Gemma Ward

Australian Model
Born Nov 3, 1987

Gemma Louise Ward is an Australian fashion model turned actress.

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1987 Birth Gemma Ward was born on 3 November 1987 in Perth, Western Australia, the second of four children of Gary Ward, an Australian doctor, and Claire, an English nurse. … Read More
1997 9 Years Old Her passion for acting was born in 1997, when she was cast as the witch in a school play of Hansel and Gretel at age ten.


2002 - 2004 3 More Events
In February 2005, Ward appeared in no less than 20 New York runways for designers that included Vera Wang, Oscar de la Renta and Klein, and was rumored to earn about $20,000 per show. … Read More
2006 18 Years Old By 2006 Ward became Australia's brightest fashion star since Elle Macpherson. … Read More
2007 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In July 2007, earning at an estimated total of $3 million in the past 12 months, Forbes named her tenth in the list of the World's 15 Top-Earning Supermodels.


In August 2008, reports surfaced that Ward was to retire from modeling to pursue acting. … Read More
2009 21 Years Old Slightly over a year later, in November 2009, Ward's agent officially announced her retiring from the industry after her notable absence in the past few runway seasons. … Read More
2010 22 Years Old Again, Ward quickly dismissed the retirement claims, confirming that she would return to modeling in 2010.
After avoiding the spotlight for three years, Ward opened up in an exclusive interview for The Sunday Telegraph in 30 January 2011. … Read More
2013 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, Ward signed with IMG Models Australia, prompting rumours of a modelling comeback.
2014 26 Years Old On September 18, 2014 Ward returned to the runway at the spring/summer 2015 Prada show during Milan Fashion Week.
2015 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In December, Ward appeared on the 55th Anniversary cover of Australian Vogue and along with a 40th anniversary campaign for Country Road, was announced as the face of Prada's Spring/Summer 2015 campaign.
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