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:: Spotlight :: Model Profile - Jennifer Apap

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

Jennifer Apap's career started after being scouted by an Italian photographer based in Melbourne, John Romeo, who had booked her for very editorial work that has not only kick started but shaped her career in a positive light. Following her innate passion for fashion and performing arts, Jennifer continued to build an academic foundation in Acting with the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Acting Academy. Pursing a career as both a model and actress, Jennifer discovered her true niche within her distinct personal fashion, reaching the pinnacle of her career as an entrepreneur in 2011.

Jennifer is the owner of Kissed By A Fish, an online fashion boutique delivering an elite collection of clothing and accessories from top designers each season, striving to provide unique options for her fashion forward customers. Utilizing her company to extend a vast collection of seasonal fashion must-haves, Jennifer is dedicated to hand selecting garments that will diversify the wardrobes of women around the world. With a bright future ahead, Jennifer has many acting and modeling projects to look forward to in sight, one being with a fashion designer Adolfo Sanchez, Writer/Director Jeff Helton and Writer/Director R. Christian Anderson.

Height: 5’ 3”
Weight: 118 lbs
Eyes: Brown
Physique: In Shape & Slim
Hair: Brown and long
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Skin: Mediterranean
Measurements: 36D-24-36
Australia Citizen
Australia Passport Yes
Work permits: UK, Canada, Malta

Q. What is your family background?

A. My ethnicity is Maltese, however I was both born and raised in Melbourne, Australia

Q. Did you grow up in your early teens wanting to be a model?

A. I did grow up wanting to be a model. There are pictures of me at age three posing in my pink swimsuit.

Q. What have you discovered / learnt from the modelling scene?

A. The most important lesson i have learnt through modeling is not to listen to negative opinions made by others; anything in life is achievable. All you need is faith.

Q. Do you have any pets?

A. Yes, I have a little Jack Russell named Jill; she is the family dog. A few years back, my mother came home with two little puppies, a boy and a girl, just so you have an insight of my mother's personality. She went on to name the puppies Jack and Jill. Jack sadly ran away and there was a time where Jill was taken from us, and somehow she managed to escape and find her way back home.

Q. Favourite hobbies?

A. Riding my bike and playing my guitar

Q. Favourite music?

A. Angus and Julia Stone, Ernest Ellis, Xavier Rudd, James Vincent McMorrow, Jack Carty, Passenger, Josh Pyke, Goyte and Mumford and Sons

Q. Favourite films?

A. Unlimited and Ditched

Q. What is your fashion sense?

A. BoHo with a splash of Vintage.

Q. Beauty tips?

A. Always wear sun block under your make-up

Q. Advice for young girls aspiring to be models?

A. Don't sit on your hands waiting for the work to come knocking on your door; be pro-active, submit yourself to casting calls.

Q. Do you think a man should treat a woman like he does his car?

A. No, a real man would treat his woman much better than he would his car!

Q. Favourite place visited?

A. Disneyland, there I admit it. My favourite place is Disneyland!

Q. Do you have a role model/s?

A. My role model is Sophia Loren. She is intelligent, beautiful and so very classy, and not to mention her world known talent.

Q. People you've admired generally?

A. My mother, a woman who began her journey with nothing and through hard work, dedication and faith in her skills as a cook became a successful business woman.

Q. Future ambitions?

A. To live a healthy life earning a living through the things I love most, with my family and close friends around me.

Modelling Credits

Print
Face of Charles Anthony CoutureCover ModelCharles Anthony Couture
Eye Wear FashionCover ModelBrandon o'Keff
Grossi FlorentinoModelAustralian Gourmet Traveller
Inspire Limited EditionCalendar ModelStudio Vida
Tickle your FancyCover Model
ModelCover Model/Fashion Look Book ModelMarion Liese
ModelCalendar ModelWicked Weasel

Performer Skills
Performance Skills: Improvisation, Voiceover, Host
Athletic Skills: Cycling, Aerobics, Yoga
Accents: Italian, Maltese, British, Australian, New York (Brooklyn)
Musical Instruments: Guitar
Dance: Belly

Education
Melbourne Acting Academy, Acting for Film, 2011

Training
Victorian Collage of the Arts, Acting Foundations, 2009
Howard Fine, Melbourne, Acting Intensive , 2011
Lynette Sheldon , Melbourne, Stella Adler/Technique , 2011
Stephen Constan , Melbourne, Voice Coach , 2011