All about JESSICA MAUBOY
Jessica Hilda Mauboy was born on August 4, 1989, which makes her a lovely Leo! Family is super important to Jess. She has three older sisters: Sandra, Jenny and Cathy and a younger sister named Sophia. Jessica won our hearts back in 2006 as a sweet teen from Darwin with an amazing voice, who went on to become runner up in the fourth season of AustralianIdol!
Miss Mauboy has had three studio albums – BeenWaiting,BeenWaiting Get ‘EmGirls and Beautiful and some of her hits over the last 10 years include: ‘Burn’, ‘Galaxy’, ‘ CanIGet aMoment’ and ‘ThisAin’t Love’.
Throughout her career the amazing singer has been nominated for 17 ARIA awards and won two! Jess has performed for Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey and toured with Beyoncé! She was briefly brieflfly a member of Aussie girl group Young Divas.
In 2014 she represented Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest! She also appeared on SesameStreet in 2014, singing a song called ‘5 Kangaroos’.
If Jess didn’t pursue her dream of singing, she’d either be a teacher or working in the community.
Jess is also a talented actress! She has starred in the movies BranNueDae and TheSapphires, as well as playing the lead in the TV series TheSecretDaughter. The role of Billie on The SecretDaughter was written just for Jess and to help her stay in character, she was called “Billie” or “B” on set.
Jess also sings all 17 tracks on the show’s soundtrack and it was the 7th highest selling album in Australia in 2016!
When Jess wants to relax, you might find her painting or going to the movies.
You can see Jess live when she takes her All the Hits LIVE tour around Australia from March 30 to April 15!