Jessica Mauboy

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R&B Singer
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Date of Birth August 4, 1989
Place of Birth Darwin, Australia
Age 31 years old
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Jessica Mauboy

Jessica Hilda Mauboy is an Australian R&B and pop singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Darwin, Northern Territory, Mauboy rose to fame in 2006 on the fourth season of Australian Idol; she became the runner-up and subsequently signed a recording contract with Sony Music Australia. After releasing a live album of her Idol performances and briefly being a member of the girl group Young Divas in 2007, Mauboy released her debut studio album, Been Waiting, the following year. It earned Mauboy her first number-one single "Burn", became the second highest-selling Australian album of 2009, and was certified double platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association. Mauboy's second studio album, Get 'Em Girls, showcased a more hard-edged R&B sound than her previous release, and produced four platinum singles.

Born: Jessica Hilda Mauboy, August 4, 1989, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Nationality: Australian
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, actress
Years active: 2006–present
Partner(s): Themeli Magripilis
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About Jessica Mauboy

R&B singer who was the runner-up on the Australian version of American Idol. Her 2008 song "Burn" became a #1 single, while both "Running Back" and "Because" became top ten hits that same year. In 2018, she represented her country at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "We got Love."

Before Fame

She attended Sanderson High School and sang in her church choir.

Achievement

She released her debut album Been Waiting in 2008 and her follow-up Get 'Em Girls in 2010.

Family Life

She was raised with four siblings and her parents are named Therese and Ferdy.

Associations

She starred in the 2012 Australian musical comedy The Sapphires alongside Chris O'Dowd.

Information related to Jessica Mauboy

  • Actresses from the Northern Territory
  • Best Supporting Actress AACTA Award winners
  • Australian Idol participants
  • Australian child singers
  • Indigenous Australian actors
  • Musicians from the Northern Territory
  • Young Divas members
  • Indigenous Australian musicians
  • Australian female pop singers
  • Australian singer-songwriters
  • 21st-century Australian singers
  • ARIA Award winners
  • Australian film actresses
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Latest information about Jessica Mauboy updated on January 23, 2021.