Sharni Vinson is a third generation performer and began singing, dancing and acting at a young age. Co-raised by her single mother and grandparents, she inherited their musical gene and fell in love with the entertainment industry, and by the age of 12 she had enrolled in the Brent Street School of Performing Arts. By the age of 17, Sharni landed her first major recording contract and signed to Roadshow Music Australia as a member of female pop group, Foxfire IV. In 2004, Vinson joined the cast of Home and Away, a role she held for three years before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in America. She has appeared on numerous television shows and movies and most recently returned to Aussie screens as one of the judges on Channel 7’s Dance Boss.