Toni Rakkaen

Theerachai Wimolchaireuk (Thai: ธีรชัย วิมลชัยฤกษ์; RTGSThirachai Wimonchairoek; born January 21, 1982), known professionally as Toni Rakkaen, is a Thai model, actor and hair stylist. His mother, Banyen Rakkaen, is a Mor Lam artist and a Thai National Artist.[1]

Toni Rakkaen
Tony Rakkaean at press conference of Love H2O.JPG
Toni at press conference of Love H2O (2015)
Born
Theerachai Wimolchaireuk Thai: ธีรชัย วิมลชัยฤกษ์

(1982-01-21) January 21, 1982 (age 40)
Thailand
EducationB.A. Advertising from RMIT
Occupation
  • Actor
  • model
  • hair stylist
Years active2008–present
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Spouse(s)
Jarinya Sirimongkolsakul
(m. 2020)
Parents
Relatives
  • Annie Rakkaen
  • Kandy Rakkaen

Early life and educationEdit

Rakkaen was born to a Thai French-Vietnamese father and a Thai mother, Banyen Rakkaen.[2][3] When he was 12 years old, Rakkaen moved to Melbourne, Australia[2] with his two older sisters.[1] While in Australia, he attended high school[2] and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology university.[1] Before moving back to Thailand, Rakkaen worked as a hairstylist.[2] He later worked for the Leo Burnett advertising agency as an intern.[1] After featuring in Cleo, Rakkaen took a job at The Lounge Hair Salon. Apart from his hair-styling career, he started acting with Big Boy. Following his 2010 film debut, Rakkaen primarily appeared in romantic comedy films and drama television shows up to 2013.[1]

FilmographyEdit

  • Big Boy (2010)
  • Loser Lover (2010)
  • Bangkok Sweety (2011)
  • Valentine Sweety (2012)
  • 3 A.M. 3D (2012)
  • Love in the Rain (2013)
  • Pob Na Pluak (2014)
  • How to Win at Checkers (Every Time) (2015)
  • Love H2O (2015)
  • Sanap (2015)
  • Midnight University (2016)
  • The Moment (2017)[4]

TelevisionEdit

TV seriesEdit

  • Loma Kla Tha Fan (Channel 9, 2011)
  • Suepsuan Puan Kamlang 3 (Channel 3, 2011)
  • Tawan Chai Nai Marn Mak (Channel 3, 2012)
  • Manee Sawat (Channel 3, 2013)
  • Farm Euy Farm Ruk (Channel 3, 2013)
  • Prissana (PPTV, 2015)
  • Jao Sao Kong Arnon (PPTV, 2015)
  • Club Friday The Series Season 6 (GMM25, 2015)
  • Love Songs Love Stories (GMM25, 2016)
  • Senior Secret Love : Bake Me Love (2016)
  • Plerng Kritsana The Series : Lai Hong (GMM25, 2016)
  • Club Friday The Series Season 8 (GMM25, 2016)
  • Home Stay (2017)
  • Project S the Series: S.O.S. (2017)
  • 7 Wan Jorng Wen Series Season 2 (Workpoint, 2017)
  • Naeo Sutthai (GMM25, 2018)
  • Love Bipolar (GMM25, 2018)
  • Club Friday: The Series 10 - Rak nokchai (GMM25, 2018)
  • i STORIES (GMM25, 2018)
  • Wolf - Game la thoe (GMM25, 2018)
  • A Gift for the People You Hate (GMMTv, 2019)
  • 7 Wun Jorng Wen Series Season 3 (Workpoint, Upcoming)

TV ProgramEdit

CommercialEdit

  • Sunsilk
  • TWISTY SHOTS
  • Sony Cyber Shot
  • Big Cola
  • Levi's
  • Dr Jill

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Sukprasert, Pattramon (5 May 2013). "On screen and off, He cuts both ways". Bangkok Post.
  2. ^ a b c d "Style Chronicles: We Talk with Thai Model, Actor & Influencer, Toni Rakkaen". Micro Macro Magazine.
  3. ^ "โทนี่ รากแก่น". Sanook (in Thai).
  4. ^ รักของเรา (in Thai)

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