Australian Female Models

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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.
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 1 
Miranda Kerr
(Rose to Fame as the First Australian to Model for 'Victoria's Secret Angels')
Miranda Kerr
16
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.

 2 
Ruby Rose
(Australian Model, Actress, and Television Presenter)
Ruby Rose
23
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.

 3 
Elle Macpherson
(Host and Executive Producer of ‘Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model’)
Elle Macpherson
14
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
(Actress and Model Known for Her Role in the TV Series 'Home and Away' and 'SMILF')
Samara Weaving
6
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 
Isabel Lucas
(Actor, Model)
Isabel Lucas
5
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.

 6 
Alyssa Sutherland
(Actor, Model, Film actor)
Alyssa Sutherland
5
Birthdate: September 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brisbane
 7 
Teresa Palmer
(Actress, Model and Film Producer)
Teresa Palmer
2
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.
 8 
Courtney Eaton
(Model & Actress Known for Her Films: 'Line of Duty', 'Mad Max: Fury Road' and 'Gods of Egypt')
Courtney Eaton
5
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. 

 9 
Nicky Whelan
(Actor, Model)
Nicky Whelan
5
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.

 10 
Gemma Ward
(Model, Actor)
Gemma Ward
5
Birthdate: November 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Perth
 11 
Rachael Taylor
(Australian Actress and Model)
Rachael Taylor
6
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. 

 12 
Hannah Quinlivan
5
Birthdate: August 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
 13 
Natasha Liu Bordizzo
(Actress, Model)
Natasha Liu Bordizzo
3
Birthdate: August 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 14 
Abbey Lee Kershaw
(Model, Actor)
Abbey Lee Kershaw
5
Birthdate: June 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Melbourne
 15 
Peta Wilson
(Actress, Model)
Peta Wilson
5
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.

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Megan Gale
(Model who became the host of Project Runway Australia in 2011)
Megan Gale
5
Birthdate: August 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
 17 
Kelly Gale
(Model)
Kelly Gale
3
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.

 18 
Jennifer Hawkins
(Australian Model, Television Presenter and Beauty Queen Who was Crowned Miss Universe in 2004)
Jennifer Hawkins
5
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.

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Sharni Vinson
(Actress, Model)
Sharni Vinson
3
Birthdate: July 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
 20 
Michelle Jenneke
(Australian Hurdler and Model)
Michelle Jenneke
5
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.

 21 
Shanina Shaik
(Australian Model)
Shanina Shaik
3
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. 

 22 
Catherine McNeil
(Fashion model)
Catherine McNeil
4
Birthdate: March 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

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.

 23 
Erica Packer
(Model, Singer, Ex-wife of James Packer)
Erica Packer
5
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.

 24 
Charlotte Dawson
(New Zealand–Australian Television Personality and Host of 'Getaway', 'The Contender Australia')
Charlotte Dawson
5
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.

 25 
Jessica Gomes
(Model who has appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated several times as well as modeled)
Jessica Gomes
4
Birthdate: September 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
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Nicole Trunfio
4
Birthdate: March 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Merredin
 27 
Shiori Kutsuna
(Actress, Model best known for her role as Ran Mori in Shinichi Kudo's Written Challenge)
Shiori Kutsuna
0
Birthdate: December 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Candice Warner
(Former Australian Ironwoman and Surf Life Saver)
Candice Warner
0
Birthdate: March 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Retired Australian Ironwoman and professional surf life saver Candice Warner was 14 when she began competing in the sport. She has also appeared on a few reality shows. She is married to Australian cricketer David Warner, and the two, apparently, were introduced to each other through Twitter.

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Tziporah Malkah
(Model, Actress)
Tziporah Malkah
4
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. 

 30 
Lara Bingle
4
Birthdate: June 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cronulla, New South Wales, Australia
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Tabrett Bethell
4
Birthdate: May 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
 32 
Duckie Thot
(Face of Fenty Beauty as well as playing the lead role in the Alice in Wonderland-inspired 2018 Pirelli Calendar)
Duckie Thot
0
Birthdate: October 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 33 
Erin McNaught
(Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant, Music critic)
Erin McNaught
2
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.

 34 
Zoe Naylor
(Actor, Model)
Zoe Naylor
4
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.

 35 
Adut Akech
(Model of the Year by models.com (2018-2019))
Adut Akech
0
Birthdate: December 25, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: South Sudan
 36 
Nikki Webster
(Actor, Singer, Model)
Nikki Webster
4
Birthdate: April 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney
 37 
Robyn Lawley
4
Birthdate: June 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Girraween, Australia
 38 
Iya Villania
(Actor, Model)
Iya Villania
2
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.

 39 
Kristy Hinze
4
Birthdate: October 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gold Coast
 40 
Tahyna Tozzi
(Actor, Model, Karateka)
Tahyna Tozzi
2
Birthdate: April 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cronulla
 41 
Jessica Hart
2
Birthdate: March 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney
 42 
Montana Cox
4
Birthdate: September 2, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne
 43 
Nadya Hutagalung
(Indonesian-Australian Model, Actress and One of the First VJs on MTV Asia (1995))
Nadya Hutagalung
2
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.

 44 
Jasmine Curtis-Smith
(Filipino-Australian Model and Actress)
Jasmine Curtis-Smith
0
Birthdate: April 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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.

 45 
Erika Heynatz
4
Birthdate: March 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Port Moresby

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.

 46 
Kristina Akheeva
(Actor, Model)
Kristina Akheeva
4
Birthdate: November 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Khabarovsk
 47 
Simone Holtznagel
3
Birthdate: July 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wollongong

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. 

 48 
Cheyenne Tozzi
1
Birthdate: November 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney
 49 
Grace Huang
(Actress best known for her role as the Gemini Female in the RZA directed martial arts film, The Man with the Iron Fists)
Grace Huang
1
Birthdate: January 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Taiwan
 50 
Cheryl Rixon
(Actor, Film actor)
Cheryl Rixon
1
Birthdate: October 12, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Perth