She got her career start at age seven, when Dannii appeared with Kylie in the Australian soap "The Sullivans." She subsequently became a regular on Young Talent Time, one of the highest-rating series in Australian TV history, and had her own fan club by the age of 12. After her marriage ended, she left home for London where she worked hard for a few years trying to make it into the big time.
She became engaged to racing driver Jacques Villeneuve in 1999 but the engagement only lasted three months.
In her tell-all autobiography, Unbreakable, the 60-year-old - who is back on the X Factor panel this year alongside Gary Barlow, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh - said that her fellow judge's relationship with their boss caused an icy atmosphere between them and "made her stomach churn."In her book, which is currently being serialised by The Sun, she said that their growing closeness made her feel like her "stomach was constantly knotted with anxiety"."The more it progressed, the worse it became between her and me," she said. Richard talked to her and she mumbled back."Then he said that as we didn't seem to be getting anywhere we may as well end the meeting.
"It was unbelievably bad."The antics behind the screen had gone up a gear, with her sticking her tongue in Simon's ear and giggling like a bloody teenager as Louis Walsh and me stood there like a couple of gooseberries." "The antics behind the screen had gone up a gear, with her sticking her tongue in Simon's ear and giggling like a bloody teenager as Louis Walsh and me stood there like a couple of gooseberries." Sharon Osbourne She went on to admit that she even tried to lessen the tension between the judges by calling a meeting with producer Richard Holloway to no avail. And that was it."The star went on to reveal that she ended up giving Simon Cowell an ultimatum because she couldn't take anymore, but he refused to choose between either judge."'Sharon, I'm not doing it.' His firm tone left me in no doubt this wasn't a matter for debate," she said."'I don't want you to go and I don't want her to go either.
Since 2007, Minogue has established herself as a successful talent show judge and television personality.
She judged on Australia's Got Talent in Australia from 2007 until her departure in 2012, and until 2010, she also judged The X Factor UK, where she was the winning mentor in both 20 with Leon Jackson and Matt Cardle, respectively.
Dannii Minogue's second album was entitled Get Into You and was released in 1993.