TANIA KERNAGHAN BIOGRAPHY
Australian through and through, Tania Kernaghan is one of this country’s most loved and respected performers and now a sought after keynote speaker.
Whether it’s singing up a storm on stage, emceeing a black tie event, sharing her life’s journey through public speaking events or rolling up her sleeves to help out with one of her much-loved charities, Tania is a passionate Australian, sharing her love of the country and its characters through her stories and songwriting.
Quite simply, Tania is proud of who she is and where she’s from.
First and foremost a recording artist, Tania’s musical journey began when she was a child.
An integral member of the Kernaghan country music dynasty, Tania spent much of her childhood touring the length and breadth of Australia with her family. Those wonderful, adventure-filled days instilled in Tania a love of both performing and storytelling, and saw her forge a professional songwriting partnership with younger sister Fiona.
Fast forward three decades, Tania and Fiona continue their successful songwriting collaboration, whilst drawing inspiration from their surroundings and real life experiences.
Tania’s impressive list of musical achievements includes six studio albums, winner of numerous Golden Guitar Awards including the coveted Female Vocalist of the Year (twice), Song of The Year, Album of the Year and Vocal Collaboration of the Year. With 15 number one radio hits to her credit, record sales in the hundreds of thousands and sell out concerts across Australia, Tania’s popularity continues to skyrocket through her ever growing fan base. It is obvious that Tania holds a warm place in the hearts of fans the world over.
While music is obviously her first love, there is so much more to this ‘all Australian girl’ than first meets the eye. Like a ‘little black dress’, Tania Kernaghan is a woman for every occasion.
Her diverse career has included television presenting roles for Channel 10’s What’s Up Down Under, Channel 7’s Queenslander Weekender, a leading part in Australian movie Shadows of the Past, and numerous emceeing and public speaking engagements and representing Australia on the international stage at the renowned Grand Old Opry in Nashville TN.
Add to this her role as Patron for local charities Angel Flight and the Riding for Disabled Australia, and you begin to get some idea of just how uniquely talented and versatile Tania is.
Tania can often be seen entertaining from horseback at Rodeos and Equine Events across Australia. A very accomplished horsewoman, she feels just as at home in the saddle as she does in front of a television camera or performing on stage.
On the rare occasions when Tania is not working she loves to jump in her Toyota Prado and head North, South, East or West to explore this big, beautiful country of ours, drawing inspiration from the unique places she discovers, and the fascinating characters she meets … knowing her next hit record may be waiting just over the horizon.
When it comes to entertaining, Tania Kernaghan is one woman who certainly delivers the goods. Her voice is pure, her dynamic personality and ability to capture the hearts of her audiences will definitely leave you wanting more.
Tania’s keynote will treat you to stories and photographs of her life on the road, love for Australia and it’s people, music, signing major recording deals to managing her own record label, her career in television and passion for her charity work. Tania will take you on a very entertaining journey that will delight and inspire and definitely have you singing along.
Born into country music royalty, Tania is an All Australian country girl that is a talented motivational speaker with a varied life story, a lady that shows great resilience, courage, heart & determination. Tania is also suitable for debates as a panelist.