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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Australian supermodel Catherine McNeil was 14 when she won a modelling contest in Brisbane and gained attention. Apart from walking the ramp for Versace and Louis Vuitton, she has also graced the covers of magazines such as Vogue. She is reportedly bisexual and is fond of tattoos, too.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Better known as Rooney from Chicken Girls, singer-actor Indiana Massara is also known for her chartbusting single Drama. An athletic person since childhood, Massara was, however, initially rejected in auditions for being too tall. She walked the LA Fashion Week at 13 and has a huge fan base on Instagram.
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.
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.
Jasmine Curtis-Smith is a Filipino-Australian model, actress, dancer, host, writer, and endorser. She is best known for her portrayal of Yael in the 2013 Filipino drama film Transit. Jasmine Curtis-Smith's performance in the film earned her a couple of awards, including the Best Supporting Actress award at the 2013 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival.
Simone Holtznagel is an Australian fashion model and reality TV personality. She appeared in the reality TV show Australia's Next Top Model (cycle 7) in 2011 and was named the second runner-up. Since then, she has become a successful model and has been featured in campaigns for brands, such as Playboy, Bras N Things, and Guess.
Best known as Charlotte King from Home and Away, Erika Heynatz initially gained fame as the host of Australia’s Next Top Model. She also won the first season of the musical reality contest It Takes Two with David Hobson. She had her first child, with partner Andrew Kingston, at age 40.