Gemma Ward, full name Gemma Louise Ward was born on 3rd November, 1987. She is known as a supermodel from Australia and also an actress. She lives in Perth, Australia.
Ward was born in Perth, Australia. Her father is Gary Ward, who is a doctor from Australia. Her mother Claire is a nurse whose origin is England. Gemma is the second among her four siblings. The mane of her older sister is Sophie. She was also a model.
Oscar and Henry is her younger twin brother. She went to the ‘Presbyterian Ladies' College’ and ‘Shenton College’. From her childhood she always wanted to be an actress.
Ward’s modeling career was started without any plan. There was a modeling competition in Australia named ‘Search for a Supermodel’. She went there for her friend. But she was selected for the competition. Though she did not win the title, but attract the attention of ‘Vivien's Model Agency’. At the age of 15, she first ramp walk for ‘Australian Fashion Week’ which was in 2003. One year later, she worked with Miuccia Prada the famous designer of Prada.
She was chosen as the face for ‘Obsession Night’ perfume of ‘Calvin Klein’ replacing Kate Moss. Later, she also worked with Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Burberry, Balenciaga, Dior and Hermès. After Elle Macpherson, she became the next famous star from Australia. Ward took a break in 2008 for five years.
In 2014, Ward again started working. After the break, she worked for Prada in ‘Milan Fashion Week’. Then, she started working regularly in fashion show and appeared on magazine covers. She was chosen as the Australian ambassador for the campaign of ‘Coca-Cola Life’. In spring 2019, she did the ramp walk for Alexander McQueen and Proenza Schouler. She is currently working with Zimmermann and Hardy Brothers.
Gemma Ward dated the Australian actor and comedian Heath Ledger. They started dating in 2007. But unfortunately, Ledger passed away on 22nd January, 2008. Ward is now in a relation with David Letts. They are the parents of two beautiful children, a daughter and a son.
She appeared on ‘American Vogue’, at the age of sixteen with other models. She also appeared in Australian Vogue, Vogue Japan, British Vogue and Vogue Paris. In the year 2005, she worked with many famous designers in almost 20 ‘New York runways’. It was heard that her income was $20,000 for a single show.
The supermodel and actress Gemma Ward’s net worth is $6 million (approx.).