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Jessica Mauboy

Biography

R&B singer who was simply the runner-up within the Australian edition of American Idol. Her 2008 music “Burn off” became a #1 solitary, while both “Operating Back again” and “Because” became top strikes that same yr. She went to Sanderson SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL and sang in her chapel choir. She released her debut recording Been Waiting around in 2008 and her follow-up Obtain ‘Em Girls this year 2010. She grew up with four siblings and her parents are called Therese and Ferdy. She starred in the 2012 Australian musical humor The Sapphires alongside Chris O’Dowd.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jessica Mauboy
Date Of Birth August 4, 1989
Place Of Birth Darwin, Australia
Height 1.63 m
Profession R&B Singer
Nationality Australian
Parents Therese Mauboy, Ferdy Mauboy, Queensland, Australia, Never Be the Same, Pop a Bottle, Can I Get a Moment?
Awards AACTA Award for Best Supporting Actress, MTV Australia Award for Best Aussie, Queensland, Australia, Never Be the Same, Pop a Bottle, Can I Get a Moment?
Music Groups Young Divas
Nominations ARIA Music Award for Best Female Artist, ARIA Music Award for Album of the Year, ARIA Music Award for Best Video, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, World Music Award for World’s Best Album, World Music Award for World’s Best Video, World Music Award for World’s Best Female Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Song, MTV Australia Award for Best Collaboration, Logie Award for Best Actress, World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year, Queensland, Australia, Never Be the Same, Pop a Bottle, Can I Get a Moment?
Movies The Sapphires, Bran Nue Dae, Queensland, Australia
TV Shows The Secret Daughter
Star Sign Leo

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Redfern Now: Promise Me2015TV Movie performer: "Ngarra Burra Ferra"
Please Like Me2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sesame Street2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
5 Kangaroos2013TV Movie performer: "5 Kangaroos"
The Voice2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
The X Factor2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Sapphires2012performer: "Ngarra Burra Ferra", "Yellow Bird", "In the Sweet By and By", "Today I Started Loving You Again", "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", "I'll Take You There", "Who's Lovin' You", "What A Man", "If You Need Me", "Land of One Thousand Dances", "People Make the World a Better Place", "I Can't Help Myself Sugar Pie Honey Bunch", "Gotcha!", "Get Used To Me" Uncredited / writer: "Gotcha!"
Dancing with the Stars2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
20 to 12010TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Bran Nue Dae2009performer: "All the Way Jesus", "If I Give My Heart", "Light a Light", "Stand by Your Man"
Australian Idol2006TV Series performer - 13 episodes

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Secret Daughter2016-2017TV SeriesBillie Carter
The Laundry2014-2015TV SeriesGuest
The Sapphires2012Julie
Underbelly2011TV SeriesGloria Starr
Bran Nue Dae2009Rosie
Surprise Surprise Gotcha2007TV SeriesGuest

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jessica Mauboy Feat. Flo Rida: Running Back2008Short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Home and Away2016TV SeriesHerself
The X Factor2011-2016TV SeriesHerself - Performer / Herself - Musical Guest / Herself - Special Guest
Jessica Mauboy: The Day Before I Met You2015Video shortHerself
The Laundry2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Jessica Mauboy's Road to Eurovision2014TV Movie documentaryHerself
Advance Australian Film2014DocumentaryHerself - Red Carpet Interview
5 Kangaroos2013TV MovieHerself
Dance Academy2013TV SeriesHerself
Hoones2013Documentary
This Week Live2013TV SeriesHerself
Disney Channel's Hanging with Adam and Naomi2013TV SeriesHerself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2013TV SeriesHerself
The Voice2013TV SeriesHerself - Team Ricky Mentor
Woolworths Carols in the Domain2012TV SpecialHerself
At the Movies2012TV SeriesHerself
Dancing with the Stars2011TV SeriesHerself
Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight2011TV SeriesHerself
Yarramundi Kids2010TV SeriesHerself
Telethon2008-2010TV SeriesHerself
The Story of Bran Nue Dae2010TV Short documentaryHerself
The 7PM Project2010TV SeriesHerself
Beauty and the Geek Australia2009TV SeriesHerself - Judge
Hey Hey it's Saturday: The Reunion2009TV MovieHerself
Australia's Next Top Model2009TV SeriesHerself
The 51st Annual TV Week Logie Awards2009TV Special
Australia's Funniest Home Video Show2009TV SeriesHerself
MTV Australia Awards 20092009TV SpecialHerself
Rove Live2009TV SeriesHerself
Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal2009TV MovieHerself
Channel Nine Cricket2009TV SeriesHerself
Australian Idol2006-2008TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest / Herself - Finalist
Jessica Mauboy Feat. Flo Rida: Running Back2008ShortHerself
Sunrise2007TV SeriesHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013AACTA AwardAustralian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) AwardsBest Supporting ActressThe Sapphires (2012)
2013AFCA AwardAustralian Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActressThe Sapphires (2012)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013FCCA AwardFilm Critics Circle of Australia AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting RoleThe Sapphires (2012)


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