Jennifer Hawkins Biography
Jennifer Hawkins has made her identity as an Australian Model, brand ambassador, and entrepreneur. She also gained name and fame as a television personality and beauty queen who was crowned with Miss Universe Australia and became Miss Universe in 2004. She currently works as a host of Australia’s Next Top Model and Lovable Intimates. She also hosts other programs such as the face of Australian department store Myer, Mount Franklin Lightly Sparking and Range Rover. She is also considered as one of the successful entrepreneur of Australia owning two successful brands Cozi and Jbronze tanning line. Her husband Jake is helping her to manage her ever-growing property portfolio.
Moving to her early life, Jennifer Hawkins was born on 22 December 1983 in Holmesville, New South Wales in Australia and currently lives in Sydney. She completed her high school education from West Wallsend High School in West Wallsend. She has three siblings. Hawkins was associated with the Newcastle Knights rugby league team as a cheerleader and she was also cheerleader of Hunter Pirates basketball team. She also has experience of working as a choreographer for a dance team specialized in Hip Hop and Ballet and her team toured Australia.
“My life since Miss Universe has been changed a lot, has grown so much as a result of my travels and all my work with HIV/AIDS programs. I’m Incredibly grateful for the things I’ve experienced.”
Before starting her journey to Miss Universe, Jennifer Hawkins met previous Miss Australia, Alesha Talbot and learned basic Spanish. She won the title of Miss Universe in the Miss Universe pageant held in Quito, Ecuador on 1 June 2004. To win the title she beat other delegated from America, Paraguay, Trinidad and Tobago and New Zealand. She was second Australian to win this title after Kerry Anne Wells, winner of 1972. After winning the title, she stayed in a riverside apartment provided by the organization in New York.
Besides modeling, Jennifer Hawkins has been working as a presenter. In 2004, she joined Seven Network after signing a contract at the 2004 Melbourne Cup Carnival. After the end of her reign as Miss Universe, she started to appear as a regular presenter on the show The Great Outdoors, which she joined as a guest presenter. In 2010 her contract expired and then she moved to Nine Network, where she started to host TV show Australia’s Next Top Model after replacing Sarah Murdoch. Hawkins has also participated in the fourth season of Australia’s Dancing with Stars. Hawkins made her appearance in a music video of artist Guy Sebastian in his second single “Elevator Love”.
Digging her personal life, Jennifer Hawkins is currently married to Jake Wall, with whom she tied the knot on 4 June 2013 in a small ceremony in a resort of Bali, Indonesia. They met just before Hawkins became Miss Universe. Hawkins stands tall with a height of 5’11’’. Being a successful model and entrepreneurs she made net worth of $5million. She has got perfect body shape a charming face which might be the main reason behind her successful modeling career. To get more updates on this gorgeous personality, you can follow on facebook and Instagram.