Danielle Jane Minogue is an Australian singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality. She rose to prominence for her roles on the Australian television talent show Young Talent Time (1982–1988) and on the soap opera Home and Away (1989–1990), before beginning her career as a pop singer in the early 1990s. In October 1995, Minogue posed nude in the Australian edition of Playboy. Commenting on the reason she posed nude, Minogue said she “just had a marriage break-up. Most women go to the hairdressers – I did Playboy. I chose the photographer, the location, what I did or didn’t want to wear, and everything else about the pictures. I found it a really liberating, empowering experience.