Jessica Gomes Celebrity Life
Born on 25th September 1984, Jessica Gomes is an Australian model. She featured in the Swimsuit Issue of an American tabloid called Sports Illustrated from 2008 to 22015. Gomes has been working extensively in Asia, as well as, in Australia.
Jessica has also had the distinction of being the spokesperson for South Korea based conglomerates such as Hyundai and LG Electronics. She was also the face of Sean John/Estee Lauder's fragrance called “Unforgivable.”
Childhood and Early Years
Gomes has a Singaporean mom Jenny while his father Joe Gomes is a Portuguese. She claims that her birthplace is in Sydney but was brought up in Perth.
Jessica Gomes is the youngest child in the family and has an older brother and two older sisters.
Her mom got her enrolled at Linda-Ann Model Academy’s modeling classes set in Midland, a suburb of Perth when she was only 13-year-old.
She took part in one of the modeling contests and thus kick-started her career. Gomes signed a contract with IMG Models in 2004 after shifting to New York City.
The model has worked extensively in a majority of key Asian markets such as Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Tokyo.
She has been a highly successful model through several advertising campaigns in South Korea. Gomes was seen in Hyundai Sonata’s advertisements in 2007.
The tagline of the campaign was “Touch the Wonder.” It was this particular ad campaign that is said to have made her a big star in South Korea.
She saw an immense spike in her popularity and gained the status of a celebrity by 2013 because of her TV show appearances in South Korea and her spokesmanships.
Apart from her success in South Korea Gomes has been seen in catalogs of Victoria’s Secret, American Glamour, Glamour, Teen Vogue, and Vogue.
Gomes has also been a model for Garnier, DKNY Jeans, Motorola, Levi’s, Urban Outfitters, as well as Victoria’s Secret. Gomes has been also seen on Biba’s cover. She has also appeared in advertisements for Jay-Z Rocawear.
After Gomes was made Enprani Cosmetics’ face, the model came up with her lip gloss titled “Gomes Pink.” She has filmed editorials for the Vietnamese and Australian editions of the publication Harper’s Bazaar and was a model for Cleo’s cover.
Gomes’ Chinese-Portuguese ancestry has made her extremely popular in the markets of Asia. Her reality television show titled “My Name is Jessica Gomes” was launched in 2009 on the South Korean TV network.
Gomes made her debut in dancing by participating in the Korean version of the hit TV show “Dancing with the Stars” on 10th June 2011. The model came 3rd that season.
She was also seen acting in films such as “Transformations: Age of Extinction” (2014), “Once Upon a Time in Venice” (2017) with Bruce Willis, as well as, in “Father Figures” (2017) where her co-star was Owen Wilson.
She is also slated to feature in one of the Netflix films titled “Tigertail” where her co-actor is John Cho.
Personal LifeOne of Jessica Gomes’ sisters Bianca is an established model overseas and in Australia before Jessica started modeling as a career seriously. Both her parents immigrated to Australia in the seventies.
Gomes shifted to New York City in 2005 and shared a flat with Gemma Ward. The model had studied at La Salle College previously.
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