Jay Laga’aia is a much-loved actor and children’s entertainer.
His film credits include Nim’s Island and Star Wars, and television credits on Home and Away, Bed of Roses, Legend of the Seeker, Xena Warrior Princess and of course, Play School!
He has played Mufasa in The Lion King, The Wizard in Wicked The Musical, and most recently performed in Children of the Sun with Sydney Theatre Company.
A gifted musician Jay has written and recorded four children’s albums with ABC for Kids and toured his live show throughout Australia.
So far this year Jay appeared in I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here on Network Ten, with the third series of his children’s television show, Jay’s Jungle, currently airing on 7TWO.
Jay is the Queensland Government’s ‘The Early Years Count’ ambassador and is a passionate advocate for early childhood education and early literacy.
Jay is a proud father of 8.