Dani Behr - Biography & Career
Dani Behr (born 9 July 1971 in London) is a British television presenter and singer of South African and Jewish descent.Contents [hide]
A graduate of the Sylvia Young Theatre School, she was discovered by Pet Shop Boys manager Tom Watkins, who put her in his female Bros concept, Faith Hope and Charity, signed to the WEA record company. However the band was not successful and Behr moved into television production.
At the age of sixteen she was signed to present the late night Channel 4 music show The Word, which she was involved with for five years. She went on to present over 30 TV shows, including The Big Breakfast,"Hotel Babylon", Ice Warriors, and in 2002 The Saturday Show for the BBC.
After numerous presenting jobs for shows in the United States, Behr decided to move permanently to Hollywood to begin presenting "Extra" for NBC. She went on to host several more shows for Fox, NBC/Bravo, VH1, with her biggest hit so far being the 2003 reality show Boy Meets Boy". In between TV, Behr has also presented radio shows for KissFM, and has had some minor film acting roles and appeared alongside Kate Winslet, Oprah Winfrey, Glenn Close & co in the successful play "The Vagina Monologues" both in London at 'The Old Vic' and on Broadway at 'Madison Square Gardens'.
Behr has dated several high-profile names whilst living in the UK, including footballer Les Ferdinand, Ryan Giggs and J from boy band '5ive'. During this time her relationships were well publicised by the tabloids. Behr married American restauranter and surfer Carl Harwin in Malibu, California, on 5 May 2005 - with pictures of the wedding featured in Hello! magazine.
They currently have a 9 month old daughter Coco.