Rob Mills is a born entertainer. A popular singer, presenter, actor and media personality, he has carved himself out a successful career spanning over a decade.
Rob first came to the nation’s attention in 2003 as a finalist on the first series of Australian Idol (Network Ten) and was soon signed to BMG. His first single Ms Vanity debuted at #6 on the Australian charts, reaching Gold status. His debut album Up All Night was released in June 2004, featuring seven co-written tracks.
For the last decade Rob has worked hard to establish his credentials in musical theatre. Back in 2003 when he first heard the music from the musical WICKED, he vowed to be a part of the show when it came to Australia. He was thrilled to be cast in the role of ‘Fiyero’ in this highly successful Broadway-blockbuster and played over 500 shows in Melbourne and Sydney, receiving rave reviews and establishing himself as one of Australia’s favorite leading men.
His other credits include; playing ‘Danny’ in the recent national tour of Grease (GFO), Legally Blonde (GFO), The Last Five Years (nominated for ‘Best Musical Production’ at the 2012 Sydney Theatre Awards), Into the Woods and Hair. During the 2015 cabaret season, Rob launched, to rave reviews, his first one man cabaret show Rob Mills… is Surprising Good.
Rob can also been seen as part of the amazing Swing On This along with Michael Falzon, Luke Kennedy and Ben Mingay. Swing On This is a modern and audacious take on all-time swing classics along with well-swung interpretations of rock and pops songs that have defined the last four decades.
Rob is a natural television presenter and host. He shone as the Host of Young Talent Time (Network Ten), and has appeared as himself in a myriad of shows; Celebrity Apprentice and The Footy Show (Nine Network), The Project (Network Ten), Spicks and Specks, Dirty Laundry Live (ABC), Dancing With The Stars, Postcards (Seven Network) and The Footy Show (Nine Network).
Looking ahead Rob is focused on extending his acting credits on both stage and screen> His most recent is playing ‘Chris Bell’ in the critically-acclaimed Peter Allen: Not the Boy Next Door (Shine Australia/Seven Network). Rob’s other credits include Winners & Losers (Seven Network) and Underbelly: Razor (Nine Network).
Rob is a proud Ambassador for ACMF (Australian Children’s Music Foundation), Friend of the McGrath Foundation and supporter of Reach.