About Tania Zaetta
‘Aussie Action Girl’and ‘Bollywood Star’ Tania Zaetta is an Australian household name thanks to her achievements around the world.
Internationally sought after Television Presenter, Actress, Bollywood Star , Media Personality, Radio Announcer , Celebrity Speaker /MC, Freelance Writer, Brand Ambassador, Business Woman Entrepreneur and now Charity Founder.
With her tireless energy, enthusiasm and professionalism Tania has forged one of the most diverse and successful careers in Australian entertainment over the past 15 years.
An accomplished, respected and admired Tv Host, Tania originally shot to fame as the ‘Daredevil’ host, with Mike Whitney, on the Seven Network’s prime time hit adventure series ‘Who Dares Wins’.
The show aired in over 80 countries, where hundreds of millions of viewers watched her face her biggest fears to complete in a series of life threatening dares and stunts. New versions of the original hit action show,‘Who Dares Wins India Specials’ and ‘Extreme Dhamaka’ were filmed in India with Tania and Mike, where the show attracted more than 50 million viewers each week.
A career highlight for Tania was then landing the role of Kendra (the tri-athlete and one of six leading roles) in the world’s most watched TV series ‘Baywatch’.
With India calling, Tania turned her attention towards breaking into the world’s largest film industry – Bollywood. She relocated to India and not long after achieved leading roles in 4 consecutive hit films earned the title ‘the first foreigner to conquer Bollywood’.
For her role in the hit film ‘Salaam Namaste’ she was presented with an Indian award for ‘Best Debut Performance’. With viewers reaching over 2 billion worldwide; this blockbuster film became the most popular and highest grossing Bollywood Film ever shown in Australia and is still aired continuously on SBS.
Impressed with Tania’s achievements Granada Sky Broadcasting UK filmed a documentary highlighting the success of her career around the world titled ‘Tania Zaetta Exposed’.
SKY 1 UK then relocated Tania back to the UK to host her own Prime time Action Show ‘Mission Implausible’ where she performed stunts and challenges competing against English Race car driver Jason Plato – now in repeat mode airing in the UK on SKY2 and throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East on the Discovery Chanel.
Tania appeared in Season 3 of Australia’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’, and in 2012 the 2nd Season of ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ alongside her former Baywatch Star David Hasselhoff.
In 2012 she was also chosen to host/interview Kim Kardashian in her only public appearances before thousands of screaming fans chatting about health, beauty and fitness, and 2013 Tania was asked back to host and interview ‘live’ on stage’ The Graduate’ star and fashion icon Jerry Hall.
In addition to this impressive body of work in film and television Tania has also been Host, Co-host and regular Guest Host on many shows around the world including:
- The Blue Planet(Ch 10)
- Summer X Games(ESPN San Francisco)
- The Great Outdoor Games (ESPN)
- Live and Kicking (Ch. 7 Aust)
- Beauty and the Beast (Ch. 10 Aust)
- Loose Women Talk Show (ITV London)
- Trisha (ITV London)
- The Race – Sky 1
- Brainiac – Sky 1
- Sky Vegas Live – Sky Interactive
Now based back in Australia, Tania is a regular celebrity guest on Ch.7’s ‘Sunrise Show’ discussing topical news and current affairs events on ‘Kochies Angels’, as well appearances on various other Australian TV shows, a freelance writer and Breakfast Radio Host fill in.
Tania is a sought after Celebrity Speaker on numerous topics including; Conquering India & Bollywood, Motivation, Success as a Woman in Business etc. The success of these corporate events has led to an invitation to also host her own ‘Tania Zaetta Body|Health|Beauty| Day Retreats’ at Victoria’s leading Wellbeing Thermal Mineral Springs.
An avid promoter of health and well being, Tania is a fully Qualified Natural Beauty Therapist specialising in Health and Nutrition and Certified Pilates and Barre Pilates Instructors making her the perfect Health, Beauty, Fitness, Wellness & Lifestyle Mentor, Brand Ambassador and Celebrity Expert for tv, radio and magazine segments including Blogging.
With tens of thousands of Social Media followers from around the globe ‘TZ Blog & Shop’ on Tania’s already popular website www.tania.com.au provides the perfect platform for her to share her passions and favorite products from Health to Beauty, Wealth to Wisdom, Wellbeing to Fitness.
Tania tries & tests products and services to help provide her followers choices for a lifestyle of simplicity, comfort, health & happiness as well as informing them of her upcoming events and cross promotions with sponsors.
