Australian Female Models

Throughout history, there have been many Australian women models who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Australian female models such as Ruby Rose, Miranda Kerr, Anusha Dandekar, Sahara Ray, Rachael Taylor.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Ruby Rose

Ruby Rose
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: March 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Ruby Rose is an Australian actress, model, and TV presenter. After coming out as a lesbian at the age of 12, Ruby faced many difficulties and has experienced suicidal thoughts throughout her life. Despite struggling with mental health issues, Ruby has gone on to establish herself in the field of entertainment, thereby serving as an inspiration to many across the world.

 2 Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: April 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

One of the highest-earning models according to Forbes, Miranda Kerr was the first Victoria's Secret model from Australia. Known for her attractive physique, she is often named in the sexiest women in the world lists by several magazines. She has used her fame and beauty to launch a brand of skincare products called KORA Organics.

 3 Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: March 29, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Killara, Australia

Elle Macpherson is an Australian model, actress, television host, and businesswoman. Best known for her record five appearances on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, Macpherson went on to found a series of business ventures, such as The Body and Elle Macpherson Intimates. Also known for her philanthropic work, Macpherson serves as an ambassador for organizations like UNICEF.

 4 Samara Weaving

Samara Weaving
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

Born to a filmmaker/lecturer father and an art therapist mother in Australia, Samara Weaving grew up in places such as Fiji and Singapore. Initially known for her roles in series such as Out of the Blue and Home and Away, she gained international fame with films such as Ready or Not.

 5 Claire Holt

Claire Holt
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

Star of the horror film Messengers 2: The Scarecrow and 47 Meters Down, Claire Holt is a Brisbane-born American actress and model, who appeared on the Buddy TV list of top 100 sexiest women in 2011. She is also known for acting in the Australian television series H2O: Just Add Water. Married to Andrew Joblon, she has two children. 

 6 Catriona Gray

Catriona Gray
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Filipino-Australian model Catriona Gray soared to fame after winning the 2018 Miss Universe pageant, thus becoming the fourth from her country to win the title. Apart from winning Miss Universe Philippines 2018, she had also been named Miss World Philippines 2016. She has worked for the OTOP initiative, too.

 7 Adelaide Kane

Adelaide Kane
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 9, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Claremont, Australia

Australian actress Adelaide Kane started performing at the age of three and was working professionally in some print ads at age six. Her big break came with a contract on iconic soap opera Neighbours. She further gained acclaim for her performance in Reign, Power Rangers RPM and Once Upon a Time.

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 8 Holly Valance

Holly Valance
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Famous As: Actress, Singer and Model
Birthdate: May 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

Born to a Serbian musician/model father and a British model mother, Holly Valance first gained fame as Felicity Scully in the Australian soap opera Neighbours. She later created a sensation in the world of pop, with hits such as Kiss Kiss. She now co-owns The Candy Foundation with her husband, Nick Candy.

 9 Isabel Lucas

Isabel Lucas
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: January 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne

Best known for her award-winning role of Tasha Andrews in the Australian series Home and Away, model-actor Isabel Lucas later gained international fame as Alice from the film Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. She is an environmental activist, too, and has also represented causes such as breast cancer awareness.

 10 Alyssa Sutherland

Alyssa Sutherland
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Famous As: Actor, Model, Film actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brisbane

 11 Nicky Whelan

Nicky Whelan
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: May 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Victoria

Best known as Pepper Steiger from the Australian soap Neighbours, Nicky Whelan is the granddaughter of Victorian Football League player Marcus Whelan. She has also been part of films such as Hall Pass and Halloween II. She is well-versed in boxing and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, too.

 12 Teresa Palmer

Teresa Palmer
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Teresa Palmer is best known for her roles in movies such as The Choice, Lights Out, I Am Number Four, and The Grudge 2. She worked in malls and wished to work in animal welfare, before being scouted by an agent. Her first full-fledged film, 2:37, was featured at Cannes.

 13 Courtney Eaton

Courtney Eaton
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bunbury, Australia

Australian model and actress, Courtney Eaton, began modeling as a teenager, after being spotted by Christine Fox, head of Vivien's Models. She also participated in an acting workshop during her initial years as a model. As a young woman, she has appeared in many films, including the action-thriller In The Line Of Duty! and teen romance Status Update. 

