Jay Laga’aia

Jay Laga’aia is a much-loved actor and children’s entertainer.

His film credits include Nim’s Island and Star Wars; television credits
include Fighting Season, Home and Away, Bed of Roses, Legend of the
Seeker, Xena Warrior Princess and Play School.

A gifted musician, Jay has written and recorded numerous albums including
four ARIA nominated children’s albums with ABC for Kids; he’s performed his
music with Queensland, Melbourne, Western Australia and Sydney
Symphony Orchestras and starred in the Sydney Opera House Classic
Christmas Concerts.

Jay has filmed four seasons of his children’s television show Jay’s Jungle .
He played the title role in Shrek The Musical at the Parramatta Riverside
Theatre and has recently completed touring with the hilarious
production Peter Pan Goes Wrong.

Jay, a proud father of eight, is the Queensland Government’s ‘The Early
Years Count’ ambassador and is a passionate advocate for early childhood
education and early literacy.