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Tania first shot to fame over a decade ago as the ‘Daredevil’ host on the prime time hit Television series ‘Who Dares Wins’ alongside Mike Whitney, a show where she confronted all her fears to complete life-threatening dares that any contestant failed to achieve.
In 140 episodes more than 100 million viewers have seen Tania leap from 17 storey buildings, drive cars over cliffs, swim with Great White sharks, hang under flying helicopters, and perform a circus trapeze act while 15 levels above city streets. The show is considered to be one of the first ever reality shows, one that set the standard for the reality genre of today.
‘Who Dares Wins’ has aired in over 80 countries and repeats are still being played on Channel 7 Australia, Challenge TV UK and AXN in Asia and India and has been one of the most successful TV shows to come out of Australia and leading to immense success for Tania locally and abroad.
Re-union episodes of ‘Who Dares Wins’ were filmed for India where the show attracted more than 50 million viewers each week.
This was the beginning of what has been a remarkably diverse career for Tania. Among her achievements landing one of six leading roles as Kendra, the tri-athlete in the 9th season of the world’s most watched TV series, ‘Baywatch’.
Tania has hosted more than 20 TV shows, including:
‘Mission Implausible’ – her own prime time show where she competes in action stunts against international race car driver , Jason Pluto on UK’s Sky 1. This show also airs worldwide on ‘Discovery Channel’.
‘The Blue Planet’ – Ch 10. Host of her own Travel Show
‘Who Dares Wins India Specials’, ‘Extreme Dhamaka India’, ‘ESPN Summer X Games New York’, and ‘ ESPN The Great Outdoor Games’.
All series were internationally packaged and aired utilising Tania’s worldwide appeal.
As a result of the huge success ‘Who Dares Wins’ enjoyed in India , China and South East Asia, Tania was able to focus on her next venture: Bollywood.
She moved to India for two years and through her incredible talent she earned the title of being ‘The first foreigner to conquer Bollywood in back to back films’.
She worked in four big named productions in the world’s biggest film industry. Tania starred alongside legendary Indian actor Amithab Bachchan in the hit ‘Bunty aur Babli’, and with North Indian Rockstar Harbhajan Mann in ‘Dil Apna Punjabi’. Her second film, ‘Salaam Namaste’ – where she had one of the four lead roles – was considered to be one of the biggest Bollywood films in the past 5 years. Her impact was such that she was presented with an award for ‘Best Debut Performance’.
This same movie, which was seen by more than 3 billion worldwide, also became the most popular and highest grossing Bollywood Film in Australia. It was shown simultaneously across 50 Hoyts Cinemas and beat Johnny Depps, ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’.
Tania’s fourth film, ‘Mr White, Mr Black’, was released worldwide in 2008. Tania’s character saw her as a ‘Charlie’s Angels’ style action girl in pursuit of stolen diamonds. This was an action-packed film that required Tania to learn fight sequences, how to perform flying summersaults on the high wire, and mid-air kickboxing manoeuvres.
Tania is a media favorite around the world. She has featured in more than 25 TV commercials with Personal Endorsements and as a Brand Ambassador. Her media appeal extends to a remarkably wide demographic, thanks to the diversity of her career and her international recognition. She is acclaimed for holding a genuine enthusiasm for the companies and products she represents.
Her popularity and profile make her a prime choice for companies wanting ‘A Face’ to maximise their media exposure and brand building ability.
Clients wishing to explore business opportunities and launch products into one of the biggest markets in the world, ‘India’, continually approach Tania for her knowledge, contacts, expertise and recognition within this Bollywood crazed country. Also, companies wanting to entice Indian business to Australia also utilise Tania’s cross-marketing ability.
Tania’s campaigns include ‘Face of Madagascar’, ‘Australian Skin Clinics’ and most recently as the Brand Ambassador for Puretan Australia appearing in their National Campaign across 1000 stores including Myer and Priceline.
Tania has continually been voted one of the ‘Sexiest Women in the World’ by leading publications and in international polls and has graced more than 50 magazine covers, spanning glamour, gossip, health and beauty, lifestyle, sports and men’s magazines. Included are FHM covers in Australia, the UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok and India.
Readers repeatedly vote her one of the ‘Sexiest Woman on TV’ and FHM worldwide voted her as one the ‘Best 5 Butts in the World’, alongside Elle McPherson, Cameron Diaz, Kylie Minogue and Liz Hurley.
Puretan Brand Ambassador