 14 Sophie Monk

Sophie Monk
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: December 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England

Born in London, Sophie Monk moved to Australia with her family at age 2. Initially a Marilyn Monroe impersonator at a Warner Bros. entertainment center, Sophie won Popstars Australia to be part of the pop band Bardot. She later won The Celebrity Apprentice and gained phenomenal success as a reality star.

 15 Gemma Ward

Gemma Ward
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Famous As: Model, Actor
Birthdate: November 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Perth

 16 Rachael Taylor

Rachael Taylor
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: July 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Launceston, Australia

Rachael Taylor is an Australian actress and model who played Dr. Lucy Fields in the TV series Grey's Anatomy. She aspired to be an actress from childhood and participated in many school plays. She began her career as a model and soon transitioned into acting. She appears in both TV shows and feature films. 

 17 Hannah Quinlivan

Hannah Quinlivan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 18 Bella Heathcote

Bella Heathcote
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Best known for her roles in series such as Strange Angel and The Man In The High Castle, Australian actor Bella Heathcote has also appeared in movies such as Fifty Shades Darker and Dark Shadows. She fond of men’s fashion and loves collecting skulls and lava lamps as a hobby.

 19 Natasha Liu Bordizzo

Natasha Liu Bordizzo
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: August 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

 20 Abbey Lee Kershaw

Abbey Lee Kershaw
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Famous As: Model, Actor
Birthdate: June 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Melbourne

 21 Peta Wilson

Peta Wilson
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: November 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales

Peta Wilson is an Australian actress, model, and lingerie designer. She is best known for her portrayal of Nikita in the action-drama television series La Femme Nikita, for which she received nominations at several award ceremonies, such as the Gemini Awards and Saturn Awards. Also an entrepreneur, Wilson founded a lingerie label called Wylie Wilson in 2012.

 22 Charlotte Dawson

Charlotte Dawson
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: April 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Died: February 22, 2014

Charlotte Dawson was a New Zealand–Australian TV personality best remembered for her work as the host of popular TV shows, such as Getaway and The Contender Australia. A former model and fashion advocate, Dawson also appeared as a judge on the reality television series, Australia's Next Top Model. Her death by suicide in 2014 made headlines in Australia.

 23 Megan Gale

Megan Gale
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Famous As: Model who became the host of Project Runway Australia in 2011
Birthdate: August 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Perth, Australia

 24 Kelly Gale

Kelly Gale
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: May 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

Kelly Gale is a Swedish-Australian model best known for her association with Playboy, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and Victoria's Secret. In September 2016, she was chosen as the Playboy Playmate of the Month. One of the most popular Swedish models of her generation, Kelly Gale has walked runways for famous designers like Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and Jean Paul Gaultier.

 25 Sharni Vinson

Sharni Vinson
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: July 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

 26 Shanina Shaik

Shanina Shaik
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: February 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Shanina Shaik is an Australian model best known for her appearance in the popular reality television series Make Me A Supermodel, where she finished second. In 2011, she became only the sixth Australian to walk in the prestigious Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Over the years, she has also been featured on the covers of popular magazines, such as Harper's Bazaar. 

 27 Jennifer Hawkins

Jennifer Hawkins
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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: December 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Holmesville, Australia

Jennifer Hawkins first soared to fame after winning both the Miss Australia and the Miss Universe pageants in 2004. Initially a Newcastle Knights cheerleader, she was named the second-most-sexiest woman in the world by FHM and later gained international recognition with Seven Network travel show The Great Outdoors.

 28 Michelle Jenneke

Michelle Jenneke
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Famous As: Hurdler who won a silver medal for the 100 m hurdles at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics
Birthdate: June 23, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kenthurst, Australia

Michelle Jenneke is an Australian track and field athlete and model. She won a silver medal for Australia at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics. She received international recognition in 2012 when her pre-race warm-up dance became famous on the internet. As a model, Michelle Jenneke was featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2013.

