Home and Away's Sharni Vinson is back to heat up your screens

Anita Lyons
Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

Sharni Vinson was a just a fresh-faced 22-year-old when she landed the role of Cassie Turner on Aussie soap, Home and Away.

After her local success, the actress, dancer and model turned the heat up internationally in the third instalment of the Disney’s Step Up franchise, Step Up 3D, as well as numerous roles on NCIS and CSI.

Now, 35-year-old Sharni is back on our golden shores and is set to judge Channel Seven’s new dance competition, Dance Boss.

Sharni played Cassie Turner, a character who was six years younger than she was at the time. Source: Channel Seven.
Sharni Vinson found international fame in Step Up 3D. Source: Touchstone Pictures

“I am beyond excited to be back on Australian soil and surrounded by the contagious spirit of dance,” Sharni said in a statement.

The stunning brunette who is trained in ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, tap and acrobatics, is a perfect fit for the gig and will be joined by two other Aussie dance heavy weights, Adam Garcia from Coyote Ugly and singer Timomatic, as well as host, Dannii Minogue.


Sharni is replacing the glitz and glam of Hollywood for now with fab costumes and insane dance battles. Eventually 12 crews will become one and crowned ‘Dance Boss Australia’.

Sharni currently resides in LA but is back to judge Dance Boss. Source: Getty
Sharni is best known for her role as Cassie Turner on Aussie soap, Home and Away. Source: Instagram/sharnivinson

No word if she’ll make a cameo at the Bay yet, but we can’t wait to see her in this new project!

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