Toni Collett was born on November 1, 1972, in Blacktown, a suburb in Western Sydney, as the daughter of Judith, a customer-service representative, and Bob Collett, a truck driver. She has two younger brothers, Ben and Christopher. She joined Blacktown Girls' High School, where she studied until the age of 16. Later, she attended the Australian Theatre for Young People and National Institute of Dramatic Art.
Toni began her acting career appearing in an Australian drama movie Spotswood,. The movie was directed by Mark Joffe. The stars of this movie are Anthony Hopkins, Ben Mendelsohn, Alwyn Kurts, and Bruno Lawrence. The total budget for this movie was A$3.4 million and grossed A$1,505,884 at the box office.
Later, Toni featured in a period movie Emma, which was directed by Douglas McGrath. The stars of this movie are Gwyneth Paltrow, Alan Cumming, Ewan McGregor, and Greta Scacchi. The film became a huge hit and made a collection of $22.2 million at the box office against the budget of $7 million.
In 2017, Toni featured in an American action film xXx: Return of Xander Cage, which was directed by D. J. Caruso. The cast members of this movie are Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu, and Ruby Rose. This movie became a hit and grossed $346.1 million at the box office against the budget of $85 million.
Some of her notable movies are Clockwatchers, Velvet Goldmine, Hotel Splendide, Changing Lanes, The Hours, Japanese Story, Connie and Carla, The Night Listener, Evening, The Black Balloon, Jesus Henry Christ, Hitchcock, The Way, Way Back, A Long Way Down, Miss You Already, and Imperium.
Likewise, Toni has also featured in numerous television series including A Country Practice, Dinner with Friends, Tsunami: The Aftermath, United States of Tara, Rake, Hostages, Devil's Playground, and Wanderlust.
Toni holds an Australian nationality and comes from English, Irish, and Scottish ethnic background. She is married to her longtime boyfriend Dave Galafassi. The couple got married on 11 January 2003. The couple blessed with two children namely Sage Florence, born on 9 January 2008, and Arlo Robert, born on 22 April 2011. She lives a happily married life together with her husband and children.
Toni earns a tremendous amount of money from her professional acting and music career. She has featured in numerous hit movies and television series from which she must have collected a decent amount of salary. As of 2018, she has an estimated net worth of $18 million.