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Sonia Kruger

Facts About Sonia Kruger

Celebrated Name Sonia Kruger
Age 57 Years Old
Nick Name Sonia
Birth Name Sonia Melissa Kruger
Birth Date 1965-08-28
Gender Female
Profession TV Presenter , Media Personality , Actress
Place Of Birth Toowoomba, Queensland
Birth Nation Australia
Nationality Australian
Famous For Host of Dancing with the Stars, Big Brother, The Voice Australia etc
Father Adrian Kruger
Mother Margaret Kruger
Siblings 1
Sisters Debbie
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Virgo
High School Beenleigh State High School
University University of Technology, Sydney and National Institute of Dramatic Arts, Sydney
Education Arts degree
Career Start 1992
Debut Movie Strictly Ballroom
Debut Date Wonder World!
Awards Nominated for Gold Logie Award (2022)
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 145.5 lbs (66 kg)
Body Type Slim
Body Measurement 36-27-36 in
Bra Cup Size 34B
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown (Often dyes blonde)
Sexual Orientation Straight
Shoe Size 7.5 (US)
Dress Size 6 (US)
Marital Status Not Married
Husband James Davies (divorced in 2008)
Boyfriend Craig McPherson
Married Date 2008
Children 1
Daughter Maggie
Source of Wealth Television hosting
Net Worth $8 million
Links Instagram

Sonia Kruger is an Australian television presenter, media personality, and actress. She is best known for hosting several television shows on Seven Network including the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars for eleven seasons. She has hosted several popular tv shows on the Networks. Before returning to Seven Network in 2019, she hosted various television shows on Nine Network. She has worked in the media for over three decades. At present, she co-hosts Big Brother Australia and The Voice Australia.

She is also known for her role as Tina Sparkle in the 1992 film, Strictly Ballroom. 

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What is Sonia Kruger Famous For?

  • Hosted Dancing with the Stars for eleven seasons.

Where is Sonia Kruger From?

Sonia Kruger was born on 28 August 1965. Her birth name is Sonia Melissa Kruger. Her birth place is in Toowoomba, Queensland in Australia. She holds Australian nationality. She belongs to the white ethnicity and her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She was born to her father, Adrian Kruger, and her mother, Margaret Kruger. She has an older sister named Debbie. 

Sonia Kruger father

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Regarding her educational background, she attended Beenleigh State High School. After high school, she attended the University of Technology, Sydney. She graduated with an Arts degree. She also attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney where she took dance classes.

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Sonia Kruger Career

  • Sonia Kruger first rose to prominence after her acting debut in the 1992 romantic comedy film, Strictly Ballroom. She played the role of Tina Sparkle in the AFI Award-winning film. 
  • She then hosted the Children's Variety Show Wonder World! on the Nine Network. 
  • She hosted the Morning Program on the Sydney-based radio station, Mix 106.5. 
  • She joined Seven Network where she worked as an entertainment reporter on the shows, Today Tonight, and Sunrise. 
  • She also covered sporting events Olympics, Melbourne Cup, and the Australian Open for the network. 
  • She became the co-host of the reality dance competition tv series, Dancing with the Stars in 2004.
  • She also co-hosted the Australian version of Strictly Come Dancing.
  • She hosted Seven Networks' makeover reality show, 10 Years Younger in 10 Days.
  • She left Dancing with the Stars and Seven Network in November 2011. 
  • She signed a development deal with the Nine Network in 2011. 
  • She started co-hosting her own daytime talk show, Mornings with David Campbell in February 2012.
  • The show was rebranded as Today Extra in 2016. 
  • She became the host of the Nine Network's reboot of the competition reality tv series, Big Brother Australia in 2012.
  • She became co-host of The Voice Australia in February 2015.
  • She became a co-host of Vision Australia's Carols by Candlelight in November 2017. 
  • She became the presenter on the Nine Network's new travel series, Helloworld in 2018. She was replaced after the conclusion of series 1.
  • She left Nine Network in November 2019. 
  • She returned to Seven Network. 
  • She became the host of the reality show, Mega Mini Golf.
  • She became the judge on Australia's Got Talent. 
  • She became the judge on the spinoff Australia's Got Talent: Challengers & Champions. 
  • She became the host of a revival of Big Brother in February 2020.
  • She became the host of The Voice in 2021. 
  • She is the host of Channel 7's Dancing with The Stars: All-Stars.
  • She was nominated for Gold Logie Award in 2022.

Sonia Kruger husband


Who is Sonia Kruger Husband?

Sonia Kruger is not married. However, she is not single. She is in a relationship with Craig McPherson, executive producer of Today Tonight. They started dating in 2008. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, Maggie, via in-vitro fertilization in January 2015. 

She was previously married to a British-born banker, James Davies. They were married from 2002 until their divorce in 2008. 

She lives in Sydney, Australia.

Sonia Kruger daughter

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What is Sonia Kruger Height?

Sonia Kruger stands at the height of 1.73 m i.e. 5 feet and 8 inches tall. She has a body weight of 145.5 lbs i.e. 66 kg. She has a slim body build. Her body measurements are 36-27-36 inches. Her bra size is 34B. Her hair color is dark brown but often dyes blonde. Her eye color is dark brown. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Her dress size is 6 (US) and her shoe size is 7.5 (US).

What is Sonia Kruger Salary and Net Worth?

Sonia Kruger is one of the prominent media personalities in the Australian media industry. She has spent over two decades in the Australian media industry, mostly with the Seven Network. She is paid a handsome salary for her work. At present, her net worth is estimated at $8 million at present.

Trivias About Sonia Kruger You Need To Know.

  • Her only acting role to date is in the 1992 film, Strictly Ballroom. She also served as a ballroom adviser for the film.
  • She became pregnant several times, but all ended in miscarriages.
  • In 2008, she received crticism after she made a comment about a "sweat shop of illegal immigrants" working on her wardrobe for the Melbourne Cup carnival before referring to the show's musical director Chong Lim, the show's Malaysian-born musical director with the words "How's the family, Chong? All right?". Channel 7 later issued an apology for her statement.
  • She received criticism in 2016 after she called for a complete ban on Muslims entering Australia. A racial vilification complaint against Kruger was made to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal over her statement.