Tim Harding (musician)
|Birth name||Timothy John Harding|
|Born||1 February 1978|
Timothy John Harding (born February 1, 1978), commonly known by his stage name as Tim Harding is an Australian entertainer and former member of the Australian children's musical group Hi-5 (with puppeteer Jup-Jup from Series 1 to 9 hosted by Kathleen de Leon Jones (series 1 - 8) and Sun Park (series 9)).
Harding grew up in Sydney, Australia and attended St Andrew's Cathedral School. In 1993 he began a funk band Compos Mentis with his brother Peter, family friend Mike McCarthy and bass player Sam O'Donnell. In 1998 whilst studying social work at university he auditioned for the children's musical group Hi-5. Harding was accepted and became a core member of the group until November 2007 when he left the group after recovering from a broken back and toes from a motorcycle accident at Eastern Creek Raceway earlier in 2007. Whilst Harding was in Hi-5, they won five ARIA Music Awards and three Logie Awards.
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