, Little Miss Sunshine, The Night Listener, Like Minds and The Dead Girl in 2006.
Evening and Towelhead in 2007, The Black Balloon and Hey, Hey, It’s Esther Blueburger in 2008, Mary and Max in 2009, Jesus Henry Christ, Fright Night and Foster in 2011, Hitch Cock and Mental in 2012, The Way, Way Back, Enough Said and Lucky Them in 2013, A Long Way Down, Tammy, Hector and the search for happiness, The Box Rolls and Glassland in 2014, Blinky Bill the movie, Miss You Already and Krampus in 2015, Jasper Jones in 2016, XXX: Return of Xander Cage: The Yellow Birds, Fun Mom, Divine, Unlocked, Madame and Please Stand By in 2018, Hereditary, Heart Beats Loud, Birth marked, Velvet Buzzsaw and Knives Out in 2019.
She has also appeared in television series and shows such as A Country Practice, Dinner with friends, Tsunami: The Aftermath, United States of Tata, Rake, Hostages, Devil’s playground, Wanderlust, Unbelievable and many more, in 2017, Collette founded a production company called Vocab Films alongside Jen Turner and they have created a handful of films and in October, 2006, Collette headlined her first tour of Australia to promote her first album Beautiful Awkward Pictures.
Toni Collette is a married woman and she got married to musician Dave Galafassi on the 11th of January, 2003 and they both share a daughter named Sage Florence and a son named Arlo Robert.
Toni Collette was born by a mother named Judy Collett and she worked as a customer-service representative and to a father named Bob Collette who worked as a Truck driver and information about her siblings are unknown.
Toni Collette and her husband Dave Gelafassi have 2 children who are a son named Arlo Robert, born on the 22nd of April, 2011 and a daughter named Sage Florence, born on the 9th of January, 2008.
Toni Collette’s grandfather’s name was William Collett and he was an American Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy stationed in Australia during World War II.
Height, Weight and Personal Looks
Toni Collette stands at a height of 5 ft 9 inches, she weighs 67kg, she is fair in complexion, has blonde hair color and blue eye color.
Zodiac and Birthday
Toni Collette was born on the 1st of November, 1972, so that mean she celebrates her birthday on the 1st of November each years and her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Toni Collette and her family currently reside in Sydney, Australia.
Toni Collette’s real name is Toni Collett but she added the ‘e’ after she gained fame.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Toni Collette is of American nationality and white ethnicity.
Social Media Presence
Collette has gained a lot of following on social media as she has been a star for decades and as of recent she has over 1 million Twitter followers, over 300,000 Instagram followers and she is also active on YouTube and a host of other social media networks.
Controversies, rumors and legal issues
Ever since becoming famous in the late 1990’s, Collette hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.
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Awards and Nominations
Toni Collette has won 1 Screen Actors Guild Awards and nominated for 3, won 1 Primetime Emmy Awards and nominated for 3, won 1 Golden Globe Awards and nominated for 5 and over the years she has won many more awards and nominated for many more.
Toni Collette Net Worth and Salary
Toni Collette net worth is estimated to be $20 million and she earns over $7 million as salary annually and her net worth accumulated due to the success in her career as an actress, singer and musician.
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