 29 Erica Packer

Erica Packer
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Famous As: Model, Singer, Ex-wife of James Packer
Birthdate: November 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gunnedah, New South Wales

Australian singer and model Erica Packer is best known as the second wife of billionaire business magnate James Packer. Known for her ARIA-charting hit I Spy, Erica later separated from James and got engaged to Cuban artist Enrique Martínez Celaya. She has also dated British singer Seal for a while.

 30 Jessica Gomes

Jessica Gomes
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Famous As: Model who has appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated several times as well as modeled
Birthdate: September 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

 31 Lara Bingle

Lara Bingle
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: June 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cronulla, New South Wales, Australia

 32 Catherine McNeil

Catherine McNeil
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Famous As: Fashion model
Birthdate: March 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

 33 Nicole Trunfio

Nicole Trunfio
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: March 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Merredin

 34 Jessica Marais

Jessica Marais
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Famous As: Actress best known for her roles on Australian television in Packed to the Rafters and Love Child
Birthdate: January 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Jessica Marais is an actress whose portrayal of Rachel Rafter in the Australian television program Packed to the Rafters earned her the Logie Award under the Most Popular New Female Talent category in 2009. In the same year, she also won the Graham Kennedy Award for the same role. She has also received awards for her performance in Love Child.

 35 Tziporah Malkah

Tziporah Malkah
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Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: November 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adelaide

Tziporah Malkah is an Australian-American former model and actress. She began modeling in her teens and was already an internationally renowned model by the time she hit 20. She ventured into acting as well and appeared in many TV shows and films. She has since retired from the entertainment industry and is reportedly employed as an aged care worker. 

 36 Candice Warner

Candice Warner
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Famous As: Retired Australian Ironwoman and Surf life saver
Birthdate: March 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

 37 Tabrett Bethell

Tabrett Bethell
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

 38 Duckie Thot

Duckie Thot
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Famous As: Face of Fenty Beauty as well as playing the lead role in the Alice in Wonderland-inspired 2018 Pirelli Calendar
Birthdate: October 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

 39 Erin McNaught

Erin McNaught
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Famous As: Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant, Music critic
Birthdate: May 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Canberra

Erin McNaught is an Australian actress, model, television personality, and presenter. McNaught achieved both fame and notoriety when she represented Australia in the 2006 Miss Universe competition where she was one of the most controversial participants. Over the years, Erin McNaught has also taken part in charity campaigns, such as UK's Fashion Targets Breast Cancer.

 40 Adut Akech

Adut Akech
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Famous As: Model of the Year by models.com (2018-2019)
Birthdate: December 25, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: South Sudan

 41 Zoe Naylor

Zoe Naylor
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: July 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sydney

Initially an announcer for Groove FM, Zoe Naylor, she later worked for TV, on shows such as Gladiators and The Footy Show. Equipped with a degree in drama, she later impressed audiences with her performances in films such as The Reef and as Regan McLeod in the series McLeod's Daughters.

 42 Nikki Webster

Nikki Webster
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Model
Birthdate: April 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney

 43 Robyn Lawley

Robyn Lawley
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: June 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Girraween, Australia

 44 Iya Villania

Iya Villania
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: June 29, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New South Wales

Iya Villania is a Filipino-Australian actress, television presenter, and host. She is best known for working as a video jockey in the Philippine TV channel MYX. Villania is also known for portraying the role of Sydney Torres in the popular television drama series Click.

 45 Nadya Hutagalung

Nadya Hutagalung
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Indonesian-Australian actor-model Nadya Hutagalung soared to fame as an MTV VJ. Now a prominent conservationist, she has also been a UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador. She was associated with the documentary Let Elephants Be Elephants, owns a sustainable jewelry brand, and works for the environmental betterment of Sumatra.

 46 Kristy Hinze

Kristy Hinze
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Famous As: model
Birthdate: October 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gold Coast

 47 Jessica Hart

Jessica Hart
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Famous As: model
Birthdate: March 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney

 48 Tahyna Tozzi

Tahyna Tozzi
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Famous As: Actor, Model, Karateka
Birthdate: April 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cronulla

 49 Montana Cox

Montana Cox
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: September 2, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne

 50 Jasmine Curtis-Smith

Jasmine Curtis-Smith
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Famous As: Actress and Model
Birthdate: April 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia