Ward at FashionWeekLive in San Francisco, March 15, 2007
|Birth name||Gemma Louise Ward|
|Date of birth||November 3, 1987|
|Place of birth||Perth, Western Australia, Australia|
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|Dress size||34 (EU); 4 (US); 6 (UK)|
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Gemma Louise Ward (born November 3, 1987) is an Australian model and actress. Events 644 - Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second Muslim Caliph, is killed by a Persian slave in Medina. Year 1987 ( MCMLXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar) For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. A model is a person who is posed or displayed for the purpose of Art, Fashion, or other products and Advertising. An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works
Ward was born in Perth, Western Australia, as the second child of Gary and Claire Ward. Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. Western Australia is a state occupying the entire western third of the Australian continent. Her older sister, Sophie Ward is also a model and she has younger twin brothers, Oscar and Henry Ward. Sophie Claire Ward (born 7 August 1985 is an Australian Fashion model. A model is a person who is posed or displayed for the purpose of Art, Fashion, or other products and Advertising. Twins are Offspring resulting from the same Pregnancy, either of the same or opposite Sex. She was educated at the Presbyterian Ladies' College, Perth and Shenton College. The Presbyterian Ladies' College (informally known as PLC) is an independent, day and Boarding school predominantly for girls situated Shenton College is a public, Co-educational secondary school located in Shenton Park, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia
As said herself in a Teen Vogue interview, she accompanied her friends to a modelling competition and ended up being scouted herself:
I had come straight from my auntie and uncle's farm, and I was wearing this big gray barn jacket with mud all over it. When the scout came up to me, I said, 'No, thank you. ' But my friends were like, 'Hell, yes!' They forged my mum's signature [for mandatory parental consent], and pushed me in front of the cameras. 
Ward didn't win the competition, but Vivien's Model Agency picked her up after seeing a small picture of her in [Kurv], a quarterly, internationally focused, Australian produced, Fashion Arts Beauty Culture and Style magazine.
At only sixteen, Ward was the youngest model to be listed by American Vogue as one of the nine "It Girls" in the modeling world. Vogue is a Fashion and lifestyle Magazine published in eighteen countries by Condé Nast Publications. An It girl or It-girl is a charming Sexy young woman who receives intense media coverage unrelated or disproportional She has been in shows for designers such as Versace, Gucci, Chanel, Valentino, Alexander McQueen, and many more. Gianni Versace SpA (ˈdʒɑnːi verˈsatʃe usually referred to as Versace, is an Italian clothier founded by Gianni Versace in 1978 The House of Gucci, better known simply as Gucci, is an Italian iconic fashion and Leather goods label Chanel SA ʃəˈnɛɫ) is a Parisian fashion house created by Coco Chanel. Valentino SpA is a clothing company founded in 1959 by Valentino Garavani. Alexander McQueen CBE (born Lee Alexander McQueen, 17 March 1969) is an English Fashion designer. Ward has also graced magazine covers such as Vogue, W, and TIME Magazine's Style and Design issue. W is a monthly American Fashion Magazine published by Condé Nast Publications. Time (trademarked in capitals as TIME) is a weekly American Newsmagazine, similar to Newsweek and In September 2004, at the age of 16, Ward became the youngest fashion model on the cover of the American edition of Vogue and was the first model to appear on the cover of Teen Vogue magazine. Teen Vogue magazine began as a version of Vogue magazine for a younger audience She is the first model since Kate Moss to be the face for Calvin Klein's perfume "Obsession Night for Men" along with Philadelphia male model, Drew Keilt. Kate Moss (born January 16 1974) is an English model who has appeared on over 300 magazine covers. Calvin Klein Inc is an American fashion brand founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein. Philadelphia (ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə
To date Ward's clients have included Balenciaga, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Hermès, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Jil Sander, Karl Lagerfeld, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Rochas, Swarovski, Valentino and Yves Saint-Laurent, and, altogether, Ward has appeared on 24 covers of Vogue magazine worldwide. Balenciaga is a fashion house founded by Cristóbal Balenciaga, a Spanish designer, born in the Basque Country. Burberry ( is a British luxury fashion house manufacturing Clothing and fashion accessories. Calvin Klein Inc is an American fashion brand founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein. Christian Dior ( January 21, 1905 &ndash October 23, 1957) was an influential French Fashion designer, best known as the Dolce & Gabbana (ˈdolt͡ʃe ænd gaˈbana is an Italian Fashion house. Hermès International SA, or simply Hermès ( IPA: French, American English, typical British English) is a French Jean-Paul Gaultier (born April 24 1952, in Arcueil, Val-de-Marne) is a French Fashion designer and past television Jil Sander is a minimalist German Fashion designer. Her work descends from that of Coco Chanel, as opposed to the bleeding-edge esthetic of Lagerfeld Karl Lagerfeld (born Karl Ottom Lagerfeldt on September 10, 1938) is a prominent Fashion designer He has collaborated with a variety of fashion Louis Vuitton Malletier, commonly referred to as Louis Vuitton ( pronounced /lwi vɥitɔ̃/ or sometimes shortened to LV, is a French luxury fashion Prada SpA is an Italian high-fashion company (also referred to as fashion House or Label) specializing in Luxury goods for men and women Rochas is a fashion, beauty, and Perfume house founded in 1925 The company found recent recognition for its Fashion design when it chose Swarovski is the luxury Brand name for the range of precision-cut Lead crystal Glass and related products produced by companies owned by Valentino SpA is a clothing company founded in 1959 by Valentino Garavani. Yves Saint Laurent is a luxury fashion house founded by Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Bergé. Vogue is a Fashion and lifestyle Magazine published in eighteen countries by Condé Nast Publications.
