Australia's Next Top Model Judges
Jennifer Hawkins – Host/Judge
More than 10 years after being crowned Miss Universe in 2004, Jennifer Hawkins has cemented her place as an Australian icon with her work as a leading TV presenter, fashion designer and entrepreneur.
Jennifer was first seen on screen for Channel Seven’s The Great Outdoors where she was nominated for Most Popular New Female Talent at the 2006 Logie Awards. Since then Jennifer’s dynamic hosting style has seen her present for land ongoing gigs with Getaway, Make Me A Supermodel and is currently hosting her third year of Australia’s Next Top Model on Foxtel.
The quintessential covergirl, Jennifer has graced the covers of all major Australian glossy fashion magazines including Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, FHM, Maxim, Cosmopolitan, Cleo as well as health and fitness publications such as Shape and Good Health.
Alex Perry – Judge
For the past 20 years, Alex Perry has built a fashion empire that has earned him an international reputation. His signature design style; charming, bold and provocative has been embraced by some of the world’s most famous and beautiful women including Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian, Gigi Hadid, Kylie Jenner, Sandra Bullock, Giuliana Rancic, Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio, Sarah Murdoh, Elle Macpherson, Phoebe Tonkin, Natalie Portman, Nicole Richie, P!nk, Kelly Osbourne, Eva Longoria, Miley Cyrus, Jessica Chastain, Kate Upton, Rosie Huntington-Whitely and Rihanna.
Alex Perry designs have featured on front covers of Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, InStyle, Sunday Life, The Herald Sun, The Good Weekend, Sunday Styleand Vogue Australia.
Appearing first in the pages of Vogue Australia, it wasn’t long before the personality behind the label became just as in demand. In 2005, Alex Perry joined Foxtel as the judge on Australia’s Next Top Model and it’s become one of his strongest and most successful partnerships. Perry has starred in the series ten consecutive seasons, in addition toProject Runway Australia, Asia’s Next Top Model and The Real Housewives of Australia Reunion.
Behind his success is an extraordinary story of a working class boy whose Greek migrant parents instilled a tremendous sense of drive and determination. For Perry, a self-confessed optimist, the road to success has been decades in the making and no matter the challenges, he always believed it was possible to create a unique Australian fashion brand the world would fall in love with.
Megan Gale – Judge
Megan Gale is one of Australia’s most iconic models, actresses, brand ambassadors, TV personalities and designers with a career spanning over more than two decades.
Born and raised in Western Australia, Megan rose to international fame when she was cast in a series of advertisements for Vodafone Italy. Both life and career changing, Megan became an overnight sensation and a devoted Australian and Italian fan base was born.
Throughout her career, Megan has appeared on the cover of Australian Marie Claire, Italian fashion weekly Gioia, Italian and Australian GQ, Australian Women’s Weekly, Madison Magazine, WHO Weekly, Men’s Style and Italian Maxim to name a few.
One of Australia’s most adored and influential personalities, Megan was signed as the brand ambassador for Australian retailer David Jones and also became the first ever Australian ambassador for global cosmetics giant L’Oréal Paris.
Film and television was a natural progression for Megan and she was signed as the new host, judge and executive producer of Project Runway Australia, appeared many times as a guest judge on Australia’s Next Top Model and as a guest host on popular travel series such as Getaway.
Building on her acting resume, Megan appeared in Australian comedy feature film I Love You Too, guest-starred on Channel 10’s hit Wonderland and has recently appeared in two major international feature films including Russell Crowe’s directorial debut The Water Diviner and George Miller’s highly acclaimed Mad Max: Fury Road.
With a keen eye for design, Megan launched swimwear label Isola by Megan Gale in 2010 and MG Australia homewares in 2015.
Megan is also committed to giving back to her community and has been involved with several philanthropic organisations including Australian Red Cross, Kids Helpline, Breast Cancer Australian and the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation.
Megan and her partner Shaun Hampson are both proud parents to their son River.
Cheyenne Tozzi – Mentor
International model Cheyenne Tozzi has graced the covers of some of fashion’s biggest titles including Mexican Vogue, German Cosmo and French Madam Figaro Magazine.
Born into a modeling dynasty Cheyenne was only 13 years of age when she graced the cover of prestigious Harper’s Bazaar and soon began jetting all over the globe to work with some of the world’s leading fashion & lifestyle brands including Nike, Marks & Spencer, La Vie en Rose, Schwarzkopf and Chanel. Locally she has fronted campaigns for Jergens, Levis and Westfield.
The Stenmarks – Mentors
Jordan and Zac Stenmark were doing their ag economics degree on AFL (Australian Football League) Scholarships at The University of Sydney, while also training with the AFL Club, Greater Western Sydney, and working in a café, when a friend suggested they should give modelling a go.
Launching their careers with a 60-page international editorial with the prestigous L’Officiel Hommes Paris, the boys were soon flown to London for a private meeting with Tom Ford, and made their international runway debut when they exclusively opened and closed the prestigious Calvin Klein Spring 2013 show during Milan Fashion Week.
Perhaps best known for their athleticism, down-to-earth attitude, and strong work ethic, Jordan and Zac have a chameleon-like ability to channel both commercial and high-fashion styles. They’ve had the esteemed pleasure of sitting for Bruce Webber, Terry Richardson, and working with Carine Roitfield.
Credits include campaigns for Abercrombie & Fitch, Ralph Lauren, and Calvin Klein, in addition to editorial features in the international editions of GQ, Vanity Fair, L’Officiel Hommes, Vogue Hommes Japan, Hercules, and The Financial Time’s How To Spend It luxury magazine, on the cover of GQ with Kylie Minogue and the twins appeared in a David Jones Summer television commercial, and the brand’s Autumn/Winter launch parade, both alongside supermodel Miranda Kerr.