Jessica Gomes - Biography
Last Modified: May 10, 2020
|Born on :||September 25, 1985 (age 36)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Sydney, Australia|
|Father's Name:||Joe Gomes|
|Mother's Name:||Pay Yuen (Jenny)|
Giselle (older sister)
|University:||La Salle College|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic ( Chinese, Portuguese)|
|Height:||1.77 meter (5 feet 10 inch)|
|Weight:||51 kg (112.44 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size:||9 US|
|Dress Size:||4 US|
|Breast Size:||33 inch|
|Waist Size:||27 inch|
|Hip Size:||35 inch|
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Who is Jessica Gomes?
Jessica Gomes is a model, actress by profession, and Australian by nationality. The Chinese-Portuguese beauty is well known for appearing in Harper's Bazaar, Sports Illustrated, served as the Estee Lauder/Sean John fragrance, and as a spokesperson for LG Electronics and Hyundai.
Jessica Gomes – Age, Parents, Siblings
Jessica Gomes’ birth took place on 25 September 1985 in Sydney, Australia. She was born to Portuguese father, Joe Gomes, a bricklayer and Singaporean mother, Pay Yuen (Jenny), a nurse. Both her parents had immigrated to Australia in the 1970s.
She is the youngest of four children and has three siblings - older sister Giselle, a midwife, Bianca, former model, and older brother Nathan, a boilermaker. She was raised in Perth.
young Jessica Gomes with her father and brother (Image: Instagram)
After her mother’s friend advised her mother that Jessica Gomes had what it takes to be a model, her mother enrolled her at Linda-Ann Model Academy. As her mother was busy with her work, her sisters were the ones who drove her to her shoots.
For education, Jessica Gomes attended La Salle College. She also took modeling classes at Linda-Ann Model Academy at the age of 13 and studied at Stella Adler Studio of Acting.
Her ethnicity is multiracial – Chinese and Portuguese.
Jessica Gomes – Boyfriend, Husband, Children
Jessica Gomes was in a relationship with her boyfriend Drapac in 2013 and lived with him in Los Angeles. After their breakup, she went on to date Rocky Elsom for a year between 2015 and 2015.
She was in a relationship with Xavier Samuel from 2016 but split up in 2018 and had a fling with Gus Wenner, heir to Rolling Stone magazine, in 2018.
Xavier Samuel, Jessica Gomes (Image: Just Jared)
In early 2019 it was rumored that Australian Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo was dating Gomes. However, he denied these rumors but admitted that the rumors are 'positive' news. She is currently single. She is yet to marry, and sans husband, children.
Jessica Gomes – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Gomes is estimated at around $6 million while the figure on her annual salary is not known.
Jessica Gomes – Career
Her first modeling job was for the local sports council and by the age of 17, she had signed with Vivien’s Model Management. At the beginning of her career, she worked mostly in Asia- including Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, Beijing, and Shanghai. She is a household name in South Korea, having appeared in advertisements for Hyundai Sonata, LG Cyon Bikini Phone.
Gomes had signed with IMG Models in 2004 after moving to New York City.
The successful model has appeared in fashion magazines Vogue, Teen Vogue, Glamour, American Glamour, Harper's Bazaar, Sports Illustrated (2008–2015), Victoria's Secret, Biba, Maxim. Moreover, she has modeled for top clothing brands DKNY Jeans, Garnier, Levi's, Motorola, Urban Outfitters.
Jessica Gomes (Image: Vogue)
She replaced Miranda Kerr as the fashion ambassador for Australian retail David Jones Limited in March 2013and became the face of Enprani Cosmetics. She has also launched her lip gloss line Gomes Pink.
After a successful career in South Korea, she landed her won TV show My Name Is Jessica Gomes (2009) which showed her chronicled her time in New York. She also competed in the Korean version of Dancing with the Stars (2011) and was placed in the third place.
As an actress Jessica Gomes has had appeared in the films Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017), Father Figures (2017), Tigertail (2017).
Tzi Ma, Christine Ko in Tigertail (Image: News.com.au)
On the set of Tigertail, Jessica Gomes has starred alongside Christine Ko, Joan Chen, Hayden Szeto, Margot Bingham.
Jessica Gomes – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Jessica Gomes is followed by several hundred thousand followers and counting.
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