Jennifer Hawkins - Quick Facts
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Supermodel Jennifer Hawkins is an Australian model, brand ambassador, entrepreneur, television presenter and beauty queen best known for being crowned Miss Universe Australia and later the same year Miss Universe 2004 in Quito, Ecuador. On according to recent study upon her net wealth accumulation, her net worth has been stated to be around $5 million dollars. at present she has been working as the host of Australia's Next Top Model, face of Australian department store Myer, Lovable Intimates, Mount Franklin Lightly Sparkling and Range Rover and is also the founder and CEO of two successful brands, Cozi by Jennifer Hawkins swimwear and Jbronze tanning line, working on an ever-growing property portfolio with husband Jake Wall in her spare time.
Hawkins was born in Holmesville, New South Wales, and currently resides in Sydney. She attended West Wallsend High School in West Wallsend, New South Wales. Hawkins was a former cheerleader for the Newcastle Knights rugby league team, and the Hunter Pirates basketball team and also worked as a model. It was as a model that she was cast as Miss Australia for the Miss Universe competition. Hawkins also worked as a choreographer for a dance team that toured Australia specialising in Hip Hop and Ballet.
Jennifer holds the Miss Universe 2004 before it she had been ranked on sixth place to win the crown. During the final competition, Hawkins became the first Australian to make the semi-finals since Voni Delfos in 1993. She then proceeded to the top ten after competing in the evening gown competition, where she wore an unusual vintage copper gown that was designed by Bora and cost A$25,000.
Wining the crown, she also gained numerous contracts from television. On accord she had signed a contract with the Seven Network at the 2004 Melbourne Cup Carnival. Her first appearances were as a guest presenter on the network's travel show, The Great Outdoors, where she took viewers on tours throughout the world. When she ended her reign as Miss Universe, she became a regular presenter on the show, which resulted in a 2006 Logie nomination for Most Popular New Female Talent. No new episodes of the programme have been produced since 2009.