Jessica Hart (born 26 March 1986) is an Australian model who appeared in the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was born in Sydney, Australia.She was discovered in Melbourne and has appeared on the cover of Australian Vogue.
Early life and discovery
Hart attended Sophia Mundi Steiner School in Collingwood, Victoria until she was noticed at the age of 15 at a local shopping centre.Another story of her rise to fame has her encouraged by an aunt to enter a modeling competition hosted by Dolly Magazine in 2000.She won the competition with her mother, Rae, and sister, Ashley, as witnesses at Crown Casino.She is known for a gap-tooth smile.
Hart moved to New York City to pursue a career in modeling and has modelled for Guess, Triumph and Esprit.Hart shot her Swimsuit Issue photos in Mexico in November 2008.
In 2008, she considered a role in an Entourage-like drama alongside Alyssa Sutherland. In May 2009, Australian media reported that Hart had signed on to appear in advertising for Victoria's Secret.With Heidi Klum, Karolina Kurkova and Adriana Lima all pregnant in the fall of 2009, Hart appeared extensively in the season's Victoria's Secret catalogs.
She is represented by Chadwick Models.
Hart was also in a few episodes of MTV's The City during season one part one, in which she is shown to be dating Tamarama band member Nicolas Potts, her long-term boyfriend.
She has been on the covers for magazines such as Vogue Australia, Elite Traveler, Cover, Karen Magazine, Time Out Magazine, Shape magazine Germany, Elle Denmark, Elle Spain, and Elle Italia. She has appeared in editorials for Vogue Australia, Elite Traveler, Cover, Karen Magazine, Fashion Quarterly, Elle Denmark, Harper's Bazaar Australia, Harpers Bazaar Italia, Elle Italia, Cleo Magazine Australia, Vogue Mexico, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Madison Magazine, A Magazine, City Magazine, Social Life Magazine, Melbourne Magazine, US Glamour, 'Elle Spain, Elle Italia, Elle US, Elle Argentina, Fashion Quarterly, T Magazine, Time Out Magazine, Foam Magazine, Doingbird Magazine, Love Magazine, Shape magazine Germany, and Interview Magazine.
Her Advertisements include H&M, Seafolly, Victoria's Secret, Gap, Target, Myer, Harris Scarfe, Gestuz, Guess, John Frieda, L'Oréal, Moschino, Cool Change, Pencey Standard, Portmans, Cue, Wayne by Wayne Cooper, Luca and Marc, Zimmermann, Shopbop, Newport News, Bettina Liano, Grass Clothing, Century 21, La Redoute, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Esprit, Karen Millen and Venus Swimwear,.
in 2010, Hart walked in the Spring/Summer 2011 shows for Gottex Swimwear, PPQ, Louise Gray, Emilio de la Moreno, Osman, Sass & Bide, Julien MacDonald, Matthew Williamson, Antonio Berardi, Christopher Kane, David Koma, Giles Deacon, Charlie Le Mindu and Jon
Hart and her then-boyfriend, Tamarama band member and fellow Australian Nicolas Potts, purchased a $1-million one-bedroom property in Manhattan's Battery Park during the Summer 2008. Hart also purchased her mother, Rae, a Holden car for her birthday.
Hart and Potts mutually ended their long-term relationship in 2010.
She is often compared to Brigitte Bardot and is close friends with Gemma Ward and Nicole Trunfio.She co-hosted a party at the Gramercy Park Hotel with Entourage star Jeremy Piven.