- Name: Toni Rakkaen
- Native name: โทนี่ รากแก่น
- Given name: Wimolchaireuk Theerachai
- Also Known as: อิรา วิมลชัยฤกษ์;ธีรชัย วิมลชัยฤกษ์;โทนี่;Toni;Iirah Wimolchaireuk;Toni Irah Wimonchailerk;Tony Rakkaen
- Nationality: Thai
- Gender: Male
- Born: January 21, 1982
- Age: 39
Theerachai Wimolchaireuk, mostly known as Toni Rakkaen, is an actor, model and hair stylist born a Vietnamese with a mix of French father and a Thai mother, the Mor Lam artist and Thai National Artist Banyen Rakkaen, Thai. On December 2020, he married Thai actress and singer Jarinya Sirimongkolsakul (Kaew).
When he was 12 years old, Toni moved to Melbourne, Australia, with his two older sisters. He relocated to study for Secondary school and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, majoring in Advertising. Toni lived and studied in Melbourne for 12 years.
While in Melbourne, he also began his career as a hairstylist. He finished his education and came back to Thailand. Later he did an internship at the Leo Burnett advertising agency. He was his office’s representative in the 2008 Cleo 50 Most Eligible Bachelors contest and won the award for the ”most touchable hair”.
His appearance in one magazine that brought him to the attention of former Miss Thailand World and supermodel Metinee Kingpayome and Somporn Tirin, founder of The Lounge Hair Salon. Toni took the job at The Salon.
In addition to his salon duties, Toni has maintained a busy schedule as a model, actor and singer. Toni’s first film role came in 2010’s Big Boy. After that initial success, he followed up with three romantic comedies Sud Ket Saled Ped (Loser Lover), Sor Kor Sor Sweety (Bangkok Sweety) and Valentine Sweety and a horror film, 3AM, he’s also appeared in TV dramas.
Toni is good in soccer and can sing. He sometimes takes on jobs in the entertainment business like modelling and acting, but he said that his priority is being a hair stylist.
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