British photographer Nick Knight stated, "Gemma is one of the very, very few models who look as though they come from another dimension. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located " Fashion designer Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler told Teen Vogue in February 2006 that, "She looked like no one else at the time. Proenza Schouler is a high-end line of women's apparel. The brand name originates from the designers' mothers' maiden names Proenza Schouler is a high-end line of women's apparel. The brand name originates from the designers' mothers' maiden names She was this alien, and fashion is always looking for newness. " Her look inspired a new generation of baby doll-like models such as Vlada Roslyakova, Heather Marks, and Jessica Stam. Vlada Roslyakova ( Russian: ru Влада Рослякова born Elena Roslyakova on 8 July, 1987 in Omsk, Russia Heather Marks (born July 25, 1988) is a Canadian Supermodel. Marks was born in Calgary, Alberta, and was discovered at Jessica Stam (born April 23, 1986) also known simply as Stam, is a Canadian model. 
In Allure magazine (October 2006), Ward is described as "the model of the moment. October 2006 was a month that began on a Sunday The month was marked by a nuclear test by North Korea that prompted that passing of Resolution 1718 " Allure's creative director Paul Cavaco knows why: "We went through a period that was very va-va-voom, but now the pendulum has swung back. Allure is a women's beauty Magazine. It was founded in 1991 and its current Editor in Chief is Linda Wells Gemma is ethereal, not earthy. " Photographer Michael Thompson says, "She's an exotic blonde, the rarest of creatures. "
Ward has long aspired to pursue acting and drama is a passion that she has held since she was a child. She has been cast in Australian director Elissa Down's upcoming film The Black Balloon also starring Toni Collette and Rhys Wakefield, as the girlfriend of a boy whose brother has autism. The Black Balloon is a drama-based Australian film which stars Toni Collette, Rhys Wakefield, Luke Ford, Erik Thomson, Antonia "Toni" Collette (born 1 November 1972 is an Academy Award - and Golden Globe -nominated Australian actress and Musician Rhys Wakefield (born 20 November 1988 in Cairns Queensland) is an Australian Actor. The Black Balloon had its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival in Germany in February 2008, where it received a Crystal Bear as the best feature-length film in the Generation 14plus category. The Black Balloon is a drama-based Australian film which stars Toni Collette, Rhys Wakefield, Luke Ford, Erik Thomson, The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the world's leading Film festivals and most reputable media events held in Berlin  She was also cast opposite Liv Tyler in the suspense thriller The Strangers as one of the three masked intruders, "Doll Face". Liv Rundgren Tyler She is the first born daughter of Bebe Buell, a model singer and former Playboy Playmate (Miss November 1974 and Steven Tyler, the lead The Strangers is a Horror film released in the United States on May 30 2008  She also appeared in the music video for "Daughters" by John Mayer. " Daughters " is the third single from Heavier Things, the 2003 studio album from Blues Singer-songwriter, John Mayer John Clayton Mayer (; born October 16 1977 is an American musician
Ward appeared on the cover of the first issue of Vogue India; photographed by famed photographer Patrick Demarchelier. Patrick Demarchelier (born August 21 1944) is a French -born Fashion photographer. This is the second time Ward has appeared on an inaugural issue—the first time being the first-ever cover of Vogue China in 2005.
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. Forbes is an American Publishing and media company Its flagship publication Forbes magazine is published bi-weekly 
Ward lives in New York and is close friends with fellow models Lily Donaldson, Caroline Winberg, Daria Werbowy, and Lily Cole. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous Lily Donaldson (born January 27, 1987) is a British Model. She is the daughter of photographer Matthew Donaldson and wife Tiffany Caroline Winberg (born March 27, 1985) is a Swedish Supermodel. Daria Werbowy (born November 19, 1983) is a Canadian - Ukrainian model. Lily Cole (born May 19, 1988) is an English model and Actress.
In early 2008, Ward was reported to have been seeing actor Heath Ledger after media articles linked the two together at end of 2007 holiday celebrations, shortly before Ledger's untimely death of an accidental drug overdose on January 22. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Heath Andrew Ledger (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008 was an Australian television and film actor Events 565 - Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus.
|2001||Pink Pyjamas||Heidi||Debut movie role|
|2008||The Black Balloon||Jackie Masters|
|The Strangers||Dollface/Masked Stranger|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Australian model|
|DATE OF BIRTH||November 3, 1987|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Perth, Australia|
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